IT Audit Manager - Trading and Technology Firm


Job description

What you’ll do

As IT Audit Manager you will work in a team with six other experienced auditors, including one other IT Auditor. You will work on audits that are relevant for the local Optiver entities, the Supervisory Board and Management Board. These audits can cover the entire spectrum of our organization: from Information Security to IT Operations and from IT Risks in HR to payment systems and trading systems. Our common purpose is to add value to the organization by making meaningful recommendations for improvement of processes and to strengthen the controls. The success of our operations depends on our custom IT systems and your role will focus on auditing these systems.

Group Audit is based in Amsterdam, but it performs the global internal audit function. Therefore, it is also responsible for audits in our foreign offices: Chicago, Sydney, Shanghai, London, Taipei Hong Kong, Singapore and Austin. With (part of) the team, you will travel to these offices for around 10-12 weeks per year. Besides audits Group Audit is sometimes involved in special engagements on request

So, in short, you will:

  • Perform audits as part of a small team on a broad spectrum of relevant topics for Optiver;
  • Work on IT and sometimes other areas of our audits;
  • Be based in Amsterdam, but regularly visit our foreign offices.

You can be sure that you will be challenged to perform at your best in a young, complex and dynamic organization.


What you need to be successful

  • An academic Master degree and preferably one or more relevant information security certifications;
  • The wish to develop your expertise as an internal IT auditor;
  • At least 6-8 years of relevant work experience, preferably within large, high-tech organizations;
  • Excellent reporting and interpersonal communication skills in English;
  • Willingness to travel about 10-12 weeks in total per year to our various offices, each time for periods of one or two weeks;
  • An intelligent and pragmatic mindset;
  • A true team-player mentality;
  • A keen interest in trading and market-making (prior work-related experience is not required).

Company description

Who we are

Optiver is a leading global electronic market maker, focused on pricing, execution and risk management. From our offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, Sydney, Shanghai, London, Taipei, Singapore and Austin we provide liquidity to financial markets using our own capital, at our own risk, trading a wide range of products: from listed derivatives, cash equities, ETFs and bonds to foreign exchange. What really sets Optiver apart from other companies is its openness, honesty and our colleagues. People have very strong opinions, but they are also open to listen and to change their mind if the facts presented by others have more value.

What you’ll get

We understand that our best work is done together. We constantly ask ourselves how to do better, which creates a stimulating and fun environment, where you are seriously rewarded for your performance. To be concrete, we offer competitive remuneration and great secondary benefits, such as an attractive variable pay, training opportunities, fully paid first-class commuting expenses, a premium-free pension, breakfast and lunch facilities, sports and leisure activities, even weekly chair massages and of course Friday afternoon drinks.






Matthijs Lemaire

IT Audit Manager - Trading and Technology Firm
Match criteria
Gewenst aantal uren
  • 36 - 40 uur
  • IT Audit
  • Internal Audit
  • Security
  • WO
  • Post Doc RE
  • Fin Tech