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CTE Tech Controls Tester

Knutsford, England

Key information

Date live May. 15, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Operations

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90308032

Job description

CTE Tech Controls Tester 
Knutsford or Glasgow

As a Barclays CTE Tech Controls Tester, you will be supporting the business in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Barclays information assets and critical infrastructure. You will be providing assurance to Technology Leadership regarding the design and operating effectiveness of the Technology control environment in mitigating relevant risks through a defined and agreed programme of testing activity for Barclays.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.


What will you be doing?
• Reviewing activities to remediate control gaps and assessing whether the risk has been fully mitigated and whether the implemented controls are sustainable for Barclays
• Identifying, evaluating, reporting and escalating risks in line with Barclays risk and control frameworks, utilising relevant tools and analytical techniques
• Providing guidance to ensure compliance with Policies, Standards, frameworks and procedures across Business Units, Functions and Shared Services
• Reporting the results of testing activities to Senior Stakeholders across Business Units, Functions and Shared Services
• Influencing and supporting the implementation of the Technology CCO strategy
• Meeting the needs of key internal and external risk processes, reporting schedules, stakeholders and regulatory authorities in delivering assurance activities

What we’re looking for:
• Vast experience of testing experience of ITGC/Cyber/Application Controls
• Hands on experience into IS Audits / IT Assessments and GRC (Governance, Risk & Controls 
• Good understanding of programming/ database languages viz. C++, Java, COBOL, SQL
• Understanding of Software development, various testing during software development lifecycle

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Extensive knowledge of technology risk and control including relevant tools and techniques
• Depth of knowledge of key areas in technology risk, including operations, change, security, resilience at both application and infrastructure layers.
• Extensive knowledge and experience in one or more of the following fields IT audit, Risk and Control, IT security
• Relevant professional certification (CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CISM, ISO 27001) or equivalent


Where will you be working?
You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64 acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.

Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.

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