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Senior IT Officer, Business Solutions (The world Bank)

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City: Washington, DC
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Senior IT Officer, Business Solutions (The world Bank)

The World Bank is looking for an “Application of Senior IT Officer, Business Solutions” to improve security in our applications and platforms. This role ensures that security is a priority throughout the solution lifecycle and involves collaboration with various teams, including the Information Security Office. The World Bank are looking for someone who not only has the technical know-how and experience but also the soft skills to effectively communicate and collaborate with various stakeholders to influence outcomes.

Job Responsibilities for Senior IT Officer, Business Solutions:

Applications & Platforms – Work with stakeholders to ensure that solutions and platforms are secure using a risk-based approach:

  1. Work with key stakeholder to identify high-impact solutions and platforms based on their function or the type of information they store.
  2. Application Threat and Risk Model(s): Work closely with solution and OIS teams to ensure that we have a risk and threat model for these critical applications and platforms.
  3. Assess the critical applications against the threat and risk model to identify key improvement areas.
  4. Implement a continuous improvement program to systematically improve risk posture by addressing key improvement areas for these solutions and platforms.
  5. Development: Collaborate with OIS to enhance secure software development practices, including software supply chain, code reviews, change management, and access control.
  6. Incident Response: Ensure solution teams have incident response plans for applications and platforms.

People and Practices – Promote security awareness and clarify roles and responsibilities across teams:

7. Security Awareness: Work with application and platform teams application and platform teams foster a culture of security awareness and best practices.

8. Roles and Responsibilities: Work with the stakeholders to ensure that the roles and responsibilities of the various aspects of solution lifecycles are clear.

Technology – ensure technology, architectures, and patterns support enhanced application and platform security:

9.New Technologies: Work closely with different teams to identify new capabilities that could improve our application and platforms’ risk levels and security.

10.Cloud Architecture, Security, and Risk Management: Work closely with other teams in ITS to design the cloud landscape, including the secure design of specific services; support the implementation of enterprise initiatives like SASE, ZTA etc.

11.Solution Architecture for Secure Applications: Support application teams in the design of a secure overall solution architecture.

Program Management: effectively manage and implement various initiatives within the program:

12.Program Management: Structure and manage the initiatives to ensure essential elements are planned, tracked, and implemented.

13.Metrics: Develop relevant metrics to measure the effectiveness of security implementations and practices.

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Selection Criteria:


•Master’s degree in information technology, Computer Science, or a related field  with 8 years relevant experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Professional Experience:

We are looking for a seasoned professional who has had experience in some of the following areas:

•Solution architecture and application development experience and understanding of secure software development practices.

•Experience covering enterprise architecture, cybersecurity, risk, and threat modeling.

•Experience in Program Management: As the role involves structuring and managing initiatives, experience in program management is beneficial.

•Understanding of affecting change across multiple stakeholders.


  • Communication and Collaboration Skills: Ability to collaborate with various stakeholders and foster a culture of security awareness.
  • Risk Assessment and Management: Ability to identify and assess risks and prioritize them based on impact.
  • Knowledge of Security Frameworks and Best Practices: Understanding of frameworks like NIST, ISO 27001, etc.
  • Cloud and Identity: Hands on experience in cloud technologies  (AWS, Azure). Knowledge and understanding of modern authentication.
  • Content and Data Security: Experience in managing/securing content (such as M365) and data; this includes understanding of data cleansing etc.
  • Roles, Users and Permissions: Understanding how business users gain access to content via well-structured roles and permissions management approaches.

Soft Skills:

  • Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze complex issues.
  • Problem Solving: Ability to solve problems efficiently and creatively.
  • Leadership Skills: Capability to lead initiatives and influence others to follow best security practices.

Term Duration: The position has an anticipated duration of two years.

The World Bank has set the Internship application deadline for this position as October 15, 2023, at 11:59 PM UTC.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline15 October,2023
FieldInformation Technology
CityWashington, DC
OrganizerThe world bank
Contact the organizerwww.worldbank.org



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