Security Risk Management Specialist

Harris Global
London (Central)
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Security Risk Management Specialist The Role Harris Global is looking to recruit an experienced security risk management Specialist for the Information Security Risk Management department of a financial institution in Central London. The team is responsible for assessing and managing information security risk within the organisation and prioritising risk treatment and remediation work. The team will work with the business to reduce identified vulnerabilities, which if left could be exploitable by threats from either knowledgeable insiders or from external attacks. The team will be using industry leading risk management tools and techniques to help the business understand the risk they face and to prioritise remediation work. The ideal candidate will need to have a very strong technical background to understand the technical vulnerabilities and threats, but at the same time be confident in communicating clearly with the business in order to explain and translate threats to a non-technical audience, enabling them to understand and prioritise risks. The Individual The ideal candidate should have experience and demonstrable ability in: · Assessing security risk and turning technical reports into language understandable to the wider business. · Using and administering Governance, Risk and Compliance tools such as Archer, WCK. · Managing and prioritising a large number of requirements. · Building strong working relationships with peers. · Building strong relationships with other teams across the entire business. · Experience in Security Architecture and Design. · Scripting (any language) to perform integration work would be desirable. In addition, you will be expected to: · Work closely with the wider department to optimise workflow. · Ensure the team can provide relevant security information to all levels of the business. · Ensure that security incidents are handled with the appropriate priority and resource. · Work closely with the team carrying out the initial design reviews. This job was originally posted as