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Risk and Compliance Specialist: 100% Remote

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Risk and Compliance Specialist: 100% Remote
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New York,  NY 10001
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Risk and Compliance Specialist: 100% Remote

We are searching for Risk and Compliance Specialist for an immediate job opening.   This role is 100% remote.  Please review the job description below.  Please send a resume and target salary requirement.   We look forward to hearing from you!

  • You will work with Virtual Information Security Officer (VISO) Program and Security Assessment clients to assist with their security posture and identify potential threats and create plans to prevent and mitigate problems. Many different standards and frameworks will be used such as NIST, ISO2701, HITRUST, etc.
  • You will be the role of a Risk/Compliance Specialist for the client and help implement a full risk management framework. In this role, you should be highly perceptive and methodical. You should also have the ability to communicate effectively and present your plans in a convincing way. Ultimately, you will ensure that your clients secure its reputation, maintains compliance and increases their profitability by controlling risk.
  • Security Clearance: Highly Desirable


• Provide full Governance Risk and Compliance services for clients Identifying and analyzing various risks (e.g. business, financial) Work with frameworks such as NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, HITRUST, SOC and ISO27001 to ensure compliance for all clients

• Assist Risk Managers and Vulnerability managers with various tasks

• Conduct business unit interviews with clients

• Work with project manager to coordinate tasks and events to keep schedules on task

• Weekly internal meetings

• Weekly external meetings

• Be the face and interface for all of your clients

• Developing risk management controls and contingency plans

• Communicating recommendations to management and clients

• Conduct assessments to define and analyze possible risks

• Evaluate the gravity of each risk by considering its consequences

• Audit processes and procedures

• Develop risk management controls and systems

• Design processes to eliminate or mitigate potential risks

• Create contingency plans to manage crises

• Evaluate existing policies and procedures to find weaknesses

• Prepare reports and present recommendations

• Help implement solutions and plans

• Evaluate employees’ risk awareness and train them, when necessary, Requirements

• Proven experience as a Risk Manager

• Knowledge of risk assessment and control

• Experience with auditing and reporting procedures

• Familiarity with industry compliance standards and regulations (e.g., PCI, GDPR, CCPA, NIST, ISO27001)

• Strong computer and research skills; knowledge of analysis software is preferred (e.g., Statistical Analysis Software, or SAS)

• Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude • Experience with GRC tools • Excellent communication and presentation skills


• Bachelors or Masters in IT or Info Security • CISA, CISM, CRISC, PMP associate, CISS

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