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Third Party Risk Analyst
Ref No.: 18-06577
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Title: IT Risk Analyst
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Duration: 6 months + possibility of extensions

Third Party Risk analyst will conduct application and third party vendor risk assessments. Tasks include carefully verifying potential vendor’s application, policy and various other documentation to determine the controls the vendors implemented and to identify the risks with utilizing the vendor. The performance of these assessments includes information technology, information security and business continuity areas. The candidate must be able to work independently with little to no directions; identify risks associated with utilizing the vendors; able to follow up on missing documentation with internal and external clients; be able to multitask; work on special projects as well as being an assessor for multiple engagements with minimal impact to the deliverables.
The candidate must have aptitudes for:
Work well with internal and external clients
Provide transparency and communicate well with others
Possess excellent project management skills
Possess excellent time management skills
Be able to work under pressure with multiple assessments and/or projects simultaneously
Detailed oriented
Mentor junior staff members of the team

4-7 + years in hands on experience in performing third party vendor risk assessments
Solid + working knowledge of Information Technology processes including, but not limited to: system development life cycle; change management; and network controls
Possess the ability to communicate and present clearly and effectively to peers, clients and appropriate level of management
Strong working knowledge in Microsoft Office suite of products, MS Excel (need to be proficient); Outlook
Possess Information Security certifications, but not required