Senior IT Risk Specialist

Saxo Bank IT consist of over 400 IT professionals based in Copenhagen and Delhi who, using latest technologies and agile methodologies; design, build and run the Saxo Bank award winning, global multi-asset trading platform. Our specialty is within capital markets with focus on; high reliability, large volumes, low latency and a world class, cloud-based experience for retail, institutional and white-label clients.

Our in-house designed, built and operated Saxo Bank trading platform handles:

• over 25,000 concurrent online clients 24 hours per day / 5,5 trading days per week
• more than 160,000 unique monthly users to our social trading portal
• in excess of 400,000 price feed updates per second
• intraday execution and booking of up to 900 trades per second
• over 500,000 trade transactions processed daily


We are currently seeking a talented Senior IT Risk Specialist to join the IT Risk team in the IT Security, Risk & Compliance department. The position is in New Dehli/Gurugram.

As a Senior IT Risk Specialist in Saxo Bank you will:

  • Continue to strengthen the IT Risk Management processes, including risk identification, assessment and evaluation
  • Keep the control/risk links updated and challenge the control owners on the control coverage and efficiency
  • Delivering advice and best practice solutions within the areas of IT Risk management and Access Governance
  • Continue to improve/expand and execute the controls
  • Support design and implementation of new controls
  • Assist develop and implement risk responses
  • Attend and actively participate in various IT/Business initiatives to provide pro-active IT Risk management focus
  • Run and further develop Access Governance processes (user access attestations, Segregations of Duties, etc.) and solutions to comply with the internal corporate policies and external regulations, rules and standards.



As a person you come across as team-player who is professional, analytical, solution-oriented, positive and energetic. You also have documented and proven experience with:

  • Must have 5 years of proven experience within the Information Security domain
  • Must have 3 years of proven experience within the IT Risk domain
  • Must have Hands-on experience with IT Risk Management principles and industry leading practices
  • Should have good understanding of business processes, to translate technical requirements intro business decisions and vise versa
  • Should have experience with implementing and executing of IT Risk and Access Governance controls (Segregation of Duties and user access review)
  • Should have the ability to interact effectively at all levels of an organization and across diverse cultural and linguistic barriers
  • Must be able to work in a team environment or independently when necessary and be self-directed when appropriate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry information security certifications: CRISC , CISM and/or CISSP
  • Understanding of IAM solutions on the process level
  • Experience with the banking/financial services industry or working for a Big 4 Consulting firm.
  • Understanding of European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other industry security standards.


  • The chance to join a truly growth-embracing culture, which will commit to helping you grow personally and professionally.
  • An opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, ambitious and international team in an informal and pleasant working environment.
  • An attractive salary plus benefits package.


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