By Light Professional IT Services

GRC Consultant

Job Locations US-MD-Hanover
Posted Date 5 days ago(3/23/2020 2:04 PM)
ID
2020-5256
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

By Light’s cybersecurity team, EmberSec, is hiring a full-time GRC Consultant to support the GRC practice. The GRC consultant will play a critical role in guiding the assessment team in its duties of conducting/validating controls, running vulnerability scans, producing reports and control writeups. They will also be a key member of the GRC team that works with various clients, advising on data protection strategies, tooling, and overall cloud compliance and security. This position will be fast paced, hands-on and customer focused. The qualified candidate must possess technical proficiency, have the ability to think-outside-of-the-box for operational success, and be comfortable interfacing with customers and team members across all business programs. 

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a Assessor and as Trusted Advisor
  • Assess cyber-related policy, procedures, legislation, and implementation directives
    Assess and or remediate compliance with industry statutes and regulations across multiple industries that are relevant to IT (e.g. HITRUST, FEDRAMP, NIST, etc.)
  • Develop and operationalize enterprise information security programs and related components
  • Perform information risk, security and related compliance assessments, including testing of related controls
  • Conduct on-site client engagements
  • Initiate and manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Collaborate with partners and customers to identify information systems and networks in scope for assessments
  • Cultivate knowledge of up-to-date cybersecurity protocols through participation in industry events, seminars, blogs, and membership in professional associations
  • Provide guidance on the administration and maintenance of security systems infrastructure, applications, devices, tools and software services in the cloud.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Seven or more (7+) years in IT networking, risk, compliance and security
  • 3+ years of experience conducting audit risk style assessment either internal or external
  • Bachelor's degree (four-year college or university) in an IT-security or cybersecurity
  • Ability to comfortably interact with senior management and clients in a consultative manner
  • Knowledge and awareness of the latest information risk, security and compliance innovations, trends, challenges and solutions
  • Exposure to industry acclaimed information governance, risk and security standards, frameworks and best practices (i.e. HITRUST, NIST, FedRAMP, etc.)
  • Excellent customer service and project management skills
  • Experience in IT security audit and compliance
  • Basic knowledge of a scripting language (i.e. Powershell, Phyton, etc.)
  • Knowledge with configuring and running vulnerability scanning tools (i.e. Nessus, Rapid 7, cloudcheckr)
  • Knowledge with threat modeling and application processes
  • Knowledge in networking and security operations (on-premise and cloud)
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial abilities, client focus, industry savvy, and the ability to work independently or as part of a collaborative team
  • Knowledge of information security related solutions, tools and automation
  • Ability to present or lead technical presentations and discussions
  • Able to produce and build department best practices, procedures and methodologies for improving GRC practice
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal characteristics
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Strong consistency in values, principles, and work ethic
  • Self-driven in a remote working environment, motivation to continuously improve your skillset
  • Ability to travel up to 50%.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience providing guidance on the administration and maintenance of security systems infrastructure, applications, devices, tools and software services in the cloud
  • HITRUST, CISA, GIAC, or CRISC certification(s) or willingness to obtain
  • DevSecOps knowledge or the willingness to learn
  • AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform certification(s) and or the willingness to obtain.

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