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Information Security Officer / DPO

  • Location:

    Ireland

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    James Bowles

  • Job ref:

    4730

  • Published:

    14 days ago

Role: Information Security Officer / DPO
Salary: Competitive, Bonus, Shares and Benefits

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain information security policies, standards, and procedures in line with all the pertinent regulatory guidance and requirements and with the Group policies
  • Facilitate the implementation of the policies, standards, and procedures, and track compliance
  • Formulate security requirements for projects, systems, and outsourcing arrangements in line with the firm’s risk appetite
  • Identify security gaps, vulnerabilities, and weaknesses in systems and applications
  • Conduct security risk assessments both at the enterprise and system levels
  • Develop and maintain a security risk register, and track remediation activities
  • Conduct third-party/vendor security risk assessments
  • Support internal and external IT security-related audits
  • Lead the security awareness and training program for the firm
  • Proactively monitor IT security industry developments and advise technical and business personnel on implications for the company
  • Investigate the root cause of security incidents, create incident reports, and take necessary actions to prevent reoccurrence
  • Contribute to security initiatives at the Group level
  • Establish data protection policies and procedures in line with the GDPR and other data protection laws and regulations, and train and advise employees about their obligations with respect to such laws and regulations
  • Monitor compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws and regulations
  • Interface with the relevant national and European supervising authorities and regulatory bodies on all matters related to information security and data protection

 

Qualification & Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years of Information Security, Data Protection and/or Technology Risk Management experience
  • Solid understanding of security concepts and technologies
  • Knowledge of all pertinent national and European information security and data protection requirements and regulations for the financial industry
  • Familiarity with common security frameworks and standards, including NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO/IEC 27001:27013, CIS CSC
  • Prior experience in at least one of the following technology areas:
      • Application development
      • Network engineering or operations
      • System administration
      • Database management
  • Working knowledge of risk management methodologies
  • Superior analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidates must have the legal right to work in Dublin
  • University Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field.
If interested in learning more or applying for this role, please get in contact with J.Bowles@masonalexander.ie Thank you.