Cyber Security Technology Business Risk Advisor/Analyst - Expert

  • location: San Francisco, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $85 - $91 per hour
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Cyber Security Technology Business Risk Advisor/Analyst - Expert

job summary:

Our client is currently seeking a Cyber Security Technology Business Risk Advisor/Analyst - Expert for a 1 year contract opportunity located in San Francisco, CA.



- Technical capabilities

- Ability to work in an agile environment

- Understanding of best practices in cybersecurity

location: San Francisco, California
job type: Contract
salary: $85 - 91 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: High School

For this particular position, technical design and architecture skills take priority over governance and assessment skills.

  • You will collaborate with other Cybersecurity groups, Information Technology partners, and business experts to identify threats to key cyber-assets.
  • You will then create innovative strategies to better protect those assets, deploy technologies and processes to put those strategies into action, and evaluate the technologies and processes to demonstrate that improvements have been made.
  • In this role, you will also engage with project teams to support the delivery of business and operational technologies in the core lines of business, getting a front-row view into a real-life version of the Internet of Things.
  • You will also contribute to a rapidly growing team, with extensive leadership support, to strategically manage risk and proactively adapt to evolving threats and business needs.
  • Risk assessment, project development, and technology deployment skills are all important.
  • You will also be able to grow design and architectural expertise through working with our affiliated architecture group to design, develop, and implement technical solutions to meet the challenges presented by adversaries seeking to attack systems and compromise data.
Specific responsibilities include:

- Leads technology assessments to understand capabilities of required systems or networks.

- Identifies and recommends cyber strategies for technology development based on stakeholder requirements.

- Drives security reviews, identifies gaps in security architecture and designs and recommends necessary security controls to be integrated within the development lifecycle.

- Develops and recommends security controls, identifies key security objectives to maximize software and system security while minimizing disruption to plans and schedules.

- Leads translation of security controls into technical specifications and guidance to stakeholders to ensure common understanding across the stakeholders and enable adequate implementation.

- Actively recommends engineering solutions in collaboration with Cybersecurity Architects and product owners to remediate inherent cyber security risks.

- Provides peer review and support for organizational deliverables.

skills: Qualifications:


- B.S. degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field, or equivalent year work experience

- Minimum of 6 years of experience in IT, critical infrastructure, intelligence, and/or cybersecurity information security

- Ability to travel up to 10% to meet the needs of the business


- Master's Degree in Computer Science or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or equivalent

- Knowledge of Cybersecurity best practices and standards (e.g. NIST, ISO, etc.)

- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or equivalent

- Understanding of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies

- Demonstrated problem analysis and decision-making skills

- Ability to communicate and convey complex technical security-related concepts to business and technology teams

- Ability to influence and work with and across all levels within the business

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills required .

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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