Junior Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)
The Citco Group Limited
Makati City, Manila
6d ago

Description

Junior Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide.

With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

About the Team & Business Line :

Proprietary software solutions and innovation are at the core of what differentiates Citco in the alternative investment space.

Through our network of global development centres, Citco invests heavily in technology development, security, and infrastructure to ensure our clients continue to receive award-winning products that underpin our commitment to service excellence.

As a core member of our Security team you will work with dedicated professionals to ensure our clients maintain access to their critical information assets while keeping Citco ahead of industry trends.

Your Role :

IT Security Information Systems Security Office Team ( ISSO Team’) is a group wide resource, which covers all of the divisions within the Citco Group of companies as defined on www.

citco.com. The ISSO Team strategy is to uphold and maintain the Role Based Access Group (RBAG) user access management framework.

The ISSO Team has resources based in Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Manila (The Philippines) and Toronto (Canada).

  • You will work within the ISSO Team for providing an efficient and effective method to manage information security risk, improve the effectiveness of information security and user access control to ensure the organization’s information and information systems are protected from unauthorized access, use and disclosure. This includes :
  • You will partner with the business and other group functions to develop and execute the User Access Management Framework
  • You will conduct monitoring reviews in accordance with the monitoring plans and report results to relevant stakeholders
  • You will develop and improve appropriate and timely risk User Access Management reporting to the relevant stakeholders
  • You will engage with Business and Support Function Management across the Citco Divisions to further improve the control environment in a collaborative manner.
  • You will complete the tasks assigned by ISSO management and to achieve the goals and objectives assigned.
  • You will work with other team members within IT Security to meet the objective of the department in an effective and efficient manner.
  • You will report to the ISSO Managers, cultivate and maintain excellent relationships with ISSO staff.
  • You will complete tasks assigned to the ISSO function (in line with the ISSO function objectives) within the agreed timeframes specifically : Taking ownership of tasks assigned to the ISSO function under the IT Service Desk portal are completed within pre-defined timeframes.
  • Taking ownership of tasks assigned to the ISSO function under User Access Management SharePoint portal are completed within pre-defined timeframes.

  • You will complete tasks assigned with respect to ACL control effectiveness monitoring : Work with team members to review applications under ACL monitoring and work to ensure match rates are above certain levels, ultimately moving to a match rate of 100%;
  • Look for root cause’ analysis to see how breaks’ can be avoided going forward;Foster strong relationship with Business, IT Service Desk and IT Provisioning functions to ensure we have a collaborative working relationship to benefit both sides;
  • Work with ISSO Management to ensure strong working relationship with the Business, IT Service Desk and IT Provisioning functions.

  • Transition of business / IT process for all offices / divisions to the global’ ISSO process (under Role Based Access Groups process) : Set realistic timelines for implementationCommunicate timelines to Business, IT Service Desk and IT Provisioning functionsExecute transition of ISSO process for all processes in scope to the global’ ISSO process, identifying applications in scope, what roles need transitioning working with Subject Matter Experts (where required);
  • Communicate changes to all key stakeholders (including ongoing status reporting to ISSO Management);Motivate others to meet timelines

  • You will be involved with senior ISSO staff in the preparation of reports to senior manage ment on ISSO based review activities.
  • Reports include quarterly reporting and ad hoc reporting.

  • You will work closely with other ISSO staff on diversified projects from an international perspective including active involvement in IT related local initiatives and projects within the scope of the Information Security.
  • Project involvement should include : Meet all deliverables and target dates as agreed with relevant manager;Execute the project and provide sufficient reporting to ISSO management on project status during the lifecycle of the project.

  • You will maintain expertise and pursue training to keep abreast of new and proposed developments in the Information Security field, Risk Management and Auditing fields and consider the impact on the company through various industry organizations.
  • You will be involved with ISSO team members in the execution of the annual SOC1 access review in a quality manner including timely work paper completion and review.
  • About You : Education

    Education

  • You have at least degree level and have a relevant and recognized professional qualification as a certified auditor and / or equivalent level within IT Security.
  • Additional Qualifications

  • Relevant IT audit knowledge is preferred.
  • Professional experience

  • You have one to three years’ experience of working in a progressive risk management / internal controls / internal audit / IT Audit function of a financial institution / Big 4 audit firms, ideally with experience in the IT function and / or IT Security functions.
  • Computer Applications :

  • You have hands-on experience of automated internal audit applications / tools is an advantage. In addition, proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio is expected.
  • Languages

  • Excellent written and spoken English is a prerequisite.
  • Key competencies

  • Client focus.
  • Communication.
  • Sound decision-making.
  • Drive for results.
  • Personal Characteristics

  • Confident personality with ability to communicate clearly and succinctly.
  • Diplomatic but with the necessary tenacity to complete the task.
  • A team player’ who can work well within the ISSO function and collaborate successfully with other ISSO staff to deliver a quality service.
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Good interpersonal and presentational skills (oral and written).
  • Willingness to take on responsibility and to work on own initiative.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Reliable and prepared to undertake international travel.
  • Our Benefits

    Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs.

    Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

    We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

    Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.

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