IT Security / Risk Assessment Analyst

  • EDPSI,
  • Jersey City, NJ
  • 9 hours ago
IT Risk assessments, IT Risk Management, MS Excel, KRI
Contract W2, Contract Independent
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

*** IT Security / Risk Assessment Analyst, NOT 3rd Party Risk Analyst ***

Direct client ( financial company ) is looking for IT Security / Risk Assessment Analyst / Consultant  responsible for execution of various Risk Assessments, reporting the results and tracking of open issues in accordance with the defined procedures .

Ensure assessments, project and task deliverable dates are met

Conduct Information Security, Information Technology, Cyber Security, application risk, Disaster Recovery Planning, Risk Control Self-Assessment, Onsite (i.e. data center) assessment and other IT risk assessments

Perform assessments of an IT Risk Acceptance request to identify risks and mitigating controls as well as follow-up on necessary approvals

Document observations for existing IT control processes and identified issues in assessment questionnaire during disaster recovery planning exercises

Prepare monthly KRI reports using Excel

Discuss findings with stakeholders and follow up on agreed upon action plans and target completion dates

Have the ability to determine if proposed technology solutions have cross-functional impact or risks to other units and to identify areas of efficiency

Provide appropriate information share and updates with senior management and other key stakeholders  Performing various IT Risk assessments and risk associated projects (i.e. identify framework workflow process; perform gap analysis, etc.) defined by the manager

Provide root cause analysis, along with conclusion on production issues


Strong hands-on IT Security / Risk Assessment Analysis experience, NOT 3rd Party Risk analysis.

High proficiency in MS Excel (i.e. pivot tables, vlookups, etc.).

Bachelor's Degree, Experience in managing the completion of assessments is essential.

PMP not required but preferred

Self-starter is a MUST, able to work with limited instructions.

Be able to work with agility due to change in directions without impacting to the delivery date

 Minimum of 5 years hands on experience in performing IT assessments, required

 Strong business, analytical, quantitative, problem-solving and decision making skills

Solid understanding of project life cycle AND risk management concepts and processes.
Strong IT Risk management skills

Minimum of 5 years track record of delivery of major risk and finance initiatives at large and complex financial institutions, preferred

Minimum of 5 years in financial services industry experience preferred but not required

Exceptional stakeholder management skills including experience liaising with internal clients who are performing services

Superior communication skills: both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff

Tolerance and understanding of multiple cultures

Working knowledge of Archer and SeviceNow is a plus but not required.

Working knowledge of Outlook
Able to think 'out of the box'
Completes administrative tasks on a timely basis

Dice Id : edpsi
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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