Senior Technology Risk Officer Senior Technology Risk Officer …

Credit Suisse
in Pune, Bangarde, India
Permanent, Full time
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Credit Suisse
in Pune, Bangarde, India
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Credit Suisse
Senior Technology Risk Officer
We Offer
The CISO team is part of the first line of defense within Credit Suisse, whose mission is to ensure IT control objectives are set, effectiveness is measured, and residual risks are handled. You will be responsible for ensuring that our team's mission is realized for CS Business Development Centers (BDCs) in India. The role will work with the CISO APAC. The role will encompass aspects of risk identification, remediation advisory, advising senior business partners and key projects on secure, successful delivery and meaningful and driving the risk posture of the Bank. Our team operates globally, and you will support global initiatives. You will be primary face off to Head of India IT BDC.

We Offer

CISO APAC and BDCs team is looking for a CISO BDC India Lead in Pune

  • Building and implementing a strategy for the deployment of cyber and information security technologies
  • Performing IT security risk assessments and reporting on ways to minimize threats on Credit Suisse's IT assets (infrastructure, system, application) and 3rd party vendor sites
  • Tracking the latest IT security innovations and keeping abreast of the latest cyber security technologies
  • Ensuring business continuity
  • Communicating with key partners about IT security threats
  • Implementing an effective process for the reporting of security incidents
  • Handling the investigation of reported security breaches
  • Handling the local CISO team and supporting regional and global CISO team
  • Aligning with the latest regulations and compliance requirements
  • Fostering and educating Credit Suisse about the latest security strategies and technologies
Key responsibilities

  • Handling the daily operation and implementation of the IT security strategy
  • Conducting continuous assessments of IT assets (applications, infrastructure), BDC operational sites and risk management & governance for India based 3rd party vendors. and identifying areas for improvement
  • Facilitating / coordinating external audits and regulatory inspections
  • Chairing India IT BDC Information Security Technology Risk Management Committee
  • Overseeing and supporting the management of the IT and CISO department, giving leadership to the team and fostering staff
  • Ensuring compliance and governance is met
  • Inspiring change projects and building new IT capabilities
  • Partnership with Business Continuity Management, Technology Security Service, Technology Operational Risk teams to foster and execute cyber table-top exercise
  • Protecting the intellectual property of the organization at all times
  • Devising strategies and implementing IT solutions to minimize the risk of cyber-attacks
  • Reviewing, analysing and delivering security metric, dashboard, and KRIs
  • Handling the IT security budget and communicating this with the appropriate parties
  • Drive global and regional CISO initiatives to enhance the cyber and information security controls for Credit Suisse

You Offer

Key skills

  • Digital leadership skills - capable of empowering and handling an IT team to meet business and IT security goals
  • Strong people management skills - providing direction, monitoring performance, motivating staff and building a positive working environment
  • You have the ability to adapt to a dynamic IT landscape and keep pace with the latest thinking and new security technologies
  • A real passion for technology and security safeguarding with a dream to deliver
  • Flourishes with change, showing an impressive ability to drive the cyber and information security strategy forward
  • You have an analytical mind capable of handling numerous information sources and providing data analysis reports to senior management
  • Strong customer focus - You are able to understand business requirements and meet the business demands
  • Superb communication skills - providing verbal and written communication that is excellent to both direct reports and senior management as well as other partners
  • Flexible and adaptable - capable of changing direction where required and showing flexibility to meet new demands
  • Forms IT and business partnerships that help drive the cyber and information security strategy forward
  • Can make decisions that are well-informed and timely
  • Creative thinking - able to look at alternatives and consider new ways of thinking to resolve problems
  • Multi-tasking - can handle several concurrent projects and prioritize2e demands


  • A Bachelor's degree in Computing, information Systems Management or related discipline.
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA or equivalent is helpful

Relevant experience

  • At least 12 years of confirmed IT and Cyber & Information Security experience, preferable in the Banking industry
  • Relevant knowledge and hands on experience in IT security risk assessment, data leakage prevention, cyber security, identity and access management, application security, red teaming
  • Successfully led Cyber or IT Security projects
  • You have experience in vendor management, and IT security oversight on 3rd party vendors
  • Change management and business process experience is ideal together with a consistent record of driving large-scale change / transformation programs
  • Experience of handling a team is helpful
  • You are knowledgeable on record of dealing with complex projects and meeting conflicting demands
  • You have deep understanding of cyber and information security regulatory requirement in APAC
  • Experience with India local regulators such as RBI