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COO - Group Security

Security Officer - External Consultant- until December 2021


Group COO is a vast and key division of the Bank, headed up by the group Chief Operating Officer, covering several departments supporting the client facing teams. It strives to provide both in-house and external clients with a first-rate service to ensure our business operates efficiently and reliably. The division comprises Operations, Finance, Credit Structuring and Administration, Information Technology, Human Resources, General Services (real estate, travel and logistics), Security and Data Governance as well as Change Management & Controls. All department heads report into the group COO.


Support the architecture group activities within projects and BaU. Participate into the validation and approval of various assigned requests Ensure security tools in place in the Bank operate efficiently at all time.


The position requires technical understanding, multi tasking, methodology, organization and reactivity.

Main responsabilities

Roles and responsibilities:

Contacts with vendors and service providers to ensure all issues are resolved timely

Management and operation of security tools and applications

Define and assess security (access management, security architecture, business continuity) analysis related to each new project/initiative at UBP.

Documentation of the security functional and technical requirements to include in the project package

Synchronize with IT architecture for security architecture validation

Follow-up with the project implementation and alignment with security requirements

Support the QA testing team in ensuring the security requirements are designed and operate effectively before roll out

For a defined list of security tools, ensure those are adequately and timely managed (patching, maintenance duties, alerts monitoring etc.)

Participate into the validation and approval of various assigned requests (firewall request, web access request, applications access, applications installation, ...) 

You will report to the Lead Cyber Security Architect.



  • Education: Bachelor Degree
  • Technical skills: Degree in Computer Science/Computer Studies/Information Technology/Information Security or equivalen


  • Years of experience: 3-7 : intermediate
  • Experience required: +3 years’ experience in an Information Security Experience in IT Security management, preferably in a banking/finance industry environment Strong technical understanding of operational security controls
  • Experience in private banking: Optional


  • English: Fluent
  • French: Fluent

Personal skills

  • Swiss resident: Mandatory

Strong Analytical skills Ability to work in a stressful environment Ability to work in autonomy Service oriented Experience working with cross-functional teams Good verbal and written communication skills

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