Assistant Vice President - Internal Audit - Technology Audit - Cybersecurity Assistant Vice President - Internal Audit -  …

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Assistant Vice President - Internal Audit - Technology Audit - Cybersecurity
Job Summary

Join our Technology Audit team and be a trusted advisor to one of the world's major exchange groups. Working closely with the Technology Audit Lead, you will be the subject matter expert for cybersecurity and be responsible to drive cybersecurity risk assessments, audits / reviews in Internal Audit.

We are proud that the Audit Committees see us as partners that deliver the Group's strategy and vision. Reflecting the progressive culture of HKEX, we promote diversity and encourage constructive and open dialogue within our team. We always strive for positive change and look for a team member who wants to grow with us. As part of our team, you will have the unique opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge of HKEX's wide array of products and processes. You will also be exploring with us how to apply the latest technology and audit methodology to add values to our businesses.

Key Responsibilities

Functional Responsibilities
  • Serve as the subject matter expert in cybersecurity within the Internal Audit team and provide independent cybersecurity advise on key HKEX initiatives / projects
  • Responsible to drive a broad range of cybersecurity / IT security audits with the aim to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of risk management, internal controls and governance processes that support HKEX's business strategies and operations
  • Identify key cybersecurity risks, test and evaluate controls, identify issues and develop practical and value-added recommendations to improve the control environment and process efficiencies
  • Prepare high quality internal audit reports for senior executives
  • Participate in departmental initiatives aimed at continuously improving the quality of Internal Audit's processes and methodology

Other Responsibilities

  • Coach and develop team members' expertise in cybersecurity
  • Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues
  • Participate in job rotation arrangements


Knowledge and Qualification
  • In-depth knowledge of the applicable standards and frameworks such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ITIL, COBIT, COSO and ISO 27001
  • Excellent understanding of the underlying cybersecurity risks and vulnerabilities of Cloud, DLP, IAM, SOC, networking technologies, data, threat detection and prevention systems, virtualization and emerging technologies
  • Experience with application architecture and security testing
  • Good understanding of risks and controls
  • Able to multi-task and complete assignments efficiently and effectively
  • University graduate plus relevant qualifications such as a CISA, CISSP, CISM, CEH. CCSP/CCAK, CSX-P or other security related qualifications

Work experience
  • At least 8 years of experience in an accounting/consulting firm or internal audit/risk /cybersecurity role within the financial services industry.

Skills and Competencies
  • A highly independent, self-motivated and results oriented professional looking to make a significant contribution to the continued success of one of Hong Kong's most respected organisations, and in return, be given a unique opportunity to advance their career and professional development
  • Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship management and presentation skills
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant details
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English. Proficiency in Chinese is an advantage

Applicants who do not hear from us within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. Personal data provided will only be used for the purpose of employment application to HKEX.
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