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Head of Technology & Information Security Risk

  • Location: New York City
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JF/168682
  • Sector: Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description

Head of Technology & Information Security Risk– Information Security, Risk Management, Assessment, Banking, Perm, New York

Our leading banking client is requiring a Head of Technology & Information Security Risk to support risk management teams, IT security team, legal, and other business partners. We are seeking a multifaceted technology & information security risk expert who can perform the fundamental roles of an information security leader, which include but are not limited to: manage IT security team risks, provide oversight of the information security function, and recommend enhancements to the technology processes. This role will be the central IT Risk oversight and will lead the organization in the forefront of information security best practices.

 Main responsibilities;

  • Manage second line of defense for technology risk governance, policies and tools.

  • Assess the accuracy and adequacy of risks and controls.

  • Participate in technology incident response and escalation process.

  • Oversee the information security risk assessment process and framework.

  • Identify and ensure compliance with all laws and regulations relating to information security.

  • Oversee development and implementation of plans for information security risk remediation.

Requirements;

  • Degree in Business, CS, IS, or related field.

  • Experience in Enterprise Risk Management assessing controls.

  • Hands-on experience with GRC tools.

  • Experience in IT infrastructure and software development.

  • Experience leveraging IT risk frameworks such as COBIT, ISO27001 or NIST CSF.

  • Previous experience in: Information Security, IT Risk & Control functions preferred.

Successful candidates will have the ability to work autonomously and be able to bridge the gap between deep technical knowledge and information security initiatives across the firm in order to influence business development and security protocols across the company. If you are interested in the opportunity please respond via this advertisement or email Jordan Fitzpatrick on jtf@barclaysimpson.com.

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