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GRC Specialist, Global Financial Services Company

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Salary: $180,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JOR 170147
  • Sector: Banking , Asset Management/Funds , Cyber Security / Resilience, other Financial Services , Insurance
Job Description

Information Security, GRC Specialist

Barclay Simpson's client is a large multinational financial institution. They seek to bring on an Information Security, GRC Specialist.

Primary Functions:

  • Serve as primary liaison to Regulatory Affairs
  • Translate relevant guidance into usable data for consumption by the CISO and information security team.
  • Oversee and develop company’s relationship with federal, state, and local law enforcement as it concerns cyber security, infrastructure integrity, and information dispersal.
  • Represent the company security in sector wide gatherings, establishing outside interest in the company by representing our interests. Specifically within:
    • National Institutes for Standards and Technology (NIST), Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FS-ARC), Financial Services, Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), United States Treasury Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC), United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), et al. , Oversee IS’ relationships with its counterparts at Designated Financial Market Utility (DFMU) partners.
  • Responsible for Security’s action regarding regulatory compliance, including analysis, monitoring, and response.
  • Responsible for individual Internal Audit deliverables and CISO Support.
  • Prepare and deliver security briefings for consumption by Executive Management, the board, and the CISO.
  • Executive additional security objectives at the direction of the CISO, as necessary.
  • Accountable for operational risk remediation of corrective action plans (CAP)

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist the CISO in delivering on the firm’s Security Strategy in alignment with business requirements, fundamental security principles, and corporate strategic pillars.
  • Translate CISO’s business strategy into professionally written notices and presentation material.
  • Manage broadcasting of the firm wide security messaging from the CISO.
  • Interact with executive stakeholders through preparing and delivering security briefings for consumption by the Security team, the CISO, the Executive Management Committee, and the Board.
  • Use functional knowledge within security to hold regular trainings, workshops, and presentations to company staff regarding information security.


  • Strong professional ethic with focus on over performing
  • Ability to manage company wide directives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with upper management, users, and teammates.
  • Analytical and strategic mindset with exceptional problem solving skills. Ability to interpret business needs and translate them into beneficial actions
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office.
  • Bachelor’s degree. Computer Science or Information Systems preferred.


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