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(Junior) IT Application Officer with IT Security background (f/m/d)

Date: 20-Feb-2021

Location: Luxembourg, LU

Company: Deutsche Börse Group

Clearstream Services S.A.

With more than €14 trillion in assets under custody, Clearstream is one of the world’s largest settlement and custody firms for domestic and international securities. Clearstream ensures that cash and securities are promptly and effectively traded between market participants and that its customers are always notified of the rights and obligations attached to the securities they keep under its custody. Additionally, Clearstream provides services for investment funds, collateral management and securities lending.

 

Field of activity
The Settlement department is responsible of real-time banking applications in the post-trade processing area of Clearstream/Deutsche Boerse Group. The application landscape consists of several critical C++ and Java applications which are interacting with large databases and several non-Settlement owned applications. Information Security aspects are key concerns in all applications due to the daily challenges and requirements of the financial sector.

 

Tasks/responsibilities

  • Work with business and IT projects to develop and enhance information security concepts and coordinate the tracking of deliverables with other areas of information security and product organization
  • Ensure that all security risks in committed projects are identified, evaluated and that recommended security controls are implemented
  • Describe software requirements originating from IT Security requirements
  • Assist application owners assessing security risks and planning/executing security measures related to the applications in scope
  • Complete all scheduled security administration tasks and report/follow-up exceptions to the application owners of the department.
  • Ensure consistency and completion of planned security measures within the department through coordination with the Deutsche Boerse Group information security department and with other security analysts across three locations : Luxembourg, Prague and Eschborn
  • Maintain a high level of procedural documentation in line with international standards of Quality Management
  • Achieve compliance with internal and external standards applicable to the design and documentation of solutions or mitigated actions
  • Identify area of improvements and propose enhancements to existing processes
  • Stay abreast of new information security technologies and integrate into information security architecture design 
  • Strengthening of 1st line of defence function of Settlement IT

 

Qualifications/required skills

  • Holder of a University degree in IT or other relevant discipline
  • Minimum 1-3 years of relevant work experience in IT projects, processes, audits in the information security field
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience to understand, structure and explain complex topics
  • Understanding and/or experience in network security, SIEM, code scanning, and IDPS concepts.
  • Understanding and/or experience in application/computer/network penetration testing and techniques
  • Team orientation and strong communication skills
  • Very good IT skills
  • Knowledge of general legal and regulatory conditions and requirements in the financial industry in Luxembourg or/and Germany. For example ISO 2700x, Legislative framework and key obligations for Professionals of the Financial Sector (PSF) in Luxembourg, German BSI IT Grundschutz, COBIT, MaRisk
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English. French and/or German would be an asset.