Lead Third Party Information Security Assessor (VP)

at Citigroup in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Description :

The Third Party Information Security Assessor performs detailed examinations of Citi’s North America suppliers’ information security practices and controls. IS Assessor responsibility is to confirm supplier adherence to the same high information security standards to which Citi holds itself accountable and to identify & communicate information security risks related to our customer and business sensitive information. In accordance with Citi’s established Third Party Information Security Assessment (TPISA) process and framework, the essential duties are as follows.

+ Coordinate with TPISA stakeholders to initiate, scope and plan controls assessments of new and existing suppliers.

+ Perform assessments on-site at supplier locations or remotely via conference calls.

+ Obtain and review supplier responses and supporting documentation to validate supplier appropriate implementation of information security controls. Analyze the information to identify information security weaknesses or non-compliance with Citi standards.

+ Produce detailed documentation of assessments and perform threat analyses of gaps identified.

+ Communicate supplier information security issues to stakeholders, ensuring their understanding of associated risks and actions needed to remediate those risks.

Qualifications :

The successful candidate will have the following proven skills and experience:

+ Bachelor’s Degree (in Technology, Information Security or related major), or equivalent work experience.

+ Industry certification such as CISSP, CISA or CISM required.

+ 6+ years experience in a similar IT Audit, Assessor, or Information Security Officer role.

+ Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of concepts, best practices and controls in a breadth of information security areas/domains. These information security areas include governance & risk management, access control, cryptography, physical security, security architecture and design, business continuity/disaster recovery planning, network security, application & operations security and compliance/incident management.

+ Strong technical and/or IT audit background in/practical knowledge of a wide variety of technologies. Technologies include server infrastructure & operating systems, network & web infrastructures, database architecture and intrusion detection/prevention systems.

+ Self-starter with the ability to manage and prioritize responsibilities through the effective use of time management techniques.

+ Team player with proven skills in influencing people without having direct management authority and motivating them to successfully complete tasks within required timelines.

+ Self-driven performer with established skills in tracking self and project performance, anticipating and recognizing problems and escalating issues appropriately.

+ Strong ability to interact and communicate both written and verbally with people at all levels, both technical and non-technical, in a dynamic environment where interactions are not always in person.

+ Strong risk analysis and problem solving skills.

+ Must be flexible to ensure assessments are performed by the mandated compliance date and be able to manage multiple assessments simultaneously.

+ Position required travel (both US domestic and international – Canada) on an average of 35%. Most travel is 1-2 night business trips several times per month.

Job Family Group:


Job Family:

Information Security

Time Type:

Full time

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Job Posting: JC198875315

Posted On: Dec 03, 2021

Updated On: Jan 23, 2022