EMEA IT Audit Director, VP

State Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
Not disclosed
23 Apr 2021
30 Apr 2021
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Who we are looking for

Are you a talented professional looking for a challenging and fulfilling opportunity to grow along with a global industry leader? Are you interested in identifying and helping to mitigate complex application and infrastructure risks? Are you passionate about using your technical knowledge to navigate complex business, operational and technology challenges? If so, then we may have the solution for you.

Why this role is important to us

As a member of State Street Corporation’s Audit Division, you will be part of a team where collaboration is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. We offer flexible schedules, continuous training, global exposure and multiple opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our team of 300 professionals is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value, minimize risk and improve the overall control environment of State Street Corporation and its subsidiaries.  Our auditors interact and communicate regularly with executive management and have tremendous insight into all parts of the company’s daily operations.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for

What you will be responsible for

As the EMEA IT Audit Director, you will

  • Work as leader of an international team across multiple locations with global stakeholders in new and changing situations where there may not always be a readily apparent solution.
  • Oversee multiple audits covering IT governance, systems infrastructure, information security, application controls, and operational activities and ensure compliance with the division’s risk-based audit methodology.
  • Manage and oversee multiple teams of audit professionals to ensure work is performed in accordance with COSO Integrated Framework and the Corporate Audit Division and IIA standards and meet Division deadlines. This includes providing ongoing counsel, training, development and motivation, helping to build technology audit skills, helping to build technology audit skills across the Corporate Audit division.
  • Assess the audit skills needed to evaluate risk and perform the audits; review the audit plan and assess resource needs; develop key relationships with the Business; manage to execute the audit plan.
  • Provide insight on the evolving EMEA regulatory environment and interact with regulators.
What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Ability to manage complexity, to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and work independently in non-routine situations and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent analytical, problem resolving, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.
  • Strong client relationship and employee management skills.
  • Professional curiosity and willingness to learn new technologies and processes
  • One or more industry recognized certification (i.e., CISA, CISSP, CISM, and Cloud+) and the willingness to continue to learn and grow.
  • Fluency in English - written and spoken.
Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • University degree in information systems, computer science, accounting or related field; Advanced degree in information technology, cyber security or systems engineering preferred.
  • Ten plus years of Audit experience and/or related experience including 7+ years of experience managing complex audit operations or related projects or related fields preferably in a financial services organization.
  • Proficient or knowledgeable in evaluating and testing internal controls and in applying a risk-based audit approach.
  • Expertise in or experience auditing certain technology-related areas such as:
  • Enterprise security controls frameworks
  • Enterprise application development models (i.e., waterfall, rapid prototyping, agile, etc.,)
  • Perimeter/Internal Security Technologies (Firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems)
  • Data Loss Prevention technologies and support processes
  • Network Segmentation and Separation Solutions
  • Identity and Access Management/Privileged Access Management/Adaptive Authentication Solutions
  • Platform and Configuration Hardening Practices
  • Threat Intelligence and Insider Threat Detection
  • Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing
  • Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) Technologies
  • Cyber Incident and response
  • Public Cloud Security
  • Financial services operational processes and technology
  • Automated business process controls
  • Data protection (GDPR)
  • Resiliency and Business Continuity Management
Additional requirements

  • Travel up to 20% may be required.
  • Knowledge of additional European language will be considered a plus.
We offer

  • Flexible working hours (restricted to the current business need)
  • No Intra-day deadlines
  • Interesting, non-repetitive process
  • Possibility to Work From Home
  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills training's
  • Technical workshops
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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