The role of the Enterprise Technology (ET) IT Risk Specialist is to enable the conduct of business, through proactive identification, assessment, and mitigation, of IT risks facing EY personnel, facilities, and operations around the globe.
This individual partners with the Enterprise Technology IT Risk Leaders and business stakeholders to manage IT strategic risks to enable critical service delivery processes.
Responsibilities, Qualifications, Certifications - External
Your key responsibilities
The IT Risk Management function creates and maintains EY Technologies’ risk management framework, processes, tooling, and strategy.
Our primary objectives are to enable EY Technology to build a risk-aware culture, reduce IT risk, defend against internal and external threats, and protect client and EY data.
As an Assistant Director in the ET IT Risk Management team, you will participate in the management of risk across ET including the engagement of firm leadership, the management / remediation of information and technology risks, the interface to operational and business risk activities.
You will partner closely with the ET IT Risk Leaders and broader Global Enterprise Risk Management team to execute on the vision, strategy, goals, and objectives for IT Risk Management.
You will aid the organization in understanding the importance of making risk-aware business decisions by supporting risk and security knowledge and championing the need for a risk interventions and plans.
You will also be critical to strengthening our risk and security position and continuous improvements to support business objectives and strategies.
Under direct supervision of the ET Risk Leader, the ET Risk Specialist is responsible for :
Building and maintaining an understanding of the ET organization and key players within it to facilitate quick and accurate communications to appropriate teams.
Coordinating participation and collaboration with ET key contacts to inform, educate and assist in risk awareness and mitigation activities.
Subject matter expertise in IT risk assessment frameworks and methodologies
Assisting with compliance and risk mitigation process improvements
Analyzing risk data, statistics, and reports to ascertain trends and conclusions to present to ET leadership
Executing on IT Risk Management defined risk intelligence plans
Understanding ITRM’s eGRC system and associated reporting
Understanding of risk management practices, including audits, assessments, controls, and risk registers
Improving data quality & resiliency of systems across the ET organization
To qualify for the role you must have the following skills and attributes :
Keen analytical mind with a deep curiosity in how processes and technologies work, and the confidence to suggest how to make them better
Patience and understanding how to build consensus amongst several dispersed teams and strategic objectives
Excellent teaming skills with domestic and internationally located teams and ability to build relationships with other organizational groups
Strict attention to detail, excellent critical thinking, logic, and solution orientation, and learn and adapt quickly
Ability to be comfortable with briefing managers and C-suite level audiences
Promote a security-first mind set, ensuring decisions are made without compromising core security objectives
Required Experience :
7+ years of relevant experience in one or more of the following areas : information technology, information security, IT risk management, or similar roles.
An advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Security or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
One or more of the following or equivalent certifications : Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Security Processional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) in related area, Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), or Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)
Preferred Experience :
An operational understanding of ISO 27002, ISO 27001, ISO 31000
Familiarity with local and regional regulatory requirements and how they impact IT policies
Good appreciation of the business benefits of internal control and good risk management and not just for compliance purposes (i.
e., not limited to SOX, PCI or other regulatory mainstay drivers)
Working knowledge of cloud security fundamentals (Azure, AWS, etc.)
Proficiency in advanced reporting and data visualization tools, specifically PowerBI
Experience with RSA Archer
Supervising Responsibilities :
This role will mentor more junior analysts and assist on-boarding new peers to the team. There will be no formal supervisory duties.
What working at EY Offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer :
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you