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Security Analyst II

Company: Advisor Group
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Current Employees and Contractors Apply HereAdvisor Group CareersBe a part of the team behind our success! At Advisor Group, we support financial professionals nationwide, the people who help everyday Americans achieve their dreams. We're a billion-dollar business with the mentality and drive of a startup. Join us in building something special.Information Technology Opportunity in Enterprise Technology Services Security Analyst II
Location(s): 20 E Thomas Rd, #2000, Phoenix, AZ 85012 2300 Windy Ridge Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339 7755 Third Street North, Oakdale, MN 5512810 Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ 07302877 Executive Center Drive West, St. Petersburg, FL 3370212325 Port Grace Boulevard, La Vista, NE 68128Seeking qualified full-time candidates in all locations within the US, either remote or hybrid. Summary: The Security Analyst II will be an independent contributor and a critical part of a security team that will provide an objective analysis to identify and solve security risks to technology and business processes.The Security Analyst II will have advanced Information Technology Security technology and process-related experience. This position will work with business areas throughout the firm to identify and manage Information Security and Information Technology Risks. This position will also perform duties not limited to reviewing security technologies, partners/vendors, and business processes from a security perspective to enhance the organization's security posture to an appropriate level. Our ideal candidate will understand regulatory security guidance emphasizing NIST controls and consult with financial professionals to apply those security controls.Responsibilities:

  • Proactively identify and communicate current and emerging risks with appropriate business and technology leaders.
  • Influence and negotiate appropriate actions to mitigate or prevent failures related to identified risks.
  • Liaise with Information Technology on gathering data to support quantifying various emerging risk scenarios.
  • Perform IT and IS Risk assessments against Advisor Group's Unified Control Framework for financial professionals.
  • Analyze data to understand better potential risks, concerns, and outcomes of decisions.
  • Aggregate data from multiple sources to provide a comprehensive assessment.
  • Create reports, summaries, presentations, and process documents to display results.
  • Collaborate with other team members and external and internal auditors to analyze and present data effectively.
  • Develop systems and processes for gathering and storing data for future analytic projects.
  • As needed, assist with special projects related to Risk Management or internal team needs.
  • Ability to travel 5% to 10%.
  • All other duties as assigned.Education Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree in information security, information technology, information security assurance, or related field is preferred; H.S. Diploma or GED certificate + Significant Practical Experience will be consideredBasic Requirements:
      • 3 - 5 years of experience as a Security Analyst in a similar company or related field.
      • A deep understanding of Information Technology (i.e., Active Directory, Firewalls, Routers, Infrastructure, Databases, Logging, Monitoring, Change Management, Segregation of Duties, Cybersecurity, Physical Security, IT operations, Network Security, and Cloud Computing).
      • A deep understanding of Azure Cloud Security, Data Center operations, data security, network security, and risk management.
      • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and meet daily deadlines for projects.
      • Detail-oriented.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Visio, and other analysis programs.
      • Ability to manage multiple projects and programs simultaneously to complete work.
      • Critical thinking skills with the ability to solve problems independently with data.
      • Presentation skills, including public speaking and presentation creation using PowerPoint or a similar program.
      • CISSP or CISA certifications are strongly preferred. Other relevant certificates will be considered.
      • Understanding risks and internal controls and the ability to evaluate and determine the adequacy and effectiveness of controls.
      • Experience with NIST Risk Framework.
      • Experience with FINRA, FFIEC, PCI, CCPA, and NYDFS regulatory requirements.
      • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to anticipate issues and design appropriate solutions.
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate effectively and authoritatively.Preferred Requirements:
        • 5+ years of experience as a Risk Analyst in a similar company or related field.
          • Experience with FINRA, FFIEC, PCI, CCPA, and NYDFS regulatory requirements.
          • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to anticipate issues and design appropriate solutions.
          • Experience in building technical risk assessment or security assurance programs.Current Employees and Contractors Apply Here

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