Security Assurance Specialist

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    Berkshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + Company Benefits

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    Tom McParland

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    3 months ago

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Security Assurance Specialist

IT Transformation Assurance

Based in Newbury

Permanent Opportunity

Paying between £60,000 - £65,000 per annum DOE

Start ASAP

Job Description

The IT Transformation Assurance Specialist will be responsible for performing testing and reporting on key controls across various technology transformation programmes. You will be required to develop action plans to mitigate the assessed risk including monitoring and tracking of the observations through to resolution. A clear communication of risks, expectations and recommendations internally and to third parties is key for this role.

Required Skills

  • Experience working within or monitoring large technology transformation and/or evolution programmes and an understanding of IT transformation frameworks, inside or outside of Vodafone.

  • Experience in technology risk management and technology governance driving consistent processes and a thriving risk culture in the organisation.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills, documentation and presentation skills

  • The ability to grasp technical concepts rapidly and to articulate these concepts to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Analytical thinking capabilities and are able to manage complex detail without losing sight of the big picture

  • At least one risk, audit, or governance certification e.g. CISA, CRISK, CGEIT or equivalent

Desirable Skills

  • Experience working within internal or external audit teams, at any of the large audit firms.

  • Experience working within technology risk or governance teams at large corporates

  • Knowledge of relevant Frameworks (e.g. SOX, ISO 27001/27002, COBIT, etc.

Technical/Infrastructure knowledge i.e. knowledge of any of the following platforms:

    • Applications (CRM, HR)

    • Operating Systems(LINUX, Windows)

    • IT Networks, Firewalls, VPNs

    • Databases (SQL, Oracle, MySQL etc)

    • GSM Network Infrastructure

    • Telecommunications experience