Senior Information Security Consultant
Posted on Mar 23, 2021 by TEKsystems
Function/Job Title: Senior Information Security Specialist
Location Zurich, Europaallee 1
Department: Chief Information Security Office
Desired Start Date: MAX 15.04.2021
Contract Duration: 6 months
Full/part time (Work %): 100%
Is working from home possible: Yes (now 100% Home office, after COVID to be discussed)
Overtime/On-Call/Weekend or unusual working hours required: NoOverview of business area or project:
The CISO team at Credit Suisse is tasked to ensure that the data and IT systems of the bank are appropriately protected whilst enabling technology advancements in line with business strategies. We play a pivotal role in fulfilling this mandate by providing IT risk advisory and technology risk assessment services of projects, applications, vendors and IT infrastructure to internal clients globally, helping them to understand IT risk exposure in their area.
What we offer:
A challenging and exciting role as Senior Information Security Consultant within the global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) organization
The opportunity to work together with internal and external stakeholders in the area of cyber resilience and risk management
Potential opportunities to work with representatives from peer banks and government agencies to establish a public/private cyber coordination organization in SwitzerlandKey Responsibilities
The responsibility to lead cyber projects, including but not limited, to implementation of regulatory requirements, cyber incident reporting and control effectiveness monitoring
The chance to drive and support a variety of initiatives and projects related to cyber and information security
The responsibility to execute in-depth security assessments for the bank's most important projects and critical business applications
The opportunity to stipulate and drive innovative initiatives in the area of risk management and risk identification and mitigation
An expert role responsible for providing cyber and information security consultancy and best practice advice towards IT and business teamsOverview of the department/team (team size, backgrounds, personalities ):
The role is a member of the Chief Information Security Officer department covering region Switzerland, the Swiss Universal Bank division, and Global Security Policies.
The department is about 14 persons split in 4 sub-teams. The team is quite international and located in Switzerland, UK and Poland. The backgrounds are quite different, from IT to Business with a technology knowledge.
Main challenges are seen in the area of security assessments conducted by the contractor, as assessments might raise some difficult discussions with senior stakeholders on IT and business side, but the contractor will always have the support of the team so no proactive challenges identified.
Due to the COVID situation in Switzerland, the person will likely be asked to work from home if possible. If the situation evolves, we will offer the possibility to work in our offices in Zurich
1. 5+ years broad experience in cyber and information security (eg security assessments and risk management)
2. At least 2-3 years' experience in project management
3. Experience with communicating and negotiating with Senior Management
4. Proven ability to work autonomously, against defined methods, to follow processes and to deliver high quality products against defined deadlines
5. IT security audit, cyber risk assessment and governance experience in complex IT environments are beneficial
6. English and German fluent, both written and verbal are required to present and negotiateDesired Skills and Qualifications:
Professional certifications in cyber/information security (eg CISSP/CISA/CISM) are an advantage
Experience in interacting with representatives from banks, insurers, industry associations and public authorities is a significant advantage
Uncovering control weaknesses in processes and technology is your passion
You are a strong team player with excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skillsCandidate Value Proposition:
The opportunity to work together with very motivated team in a global organization with internal and external stakeholders in the area of cyber resilience and risk management. In addition, a lot of knowledge in the area of cyber & information security applied in the banking industry can be gathered.
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