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in Charlotte, NC, United States
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in Charlotte, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Risk Analyst
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At Barings, we are as invested in our associates as we are in our clients. We recognize those who work diligently for us and reward them for personal and professional integrity, communication skills, distinct competencies and expertise in specific strategies, ability to collaborate as a team member and true dedication to the interests of our clients.

We thank you for your interest in joining the Barings team, and invite you to explore our current employment opportunities.

Business Unit:

IT Security

Job Title

Title: Cyber Risk & Controls Analyst

Department: Information Security

Location: Charlotte, NC

Barings is a $338+ billion* global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative solutions and exceptional service. Part of MassMutual, Barings maintains a strong global presence with over 1,800 associates and offices in 16 countries. Learn more at .

*as of December 31, 2019

Job Summary

The Cyber Risk & Controls Analyst utilizes business knowledge in combination with technical skills to monitor, detect, identify, analyze, evaluate, report and assist in the response of cybersecurity related events. The Cyber Risk & Controls team operates in parallel with the Cyber Policy Standards & Guidance team to drive a security-first IT organization. This role will work closely with all areas of IT, business units, strategic partners and vendors to ensure proper security controls are implemented in an effort to reduce risk to the global firm. In addition, this role will assist in evaluating adherence of IT security standards to align with known Risk Management Frameworks (RMF).

This role requires expertise in problem solving and a solid understanding of common security controls. This position will be located in Charlotte, NC.

Primary Responsibilities

The Cyber Risk & Controls Analyst is responsible for daily monitoring and evaluation of security events along with vulnerability management, security controls assessments, and threat intelligence gathering. The candidate should be passionate about information security, including the willingness to learn, adapt and advance. This position will constantly monitor developments in information security, identify new threats and stay up-to-date in the community at-large with best practices and new security technologies.

As part of these processes:

  • Assistance with internal security monitoring, alerting, incident management and other business as usual security tasks.
  • Production of comprehensive documentation and reporting.
  • Assist in product integration and enhance business value where necessary.
  • Assist with security incidents to minimize business impact.
  • Maintain a sufficient level of knowledge of the prevalent technical security risks to Barings to assist in the prioritization of response plans and mitigating controls.

The expectations of this position, as stated above, are not all inclusive, but do indicate the major responsibilities of the position. Other responsibilities may be assigned as necessary to support the business environment.

Additional Tasks

  • Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning
  • Fulfill additional, relevant, tasks appropriate to the role and business demands
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently


  • Active Directory and associated infrastructure tools (GPO, SCCM, SCOM)
  • Windows configurations (desktop & server)
  • Patching, vulnerability scanning & remediation processes
  • Working knowledge of common Security controls (Firewalls, Email Filters, Authentication systems)
  • Event Monitoring and Incident Response
  • TCP/IP Networking and Services
  • Endpoint Detection and Response tools and techniques (i.e. Anti-Malware, Application Whitelisting)
  • Understanding of encryption mechanisms (data at rest and transit)
  • (Basic) scripting and coding i.e. PowerShell, Python, REST/SOAP APIs, etc.
  • General understanding of Risk Management Frameworks
  • Ability to collect, describe and display technical information in a way to help decision making


  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Security, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance (IT related) or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of technical and hands on experience in information security
  • Ability to keep up with the threat landscape
  • Strong problem solving skills and thinking outside the box
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group including; executives, managers, IT personnel, and subject matter experts
  • Strong sense of urgency and desire to see solutions implemented expediently
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively within various levels of the organization


  • Security+ (strongly desired)
  • Technical certifications
  • CEH

Barings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer; Minority/Female/Age/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

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Barings is a leading global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative, institutional-quality solutions and service.

Our team-driven culture is based on transparency, responsibility and putting our clients interests first. We listen to our clients to understand their needs, so that we can be a strategic advisor and long-term partner in meeting their unique investment goals. Risk management and protecting our investors capital over the long term is an essential component of our lasting partnerships.

Barings is also committed to building long-term relationships with our associates and providing opportunities and support to help them succeed. With our expanding business and global footprint, Barings offers a wealth of opportunities for associates who share our culture, values and commitment to excellence in client service.

As an organization, we believe that a diversity of perspectives and strengths is essential to meeting the evolving needs of our clients, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a talented workforce as diverse as the clients and communities that contribute to our success.