Operational Risk Analyst – Security Governance & Risk Issues Management

Vienna, VA

Onsite  -  IT - Business Systems / Data / Analyst  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-08154

Title: Operational Risk Analyst – Security Governance & Risk Issues Management  
 Location: Vienna, VA (Hybrid)  
Duration: Initial 6 Month Contract with extensions

Compensation: $55-75/HR
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.
This role is specifically designated as an Operational Risk Management (ORM) role for Issue Management. The Contractor Analyst will be experienced in risk management, issue management, risk and control self-assessments (RCSA), and have an understanding of security standards, and familiarity with risk and compliance (GRC) tool operations. The Analyst will understand how the ORM framework applies to the business and be able to articulate the need for issue management. The Contractor Analyst will be responsible for supporting the daily operations of issue management and partnering with groups across security, IT and business risk teams. A successful candidate will be required to research issues, support the business in ensuring issues are captured timely, ensure issues are correctly risk assessed and remediation plans are documented and align to the underlying root cause.
• Attend meetings with stakeholders within security, IT and across the credit union to assess and encourage the need for submitting issues impacting information security.
• Aid in the development of remediation plans.
• Facilitate root cause analysis
• Assess the impact and likelihood of an issue and provide justification for the ratings
• Leverage various communication channels to obtain required information.
• Work within the Logic Manager (GRC) platform
• Support metrics and reporting focused on issues and event processes.
• Aid business partners in understanding the importance of issue management.
• Keep current with Information Security best practices and industry trends, and communicate/apply these practices to policy improvements and compliance actions.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Skillset / Experience:

  • Experience in the credit union/financial services industry with a focus on regulatory frameworks, information security assessments, and remediation activities
  • Experience managing issues from identification to remediation
  • IT Audit or first line IT or security risk experience a plus
  • Desired knowledge of NCUA, FFIEC, BSA/AML, NIST (including the Cyber Security Framework and 800 Series)
  • Effective planning and organizational skills
  • Effective research, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including technical writing
  • Desired Bachelor Degree in business, information systems or related field or equivalent work/military experience
  • Ability to present findings and conclusions clearly and concisely
  • Experience in working with all levels of staff, management, stakeholders, and third parties
  • Ability to build effective relationships through rapport, trust, diplomacy, and tact
  • Strong word processing and spreadsheet software skills

Qualities: strong communicator – both written and verbal, proactive, takes initiative to find opportunities to make an impact, active contributor in meetings, natural leader, builds strong relationships, earns respect from colleagues

About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.
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