Senior Technology Auditor

70000.00 GBP Annual
10 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Senior Technology Auditor - Finance
Osterley, West London
We're part of Europe's leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It's a genuine team effort. That's why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.

The Team

Working as part of a team of dedicated IT auditors the primary focus of this role is to provide assurance over the technology operations, infrastructure, developments, projects and associated processes across Sky through evaluating the design, operational effectiveness and efficiency of processes and internal control systems.

The Perks

As a valued employee of Sky, you'll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there's a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

Your key responsibilities

* Managing the planning, performance and report delivery of allocated audit assignments or consulting engagements
* Building and maintaining a close working relationship with the key stakeholders and decision makers
* Reviewing, analysing and testing applications, infrastructure, processes and activities to determine that technology is resilient and controls are designed well and operating effectively
* Providing assurance that development and testing is subject to robust controls prior to deploying new solutions and propositions
* Co-operating and collaborating with colleagues, peers and management to achieve the objectives of Internal Audit
* Continually assessing the risks involved in operations audited and to advise management of additional areas of concern
* To be aware of current issues relating to Sky's business models and the markets it operates in
* Maintaining an appropriate level of computer literacy and technology knowledge as required by the role
* Adopting a continuous improvement culture by enhancing and developing processes and systems within the immediate scope of the role and by managing your own continuing personal development
* Researching, planning and delivering fieldwork for specialist engagements
* Identify value arising through partnering with the business and delivering pragmatic, sensible and constructive recommendations
* Partnering and liaising with the External Auditors as necessary
* Supporting the wider Sky community as required.

Your skills

* Strong experience in the end to end delivery of technology audits and a strong understanding of technology applications and infrastructure, IT processes, risks and controls.
* Have worked in IT audit, IT security and/or have had IT operations experience and either are, or intend to become, CISA certified or equivalent.
* Familiar with a range of technologies and applications, such as Unix, Oracle, SQL, Active Directory, LDAP, Citrix and have a sound understanding of web applications, including security, and application development methodologies including Agile.
* Demonstrable experience in the design, testing and implementation of business continuity plans, incident response processes and crisis management.
* Understand network and communication hardware, including routers and firewalls and data storage technologies and protocols, including high/permanent availability, NAS, SAN and cloud services and how important this technology is for commercial success.
* Comfortable with the technology used by broadcasters, both in the satellite / DTH space and OTT delivery over the internet.
* Experienced in assessing and reviewing project plans and conducting project health checks. You know how to design, test and implement a comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery plan.
* Good communication/influencing skills
* Possess strong analytical, project management and problem solving skills as well as business acumen and a broad knowledge and understanding of good business principles, processes and controls.
* Ability to speak/write German or Italian would be an advantage, or experience of working in these countries would also be beneficial.

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today.

Happy to talk flexible working

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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