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Technology Risk Executive - Cybersecurity

Macquarie Group

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As Operational Risk Executive, your role is to ensure Operational Risk is appropriately addressed and managed within Technology in line with Macquarie’s Operational Risk Management framework. You will work collaboratively with the Technology teams and business stakeholders to identify operational issues and control breakdowns and advise on proposed responses.

To be successful, you will possess 1-3 years’ experience in IT Audit, Technology Risk, and/or Cybersecurity with responsibilities for assurance and validation of technology controls.

You’ll bring with you, a prior education in a related field including Computer Science or Cybersecurity. Risk and technology certifications are considered a plus with a particular focus on Information Security, IT Auditing, IT Governance, Enterprise Risk Management including CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP, among others

The following attributes would be highly desirable;

  • A good understanding of risk management and cyber security controls/frameworks applicable for the financial services industry
  • Performing security audits and/or controls assurance, in information security capabilities such as: user access management, privileged access management, vulnerability management, and incident management
  • Curiosity and passion for leveraging data visualization and data analytics to generate risk-based insights. This may include foundational experience with tools such as: including Alteryx, Power BI, and Tableau
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively with stakeholders within a matrix environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to effectively tailor communications to a diverse range of business and technical stakeholder groups

Ideally you will:

  • Be passionate and self-motivated and can effectively prioritize, manage deadlines and understand new ideas and concepts
  • Have a great attitude, willingness to learn and attention to detail
  • Identify and assist the team to implement opportunities, effectively manage risk, understands the importance of continuous improvement, and a commercial focus

If this sounds like you and you’re interested, please apply online today.

About the Corporate Operations Group
The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

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A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: COG-964921
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Junior, Risk Management
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: COG Central
Recruiter: Sophie Emmett
Opening Date: 10/5/2022