Senior IT Risk Manager

Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home


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The position

Job description

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning and coordinating penetration testing in cooperation with Ethical Hacking Specialised firms to execute, test and review the company’s information security measures to protect information and detect and prevent unauthorised access to the company’s systems

  • Creating and maintaining the documentation for the certification and accreditation of the company’s information system in accordance with the ISO 27001:2013 standard

  • Assisting with implementing software and security measures such as firewalls; monitoring networks in close co-operation with third party providers

  • Assessing the security impact of system updates and technological advances

  • Examining the company’s IT systems in order to identify potential security weaknesses, recommending improvements to amend vulnerabilities, implementing changes and document upgrades

  • Providing information for users regarding security measures and explaining potential threats;

  • Co-ordinating tests on applications, network devices, and cloud infrastructures, in co-operation with specialised third parties

  • Co-ordinating and designing simulated social engineering attacks;

  • Researching and experimenting with different types of attacks

  • Developing methodologies for penetration testing

  • Reviewing code for security vulnerabilities

  • Reverse engineering malware or spam

  • Reporting on security and compliance issues

  • Automating common testing techniques to improve efficiency

  • Writing technical summaries and executive reports

  • Communicating findings to both technical staff and executive leadership

  • Validating security improvements with additional testing

In this position, you will report to the Head of the Risk Management Unit.

Preferred experience

The successful candidate will

  • have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or over 5 years of related experience

  • have a proven track record of comparable work experience, ideally within the European transaction banking environment with a proven record of full respect for information security

  • have proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);

  • be fluent in English (in written and spoken form), an additional European language would be a plus

  • be highly analytical and able to effectively troubleshoot and prioritise needs and requirements

  • Soft Skills:

  • Intercultural communication

  • A 24/7 customer-first attitude

  • Analytical thinking

  • Ability to anticipate problems, needs and changes and to evaluate operational risks

  • Efficient problem solving

  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work under pressure

Before applying for this position, please ensure that you are already authorised to work in the European Union.

Recruitment process

Before applying for this position, which is based in Paris (France), Frankfurt (Germany), or Brussels (Belgium), please ensure that you are already authorised to work in the European Union. Please apply with your English cv and cover letter.

What we offer:

  • At EBA CLEARING, we develop ideas together, within and across teams and with our stakeholders, and we are ready to adapt whenever needed. The projects awaiting you will give you the opportunity to learn, excel and grow. Our people are our most valuable asset and we want to contribute to the well-being of our staff at work and beyond with:a competitive salary package

  • attractive benefits package including a sports and cultural activities budget and meal tickets

  • professional development opportunities including training budgets and internal mobility

  • a flexible work environment including the option to work from home after 6 months seniority

  • happy workplace initiatives including well-being workshops, social events, green initiatives, onboarding support and more

Visit our website to learn more about EBA CLEARING and submit your application via our career portal.

EBA CLEARING is committed to equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion, as we are convinced that our individual experiences and overall diversity are our key strength. All our recruitment decisions are based solely on the individual’s qualifications, skills and experience along with the job requirements.

EBA CLEARING ensures compliance with the principle of non-discrimination towards any person in the context of a recruitment procedure, access to an internship or an in-company training period in the different countries in which it recruits.

If you have any question regarding the interview process, please let our Talent Acquisition Specialist know.

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