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Cyber Security Engineer

Head Office – London
Full time
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Cyber Security Engineer

1 London Bridge - 2 days a week in the office


Full-time 37.5 hours per week

HCA Healthcare UK’s Information Technology Group (ITG) is a Group IT function, developing and managing all aspects of healthcare IT across our portfolio of hospitals, clinics, outpatient centres, laboratories, and other associated businesses. The ITG Security Department is responsible for:

  • ​​​​​​​ Information security: Defining and operating a framework of core infrastructure security controls and security management strategies.

  • Security Operations: ​​​​​​​ Delivering management, technical and administrative services to implement security controls and security management strategies (physical security and information security).

This role is within the Information Security team in ITG Security Department at HCA UK.  As we look to increase our effectiveness and maturity in Security management this will be a key role in helping us achieve those aims both in contributing to our day-to-day security management activities but in helping us shape and design how and where such affairs can be improved in the future.

Above all else, we’re committed to the care and improvement of human life. It’s this guiding vision that influences everything we do at HCA UK. From the CEO to the colleagues on the floor we all have a part to play in delivering exceptional care to our patients. Other’s may think this is just a role in Patient Access, but to us, you’ll be part of a wider team with a unique sense of purpose, one that helps improve lives on a daily basis.

What you'll do:

  • Defining and operating a framework of security controls and security management strategies.

  • Provides advice and guidance on security strategies to manage identified risks and ensure adoption and adherence to standards.

  • Contributes to development of technical information security policy, standards and guidelines.

  • Develops new architectures that mitigate the risks posed by new technologies and business practices, including Cloud Security Architecture

  • Working with Infrastructure teams to embed security standards into processes and projects.

  • Plans and manages and provides expert advice for vulnerability assessment activities within the organisation.

What you'll bring:

  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Cyber Security Engineer.

  • Extensive experience in Cyber security operations.

  • Vulnerability Management experience.

  • Experience defining and implementing technical security controls.

  • Experience contributing to technical policies.

  • Industry knowledge of risk management frameworks, preferably NIST Information Security Framework.

  • Experience collaborating effectively with stakeholders across the business.


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

By caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Cyber Security Engineer you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you.

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals.

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service.

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme.

  • Group Life Assurance from day one.

  • Critical illness cover.

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay.

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland.

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you.

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers.

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.


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