Information Technology Security Specialist

8-10 years
25 days ago
Job Description

Information Technology Security Specialist

Exciting Opportunity awaits you!!!

Are you an expert in IT Risk and Control, eager to make a significant impact in a forward-thinking organization Look no further! Our esteemed client is seeking exceptional candidates like you to take on the role of IT Security Control Review SME.

As an integral member of our team, you will play a pivotal role in evaluating and enhancing the organization's IT Security Control environment, ensuring strict compliance with regulations and industry standards. Your responsibilities will include leading independent assessments, identifying control deficiencies, and implementing effective remediation measures.

What sets this role apart is the opportunity to collaborate closely with their talented IT teams, defining practical remediation measures and documenting review results. You will have the chance to prepare concise and insightful review reports, highlighting issues, root causes, and recommendations for IT management. Additionally, you will evaluate the functionality of their technology platforms, ensuring adherence to policies and standards, while establishing and enhancing their Data Analytics capabilities to strengthen control review processes.

If you have a strong background in IT Risk and Control, possess excellent analytical skills, and thrive in a collaborative environment, we invite you to apply now.

IT Security Risk & Control Review SME

  • Lead regular independent control assessments to ensure compliance with regulations, policies, and industry standards.
  • Collaborate with IT teams to define practical remediation measures and document review results.
  • Prepare concise review reports, highlighting issues, root causes, and recommendations for IT management.
  • Evaluate the functionality of technology platforms, ensuring adherence to policies and standards.
  • Establish and enhance Data Analytics capabilities to strengthen control review processes.
  • Work with IT teams to gather control design requirements and address identified control issues.
  • Track, monitor, and verify remediation efforts for closure of identified risks and issues.
  • Conduct training sessions to promote IT risk and control awareness and report on compliance.
  • Collaborate on internal and external technology audits and deep dives.
  • Foster a continuous learning mindset for IT risk and control concepts.
  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or related disciplines.
  • 8-10 years of experience in a large multinational financial institution or consultancy firm.
  • Strong understanding of internal control concepts and assessing risks in an integrated manner.
  • Experience in conducting infrastructure, application, or business process reviews.
  • Knowledge of relevant frameworks and professional qualifications are a plus.
  • Familiarity with system development life cycle concepts and distributed computing environments.
  • Proficiency in data analytics tools (e.g., Excel, Python, Power BI, SQL, Tableau).
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Strong critical thinking, attention to detail, and accountability.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills for continuous improvement.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate and share information.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and effective under pressure.





Information Technology Security
IT Security Control

NLS Limited

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