IT Risk Manager

At Alternative Payments, you'll find yourself in the company of some of the financial industry's smartest and most reliable professionals. And at a company that rewards dedication, values innovation and supports growth.

Alternative Payments is an EU licensed payment institution with offices in Vilnius (Lithuania), Los Angeles (USA), and Novi Sad (Serbia). It is the leading FinTech company that provides cross-border payment and banking solutions for the global eCommerce industry.

With more than 20 years of experience, Alternative Payments remains one of the most innovative and fastest growing financial institutions providing local payment methods and SEPA processing solutions.

IT Risk Manager and Information Security Officer

The IT Risk Manager and Information Security Officer will promote the control of the IT related risk management and information security activities undertaken, encompassing all infrastructure and software applications, with a particular emphasis on Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance. This would include participation in the creation of policies and the execution of process undertaken to ensure compliance with these policies. The IT Risk Manager and Information Security Officer supports the Head of Risk Management to maintain and improve the IT related risk management and security measures.


  • • Maintains and enforces the System risk management and Information security risk management framework/methodology;

  • • Documents and maintains the System risk governance methodology, the System risk management policies and the Information Security Policy and Standards;

  • • Improve and promote the System risk-related and Information security related activities;

  • • Give technical and business advice on Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance;

  • • Proactively protect customer account data by organizing and conducting processes that includes requirements for security management, policies, procedures, network architecture, software design and other critical protective measures;

  • • Ensure that compliance for PCI standards is maintained across all departments. Coordinate with other members of the information technology function and end user departments to implement and sustain appropriate technical and procedural controls to support this objective;

  • • Organizes, conducts and performs system risk and information security risk assessment and gap analysis process;

  • • Organizes and performs the System risk assessment and gap analysis for all technologies, products, functions introduced;

  • • Establishes, reviews and verifies the System risk and information security risk related policies, standards and procedures documentation;

  • • Documents and confirms compliance with the information security requirement for System Development Life Cycle;

  • • Monitors compliance with the Security Standards, Policy and Architecture;

  • • Cooperates with the performance of annual mandatory information security awareness seminars to alert employees to the information security and best practices;

  • • Stay abreast of emerging technology developments and security threats and factor into our compliance program, strategies and tools;

  • • Prepares and/or coordinates Monthly/Quarterly Operational Risk Meeting;


  • • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business, Economics, Finance, Law, I.T.,Computer Sciences, Information Systems or Engineering. MBA preferred;

  • • More than 5 years' experience in the IT sector, IT risk management and/or IT Audit related activities of the financial industry. CISSP accreditation preferred;

  • • Good oral and written skills on a business level in English;

  • • Good managerial skills relating to employees, planning and policy formulation;

  • • Understand of IT risk, information security fundamentals, defense-in-depth practices and risk management practices;

  • • Understanding of modern networking technologies and network security controls;

  • • Good interpersonal skills;

  • • Good communication and leadership skills;

What we offer:

  • • Permanent employment

  • • 25 Vacation Days per year

  • • Private Health Insurance

  • • Competitive salaries and conditions

  • • Working in an international team

  • • Pleasant working environment

  • • Working location: Novi Sad, Serbia

Join us!

Working location: Novi Sad

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We appreciate your interest in our company, but please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.