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(6 Month Contract) Information Security Specialist

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Salary: $40-$50 per hour
  • Job type: Contract/Temp
  • Job reference: JOR 1708999
  • Sector: Cyber Security, Privacy/Data Protection, Information Security
Job Description


Barclay Simpson’s Cybersecurity Recruitment team is currently partnered with a large bank to bring on a Cyber Security Specialist here in New York.  This individual will report into the Head of Information Security       You will be responsible for owning and growing their privacy management program and ensuring compliance with the appropriate laws & regulations.


  • Conduct independent risk assessment of the information security and information technology programs and provide effective challenge to the design and execution of technical and procedural controls.
  • Actively evaluate and monitor information security and information technology controls.
  • Support the development of information security and information technology metrics (e.g. KRIs and KPIs) to continuously monitor and oversee program level risks.
  • Conduct attack surface research and coordinate with application/system owners and other Cyber Operations teams in response to relevant threat intelligence information


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 Years of experience within Information Security
  • CISSP required (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
  • Experience within the financial services industry a PLUS.
  • Basic understanding of scripting languages and syntax


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