Information Security Risk Analyst

Limerick, Munster, Ireland
13 Nov 2020
11 Dec 2020
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust employee (Partner), you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve.

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.

Role/ Department:

The Information Security and Technology Risk department is seeking a Security Analyst to join the Northern Trust Information Security Risk Management team. The Information Security Risk Analyst will support assessing information security risk including risks raised from vulnerability scanning, application security testing, and cybersecurity incident response. The analyst will use both technical and communication skills to assess risk, raise awareness, and provide Northern Trust leadership with the information needed to effectively deploy information security resources.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

As a member of the Information Security Risk Management team, you will:

  • Conduct technical information security risk and controls effectiveness assessments
  • Work with technology partners to understand information security risk across the organization
  • Communicate risk with technology and business partners and leaders
  • Maintain documentation and tracking of risk assessments
  • Assist in development and improvement of risk assessment processes and methodologies
  • Maintain knowledge of changing technologies, attack methods, and vulnerabilities

Skills/ Qualifications:

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • An educational background in Computer Science, Information Security or a related field
  • Experience or comprehensive knowledge in the field of cybersecurity, information technology, or related fields (e.g. fraud, privacy)
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Self-motivated, proactive and able to work independently
  • Knowledge of information security standards and regulatory requirements
  • Strong oral & written communication skills

Working with Us:

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. In return, we will support you with your personal and career goals in a number of ways:

Financial – Life Assurance, Disability Plan, Pension/ Gratuity, Annual Pay Review

Work Life Balance – Flexible Work Options, Incremental Annual Leave, Community Volunteer Days

Health & Wellbeing – Private Medical Insurance, Active Sports & Social clubs (lunchtime and after-work groups), Employee Assistance Program

Professional Development – Clear Career Path, Education Assistance, Recognition Programme, NT University (wide range of online, virtual & in-house training options) and employee-led Business Resource Councils dedicated to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

And Finally

We hope you’re excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us.

We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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