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Information Security Risk Manager Vice President

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Information Security Risk Manager Vice President


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Information Security Risk Manager Vice President


About BlackRock

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $5.98 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit Twitter: @blackrock at Blog: LinkedIn: .

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The Cybersecurity Governance team acts as a trusted risk advisor for the Global Information Security department and a liaison with Internal Audit, External Audit and Regulators. We are looking for a risk manager with 15+ years of Information Security and IT Risk experience, performing risk advisory oversight for large financial services companies. This role will be responsible for identifying, analyzing, and influencing the management of security risks across the organization.

Role Responsibility

The key responsibilities of the role are as follows:

+ Build and improve presentations for senior and executive management, clients and regulators.

+ Provide feedback to RQA and IA on their cybersecurity opinions.

+ Maintain GIS program document that describes the function.

+ Support regulatory developments, including monitoring new regulations, preparing actions for new regulatory requirements, presentations, meetings, note-taking, summary reports to management.

+ Support IA activities, within and outside GIS, to guide IA and Tech personnel on how to approach effective controls that are cost-effective.

+ Support client activities, including presentations, contract reviews and updates on prominent security vulnerabilities.

+ Evaluate third party assessments of GIS.

+ Engage third parties to maintain cybersecurity threat and risk taxonomy.

+ Support the metrics program.

+ Maintain the GIS Intranet site.

+ Review internal and external communications related to cybersecurity.

+ Support defining staffing requirements.

+ Update cybersecurity policies and standards.

+ Assist with development of pervasive assessments and solutions related to crown jewels, IT asset management solutions, AirGap, etc.

+ Maintain list of key threats, risks, controls and issues.

+ Engage in process/control improvements of the GIS function, any area where enhancements are needed or appropriate.


You will be evaluated based on your ability to perform the duties listed above while demonstrating the skills and competencies necessary to be highly-effective in the role. These skills and competencies include:

+ Strong documentation and process oriented background with leading and running complex Technology projects.

+ Effectively influence others to account for the plans and reciprocal behaviors for results.

+ Communicate complex and technical issues to diverse audiences, orally and in writing, in an easily-understood, authoritative, and actionable manner.

+ Identify and assesses the cybersecurity threats, risks and controls to cost-effectively mitigate risks.

+ Strong decision-making abilities.

+ An understanding of business needs and dedication to delivering high-quality, prompt, and efficient service to the business.

+ An understanding of organizational mission, values, and goals and consistent application of this knowledge.

+ Ability to react to high pressure dynamic changing environments.

+ Excellent prioritization capabilities, with an aptitude for breaking down work into manageable parts, effectively assessing the priority and time required to complete each part.

+ Working on several tasks simultaneously and pay attention to sources of information from inside and outside one’s network within an organization.

+ Apply creative and thinking to produce new ideas and build innovative products, solutions, or approaches.

+ Interpersonal skills to work well in a global environment, complementing teams in multiple remote locations.

You will be evaluated primarily upon your ability to demonstrate the competencies required to be successful, as described above. For reference, the typical work experience and educational background for this role is as follows:

+ BS or MA in Business, Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field

+ 5+ years in IT Risk or IT Governance or IT Audit role in a financial services company.

+ 5+ years as manager in Information Security in a financial services company.

+ 5+ years of experience working with regulators, external and internal audit.

+ 5+ years of experience with information security management frameworks (e.g., IS027000, NIST 800-53, etc.)

+ 10+ years of work experience as an accomplished Information Technologist and Technology Risk Management practitioner.

+ Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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