Security Advisory Practitioner, Dublin

Date: 01-Sep-2021

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role Title: Security Advisory Practitioner


Location: Central Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 17 (Hybrid Model)


This role is being offered on a permanent basis.


Summary of role:

In AIB the Security Advisory Team is responsible for ensuring that AIB makes informed cyber decisions, by working alongside Technology and Business colleagues to ensure that security is involved as part of key business decisions. The Security Advisory Team offer guidance, provide consultations as well as partnering with colleagues to ensure that Information Security is realised as a key business requirement.


We’re looking for someone who:

  • Understanding of Information Security Standards (ISO, NIST) and Industry-specific Standards (PCI DSS)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to analyse complex information and present simplified compelling output with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong organisation and time management skills with critical attention to detail
  • Ability to work to challenging schedules & balance competing priorities
  • A continuous improvement mind-set



Who are we?

We’re AIB. A strong Irish bank packed with purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. That goes for our employees too. We’re made of small teams where you have the chance to shine.


Why join us?

We are excited about how we have changed our focus. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customers and employees expect of a bank.


Does this sound like something that you want to be part of?


You will need to show us that you can/have:

Decision Making:

  • Approval of iRequest workflows and Remedy Change. Considering the request in light of any associated information security risk
  • Managing the team mailbox and agreeing allocation of work amongst the team
  • Interpreting and processing standard requests from IT and the business


Problem Solving:

  • Enabling the business by providing information on Digital Resilience solutions
    • Advising the business on suitable encryption tooling
    • Understanding when to refer to specialist colleagues (e.g. Security Architecture)



  • Encourages collaboration by creating an environment conducive for discussions.
  • Ensures that a technical or non-technical audience can understand the risks associated with cyber security

Level of Influence:

  • Influences team’s ability to achieve positive outcomes by collaborating to meet our common objectives.
  • Being a team player and assisting your colleagues to achieve these objectives.
  • Ensuing that the balance of risk between business and cyber risk is well considered and well documented.

Culture and Conduct:

  • Champions a Customer First culture in support of our Purpose, strategic ambition and Brand Values, by ensuring processes and procedures consistently promote good outcomes for all our customers.


Desirable but not essential:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its international equivalent, preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Intelligence or Communications (or related fields);
  • Have an understanding and experience of key banking processes, specific knowledge of areas within Security would be an advantage; 
  • Have a proven experience of Information Security Practises in a Banking environment


If you feel you have what it takes, Click Apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information, our Talent Acquisition Team can help. You can contact them on


By when?  Closing date is 22nd September 2021

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