Security Controls Tester

Recruiter
Aviva
Location
Thorpe St Andrew
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Closing date: 22nd February Salary guide: 25,000 - 35,000 (Per annum)Kick start your career in IT Security We currently have an exciting opportunity for an adaptable individual tojoin our dynamic team on a permanent basis as a Security ControlsTester. Full training, excellent career opportunities and a number ofemployee benefits will be available to the right candidate.The Security Control function designs and maintains the InformationSecurity Controls Testing framework and delivers first line of defencesecurity controls assurance for relevant IT applications, infrastructureand processes across UK markets and third party IT suppliers. The Security Controls tester is primarily responsible for the testing ofdefined security and IT computing controls across markets, and forreporting the results.The Security Controls Tester will also contribute to the development andcontinuous improvement of the information security mandatory controlsframework and controls testing methodology across the UK and globally. Accountabilities: Key accountabilities Deliver allocated controls testing workload as required by the yearly schedule and support in the delivery of testing activity by other colleagues within the controls testing team. Report on the status of controls testing activity and on issues arising from this testing to market-level stakeholders and to the UK Security Controls Testing Manager, as required. Identify potential risks and issues and, where required, liaise with Financial, Operational Risk and Internal Audit representatives to formally raise these risks and issues. Contribute to the design and maintenance of the Global Control Framework for Security controls, including definition of controls, management of the framework system and stakeholder relationship management. Respond knowledgably and with confidence to any challenge or enquiry relating to controls within the framework or the associated testing activities. Support the development of a global controls testing community, contributing to regular forums and activities, to help ensure consistency of processes and quality across all markets. Independently and effectively manage own workload and time, including maintenance/measuring of personal development plans and objectives Provide support, guidance and mentoring to junior peers and new recruits on processes and task management. Be positively and proactively engaged in the work of the function.Essential Knowledge and Skills:The ideal candidate will have: Strong analytical and writing skills A commitment to personal development and a desire to learn. A good understanding of IT environments and/or governance frameworks. The ability to work proactively and effectively as part of a distributed team to deliver results Stakeholder management skills, enabling liaison with internal customers at various levels to promote and obtain buy-in for controls assurance activities. The ability to plan and deliver testing / activity schedules and to work collaboratively with others on both a market and global scale.Desirable Qualifications Relevant industry qualification (e.g., CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, CISSP) A degree, ideally in a technology related subject and/or relevant organisational and subject matter expertise.Additional InformationBring to Aviva what makes you different and we'll support you to do thebest work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone whowants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty.One of Aviva's core values is Care More, and this is brought to lifethrough the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working fromhome some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parentand carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if yourequire an alternative method of applying please contact Nikita Hathliain the Resourcing team on 020 7662 2523. - provided by Dice CISA, CISSP, DEGREE, INFORMATION SECURITY, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

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