Group Audit - Principal Auditor, IT Infrastructure - Vice President

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank APAC
  • 25 Feb 18 2018-02-25

Group Audit - Principal Auditor, IT Infrastructure - Vice President



Group Audit

The Group Audit (GA) function has over 700 staff located in our four hub locations New York, London, Frankfurt, Singapore and 26 other countries.
The hallmarks of our professional, business focused, proactive risk-based work are transparency, integrity and independence. We assist the bank's businesses and infrastructure functions to identify control weaknesses.

Being Deutsche Bank's ‘third line of defence' we have a high profile in the bank acting as an independent and forward looking challenger and adviser to Senior Management on issues and occurrences and are increasingly consulted for advice by the regulators.
Our global connectivity provides a stimulating environment and the opportunity to collaborate with knowledgeable colleagues and specialists around the world.

Position Overview

The position is defined as Principal IT Auditor reporting into a Principal Audit Manager (PAM) who in turn reports in the Chief Auditor (CA). The CA has global audit responsibility for IT Infrastructure.

In accordance with Group Audit Methodology and the established risk assessment framework, as the Principal Auditor you will carry out the of audits to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of technology controls within DB's IT department; mainly in the area of IT infrastructure, IT infrastructure applications, operation of IT platforms and IT processes. Further engagement may be expected in the areas of information security and review of IT vendors.

You will have prior hands on working experience in IT Infrastructure / IT Applications / Information Security and are currently in a Technology Audit Function in a Global Banking / Audit firm or have been career auditors in these functional areas with a passion for staying abreast with the latest developments.

Key responsibilities:

  • Hands on with the entire Audit lifecycle, planning, preparation, coordination and the execution, including the entire documentation relating to the Audit in line with the Banks methodology in a tools based environment; therefore demonstrable experience in this area is mandatory.
  • Contribute to Business Monitoring/ Continuous Audit Assessment and overall implementation of Group Audit Methodology.
  • Undertake audit assignments, draft and consolidate audit reports for review by audit management and facilitate finding tracking and validate closure of findings.
  • Work in a global audit team together with Principal Audit Managers in SG, NY, LDN or FFM. Open dialog communication and culture knowledge is imperative for this position.
  • Complete all work assignments on a timely basis. This may also include ad hoc projects and special inquiries.
  • Develop relationships across the DB franchise and to communicate orally and in writing the results of the work to clients at all levels. A pro-actively develop and maintaining professional working relationships with colleagues, the business and respective support areas is expected.
  • Act as natural role model and reference point for the peer group.

Skills & Qualifications:
  • University degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering or a related scientific degree. Certifications as CISA, CISM, CISSP or equivalent qualification in the areas of information security, project management or process-/quality management would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrable experience in one or more of the following technical disciplines is a pre-requisite: IT infrastructure, IT production, IT operation such as system administrator, database administrator, operator in a data centre or software development for IT infrastructure applications. Expertise gained in the Banking environment is beneficial, but not critical.
  • Experience in IT Audit, IT risk management or information security.
  • A good understanding of the following IT disciplines: IT security, IT production controls (e.g. change-/ problem- management), information security, operating systems, databases and regulatory requirements in the banking sector.
  • A fundamental understanding of the following Audit disciplines: audit concepts (e.g. pre-/post implementation audits), controls in outsourced environments (e.g. for managed services), auditing project management and auditing IT service- and quality management.
  • Very good written/verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in conflicts and at all management levels.
  • Experiences in analysing and articulating IT Infrastructure risks combined with a good understanding of IT services and IT processes in an enterprise environment.
  • Flexibility, pro-active, self-sufficient and innovative with strong organisational skills to take ownership and responsibility of agreed targets and meet them within budget to enable a timely and efficient completion of audit projects.
  • Ability to multi-task assignments and prioritise the workload with limited supervision and be resilient under pressure and the ability to deliver to deadlines.


Deutsche Bank offers a challenging and rewarding career where your contribution is valued and rewarded. We have an inclusive and friendly working environment coupled with excellent facilities and benefits.

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.