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Technology Assurance Analyst

  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Technology
  • Full time
  • J00130441

Reporting to UK Technology Assurance Manager, the Technology Assurance Analyst will support and execute activities within the Technology organisation, to remain compliant and meet standards set by Equifax Inc and various local/international governing and regulatory bodies. This is a very exciting time to join the Equifax Technology team as we are investing over $1.5bn in the Transformation of our technology landscape. The team is spearheading that transformation by embarking on a very ambitious Cloud and Business Transformation programme.

The ideal candidate will have a background of working in a matrix environment with cross-border and cross-functional teams in order to deliver outcomes. Good communication skills, engagement acumen and stakeholder management are critical to this role as there are a diverse set of internal and external customers that need managing.


** Do you want to work with the best people, using the best tools, working on the best projects, for the best customers?  If yes, keep reading … **


What You’ll Do 


  • Report/review existing or emerging Technology risks working with the Enterprise Risk Office

  • Report Key Risk Indicators and monthly reporting measures to RIsk Office / Risk Committee

  • Governance and Stakeholder Management

  • Maintain IT Risk Register


  • Support the Business Process Architecture on behalf of UK Technology, including assurance of the processes outlined

  • Support SOX controls and activity (including attestations and submissions by IT Leadership)

  • Governance and Stakeholder Management

  • Support Technology requests and responses to regulators


  • Coordinate Technology input to key regulatory and accreditation audits such as PCI-DSS, IT General Control Audits and ISO 27001.

  • Support third party and partner audits

  • Report audit activities and support Internal Audit (including planning and remediation)

  • Report and update on all outstanding actions to various stakeholders

  • Governance and Stakeholder Management

  • Attend various global and local governance meetings and committees around Security, Compliance and Risk

  • Support Technology Security Compliance Activities and KPIs 


What experience you need

  • Although not a mandatory requirement, relevant certifications in Risk, Compliance or Audit would be advantageous (e.g. CIA, CISA, ICA)

  • Previous experience in dealing with regulatory bodies such as FCA, ICO, etc

  • Experience in Technology in a similar role is highly desirable although not a must-have but it should be recognised that the role is placed in the Technology organisation

  • Previous experience in at least 2 of the 3 dimensions highlighted in the “Key responsibilities” section to the role is a prerequisite for application

What could set you apart

  • Previous experience in all 3 dimensions highlighted in the “Key responsibilities” section

We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, Bupa healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell and free credit checks. We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!

We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums. 

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

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