Cyber Security Controls Assessor

  • location: San Francisco, CA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $50 - $63.22 per hour

job description

Cyber Security Controls Assessor

job summary:
Our client is currently seeking a Cyber Security Controls Assessor for a 6 month contract to hire opportunity located in San Francisco, CA.

This is a requisition for the Cyber Security Controls Assessor - Career Level (SOX) position - TEMP TO HIRE

Local candidates only

Top 3:

1. IT Audit/Controls testing experience

2. Security controls assessment experience

3. Attention to detail in preparing documentation

Qualifications:

Bachelors in Computer Science, or related discipline, or equivalent experience

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification

Experience in Information Technology (IT) security or IT risk management, or related, 3 yrs Experience in Information Technology (IT), 3 yrs Utility industry experience

Position Summary

The IT Compliance Assessor family is responsible for the assessment, verification, review, and assessment of General Computer Controls across the enterprise. The IT Compliance Analyst will support identification of risks, evaluation of deficiencies, and provide consultation and recommendations on remediation efforts, ensuring systems are in compliance with IT organizational policies, standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.

Job Responsibilities

Perform multi-platform (application, database, operating system, middleware, monitoring tools, and business processes) level compliance assessments based on predefined test objectives and test plans. Perform retest of controls that have been remediated or updated as a result of previously identified deficiencies.

Obtain, review, and interpret evidence provided to validate controls are performed effectively.

Conduct, and report IT compliance assessments in accordance with industry best practices and established regulatory standards (NIST SP800-53, SP800-115, SOX, NERC CIP v5).

May support development of test procedures and/or document recommendations for test plan modifications that improve validation of control objectives

Obtain, review, and interpret organizational IT policies, standards and procedures to identify control points that would assist in mitigating risk to the business.

Contributor role in harmonizing controls and validating controls are operating effectively.

Review test results or interpret evidence for vulnerabilities, gaps, or control deficiencies; work with stakeholders to establish plans for sustainable resolution.

Identify risks associated with control failures and supports the identification of mitigating controls

Advise system owners on opportunities to improve internal control environment

Partner with control owners to ensure control documentation is updated periodically to reflect current control environment

Capture and report metrics for services and activities delivered to customers and/or as part of internal initiatives.

Perform other tasks as necessary to ensure IT Compliance meets its commitments to customers.

Support the IT Compliance Sr. Manager/Manager and more experienced team members as needed.

Qualifications

Minimum:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

3 years of general IT experience, including 3+ years of IT security or IT risk management experience

CISSP-Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification

Desired:

Utility Industry Experience

Big 4 experience

Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley or North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) v5

Desired Certifications:

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA);

Certified in Risk and Information System Control (CRISC);

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA);

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong analytical skills

Solid understanding of network and systems security, system and network configuration, and application security

Solid understanding of general computing controls (GCCs)

Able to identify complex control gaps.

Solid understanding of generally applicable and accepted auditing standards and framework (e.g. COBIT) and best practices for IT services management (e.g., ITIL), government guidelines and laws (e.g. Sarbanes Oxley Act, NERC/CIP)

Excellent planning, organizational, and project management skills

Able to multi-task projects or assessments

Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment

Detail oriented

 
location: San Francisco, California
job type: Contract
salary: $50.00 - 63.22 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: No Degree Required
 
responsibilities:
Job Responsibilities Perform multi-platform (application, database, operating system, middleware, monitoring tools, and business processes) level compliance assessments based on predefined test objectives and test plans. Perform retest of controls that have been remediated or updated as a result of previously identified deficiencies. Obtain, review, and interpret evidence provided to validate controls are performed effectively. Conduct, and report IT compliance assessments in accordance with industry best practices and established regulatory standards (NIST SP800-53, SP800-115, SOX, NERC CIP v5). May support development of test procedures and/or document recommendations for test plan modifications that improve validation of control objectives Obtain, review, and interpret organizational IT policies, standards and procedures to identify control points that would assist in mitigating risk to the business. Contributor role in harmonizing controls and validating controls are operating effectively. Review test results or interpret evidence for vulnerabilities, gaps, or control deficiencies; work with stakeholders to establish plans for sustainable resolution. Identify risks associated with control failures and supports the identification of mitigating controls Advise system owners on opportunities to improve internal control environment Partner with control owners to ensure control documentation is updated periodically to reflect current control environment Capture and report metrics for services and activities delivered to customers and/or as part of internal initiatives. Perform other tasks as necessary to ensure IT Compliance meets its commitments to customers. Support the IT Compliance Sr. Manager/Manager and more experienced team members as needed.

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: No Degree Required
 
skills:
  • Cyber Security
  • SOX
  • security practices
  • Infrastructure Security

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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