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IT Risk Assessment Information Security Consultant-bilingual Mandarin

New York, NY | Temporary

Post Date: 10/03/2017 Job ID: 12073 Industry: IT Specialist, Security Risk Manager
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 IT Risk Assessment and Information Security Consultant-bilingual Mandarin

(located in Manhattan)


The Consultant coordinates and conducts IT risk and information security periodic review, and implements controls and solutions to address findings. This position is responsible for supporting risk management and information security activities that help reduce operational IT and information security risks.


IT Risk Assessment

·         Assist in identifying, assessing, evaluating IT risks, and developing, tracking and following up on remediation efforts.

·         Conduct and assist in IT risk assessments (e.g., self-assessment, IT risks stemmed from new applications implementation) related to infrastructure, platforms and applications in accordance with policies and procedures.

·         Recommend and implement solutions to address findings from IT risk assessments.

·         Assist in the development and implementation of new IT risk initiatives, including policies, processes and awareness programs.

·         Participate in IT and/or business projects to identify areas of potential IT and/or information security risk.

·         Participate in key or major projects across technology that have a high inherent risk profile to assist in establishing risk controls to mitigate the residual risk to an acceptable level.

·         Assist in the development of Key Risk Indicators (KRIs), KPIs (Key Performance Indicators), and other metrics that measure risk appetites, control effectiveness and process performance within IT.

·         Measure progress of IT control improvements, based on business value and risk mitigation.

·         Maintain and develop IT Risk guidance and /or applicable policies that outline the desired standards for risk measurement and clear guidelines for practices that may contribute to a reduction in IT risk.

·         Assist in access recertification on privileged IDs.


·      Information Security

·         Select the right “policies” or configurations in the information security tools such as Nessus and Websense based on regulatory and internal requirements, policies and procedures.

·         Interpret alerts and follow up on the true vulnerabilities through remediation with the system owners.

·         Have experience in ID management including creation, access modification, and termination for IDs in IT support tools (e.g., Change Management Systems, HelpDesk System and Emergency or Firecall IDs)

·         Assist in regulatory and audit requests as required.



·         Experience with system administration such as Windows Server, Active Directory management, etc.

·         Experience working with security tools such as Nitro, WebSense and McAfee

·         Experience designing secure systems

·         Strong knowledge of firewall, system, and network architectures

·         Strong knowledge of information security best practices

·         Mandarin speaking preferred but not a mandatory requirement

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Franca Diona

Franca Diona has over 15 years of recruitment experience. She is a graduate of Iona College with a Bachelor of Arts specializing in public relations. She started her career in the music business working for major radio stations in the tri-state area. She furthered her career promoting the world-renowned musician Debbie Gibson. She utilized her skills expanding into the financial industry as a recruiter. Being a part of Adams Consulting Group has allowed Franca to broaden her craft by setting goals and striving to achieve them. She remains energetic and enthusiastic about getting the job done at ACG.

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