Lead - Information Security Assurance

Lead - Information Security Assurance

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
8-12 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Role : Lead - Information Security Assurance
Location : ADIB HQ - Abu Dhabi

Role Purpose:
Reporting to Head of Information Security Assurance, for managing the Information security technology control review, monitoring and providing assurance. The incumbent will be closely working with team and other units across ADIB to ensure that the right information security technology control environment in alignment with the bank's information security strategy and policies that is adequately integrated with the business and technology requirements and components. Key Accountabilities of the role
  • Conduct independent, analytical IT reviews and validations in critical areas in the Group, using specialist industry and technical skills, with the objective of providing assurance on risk and controls, and advising on prioritization of Assurance actions.
  • Deliver as per the assurance work programs to offer comprehensive coverage as well as defined set of Cybersecurity / IT controls to evaluate the control design/implementation effectiveness for various technologies, applications and projects.
  • Draft the assurance report, follow up on responses and ensure appropriate action is taken to implement agreed recommendations.
  • Work with Head of IS Assurance in recommending solutions to address specific issues and risks.
  • Execute reviews in areas including, but not limited to: IT infrastructure architecture application systems, IT projects information/cybersecurity (e.g. network, operating system, cloud, database, security incident response) disaster contingency planning and IT processes in order to ensure that information system risks are identified and managed in an effective manner.
  • Ensure that documentation relating to Working Papers and in support of findings is recorded / archived appropriately for future reference.
  • Information Security Solution Management - Management of Information Security solutions and controls. For e.g. Data Leakage Prevention, Privilege Access Management, Database security, APT, Security Forensics Solution, Change/Audit Solution, Encryption Key Management, SIEM solution etc.
  • Validate the information security requirements and controls related to IT Infrastructure security solutions/devices. For E.g. Mobile Device Security, Web, Email, Encryption, Dual Factor Authentication, DDoS protection, WAF, FW, IPS, AntiVirus, Proxy etc.

Specialist Skills / Technical Knowledge Required for this role:
  • Information Security technologies & solutions: Data Leakage Prevention, Identity and Access Management, Mobile Device Security, Web, Email, Encryption, Dual Factor Authentication, DDoS protection, WAF, FW, IPS, Anti-Virus, Proxyetc.
  • Familiar with banking applications: Corebanking,Mobile & Internet banking, ATMs, Treasury, Tradeetc.
  • Hands on monitoring & control technologies & solutions like Data Leakage Prevention system, Privilege Access Management, Database security, Malware etc.
  • Excellent technology related program & project management & implementation experience.
  • Networking and System knowledge with a focus on incorporating security in all the elements from design and implementation perspective. Exposure to networking and security products and technologies like CISCO, Juniper, Fortigate etc.
  • Knowledge in ISO 27001, NESA, PCI DSS, SWIFT ,NIST , ENISA , Cloud Security and other security standards and regulations
  • Bachelor Degree or Masters in computer or information security related field.
  • Professional certifications: CCIE, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, PMP, ITIL, COBIT, CIA, CRMA, CIP, MCSE, MCSAetc.

Previous experience:
  • 8-12 years experience in Information security with a focus on technology controls design, configuration and management.
  • Managed information security technologies and solutions in large international bank or financial institutions.
  • Lead a team of information security professionals responsible for monitoring, responding and reporting

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