Business Information Security Specialist

Location Letterkenny, Donegal
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 year ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Steven Cinnamond
Job reference JD27_1557399680

Job description

Business Information Security Specialist

Location: Letterkenny Co Donegal

Salary: TBC

Grafton Specialist recruitment has been retained to recruit a Business Information Security Specialist role for a company based in Letterkenny Co Donegal who provide a vast range of business and technology services. This post requires an experienced Business Information Security Specialist.

The company provides Financial Product's and Services to retail and institutional customers in over 30 countries.

The role

Business Information Security Specialist

The BISO is responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Information Security program within the Business Unit. The BISO supports and provides guidance to the Business Unit Management team to ensure the business understands and complies with the Information Security and Technology standards as outlined by the Information Security Office.


The BISO will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance within the Business Unit to Prudential Information Security standards.
  • Promote and implement security awareness
  • Manage all day to day correspondence that comes into the BISO mailbox, escalating as appropriate to the BISO/Manager
  • Provide administrative responsibilities to the team and oversee the operational information security program.
  • Own the relationship between the BISO and Central Security Services
  • Performing ISO KRI control monitoring including but not limited to Server, share, Database, Mail rules, Appscan, DLP and following up with the business units to track remediation
  • Manage information security incident response as needed, which may include facilitating calls with the Business Unit management and other corporate functions, for example, HTIU, ISO, HR
  • Perform assessments of the Business Unit practices against the Information Security Control standards to identify gaps; ensure Pramerica establish action plans to address issues and follow-up as necessary to ensure action plans are on track
  • Act as liaison for audit and other regulatory requests and assist in the resolution of security-related control issues

Essential Criteria

  • At least 5 years' experience in systems information security initiatives and practices
  • Proficient knowledge of user authentication and access controls including SSO, LDAP, Active Directory, RACF, Windows, UNIX, ITIM/TAM. Proficiency
  • Working experience and knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with a particular focus on information security
  • Needs to be willing to travel to the United States (Newark, NJ), if required
  • Exposure or knowledge of regulatory examinations/audits
  • Information Security Certification (CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CISA) is an advantage
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering, computer information systems is an advantage

Desirable Criteria

  • Capability to partner and facilitate information security discussions with technical and non-technical partners and interface effectively with all management levels. Must display control conscious behaviour
  • Ability to translate security and systems language into business context
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Excellent presentation, listening, written and verbal communication skills
  • Operates in a professional manner
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, be a self-starter and have strong initiative, managing multiple tasks according to priorities; results oriented and proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to learn and adapt to change quickly

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing, and Procurement.

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