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GRC Security Risk Specialist

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Oct 26, 2020 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Chicago, IL 60601
IT
Immediate Start
$100k - $120k Annual
Full-Time


*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Global Firm is currently seeking a GRC Security Risk Specialist. Candidate will work on the Governance, Risk Compliance team, leads and executes the programs within the GRC team, is a subject matter expert for Information Security (consulting to technical/non-technical management and the user community), and performs key risk management functions within the Security Governance department. Primary functions include life cycle management of client responses, Policy & Standards life cycle management, Security Vendor Risk program management, Security Awareness, Controls Assurance, and GRC platform and program management.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to security assessments, questionnaires and audits from clients and third-party business partners in a timely manner. Document and perform assessments as needed.
  • Technical writing for policies, standards and communications. Lead in the creation and maintenance of security policies, standards, processes guidelines and support documentation.
  • Lead, evaluate, and supports the processes necessary to assure that Information Technology (IT) systems meet the organization's cyber security and risk requirements.
  • Ensures appropriate treatment of risk, compliance, and assurance from internal and external perspectives.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for Information Security consulting to technical/non-technical management and staff.
  • Manage and support the 3rd Party Security Vendor Risk Management program and lifec-ycle.
  • Manage the exception request process and consult as needed.
  • Lead the Security Awareness program. This includes road-map development, measurement, and evaluation of cyber training/education courses and methods based on instructional needs.
  • Management and support of the GRC technology platforms.
  • Conduct evaluations of an IT program or its individual components to determine compliance with published standards.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or five (5) years of work experience in IT Security is required.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or other relevant training and certifications are preferred.
  • Strong knowledge on Security frameworks and technologies such as ISO 27001, NIST, SOC, SIG is required
  • Prior IT Security experience in the legal industry experience is preferred.
  • Technical writing experience is required. Experience with instructional content, educational writing, and technical writing strongly preferred.
  • Four (4) years of Information Security experience required. Those containing hands on technical experience are preferred.
  • Three or more years of experience managing timelines and being self-directed preferred.
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) tool management (Administrative and/or Engineering) is preferred.
  • Client focus, including tact and diplomacy is required.
  • Interview, gather, and understand content from subject-matter experts
  • Maintain accurate records and manage client security and risk requests
  • Ability to perform as primary Security Subject Matter Expert (SME).
  • Ability to facilitate and lead project and vendor risk assessments with relative independence and provide guidance on secure design and operation.
  • Ability to independently complete and assist in completing client security questionnaires and security assessments concerning the Firm's security program and controls.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and maintain security policy, standard, guideline and procedure documents.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively technical topics at an appropriate level of detail to varied audiences - including IT Subject Matter Experts, senior management and non-technical users.
  • Communicates succinctly and effectively
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills required
  • Strong project and time management skills required
  • Strong reading comprehension skills required
  • Strong analytical ability with excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Strong PC skills with Microsoft (ie Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required
  • Ability to work independently and as a group member is required
  • SharePoint administration is preferred for team Intranet site management
  • Broad awareness of and exposure to diverse security tools and their capabilities, including commercial and open-source options.
  • Strong knowledge of risk management principles and practices.
  • Strong knowledge of security administration and role-based security controls.
  • Strong knowledge and use of GRC platforms.
  • Knowledge of host and network-based anti-malware technologies.
  • Knowledge of authentication technologies and interactions between diverse authentication platforms, both on-site and remote.
  • Knowledge of client and server Firewalling technologies and capabilities.
  • Knowledge of security event management (SIEM), event correlation and analysis technologies.
  • Knowledge of data encryption technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention technical capabilities.
  • Knowledge of web filtering and email SPAM prevention techniques.
  • Knowledge of vulnerability assessment and forensic investigations tools.
  • Knowledge of mobile device security and Mobile Device Management solutions.
  • Knowledge of Privileged Access Management technologies.

Preferred Skills:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or other relevant training and certifications are preferred.



Reference: 983623203

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