Group Security - Technology Auditor

Cambridge, UK
£37,800 - £51,000
18 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Group Security - Technology Auditor

Full Time/ Permanent
Salary: £37,800 - £51,000

Location: Cambridge

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced technology auditor to join the Group Security function at Cambridge Assessment. The successful candidate will scope and conduct audits of the organisation's technical estate. The successful candidate will need to contribute to shaping the IT audit plan, collaborate with colleagues from Group Security and IT and produce detailed reports and briefs to platform owners.

The Group Security department is still in its infancy and is growing and evolving, so it is an exciting time to join and influence the growth and purpose of this function. This new function was created to ensure that a holistic approach is taken to security and maximum benefit can be sought from a multi-disciplined approach to security.

Group Security is focused on protecting and providing resilience to Cambridge Assessment's people, information, assets and premises globally. The successful applicant will make a significant contribution to the objectives of the department by assessing the security of technical assets and providing ongoing assurance to relevant stakeholders.

What you will be doing

  • Liaise with key stakeholders to develop a risk defined audit plan
  • Scope, plan and audit technical systems to identify risks present in applications and processes
  • Plan manage and monitor the implementation of agreed audit findings and ensure progress reports are reported to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Conduct audits of third parties processes to ensure they adhere to our security policies and procedures
  • Provide consultancy to projects to ensure that appropriate controls are in place and in line with the minimum requirements
  • Contribute to the Group Security Risk Management process
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement process (which includes audit findings) to ensure improvement and efficiencies within Group Security are achieved.

What we're looking for

  • Qualifications in audit such as CISA or IAA are desirable
  • Experience of scoping, planning and conducting technical audits to a high standard
  • Experience of leading and managing audit findings through to remediation.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to liaise with audiences at various levels/grades of the business and build a strong and credible reputation within the organisation.
  • Ability to work under limited supervision and have the initiative and drive to achieve continuous improvement whilst understanding when to refer to the Line Manager for guidance.
  • Positive, can-do attitude whilst remaining calm under pressure.


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:

  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
  • Cycle scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Subsidised staff restaurants
  • Support for professional qualifications
  • Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.

Cambridge Assessment is Europe's largest assessment group, incorporating three major awarding bodies. It plays a leading role in researching, developing and delivering assessment to eight million candidates in 170 countries every year. The Group is a department of the University of Cambridge and a not-for-profit organisation.

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches leads to innovation and creates an atmosphere where everyone's contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 03/02/2019 and interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed. .

If you're successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.


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