Information Risk (IRM) Specialist

New York, New York 10286 | contract

Post Date: 03/05/2018 Job ID: 15916 Industry: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE
Information Risk (IRM) Lead Specialist - CISSP
New York, NY

Contract - Full-Time (40 hours per week)

The ideal candidate will have 5 to 7 years experience, CISSP certification and strong experience in a Technology Risk, Information Risk, Information Security or an IT Audit role.

Overview of IRM Specialist Role
  • Drive and support the development of strategic program elements and provide input to risk prioritization, including the development and implementation of key metrics (KRIs, KPIs)
  • Support the development of information risk strategic program elements creating business value and helping to streamline technology development. 
  • Review internal and external IT projects and applications for risk issues and ensure adherence to security policies and industry best practices and security controls. 
  • Drives the enforcement and interpretation of company information risk policies and standards and collaborates with other subject matter experts to determine business/project impact
Requirements and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required. 
  • Advanced Degree preferred – MSc in IT Security
  • 5-7 years' experience
  • CISSP certification required
  • CISM, CRISC, or CISA preferred
  • PMI or PrinceYear project management certification preferred
  • Experience in one or more financial industry risk, compliance, control and governance disciplines
  • In-depth understanding of information security principles and best practices across the industry as well as project management principles
  • Strong stakeholder management, relationship-building, collaboration and presentational capabilities.
  • Experience of carrying out risk reviews, technology audits or other similar work
  • Thorough understanding of Risk Assessment approaches and methodologies 
  • Strong bias toward quantitative risk data rather than subjective reporting is required 

Information Risk (IRM) Lead Specialist - CISSP - 15916

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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