Information Security Risk Analyst - Financial Services - Dallas, Texas United States - 7002

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Job #: 7002
Title: Information Security Risk Analyst - Financial Services
Job Location: Dallas, Texas - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $90,000.00 - $165,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


Financial Services Experience REQUIRED



The Information Security Risk Analyst is a role that is responsible for the operational and technology risk management with a predominant focus on technology-related projects critical to the foundation and delivery of services to customers. The Information Security Risk Analyst role provides an opportunity to become involved in the entire lifecycle - from concept through implementation - of critical information security and cyber resiliency initiatives and to make an impactful contribution to the risk management of projects in support of a systemically-important business operated.


The selected candidate will:

  • Identify, measure, monitor and report on risks in the domain of wholesale services information technology, including information security, cyber security, business continuity, SDLC, and project management     
  • Assess the adequacy of controls related to information and cyber security risks
  • Ensure the proper implementation of the project risk framework and adherence to the client’s security assurance standards
  • Develop and deliver written and verbal communications, including proposals, reports, presentations, and procedures, including recommendations for all levels of management
  • Maintain a global awareness of relevant regulations, laws, emerging issues, trends and ongoing developments related to Information Security, cyber security and business resiliency in the financial services industry. 


Financial Services Experience REQUIRED


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years of work experience in an information security-related role focusing on information security, cyber security and business resiliency
  • Knowledge in information security/cyber security, risk management and critical security controls (e.g., data protection, penetration testing, access management)
  • Ability to evaluate information security program and key controls and provide risk opinion on its ability to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover from business disruptions
  • Ability to understand and translate complex technical issues into business implications for technical and business leadership
  • Understanding of risk analysis and mitigation, demonstrated by the ability to link risk initiatives to critical business drivers
  • Industry recognized information security certifications preferred, interest in obtaining these certifications is encouraged
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills; Excellent diplomatic and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and management
  • Excellent organizational and self-management skills evidenced by an ability to take initiative and ownership of an assignment

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree