CyberSecurity Analyst

jersey city, New Jersey

A top financial firm is seeking a CyberSecurity Analyst to join their team in New York. This candidate will join a team that is responsible for developing, planning and executing the organization’s information security strategy. He/She will coordinate and interact with a range of representatives across the organization to understand the evolving risks, risk appetite and controls present in the organization. This team is also responsible for maintaining responsibility for tracking action plans and other activities that contribute to improving the overall security posture of the organization.     

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with cybersecurity program committee members and associated stakeholders to maintain meeting agendas, ensure timely data collection and preparation, raising issues in advance of meetings
  • Design, Develop and appropriately distribute information security reports and presentation materials
  • Assist in development of accurate and relevant information security process and operational metrics
  • Actively participate in efforts to enhance the governance structure, including the automation of metric-driven reports and associated activities
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the Enterprise wide information security program
  • Produce monthly dashboards, reports and validate and submit appropriate metrics
  • Develop sustainable processes, and controls, as required for the Cybersecurity program.
  • Assist in defining monitoring measures to detect and ensure appropriate correction of security breaches and policy violations
  • Proactively keep current on information security issues related to business processes as input into departmental policies and procedures 

Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Engineering or relevant concentration 
  • Information Security certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, SANS coursework)
  • 5+ years of relevant CyberSecurity experience
  • Solid understanding of IT security concepts with an emphasis on Security and Risk Assessment
  • Knowledge of information security frameworks and regulations including: NY DFS, , FFIEC, ISO:27001,
  • Working knowledge of information security frameworks and regulatory requirements such as NY DFS, FRB, FFIEC, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, SANS Critical Security Controls, OWASP Top 10 and others.
  • Knowledge and experience with law and regulations surrounding the financial services sector
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • SharePoint administration and document management
  • Experience in developing processes, implementing controls, and writing or working with information security policies

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