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Technical IT Risk Analyst - Cardiff - up to £50k

Ref: JO0000001284

Position: Technical IT Risk Analyst
Location: Cardiff
Salary: £DOE + Benefits

InfoSec People are seeking a Technical IT Risk Analyst to work for a major insurance provider with a proved track record and a presence worldwide with over 6 million customers.

The role of the Technical IT Risk Analyst is to support the IT Risk & Compliance Manager in operating an established IT Risk Management process. They will provide technical insight and assess all IT risks within a vast technology estate. The successful applicant will provide the technical expertise necessary to thoroughly assess & evaluate all IT risks and work with the IT department to create and manage robust risk improvement plans, to minimize the impact on the live environment.

Who is the Head of Area?
The IT Risk function forms part of a larger IT Risk and Compliance Team which is led by our IT Risk and Compliance Manager. The manager has been with the company for over 2 years and has extensive experience working in the Risk Management arena for large Global companies. Since joining, he has revamped the IT Risk Management process, including introducing a new IT Risk tool which integrates with Audit, Controls and Compliance Management.

Requirements / Technologies
Strong IT technical knowledge with experience of IT risk management is essential.
You will have significant experience in identifying and managing Strategic, Tactical and Operational Risks within an IT environment.
You will have at least 2 years' experience working in an IT technical team, maybe implementing new technologies or in a team which supports technologies
You will have a good understanding of all IT infrastructure including Cloud
You will have a good understanding of business-critical services and the components which constitute them
You will have a good understanding of the impact that failures in our technology can have and the likely causes of major incidents and risk events
You will be an effective communicator with the ability to influence at senior levels and provide constructive advice and challenge
You will have a pragmatic approach with the ability to balance risk & control requirements with commercial needs
You will have strong presentation and report writing skills
You will have a proactive approach with the ability to maintain broad oversight whilst ensuring that focused attention is applied where necessary

Responsibilities
You will review IT risks and their mitigation strategies from a technical perspective to ensure they are sufficiently addressed and are being properly managed, paying attention to those which are insufficient or lacking progress.
You will drive IT risk reviews, ensuring recommendations are implemented and lessons are learned from previous incidents and events
You will technically assess IT risks and identify those risks that need to be prioritized or escalated to Group level
You will work closely with service, system, data and process owners to help identify potential or emerging risk from a technical perspective and propose mitigation strategies where required
You will perform analysis on key risks across IT and provide reports and metrics for senior managers
You will inform the IT Risk Register by providing quantitative risk assessments and costs of mitigation

You will analyse and interpret data from Key Risk Indicators (KRI's) and develop additional KRI's where appropriate

Salary:

Location: Wales

Job Type: Permanent

Job Duration:

Start Date: ASAP

Date Advertised: 2019-08-29 12:00:10

JO0000001284

nick.80199.7864@infosecpeopleltd.aplitrak.com

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