Senior Security Consultant, Risk- Remote (Anywhere in the U.S.)


On Site
Full Time


Managed services
Staff augmentation
Threat modeling
Customer satisfaction
Cross-functional team
Service delivery
Public sector
Risk assessment
National Institute of Standards and Technology
NIST SP 800 Series
ISO 9000
Risk management
Project management
Cyber security
Thought leadership
Applicant tracking system
Information security

Job Details

GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation's top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.


GuidePoint Security offers a comprehensive set of Risk services, including qualitative and quantitative cybersecurity risk assessments, development of cybersecurity risk management programs, third-party risk management program advisory and managed services, staff augmentation, business resilience services, GRC tool services, threat modeling, and other advisory services. GuidePoint Security's Risk team's offerings are consistently evolving with the security industry and the risks that modern environments face. You will contribute your knowledge, experience, and creativity to face these challenges head-on and equip the practice for success in the years to come.

As a Senior Security Consultant, you will use your experience to deliver world-class consulting services that provide outstanding value to clients and help them achieve their goals. Your experience will be vital to ensuring the expanded growth and success of the practice into the future.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Deliver successful consulting engagements across multiple Risk offerings while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction.
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative risk assessments using industry-recognized frameworks, such as ISO 31000, 30101, 27005, NIST 800-30, etc.
  • NIST, ISO, FAIR, COBIT, and other best practice security frameworks.
  • Develop information security policies, standards, plans, procedures, and other documentation to support customer adopted frameworks and industry standards.
  • Provide advisory services to GuidePoint customers to help mature their security program.
  • Establish strong relationships and trust with customers to understand customer's business environments and requirements.
  • Work with other GuidePoint Security practices as part of a cohesive cross-functional team.
  • Remain current on industry developments and incorporate into service delivery.
  • Strong ability to work independently and multi-task on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to provide support for Risk opportunities.
  • Ability to contribute to practice and offering development.
  • Provide mentorship to other Risk consultants and team members.
  • Personal drive and passion for growing themselves and the Risk Practice.

Required Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years of combined GRC experience across private/public sector, consulting.
  • Ability to perform qualitative and quantitative risk assessments using industry-recognized frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 31010, NIST 800-30, FAIR, etc.
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of security frameworks including, NIST CSF, NIST 800-30, ISO 31000, and others.
  • Experience with GRC and Risk Management tools (e.g., RiskOptics/ZenGRC, OneTrust, LogicGate, AuditBoard, RiskLens/Safe Security, Bitsight, SecurityScorecard).
  • Demonstrated experience in assessing, developing, and implementing GRC and cybersecurity risk management programs that integrate with Enterprise Risk Management within an organization.
  • Strong understanding of all the functions within a security program, the ability to assess the maturity of a security program, and how to provide strategic recommendations and direction to senior leadership.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, which includes articulating thoughts and distilling complex problems into digestible information to be consumed by anyone from technical resources to the highest level of management; proven experience communicating clearly to technical levels up through C-Level and Board level.
  • Self-driven; able to manage schedules, meet deadlines, coordinate with others, perform tasks, and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to work with multiple customers, deadlines, and priorities.
  • Organized and effective with time and meeting management.

Preferred Experience:
  • 2+ years of direct experience performing GRC-related consulting services for clients of various verticals preferred.
  • Experience with driving cybersecurity assessments for client organizations.
  • Demonstrated experience of developing information security policies, standards, plans, procedures, and other documentation to support customer adopted frameworks and industry standards.
  • Publish content and/or perform conference speaking to demonstrate thought leadership.
  • Standard industry certifications are preferred, such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, etc.
  • Conference speaking experience.
  • Coachable, able to receive direction, feedback, and to adjust quickly.
  • Consulting experience preferred.

Travel Requirements:
  • Any travel/on-site requirements as needed.

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Why GuidePoint?

GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 1000 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 4,200 customers.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company's success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.

This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.

Some added perks....
  • Remote workforce primarily (U.S. based only, some travel may be required for certain positions, working on-site may be required for Federal positions)
  • 100% employer-paid medical premiums (employee only $0 deductible and HSA plans) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 100% employer-paid dental premiums (employee only) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 12 corporate holidays and a Flexible Time Off (FTO) program
  • Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment
  • Pet Benefit Option
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