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IT Risk/Security Consultant in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Boston, MA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a IT Risk/Security Consultant with our industry-leading client in Boston.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the IT Risk/Security Consultant:

  • Develop an information security risk portfolio for the business unit you support 
  • Provide the business with the knowledge and support needed to understand their risk profile 
  • Lead business unit security program activities such as application security assessments 
  • Help drive the assimilation of the assessment process into the AGILE model of development 
  • Provide application security consulting services to IT, partners and clients and take part in in incident management and remediation efforts 
  • Perform project risk assessments from a technical security and information risk management perspective
  • Support operational security activities including oversight of ongoing divisional security processes and support the development and adherence to global information security policies and standards
  • Work with business units and technical teams to implement security policies and processes  
  • Take part in your team’s plans to meet their goals, and participate in frameworks used to measure and report on progress towards the achievement of goals 
  • Stay current on emerging technologies, key business drivers, evolving threats and opportunities from both the business and our department 
  • Collaborate with other IT business consultants across the company, including the Director of Information Security Management and the Divisional Information Risk Officer 
  • Participate in divisional and global projects and initiatives as requested. Ensure business requirements and needs are considered in initiatives, projects and services. 

Requirements of the IT Risk/Security Consultant:

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in information security/information risk management 
  • General operating knowledge of security for applications and infrastructure, security threat/risk/data classification 
  • Professional certification (or current enrollment in program) for information security – CISSP, CISA, CRISC or similar credentials 
  • Proven ability to build relationships, engage and influence others, and work with diverse internal and international user communities as well as vendors 
  • Achievement oriented with proven leadership skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, managing multiple priorities and deadlines 
  • Strong communicator and active listener with the ability to effectively articulate vision, possibilities, and outcomes

Keywords: IT Risk, Security Consultant, Security, Team Lead, risk management

Job ID: 318825

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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