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Principal Technology Risk Analyst

  • Job Ref: 8826
  • Dublin
  • IT

Job Description

Job Description:

Do you want to join a team focused on developing Next-Gen capabilities in Technology Risk? The Cloud Center of Excellence within Enterprise Technology Risk & Analytics (ETRA) is seeking a passionate, driven and experienced professional to join the team.
You will help enhance and manage the DevOps and ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) core program activities, including defining and executing the technology risk strategy and program, and working with Technology, Operations and Risk teams to holistically manage risk. You will work closely with ALM Platform Engineering team, the various ETRA Business Unit teams and Centers of Excellence (COEs). Responsibilities will include performing proactive risk assessments, driving automation solutions for technology controls, and overseeing remediation plans. You will provide risk consultation across all aspects of cloud migration and deployment solutions.
The Team
You will report to the Tech Risk COE Lead for Cloud, Data and DevOps. This team is responsible for the identification and mitigation of risk associated with the cloud environment, as well as key data hosting platforms and software deployment solutions. Technology Risk is part of the broader Legal, Risk and Compliance (FLRC) group and partners with Corporate Audit, Enterprise Compliance, and Security to protect the interests of our customers, our employees, and brand. You will also work closely with technology and business owners, Enterprise Cloud Computing (ECC), Business Unit Operations Risk and Compliance teams, Enterprise Cybersecurity (ECS), Information Security Officers (ISOs), the Corporate Audit team, and external auditors and regulators.
The Expertise You Have
    • 7+ years’ experience in information technology risk, DevOps, cyber security or audit roles
    • Experience in software development and deployment technologies and related controls a distinct advantage.
    • Experience or knowledge of cloud-based deployments, DevOps, and associated risk/controls and auditing requirements preferred
    • Demonstrated technical abilities in multiple areas (e.g., technology infrastructure and application controls, cyber security, access management, network and cloud, resiliency, etc.)
    • Professional technology risk certifications (CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CISM) and/or Cloud Certification(s) (CCSP, CCSK, AWS, Azure) preferred
    • Knowledge of Industry standards, frameworks and best practices, such as NIST SP800-53, COBIT, SOC1, ISO27001
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Technology, or a related field of study preferred.
  • The Skills You Bring
    • You can contribute to a team through your strong knowledge of cloud-related information technology processes and controls and a comprehensive understanding of risk, quality control and assurance functions.
    • Your love of solving complex problems, and comfort with ambiguous situations, and your ability to help solution innovative ways to mitigate risk using your advanced analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Your process orientation and understanding of operations and technology enabling you to provide support in the analysis, development and monitoring of controls
    • Hands-on experience using standard cloud service provider (CSP) tools and interfaces, as well as exposure to containerized solutions (e.g. Kubernetes) preferred
    • Knowledge of DevOps-related security, controls, and technology environments (such as GitHub, JenkinsCore and Artifactory)
    • Understanding of application development, deployment and management patterns, especially DevOps and CI/CD practices in the Cloud is preferred
    • Experience performing (or good understanding of) IT risk assessments, IT controls & assessments, IT Audits or implementing Cybersecurity controls for large scale system environments (preferably cloud environments but also distributed architectures and/or networks)
    • Your excellent verbal and written communication skills enabling you to prepare and present recommendations to senior management
    • Your ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with Information Technology and Business personnel to design and assist in the execution of appropriate controls design and monitoring
  • The Value You Deliver
    • Assessing the various information technology risks that the business faces in its operations and implement action plans, policy and procedural changes for risk avoidance and mitigation
    • Evaluating control maturity by performing control design and operating effectiveness reviews and peer reviewing as needed.
    • Conducting in-depth DevOps technology risk assessments including documenting controls, identifying potential gaps and/or inconsistencies and making sound recommendations for improvement and/or mitigation.
    • Partnering with ECC ALM teams to assess impact to key controls from the development and adoption of a fully regulated deployment pipeline
    • Assist with developing and monitoring controls related to Cloud and Emerging Technologies and to meet applicable security, audit, regulatory requirements
    • Provide technical assistance on risk related systems issues, and serve as a liaison for technology risk management in DevOps-related areas
    • Determining appropriate KPIs/KRIs for IT risk monitoring
    • Understanding and consulting on information security standards and industry best practices
    • Manage IT Controls program activities; this includes managing the Controls Inventory in GRC/OpenPages and control documentation and performing IT Controls Testing to meet internal assurance and external audit requirements.
    • Liaising with Internal and External audit teams, perform issues follow-up, consulting and action plans with owners and issue resolution.