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Technology Controls Testing - BA4

Pune, India

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Date live: Jun. 27, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90392035

Contract: Permanent

Job Title: Technology Controls Testing - BA4
Location: Pune

About Barclays
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.


Risk and Control Objective

Take ownership for managing risk and strengthening controls in relation to the work you do


Working Flexibly

Structured hybrid role:    
At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home.  We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.


Introduction:
•    Provide 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.
•    Review activities to remediate control gaps and assess whether the technology risk has been fully mitigated and whether the implemented controls are sustainable for Barclays.
•    Identify, evaluate, report and escalate risks in line with Barclays risk and control frameworks, utilising relevant tools and analytical techniques. 
•    Provide guidance to ensure compliance with Barclays Group and Technology Policies, Standards, frameworks and procedures across Business Units, Functions and Shared Services.
•    Report the results of testing activities to Senior Stakeholders across Business Units, Functions and Shared Services.
•    Influence and support the implementation of the Technology CCO strategy.
•    Meet the needs of key internal and external risk processes, reporting schedules, stakeholders and regulatory authorities in delivering assurance activities.

What will you be doing?
•    Carry out annual controls testing for General Computer Controls (GCC ).
•    Ensure quality and accuracy of control testing by performing internal quality assurance (QA) verification as per Barclays Control Framework
•    Liaise with stakeholders across all three Lines of Defence to ensure efforts are aligned and complementary
•    Review activities undertaken by management to remediate control gaps and provide an opinion as to whether the risk has been fully mitigated and whether the implemented controls are sustainable.
•    Identify and leverage appropriate data sources and data analytical techniques to deliver targeted testing
•    Extend the support towards implementation of the Technology CCO strategy to drive global consistency and improvements in risk awareness and risk management capability by developing a close and trusted relationship with key stakeholders, wherever required. 
•    Maintain an independent perspective, challenging as required and setting out quantified control options and risk decision recommendations.

What we’re looking for:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent 
•    Extensive knowledge of technology risk and control including relevant tools and techniques
•    Depth of knowledge of key areas in technology and cyber 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 ( CISSP, Cloud Security, ISO 27001) or equivalent.


Skills that will help you in the role:
This role requires extensive knowledge and working experience in Technology, Information, and Security domain.
•    Knowledge or IS/IT Risks & Controls and respective Standards / Frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ITIL) 
•    Practical experience in managing Core Technology Risks  & Controls in Banking/ NBFC domains.


Where will you be working?
Pune



Be More at Barclays
At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.


Purpose, Values and Mindset
We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.


Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


Respect
We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
Integrity
We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
Service
We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
Excellence
We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
Stewardship
We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.
Empower 
Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.
Challenge
Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.
Drive
Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.



More about working at Barclays

We’ve had a presence in Europe almost as long as there’s been a Barclays. So, we’re building on solid foundations, leveraging our embedded talent, in 10 locations across the region allowing us to draw on a wealth of local and regional insight. For more information click here.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

Barclays welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments (accommodations) are put in place to allow for a fair and inclusive recruitment process. For more information and how to request one, please review Adjustments to the recruitment process.

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business.

Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a Carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

We're committed to providing a supportive and simplified experience for our candidates throughout the application and assessment process. Here, you will find information about what to expect and some guidance around your assessment and interview.

While the application process depends on the role, there are some constant steps, which are;

Step 1 - Your application
Step 2 - Your assessment
Step 3 - Your interview
Step 4 - Next steps

We aim to create an inclusive work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. If you require any adjustments to our recruitment process, please click here to learn more.

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Barclays offers a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture. A place where people can bring their whole selves to work and be respected for who they are, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community.
We are an equal opportunity employer and opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

The Barclays Way

This is the spirit of Barclays. It’s why we exist, what we believe and how we behave. But most importantly, it’s how we make decisions, take action and get things done.

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Purpose

Working together for a better financial future.

Values

We believe great talent RISES. It acts with Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.

Mindset

We discover our full potential through our desire to Empower, Challenge and Drive each other.

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