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About the Challenge

We are looking for a Data Security Specialist to analyze security documents and manuals, maintain appropriate levels of controls, and help evangelize data governance policies. In this role, you will be responsible for guaranteeing consistent confidentiality levels, evaluating and monitoring data replication strategies and making classification information easily accessible. You’ll also ensure that personal data in applications are processed in compliance with GDPR regulatory standards and controls. You’ll assess and monitor the security of data transfers from operational to analytics systems as well as transfer of processed data beyond the analytics platform.


Your skills

Data is your strong suit. You are technically-minded, detail-oriented and keep up-to-date on data warehousing trends. You are a team player with strong communication skills and with a collaborative spirit. You’re confident, ambitious, seek out opportunity and have a genuine curiosity that grows your understanding of projects.

  • 2+ years experience with data governance, an security or related field
  • Understanding of distributed data technologies and data governance tools, such as Collibra and Atlas
  • Understanding of encryption technologies, data masking and anonymization techniques, personal data management and information asset security policies
  • Ability to coordinate data security activities linked to data transfers like ingestion
  • First-hand application of ranger for authorization, active directory, kerberos for authentication
  • Understanding of key risks of data leakage, loss of integrity, cyber-attacks, etc.
  • Knowledge of information asset security policies and service level agreement frameworks
  • Basic programming skills and knowledge of proper coding practices

Our offer

Exellys isn’t your typical recruiting or consulting agency. We are truly a category of one. We coach young tech talent and prime them for the professional world. After two years of receiving coaching and upskilling from Exellys, you’ll have the opportunity to work directly for a client that suits your skill set and interest. Think of us as your personal career coach.

Here’s what you can expect from us:

  • Do meaningful work. When you join us, you’ll work on purposeful projects that push the envelope of technology.
  • Benefit from a personal career coach. Ongoing development and learning is a core part of our DNA, and it’ll be part of yours, too.
  • Career mobility. After two years, you’ll have the opportunity to directly work for a client and grow your professional mobility.
  • We take care of you. We provide competitive compensation, benefits and more.

Ready to take on a high-impact role at a growing company? Bring your ambition and strong work ethic to a trusted company.

Company insights

More about this organisation

Our client is the financial industry’s trusted provider of post trade services. At the core, the group provides settlement, safe-keeping and servicing of domestic and cross-border securities for bonds, equities and derivatives to investment funds.

Specifically, the Group Digital Capabilities division delivers reliable and sustainable IT solutions for the financial securities markets. As an analytics center of excellence, the team helps transform data into insight to help the business make more agile, smarter decisions.

When you join, you’ll be part of a team that values creativity, innovation and open-mindedness. You’ll have a voice at the table and the ability to shape solutions with and for clients. This is an exciting opportunity to nurture your leadership skills and build a strong foundation in the financial services industry.


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