Information Security Specialist

  • Open
  • Greenwich, CT, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 12 Feb 18 2018-02-12

Looking to hire an Information Security Specialist to join a cybersecurity team. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of Information Security and/or Technology Risk Management experience.


  • Identify security gaps, vulnerabilities and weaknesses in systems, networks and applications
  • Conduct security risk assessments both at the enterprise and system levels
  • Develop and maintain a security risk register
  • Track risk remediation activities
  • Evaluate security policies, standards and procedures, and suggest improvements
  • Conduct third-party security risk assessments
  • Respond to clients’ inquiries into the firm’s security posture
  • Evaluate existing security controls and participate in specifying and developing of new controls
  • Assist in security incident response activities
  • Lead and/or participate in security awareness and training initiatives


Desired Skills and Expertise:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • 3-5 years of Information Security and/or Technology Risk Management experience
  • Working knowledge of risk management methodologies
  • Familiarity with common security frameworks and standards, including NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO/IEC 27001:27013, CIS CSC, PCI DSS
  • Prior experience in at least one of the following: 1) Application development; 2) Network engineering or operations; 3) System administration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior analytical abilities