IT Auditor

About the job

As an Information Technology (IT) Auditor passionate about working in complex IT environments in Deriv, you will audit IT infrastructure, systems and applications, and processes to ensure it is continuously secure and efficient. Throughout the audit cycle, you’ll identify potential risks and improvement opportunities, and proceed to develop solutions to close the gaps. Following the audit, you’ll coordinate the implementation of action plans with various teams.

Your challenges

  • Develop and execute IT audit plans, scopes and programmes in accordance with business risks and regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct evaluations on the company’s IT infrastructure and processes to reduce cyber risks and ensure a safe and secure working environment.
  • Conduct comprehensive reviews of the company’s cloud architectures ensuring security, reliability and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Evaluate information security measures ensuring adherence to company policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Evaluate systems and applications for optimal security, efficiency, and alignment with organizational policies and business needs.
  • Review the accuracy of data used for reporting and management decision-making purposes.
  • Assess and enhance disaster recovery and business continuity processes to ensure resilience and effective response in the face of unforeseen challenges.
  • Evaluate the software development life cycle (SDLC) to ensure efficient and secure processes are in place with sufficient controls at each phase.
  • Provide value-adding, practical and actionable recommendations to enhance internal controls, improve efficiency and reduce risk.
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to implement action plans, enhance business processes and manage strategic IT risks.
  • Develop and present detailed reports to senior management and stakeholders, enabling effective decision-making.


  • 5+ years of experience in an IT audit role, preferably within the financial services or related industry
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field
  • An in-depth understanding of information and cyber security standards
  • Strong knowledge of cloud architecture, information security, development life cycle and networking concepts.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, with the ability to dissect complex IT matters and present clear, actionable insights
  • Proven ability to conduct thorough, unbiased audits and produce detailed, comprehensive reports
  • Strong collaborative capabilities, ensuring seamless cooperation with different departments and teams
  • Commitment to ethical standards, integrity, and maintaining the highest level of confidentiality
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills


  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • Housing and transportation allowance
  • Casual dress code
  • Work permit
  • A chance to work with top talent from across the globe (70+ nationalities)
  • Ample team-building and bonding activities
  • Great overseas travel opportunities – IT Auditor in Dubai (

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