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Position: Contracts Advisor – Risk & Information Security

Location: Chicago, Illinois (relocation assistance provided)

Job Posting #2970

 

Industry: Financial Services

Hourly rate: Will depend on experience

* Candidates must have authorization in place to work in the USA.
* Offer will be contingent on passing a background check.

* Industry certification preferred – CISSP, CISA, Security.
* Seeking candidates with 5+ years expertise in information technology with a focus Information Security.

*Familiarity with industry frameworks and standards – ISO 2700/27002, PCI and SSAE18Apply here icon

What we’ll bring:

  • A welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We consistently explore new technologies and tools to be agile.
  • Flexible time off, workplace flexibility, an environment that welcomes continued professional growth through support of tuition reimbursement, conferences seminars.
  • Our culture encourages our people to hone current skills and build new while discovering their genius.
  • In this critical role, you will work with the client’s technology and business teams, and risk stewards such as Audit and Compliance. Externally you will work with vendors, business partners, customers, third parties and related agencies

What you’ll bring:

  • 5-7 years’ Information Technology experience with a focus on Information Security
  • Familiarity with current information security technologies and past experience in multiple of the following domain areas: Identity and Access Management,
  • Application Security, Infrastructure Security, System & Data Security, Physical and Environmental Security, Business Continuity/Disaster , and
  • Regulatory/Standard Compliance.
  • Familiarity with industry frameworks and standards such as SSAE18, PCI, and ISO 27001/27002
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

We’d love to see:

  • Information Security (CISSP, CISA, Security +) certification
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (especially PowerPoint and Excel) and Microsoft Project

You’ll make:

  • Review contracts, Master Service Agreements, Business Associate Agreements, Request for Proposals (RFP), Statements of Work (SOW), to determine compliance with the client policies.
  • On all nonstandard contracts, provide redlined recommendations and often work directly with the client attorneys or purchasing staff until consensus has been reached. Provide input to management and assess contractual risk.
  • Provide input to the development of contracts and commercial policies and processes. Provide guidance on contract matters to project managers or other operational staff, including training to new project managers and other employees in contracting practices and procedures.
  • Build relationships and globally with risk stewards, internal stakeholders, and third parties. Promote a risk-aware culture, with effective risk and compliance management practices.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization, including senior management, business stakeholders third parties. Ensure that risks are promptly and clearly articulated, and escalated appropriately.
  • Support projects that help improve the assessment process and support our overall Third-Party Risk Management strategy. Communicate with management regarding project obstacles and take ownership of their resolution to continue progress towards deliverables and timelines.

We will develop and socialize the business continuity plan. We will conduct a discussion-based exercise to validate recovery strategies once they are documented.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties skills required of personnel.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap.

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Please reference Job #2970

To learn more about the position, please contact Alicia Stevens at [email protected] or 562-203-7300.


Firestorm People Solutions

Position: Business Continuity Manager

Location: Kansas City, MO – Relocation Assistance Available

Job Posting #2971

Status: Direct-Hire

Salary: Based on Experience

* Candidates must have authorization in place to work in the USA.
* Offer will be contingent on passing a background check.Apply Here Icon
* Seeking candidates with 5+ years expertise in business continuity, disaster recovery planning expertise

Job Summary:

The position of Business Continuity Manager Roles includes all of the following responsibilities, and others that may not be listed but that are necessary for the successful completion of duties.

Job Duties:

Directs or assists in the development of Business Continuity strategy, plans and procedures, and provides regular status updates to the Business Continuity Steering Committee.

Assesses the Business Continuity implications of proposed technological or organizational changes, and coordinates any revisions to existing Business Continuity plans or procedures necessitated by such changes.

Coordinates routine updates to the detailed information supporting the Business Continuity procedures (e.g. contact lists, personnel assignments, hardware and software specifications, network diagrams, vital records inventory lists, off-site backup schedules, etc.). Coordinates electronic access to, and hard copy distribution of, the Business Continuity plans and procedures. Protects the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Business Continuity plans and procedures. Administers contracts and service agreements with Business Continuity service providers.

Ensures all personnel with specific Business Continuity responsibilities are adequately trained to fulfill those responsibilities. Ensures all employees are familiar with the relevant provisions of the Business Continuity plans.

Develops and tests plans to ensure the continuity of critical business functions and minimizes information loss in the event of a business disruption. Ensures that all components of the Business Continuity plans are successfully tested at least annually, or whenever significant changes are made to those components. Plans and coordinates at least one simulation exercise a year, involving all critical business units. Documents the results of all tests and exercises, and identifies any recommended enhancements to the Business Continuity plans and procedures.

Provides 7×24 on-call support for any emergency which may require activation of all or part of the Business Continuity plans. In the event that activation is required, serves as liaison between the Crisis Management team (i.e. senior management) and the Business Continuity teams (i.e. the teams recovering operations at the alternate facilities and the teams restoring operations at the home facility).

Works with Internal Audit, ensures functional leadership is complying with company business continuity policies and procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5 years’ experience in operational risk, business continuity, disaster recovery, or related fields.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong verbal/written communications. Must be able to interface and coordinate work efficiently and effectively with business partners in remote locations.
  • Strong administrative skills, with effectiveness in developing tasks and managing resources to achieve target dates.
  • Must be a leader and a productive team player.
  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • Travel and off-hour on-call support required

Preferred Requirements:

  • Familiarity with Fusion Framework

The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

Our client is proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. They maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap.

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To learn more about the position, please contact Cheyene Marling at [email protected] or +1 714-969-8006.

 

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