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IT Risk Management Analyst

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This is a Contract position in Hudson County, NJ posted September 14, 2020.

Our client is seeking a IT Risk Analyst for a 3 month Contract position. It will be remote until it is deemed safe to return to the offices in Jersey City, NJ. They are looking for the following. The role is focused on IT Risk assessments. Ideally seeking someone with 5 years experience with IT Risk (IT Controls, Applications, Disaster Recovery, IT Risk self assessment). Need a self-starter out of the box thinker have PM skills, out of the financialbanking industry. Must have strong Excel, Pivot tables, VLookup. The Risk Team provides First Line-of-Defense Risk Management support for the technology conducts Information Technology and Information Security risk assessments. Some of the assessments performed by the team include technology risk, cyber risk, application criticality, application controls, infrastructure controls, and third party, project and risk exception assessments. Summary IT Risk analyst will be responsible for execution of various Risk Assessments, reporting the results and tracking of open issues in accordance with the defined procedures Key responsibilities include Ensure assessments, project and task deliverable dates are met Conduct Information Security, Information Technology, Cyber Security, application risk, Disaster Recovery Planning, Risk Control Self-Assessment, Onsite (i.e. data center) assessment and other IT risk assessments Perform assessments of an IT Risk Acceptance request to identify risks and mitigating controls as well as follow-up on necessary approvals Document observations for existing IT control processes and identified issues in assessment questionnaire during disaster recovery planning exercises Prepare monthly KRI reports using Excel Discuss findings with stakeholders and follow up on agreed upon action plans and target completion dates Have the ability to determine if proposed technology solutions have cross-functional impact or risks to other units and to identify areas of efficiency Provide appropriate information share and updates with senior management and other key stakeholders Performing various IT Risk assessments and risk associated projects (i.e. identify framework workflow process perform gap analysis, etc.) defined by the manager Provide root cause analysis, along with conclusion on production issues Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree, Experience in managing the completion of assessments is essential. PMP not required but preferred Self-starter is a MUST, able to work with limited instructions. Be able to work with agility due to change in directions without impacting to the delivery date Minimum of 5 years hands on experience in performing IT assessments, required Strong business, analytical, quantitative, problem-solving and decision making skills Solid understanding of project life cycle AND risk management concepts and processes. Strong IT Risk management skills Minimum of 5 years track record of delivery of major risk and finance initiatives at large and complex financial institutions, preferred Minimum of 5 years in financial services industry experience preferred but not required Exceptional stakeholder management skills including experience liaising with internal clients who are performing services Superior communication skills both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff Tolerance and understanding of multiple cultures Working knowledge of Archer and SeviceNow Proficient in Excel Working knowledge of Outlook Able to think ‘out of the box’ Completes administrative tasks on a timely basis Interested? Contact John Scovell