Job at The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE): IT Auditor

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa's financial markets. The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world. Job Title: IT Auditor - Inspection and ExaminationsDivision: RegulationDepartment: Broker Dealers Regulation DepartmentReport to: Head, Broker Dealer Regulation   Grade: IT Auditor – InspectionsEstimated Date of Resumption: July 1, 2018Job SummaryThe icumbent would be required to have a thorough understanding of information Technology Infrastructures, automated information processing systems, related non automated processes and the interfaces between them in order to determine the risks that are relevant to information assets, and assess and evaluate controls in order to reduce or mitigate these risks.Key ResponsibilitiesDevelop and implement a robust and effective IT Audit program for the Dealing member community. Conduct off- site and on-site IT inspections and examinations of Dealing Member Firms in line with The Exchange’s risk based supervision framework. Review and ensure that access control strategy aligns with Dealing Member Firms corporate identity policies and IT architecture.Review and ensure that a unique identity is used to initiate trade transactions and ensure that users are authorized to perform such actions. Violation monitoring - ensure that access violations are promptly identified and escalated. Review of password settings. Review of user creation and access modifications.Review of IP address to ensure that Broker systems match their Order Management Systems. Review to ensure continuous operations of business applications in the event of fire, terrorist attacks, extended power failures, equipment and telecommunication failuresReview appropriately identified risks focused on Dealing Member Firms processes and potential risks that affect the continuity of IT operations and services. Audit of IT GovernanceSystem functionality reviews. Review of disaster recovery plans of Dealing Member Firms and ensure they are robust enough to withstand major disruptions to information systems. Perform audits of Dealing Member Firms Order Management Systems (OMS) functionality, and compatibility with the NSE requirements. Review of change management processes of Dealing Member Firms ensuring compliance to change management procedures. Assess the control risks associated with change requests of changes in IT infrastructure and applications.Liaise with relevant departments affected by any outcomes of inspection activities. Conduct IT risk assessments of Dealing Member Firms to ensure that they satisfy the requirements of The Exchange. Continuous risk profiling of firms in line with The Exchange’s Risk based supervision framework. Other Reviews Server Operating Systems Review.Network Operating Systems Review. Review of Technology Governance and Operations. Information Security Reviews. Ensure Server room adherence to best practices. Ensure adherence to Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Principles. Ensure Penetration Testing. Review IT Policies and Procedures, and generate gap analysis as appropriate. Ensure proper monitoring of IT Operations (Backup & Recovery, Job scheduling, Problem and Incident Management)Inspections & Examinations Reporting Maintain a comprehensive schedule / work papers of all IT onsite and target examinations. Evaluate the sufficiency and appropriateness of audit evidence to support conclusions drawn. Prepare IT inspection reports and present to the Unit Head and Head of Department.Monitor compliance with reporting requirements. Follow-up and report on implementation of IT Inspection report recommendations. Manage internal and external relationships with stakeholders. Participate in relevant Exchange projects. Perform other tasks as assigned

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