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Information Security Officer

Company: Gotham Technology Group
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

This is a Hybrid role - 2 days onsite, 3 days remote - must be local to JC
Essential Job Duties

  • Stay abreast of information security and information technology issues, threats, vulnerabilities and regulatory changes affecting the organization, and perform independent research as needed. Provide consultation and guidance to IT teams as and when needed to address issues.
  • Ensure security governance is uniformly applied and remain informed on projects progress; create quality reports illustrating program status, areas for improvement and success
  • Work with, monitor and provide guidance, evaluation and advocacy on information security related audits including scope of audits, issue finding, and disposition of issues to put the institution in its best light.
  • Work closely with various business functions (e.g., banking, equities, operational risk, compliance, legal, HR and audit teams) to provide security best practice expertise. Stay abreast of new laws, regulations and standards, and assess their impacts to the business
  • Drive efforts to internally assess, evaluate and make recommendations to management regarding the adequacy of the security controls, security programs across the enterprise
  • Conduct independent verification of the company networks and sensitive programs through internal team resources and independent consultant engagements
  • Provide status reports and dashboards on various matters (BAU activity, projects, KRIs, strategy, etc.)
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    Skills and Experience
    • Demonstrates highly effective communications skills with the ability to influence business units
    • Solid knowledge of information security tools and techniques, including: data leakage prevention, incident response, vulnerability scanning and reporting, security operations, identity management and Cloud security
    • Ability to independently work, be counted upon, manage priorities, and remain flexible in a changing environment while meeting project timelines
    • Proven high level of integrity, trustworthiness and confidence, as well as ability to represent the company and security leadership with the highest level of professionalism
    • Strong project management and organizational skills
    • Applicable knowledgeable with the cybersecurity requirements and best practices recommended by various regulators such as the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB), New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) regulations and frameworks, and others;
    • Intimate familiarity with National Institute of Technology (NIST) standards, International Standards Organization (ISO) standards, etc. and aligning those with enterprise solutions & processes
      Education and Experience Requirements
      • Bachelor's degree and/or Masters degree in computer science, MIS, information assurance or related technical field. Related experience acceptable in lieu of related degree.
      • 5+ years' cybersecurity experience with at least 2+ years in an operationally focused security practitioner role
      • Solid knowledge of several information security and technology frameworks including: FFIEC, ISO, NIST
      • Financial Services/Banking experience is preferred
      • CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CISM, CEH or CCSP certifications a plus

Keywords: Gotham Technology Group, Jersey City , Information Security Officer, Accounting, Auditing , Jersey City, New Jersey

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