Risk Identification and Mitigation Consultant in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 3/17/2020

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Risk Identification and Mitigation Consultant Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Risk Identification and Mitigation Consultant for an opportunity in Charlotte, NC. This resource will be required to lead Risk Identification and Mitigation supporting one or more groups in the Technology Infrastructure (TI) organization. This leader will support a senior Executive's and their team. Resource will also collaborate across TI Risk and Process Management, Business Resiliency & Planning; Business Controls, Monitoring & Readiness; and Global Information Security to ensure key programs and deliverables are communicated, monitored, and delivered across Enterprise - TI. Serves as a single point of contact and the escalation point between control partners and internal teams. Drives internal teams towards compliance withPolicies and Standards through effective and timely reporting.

Works independently, with limited direction, and may provide risk management and business continuity subject matter consulting support in audit and regulatory matters as needed. Act as the ambassador of the risk culture across the enterprise.

Required Job Skills:

  • BA or BS (4 year degree)in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 7+ Years of experience in information technology either systems development or infrastructure
  • 3 years of Tableau
  • Experience in Audit, Compliance, or Risk Management
  • Strong partnering and relationship-building is a must for success in this role.
  • An adaptable, independent leader capable of assessing business problems, project deliverables and interdependencies holistically, and managing and escalating issues/risks to key stakeholders and leadership in a timely fashion.
  • Strong communication skills (presentation and influencer) and ability to synthesize information in order to drive team to results.
  • Proactive - Ability to "connect the dots" for others across multiple data points, make connections upstream/downstream that may not be easily noticeable.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams and ability to work effectively in a geographically dispersed team
  • Must be a highly motivated, self-directed individual capable of supporting multiple projects under tight deadlines, and in an environment where business needs/priorities may change and path forward is not always black & white
  • Facilitate regular workgroup meetings/work sessions and develop/track project timelines where appropriate.
  • Active participation during the identification and tracking of issues/ risks and identification of action plans to resolve issues/ risks maintaining momentum on mitigation plan deliverables.
  • Competency with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Responsibilities:

  • Identify, characterize threats
  • Assess the vulnerability of critical assets to specific threats
  • Determine the risk (i.e. the expected likelihood and consequences of specific types of attacks on specific assets)
  • Identify ways to reduce those risks
  • Prioritize risk reduction measures based on a strategy

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

Job Requirements

Resource required to lead Risk Identification and Mitigation supporting one or more groups in the Technology Infrastructure (TI) organization. This leader will support a senior Executive's and their team. Resource will also collaborate across TI Risk and Process Management, Business Resiliency & Planning; Business Controls, Monitoring & Readiness; and Global Information Security to ensure key programs and deliverables are communicated, monitored, and delivered across Enterprise - TI. Serves as a single point of contact and the escalation point between control partners and internal teams. Drives internal teams towards compliance withPolicies and Standards through effective and timely reporting. Works independently, with limited direction, and may provide risk management and business continuity subject matter consulting support in audit and regulatory matters as needed. Act as the ambassador of the risk culture across the enterprise. Required Job Skills* BA or BS (4 year degree)in Computer Science or related technical field 7+ Years of experience in information technology either systems development or infrastructure Experience in Audit, Compliance, or Risk Management Strong partnering and relationship-building is a must for success in this role. An adaptable, independent leader capable of assessing business problems, project deliverables and interdependencies holistically, and managing and escalating issues/risks to key stakeholders and leadership in a timely fashion. Strong communication skills (presentation and influencer) and ability to synthesize information in order to drive team to results. Proactive - Ability to “connect the dots” for others across multiple data points, make connections upstream/downstream that may not be easily noticeable. Participate in cross-functional teams and ability to work effectively in a geographically dispersed team Must be a highly motivated, self-directed individual capable of supporting multiple projects under tight deadlines, and in an environment where business needs/priorities may change and path forward is not always black & white Facilitate regular workgroup meetings/work sessions and develop/track project timelines where appropriate. Active participation during the identification and tracking of issues/ risks and identification of action plans to resolve issues/ risks maintaining momentum on mitigation plan deliverables. Competency with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel Generally speaking, the successful candidate would be able to: 1. identify, characterize threats 2. assess the vulnerability of critical assets to specific threats 3. determine the risk (i.e. the expected likelihood and consequences of specific types of attacks on specific assets) 4. identify ways to reduce those risks 5. prioritize risk reduction measures based on a strategy 3 years of Tableau