Senior Security Risk Analyst at Nuance
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The Senior Security Risk Analyst is a highly respected, influential and in-demand role within the business. The position is responsible for the Security Risk Management program and collaborating with the Nuance Risk Management program stakeholders for executive risk reporting. This role is a key contributor in supporting the security direction of the business and elevating the company’s security posture. This role is expected to support the security strategy of the business within new and existing information system capabilities. Consequently, the position requires both an understanding of legacy systems, as well as new technologies and requirements, to ensure security risks are appropriately evaluated and managed.
The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of security domains and possesses at least three years of experience in security, compliance or risk management. Communication is critical for this role, as this individual will be working with cross-functional teams from various areas of the business, both technical and non-technical, as well as executive leadership. A strong understanding of industry best practice security frameworks, such as CIS, ISO, and NIST and regulations, such as GDPR, HIPAA, and PCI are critical to the success of this role.
Principal Duties and responsibilities:
- Security Risk Management program lead responsible for risk intake, risk analysis, risk management, and reporting activities.
- Nuance Risk Management team member responsible for supporting CISO in executive reporting.
- Maintain oversight of Security Risk Management program data in a GRC-related platform, including program enhancements.
- Identify strengths and weaknesses in the security program as they relate to privacy, security, business resiliency and compliance frameworks.
- Document, formulate and enforce areas of security improvement that balance risk with business operations and do not diminish efficiencies or innovation.
- Maintain strong oversight of third parties, vendors and business partners to safeguard against undue risk presented by external entities. Escalate to security management and business unit leads when points of weakness are discovered.
- Define qualitative and quantitative metrics to assess the success of the Security Risk Management program and provide regular reports to security and business leadership.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skill, Qualification:
- Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information assurance, MIS or related field, or equivalent industry experience
- Years of experinece: At least 3+ years’ experience in cybersecurity as a risk practitioner with exposure to various security frameworks.
- Strong business acumen and security technology skills for well-rounded proficiency, as well as proven ability to align with security practices and compliance responsibilities.
- Experience and understanding of various regulatory requirements and laws, including but not limited to PCI, HIPAA, and GDPR. Additional experience in one or more of the following: ISO 27001/2, HITRUST or NIST.
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and proven ability to translate security and risk to all levels of the business.
- Capacity to understand legacy and progressive technology and security controls along with respective risk. Working knowledge of technologies such as cloud computing, DevOps and application security is required.
- Track record of acting with integrity, taking pride in work, seeking to excel, being curious and adaptable, and communicating effectively.
- Preferred experience with cloud environments such as Microsoft Azure.
- Prior experience with using GRC systems from vendors such as RSA or ServiceNow GRC.
- Demonstrated problem-solving capabilities, and ability to manage complex local and international security requirements.
- Self-motivated, directed and well-organized, with the vision to position controls in anticipation of threats.
- Successful track record of managing external entities’ contracts and relationships, and mitigating risks to business development opportunities.
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