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3rd Party Security Risk Assessor
Ref No.: 18-15598
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Business Overview:

The 3rd Party Security Risk Assessor, reporting to the Head of Cyber Security, will be performing security assessments of vendors, service providers and 3rd party companies that manage systems or information for the company

Responsibilities:
  • Review services provided by vendor and define scope of assessment based on SIG / AUP
  • Perform security assessments or work with 3rd party provider who will be performing the review
  • Define appropriate risk levels and corrective actions
  • Report on assessment outcomes, risk level and associated recommendations
  • Input corrective action plans into system
  • Follow up on corrective action plans and review evidence for closure
  • Provide metrics on a regular basis (KPI / KRI)
  • Periodically reach out to vendors hosting our data regarding current threats to ensure they are taking necessary steps to reduce exposure.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Computer Science degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years professional work experience, including a minimum of 2 years in an Information Security role or an IT Auditor role
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills, and organizational and work documentation proficiency
  • Good communicator with demonstrated ability to pass messages in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities, handle multiple assignments, and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Ability to coordinate actions from several different teams
  • Experience performing IT audits or IT security risk assessments
  • CISSP, CISM or CISA certification