IT Risk Specialist

New York, NY 10286

Posted: 07/09/2019 Employment Type: contract Industry: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE Job Number: 18869
IT Risk Specialist opening with our financial services client.

Looking for someone with a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science and 10 or more years of experience in technology, information security and/or technology risk within the financial industry preferred.

Essential Functions
  • Implements technology risk strategies and technology risk management improvements for a complex business line and/or business partner area facing a moderate level of technology risk.
  • Applies extensive knowledge of information, cyber, security and technology risk concepts to skillfully interpret needs and drive the assigned business line and/or business partner area's evaluation of technology risk processes and execution and delivery of technology risk services. 
  • Contributes to the development of technology risk control frameworks and may present recommendations to business leaders, organizational management and regulators for approval.
  • Drives efforts to promote a highly effective technology risk culture and to enforce and communicate technology risk policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Facilitates requirement gathering and builds consensus on risk mitigation and remediation strategies.
  • Manages projects through to completion and derives technology risk solutions in partnership with various corporate teams within IT and the business environment. 

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science
  • 10+ years of experience in technology, information security and/or technology risk 
  • Understanding of cyber security and risk within finance industry 
  • Knowledge of security systems and applications preferred. 
  • Ability to successfully complete projects in a time restrained environment.
  • Self-motivation and time management abilities are required.


IT Risk Specialist - Financial Cybersecurity - 18869


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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