Sr. IT Risk & Security Compliance Specialist

  • location: Durham, NC
  • type: Contract

job description

Sr. IT Risk & Security Compliance Specialist

We have a 6 month renewable position for an IT Risk & Security Compliance Specialist with a client of ours in Cary, NC. We are looking for a candidate who knows SQL and Active Directory. Data Analysis experience is a must. Must be able to work in a very dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Candidate will be responsible for working with the IT Risk Management team in researching various cyber regulations and assisting in the planning and execution of compliance programs to conform with those regulations. Candidate must have strong knowledge of IT control frameworks (NIST, ISO, etc.) and experience with IT compliance programs/assessments. Advanced excel ability (pivots, nested formulas, lookup tables, etc) is required as reviewing and concluding on large data sets is an expected responsibility. Must be organized and have good communication skills. Project management and risk assessment/review experience preferred. Must be local to Cary, NC and work in-office.

Develops risk management procedures, business continuance scenarios, contingency and disaster recovery plans for central and distributed systems and networks to maintain operations during downtime and/or major disasters. Identifies and makes recommendations regarding critical points of failure. Develops and implements policies and procedures for business continuance and disaster recovery plans. Tests plans with various operational and support groups in IT. Involved in the evaluation and selection of vendors to ensure service level agreement meet business continuance and disaster recovery planning requirements. Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience. Typically has 5-10 years of IT work experience in information systems support, administration, risk management, and disaster recovery.

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