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Senior Information Risk Analyst in Jersey City, NJ at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting new role as a Senior Information Risk Analyst, working with one of our leading Industry clients based out of Jersey City, NJ.

Contract Length: 6+ Months

For over 40 years, our client has provided support services to key financial markets. They are committed to being at the forefront of innovation. Our client is currently seeking a Senior Information Risk Analyst dedicated to excellence to join their team.

Applicant must be willing to work on a W-2 basis.

Responsibilities of the Senior Information Risk Analyst:

  • Perform risk assessments in reference to a standard risk framework
  • Foster strategic information risk assessment process improvement 
  • Develop infrastructure and IT assessments for use across the computing environment 
  • Schedule and perform information risk assessments using organizational methodologies
  • Assist Information Security Analysts with complex risk decisions and provide advice and guidance where required 
  • Evaluate management responses to ensure that remediation plans and tasks adequately address identified control gaps 
  • Perform peer reviews of assessments performed by Information Risk Analysts 

Requirements of the Senior Information Risk Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred 
  • At least 10 years of experience with risk assessment
  • Proven knowledge of technical infrastructure, networks, databases and systems and how they affect an organization’s cyber security risk 
  • Proven knowledge of security methodologies, policies, standards and best practices 
  • Proven knowledge of information technology systems, infrastructure and operations 
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills 
  • Excellent presentation skills, including the use of PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to work collaboratively 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills, coupled with ability to be versatile and flexible 
  • Sound business judgment and the ability to work successfully with all levels of management 
  • Excellent grammar and style skills; ability to adapt writing style for different audiences and media 
  • Financial Services Industry experience a plus but not required 
Job ID: 315528

Keywords: Senior Information Risk Analyst, Financial, Grammar

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 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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