Work History

Work History
Mar 2010 - Present

IT Audit Manager

Bulgarian National Bank

·Preparing the short- and mid-term audit programme for the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB), based on risk assessment, and presenting to the chief audit executive.

·Planning the scope, timeline and resources for all IT audit missions.

·Preparing the audit cover programme and audit checklist.

·Executing audit missions and assessing general IT and application controls.

·Preparing the audit report, audit summary and exception list including the recommendation for all exceptions.

·Managing a team of 2 IT Auditors.

·Managing the annual budget for the department.

·Preparing the annual training programme for IT auditors, based on organizational needs.

·Participating in business audits to assess application controls where needed.

Jun 2011 - Present

Assistant Professor, IT Audits

University of National and Word Economy (UNWE)

·Responsible for presenting lectures and seminars to students.

·Duties include preparing course materials, preparing and scoring test papers, etc.

May 2011 - Present

Expert Witness, Digital Crime

National Research Laboratory on Cyber Security

·Acting as judicial expert on a range of electronic criminal forensic investigations, such as computer crime and electronic payment fraud.

Sep 2009 - Present

Academic Relations Coordinator (voluntary)

ISACA Sofia

·Acting as single point of contact for the Association in Bulgaria.

·Duties include presenting about and promoting the work of the Association, advertising suitable job vacancies (e.g. IT auditor and information security officer), etc.

Jan 2011 - Feb 2012

Audit Task Force Member (voluntary)

European Central Bank

·Short-term planning of audit objects, based in risk assessment.

·Preparing the audit cover programme and audit checklists for the selected and approved audit mission.

·Executing the audit mission and supporting ECB auditors during the audit mission.

·Consolidating the audit reports rom all European central banks into one audit report for the ECB governing council.

Jan 2008 - Mar 2010

Department Manager, Software Solutions

Kontrax JSC

·Managed team of 5 consultants to deliver software solutions to clients as needed, including Microsoft Dynamics CRM, SAS Institute, security solutions, etc.

·Tasks included developing in-house custom-built solutions, acting as technical consultant on ISO 27001, implementation consultant and second level support on all products.

·Managed training budget, and delivery of training to company staff for a range of products.

·Liaised with a range of software solution vendors in order to select most appropriate products at a competitive price.

Jan 2007 - Dec 2007

Software Developer

Kontrax JSC

·Developed in-house custom-built software based on customer requests.

·Tasks included bug fixing, writing technical and end-user documentation, business analysis, etc.

·Typically programming software used was Delphi 6, MS Visual Studio 2005, C#, .NET framework 1.1, 2.0, and ADO.NET.

·Also responsible for writing solution requirements for developers and project managers to fit products from the company portfolio, and to find cost effective solutions based on customer requirements and analysis results.

Oct 2005 - Dec 2006

System Administrator

Kontrax JSC

·Acted as architect and implementation consultant on several Microsoft products (e.g. OS, Active Directory, Exchange Server, SQL Server, ISA, etc.), Fujitsu-Siemens and NEC.

·Supported different organisations, working to service level agreements (SLAs).

·Configured network infrastructures, including firewalls, routers, switches, etc. Networks used included Allied Telesis, TP-LINK, 3Com, Huawei and Cisco.

·Also dealt with IT support for laptops, workstations, servers, storage hardware, etc.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Networking

Microsoft technologies

Presentation

Incident investigation

Digital forensics

Information security

IT risk assessment

Audit report writing

IT general controls

IT auditing

Summary

·Specialist IT Auditor with a background in Information Security, looking to relocate internationally for a new opportunity to demonstrate his skills and prove his worth in a forward-thinking organisation.

·Detailed knowledge of a range of hardware, software and network systems, and business process analysis.

·Proven managerial experience. Able to deliver complex projects on time and on budget.

·Fluent in written and spoken English and Bulgarian. Also basic German.

·Member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

·Willing and able to relocate and travel internationally.

Key Skills:

·IT Auditing – Planning, Study, Evaluation, Controls Testing, Reporting.

·Information Security (ISO 27001), IT general controls, application control assessment.

·SAP integrated audit missions (Business and IT review).

·Digital forensic skills and security incident investigation.

Objective

Specialist IT Auditor with a background in Information Security, looking to relocate internationally for a new opportunity to demonstrate his skills and prove his worth in a forward-thinking organisation.

Certifications

Certifications
Feb 2011 - Present

CISA

ISACA
2008 - Present

MCSA

Microsoft
2007 - Present

MCTS: SQL Server 2005

Microsoft
2008 - Present

MCTS: Vista Configuration

Microsoft
2008 - Present

MCTS: Dynamics CRM

Microsoft
2008 - Present

MCITP - Dynamics CRM

Microsoft
2007 - Present

CompTIA A+

CompTIA