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Senior Security Specialist, Cloud Adoption Office location: Basel Department: General Secretariat Unit: Corporate Security Service:   Employment - Duration: 3 years Contract type: Fixed-term FTE%: 100 Application Deadline: 13/10/2019 Description

We are looking for a Senior Security Specialist to join the Bank’s Corporate Security unit. Working as part of a team of eight you will oversee the security governance required for cloud-based technology. You will ensure continuous monitoring of second-line-of-defence controls and conduct threat and IT risk assessments. In addition, you will advise on major IT projects to ensure that all security requirements are met.

We would like to meet candidates with a master’s degree in an engineering, computer sciences or quantitative discipline. You will have an in-depth understanding of cloud architecture and the application of security controls to cloud environments, in particular Microsoft Azure. Ideally you will have experience in establishing governance practices for cloud adoption including SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS. You will also be experienced in integrating security practices into DevOps practices with a focus on automation and reusability.

In return, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package (net of tax), including full relocation support and health insurance. And because of our status as an international organisation, we are able to hire globally and welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities. This is your opportunity to work at the centre for central bank cooperation, together with colleagues from more than 60 countries.

Application deadline: 13 October 2019

The BIS’s head office is located in Basel, Switzerland, with representative offices in Hong Kong SAR and Mexico City. All new staff members are recruited on a fixed-term basis without expectation either of any contract renewal or conversion. The contract may however be extended or converted to an open-ended one at the end of the term, subject to organisational needs and individual performance. The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff.

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