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Senior Tech Risk Analyst

  • Location: Ireland
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Data
  • Start Date: 01 October 2021
  • Expiry Date: 31 October 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -102021-41777


The Expertise We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent required
  • 5+ years experience in a Risk, Compliance, Information Security, Controls, or Audit Role with a focus on Technology Risk Controls management for large-scale, complex IT infrastructures and distributed environments
  • An ability to understand complex technical concepts and translate these to business and non-technical language.

The Purpose of Your Role

Reporting to the Director of Technology Risk Management, you will work with GS and Technology organizations, providing guidance on best practices and general consultation to ensure Technology Risks are identified and the Business Units IT general and other key Controls are maintained and adhered to.

This is a hands-on analyst role, requiring strong technical and influencing skills, as well as strong analysis and communication skills to complement your ability to perform Risk Assessments and manage and test IT controls.

The Skills You Bring

  • Demonstrated skills and expert understanding of Information Security concepts such as ISO27001 or NIST
  • Strong knowledge of Information Technology processes and IT General controls
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Must be able to influence and work with people across a complex organization
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Organizational, interpersonal, and strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with Information Technology and Business personnel
  • Be able to manage multiple projects concurrently and to work under pressure to meet tight time commitments

The Value You Deliver

  • Provide advice, guidance, and IT risk program management
  • Assess various technology risks that the business faces in its operations and implement action plans, policy and procedural changes for risk avoidance and mitigation
  • Conduct risk readiness reviews over large information technology projects ensuring appropriate systems development lifecycle methodologies are being applied and followed
  • Conduct in-depth information technology risk assessments including identifying and documenting controls, creating detailed process flows, identifying potential gaps and/or inconsistencies, and making sound recommendations for improvement and/or mitigation
  • Identify and track appropriate KPIs/KRIs for IT risk monitoring
  • Understand and provide consultation on information security standards and industry best practices
  • Raising awareness of Risk and Compliance related matters with business partners
  • Awareness of third-party vendors engagements to ensure appropriate controls are in place and adhered to
  • Providing ad hoc support and consultation to the business partner and internal and external audit teams
  • Tracking action steps and ensure that findings are remediated appropriately and in a timely manner


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