Cybersecurity Risk Analyst

David Aplin Job Details

Cybersecurity Risk Analyst

Regina, SK


Posted Date: 21/06/2022

Job ID: JZ908877621

Information Technology

Join a top employer and advance your career. David Aplin Group has partnered with our client to recruit for a Cybersecurity Risk Analyst who will be responsible for supporting the Digital Security Programs by identifying, analyzing, presenting, and reporting enterprise digital security risks.
This is a 6-month contract available to candidates Canada-wide and is offered as fully remote.
  • Works with IT teams, reviews operational and project activities (plans, designs, testing, reporting, etc.) providing a risk profile, and recommending appropriate remediation measures to minimize cybersecurity risks
  • Works with compliance teams to continually monitor compliance drifts, providing risk assessments and consequences of new risk profiles, and advises applicable managers to take effective remediation steps
  • Follows up with applicable Risk Owners to ensure vulnerability findings are mitigated
  • Maintains an up-to-date understanding of industry best practices and monitors the legal and regulatory environment for updates that could require changes to the established Digital Security policy framework
  • Create, disseminate, and update Digital Security Risk documentation
  • Works directly with Digital Governance Committees and other business units to facilitate cybersecurity risk management processes by reporting on inherent risks and arriving at acceptable levels of residual risk
  • Establish and maintain guidelines for information classification and protection
  • Works with the relevant IT teams to continually review the results of vulnerability scans and penetration tests to provide an ‘as is’ cybersecurity risk assessment of IT assets
  • Manages digital risk assessments
  • Conducts risk reviews for new applications
  • Coordinates cybersecurity risk management activities
  • Creates and manages the Digital Security Risk Register
  • Tracks and reports risk management trends, opportunities, and remediation
  • Position requires a 4-year degree in Computer Science, Management or Engineering, recognized in Canada.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in IT risk, Cybersecurity risk management, IT Audit or information security risk management, with an emphasis on cybersecurity technology implementation projects or related technology implementations
  • CRISC, CISM, and/or CISSP Certification is an advantage
  • Understanding of cybersecurity risk management and risk mitigation strategies
  • Ability to communicate project and technology risks effectively
  • Strong negotiation skills to negotiate resources, changes, issues, budgets, and timelines
  • Understanding of systems development methodology and direct experience with all aspects of systems analysis, design, testing, and implementation
  • Working knowledge of a broad range of standards and frameworks: International Standards Organization (ISO) 27001, IT Infrastructure Library and ISO 20000, Capability Maturity Model Integration and Six Sigma
  • Excellent knowledge of common risk management methodologies –ISO, NIST, CoBIT, COSO, etc.
Job ID: JZ908877621
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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