Director of Information Security Risk Management

Our Client in the Fintech Industry is urgently looking for a Director of Information Security Risk


  • Identify, document, and communicate information security risks associated with T2 data stored, processed, or transmitted through 3rd party information systems and applications
  • Develop and refine security practices to ensure a balance between productivity and risk, in support of a diverse array of business services and IT applications
  • Manage Information Security policies and standards coordinating with stakeholders as needed
  • Manage and mentor Information Security Risk personnel charting a path for individual growth in line with the InfoSec Risk Mgmt. program
  • Work closely with a broad array of stakeholders, from fellow IT Risk and Security leadership, legal and audit representatives, vendors, executives, and clients to meet Information Security objectives
  • Influence tactical and strategic direction of the Information Security risk management program, especially as it relates to emerging risk management requirements
  • Formulate and own pivotal initiatives which provide further transparency into cyber-risk and help drive mitigation


  • 5+ years of experience working in Information Security Risk Management
  • 2+ years of experience managing people and wanting to see them succeed
  • 4 year bachelor degree in relevant field
  • Be able to effectively communicate, influence, and negotiate with company leadership at all levels
  • Be able to develop and nurture balanced relationships
  • Direct experience managing one or more of the following:
  • IT risk identification and assessment
  • Control design and implementation
  • Vendor (information security) risk assessments
  • Policy development
  • Data classification initiative
  • Possess and maintain IT and InfoSec technical fundamental knowledge particularly as they relate to cyber-risk
  • Experience managing consultants and third-party resources
  • Be able to establish a risk assessment methodology that is flexible enough to meet the needs of an evolving business but incorporates principles from mature pre-existing frameworks
  • Flexible, adapting to company culture and individual behavior
  • Fluency in Verbal and Written English
  • Ability to maintain positivity in times of difficulty or conflict
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and hands-on when needed

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Job Location: New York USA

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