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Third Party Security Risk Assessor

Menlo Park, California 94025 | Contract

Post Date: 02/07/2018 Job ID: 18047 Industry: Other Area(s)

Position Title:  Third Party Security Risk Assessor

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA. Our client is seeking a Third Party Security Risk Assessor to join the Information Security team. This position will be responsible for understanding and executing third party reviews as part of our client' s Third Party Risk Security Program. The Third Party Security Review specialist will be someone that has a passion for evaluating security risk posed by vendor relationships along with internal processes and technologies while empowering our client’ s culture of rapid innovation and helping demonstrate our dedication to security to the world. This role requires a mix of broad business and technical acumen, evaluating risk, and a polished ability to communicate. This is a contract position.

Job Requirements:
  • Complete security reviews of third parties doing business with our client
  • Understand technical implementation details necessary to identify and assess security risks and recommend mitigating controls
  • Participate in the development and oversight of required corrective action plans relating to security risk issues specific to security reviews completed
  • Understand business process and requirements relative to the specific vendor security reviews

Job Qualifications:
  • Experience assessing Information Security risk with strong preference given to individuals who have completed vendor security risk reviews and technical risk assessments;
  • 3+ years of proven experience working on Information Security teams or 3+ projects;
  • Strong program and project management skills required;
  • Experience with developing security reporting that is meaningful and actionable for a variety of audiences including internal stakeholders and external third parties;
  • Knowledge and understanding of security controls across all security domains such as access management, encryption methods, vulnerability management, network security, physical security, etc.;
  • Understanding of processes for risk evaluation and assessing third parties across diverse industries and against a broad range of security requirements;
  • Bachelors in business and technology preferred or equivalent experience.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

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