Senior Technology Risk Analyst

  • Job Ref: 4685
  • Location: Galway, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


The Expertise we’re looking for


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent required
  • 5 or more years’ experience in a Risk, Compliance, Information Security, Controls or Audit Role with focus in Technology Risk Controls management for large-scale, complex IT infrastructures and distributed environments
  • CISA, CISM, CISSP or audit related professional certification preferred


The Purpose of Your Role


Reporting to Director of Technology Risk Management, you will work with Technology organizations, providing guidance and best practices, ensuring that Technology Risks are identified and the Business Units IT general and other key Controls are in place and reviewed.


This is a hands-on analyst role, which requires a combination of both strong technical and influencing skills, as well as analysis activities, the ability to perform Risk Assessments and the management and testing of IT controls.


The Skills You Bring


  • Demonstrated skills and expert understanding of Information Security concepts such as ISO27001 or NIST
  • Strong knowledge of Information Technology processes and IT General controls
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Must be able to influence and work with people across a complex organization
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Organizational, interpersonal and strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Have the ability to work on a multitude of tasks simultaneously
  • Must be able to have the ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with Information Technology and Business personnel
  • Be able to manage multiple projects concurrently and to work under pressure to meet tight time commitments


The Value You Deliver


  • Conduct in depth information technology risk assessments including identifying and documenting controls, creating detailed process flows, identifying potential gaps and/or inconsistencies and making sound recommendations for improvement and/or mitigation
  • Assess the various information technology risks that the GS or ECS may face in its operations and implement action plans, policy and procedural changes for risk avoidance and mitigation
  • Perform IT General Control program management, readiness assessments and testing
  • Provide advice, guidance and IT risk program management
  • Understand and provided consultation on information security standards and industry best practices
  • Actively monitor control remediation plans in the Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) system
  • Support internal and external Audit on information technology controls
  • Conduct readiness reviews over large information technology development projects ensuring appropriate systems development lifecycle methodologies are being applied and followed


John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers