IT Risk & Security Manager

Zürich, Switzerland
IT / Software

Sygnum is a technology-driven company offering financial services for the digital asset economy. Our vision is to be the partner of choice to securely issue, store, trade and manage digital assets. Working from two of the world's leading financial hubs – Singapore and Switzerland – we want to empower everyone, everywhere to create and have direct access to ownership and value. On our way to fulfill this mission our actions are based on a set of values that not only ensure the highest ethical standards, but also put our clients and partners at the center of everything we do.

Now we need your help to bring our vision one step closer to reality. What we are looking for is an experienced and enthusiastic IT Risk & Security Manager to join our team in Zürich. You will work on both external and internal facing applications and play a key role in taking Sygnum’s tokenization products to the next level.


  • Provide IT risk and security subject matter expertise inputs and assessments to IT and business teams in support of their risk management activities
  • Support the IT Risk & Control assessment process and providing subject matter expertise input relating to all aspects including risks, controls, remedial actions
  • Support definition and improvement of IT and security risk requirements and collaborate with Corporate IT Services and the rest of the Bank to prioritize new feature or control development
  • Oversee information security audits, whether by performed by the Bank or third-party personnel
  • Support the development of a culture of IT and security risk awareness and good conduct through supporting regular communications, awareness and training
  • Collaborate with various Business and IT teams in the bank to translate business and security requirements into IAM requirements for all types of accounts and IT assets.
  • Assist Corporate IT Services to align business roles to access and provisioning needs.
  • Support design and alignment of IAM policies and processes across the bank, and support documentation of guidelines. Assist developing policies for User Lifecycle Management and design monitoring and alerting controls to ensure adherence.
  • Identify and evaluate risks on IAM processes, implement internal controls to mitigate risks, and identify opportunities for internal control improvement.
  • Design controls to ensure that IAM procedures are followed and evaluate effectiveness.
  • Create rules and processes for automation to integrate application provisioning with the needed security and approval controls.
  • Support design and implementation of policies and automation tasks for monitoring and recertification of accounts.
  • Support auditing and recertification initiatives to ensure adherence to policy and workflows.


  • 5+ years professional experience in IT risk frameworks and management, IT security/cybersecurity frameworks and management and IT audit, preferably in a mid/large-sized financial institution
  • Experience of Identity and Access Management best practices and IT risk and security management in cloud environments
  • Education in the field of IT risk management and auditing (CISA, CISM, CRISC, CIA, CRMA, FRM, etc.)
  • Technical or business degree (Uni/FH) or experience in the regulated Financial Services sector
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills, including multi-stakeholder management
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal in English
  • Understanding in and knowledge of digital assets
  • Experience working in Agile, or DevSecOps models is a plus


•The chance to be part of a movement shaping the future of our world’s financial system

•An amazing team of highly skilled and motivated people

•The possibility to do part of your work remotely

Interested? Send us your CV! Even if you're not there yet but still think you could be a good fit for our team, please contact us and we'll figure it out. Thank you.

Updated: 3 days ago
Job ID: 3147188
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Sygnum develops an integrated solution for clients and partners to securely issue, store, trade and manage digital assets. Reach us at .
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