Information Security Officer

About Bango

App developers, stores and payment providers cross the threshold into the Bango ecosystem to converge, grow and thrive.

By bringing businesses together and powering e-commerce with unique data-driven insights, Bango delivers new business opportunities and new dimensions of growth for customers around the world. Being inside the Bango circle means global merchants including Amazon, Google and Microsoft can work together with payment partners from Africa to the Americas, accelerating the performance of everyone on the inside.

Bango. Think inside the circle.


Bango are currently looking for an Information Security Officer to join the dynamic Platform Operations team. With a passion for learning and a ‘can do’ attitude you will join a team that monitors and maintains the Bango platform. Bango utilise a wide range of cutting-edge technologies to deliver its services and is actively scaling its operation on a global basis to support its growth. 


  • You will enhance existing proactive and reactive cyber security monitoring, investigating, and reporting, and work closely with multiple teams.
  • You will take responsibility for improving and maintaining existing information security processes such as regular audits of key security components, vulnerability scanning and management, dealing with alerts from the Service Desk, lead with creation of training and awareness programs.
  • Provide support to the business to manage risk mitigating where necessary to drive risks down to an acceptable level.
  • Provide input and guidance, where required for addressing auditing and non-compliance to information security standards; and assisting in the migration of non-compliant environments to compliant environments and participate in RFP and audit processes.
  • Lead in the production and socialisation of information security and privacy standards, policies and procedures to the local leadership and team members through regular communications, training programs and governance.
  • Implement, monitor and maintain relevant industry standards of internal control, best practice and certification (e.g ISO9001, ISO27001 and PCI DSS)

Essential Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in an Information Security role
  • Experience in third-party audits and ISO27001 external audits
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, data compliance frameworks, corporate governance, quality assurance and risk
  • Experience of vulnerability scanning tools/vulnerability management.
  • First-class written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn and a demonstrable enthusiasm and passion for cyber security.
  • Proven track record of learning new technologies including business specific software.
  • Level head, calm and clear thinking, open minded and flexible


  • Strong knowledge of security and control frameworks, such as ISO 27001, PCI DSS, CobiT and ITIL
  • Hold a degree (or equivalent experience in a similar role), ideally with a focus on information security/governance or certifications such as CISSP are advantageous.
  • Cloud computing concepts and service models (e.g., IaaS, SaaS)
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems and Windows server DNS, AD, AAD
  • An understanding of foundational networking principles (e.g., IPV4, IPv6, TCIP/IP, DNS etc.)
  • Experience in performing maintenance, monitoring and optimization


  • Cambridge, UK


  • A friendly, informal working environment
  • Your own Bango buddy - to help you settle in
  • Bendi-time (flexible working hours)
  • Bango social events
  • Choose your own headphones, keyboard & mouse
  • Generous share option scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • 25 days holiday a year increasing to 28 days with 4 years' service
  • Cycle to work, gym discount
  • Weekly onsite Pilates and Yoga classes, weekly onsite massages
  • Financial support for employee activity groups and charitable activities
  • Free fruit, drinks and snacks, limitless tea, coffee and good quality espressos
  • Company branded hoodie… to keep you happy and comfortable
  • Group personal pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 1Password
  • Income Protection
  • Personalized and Bango branded Chilly’s bottle and coffee cup

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