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Information Security Officer

New York, NY 10022 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 02/15/2018 Job ID: 12222 Industry: IT Manager, IT Security, Information Technology

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Title:           Information Security Officer (ISO)



Reports To:    Head of Systems Dept.


Position Summary:

The information Security Officer defines the Branch Information Security objectives for the Information Security Program at the Branch and monitors compliance with such objectives. The Information Security Officer will direct the planning, development, implementation and monitoring of security for enterprise information systems and processes located at the Branch. The Information Security Officer will develop and implement security training and awareness programs to educate employees, about our information security solutions and requirements. The scope of the ISO program is branch-wide, is aligned to FFIEC and Head Office regulations and encompasses all media (electronic or print).

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Overall Responsibility for Information Security  at the Branch
  • Advising Senior Management and Risk Committee on Information Security Issues
  • Conduct the information security risk assessment program. Handling of Information Security Incidents  in collaboration with IT Dept and Head Office Security Dept (CTS).
  • Developing and Maintaining Information Security standards and procedures.
  • Oversees the access control program to ensure documentation pertaining to account creations, deletions and permissions are correctly maintained and approved.
  • Perform reviews on all business application and servers.
  • Perform reviews on all applications and systems users and their access privileges.
  • Monitors and evaluates vulnerability information through reports and logs.
  • Work closely with the System department and Compliance departments to ensure close cooperation and coordination between their respective activities relative to Information Security (Operational, Business and Development).
  • Oversee Information Security Training Program.
  • Acts as an independent observer to the branch’ s IT / Systems Business Continuity Plan (DR) and coordinates and retains all respective documentation for DR Tests.
  • Oversee the access control program to ensure the security administrative processes performed by Systems Administrators relative to numerous applications and servers, including rights given or deleted for new, transferred and terminated employees.
  • Work closely with the IT and business units to obtain rights and permissions documentation since the ISO does have direct access to the branch’ s servers, applications or infrastructure.
  • Develop and maintain  incident reporting and response procedure to address branch' s security incident, respond to policy violations, or complains from external parties. Serve as a official contact point for information security, privacy, and copyright infringement incidents.
  • Maintain knowledge by keeping up to date with latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, advisories, alters, and vulnerabilities.

Educational Requirements:

A bachelor’ s degree in computer science.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Minimum seven years of experience in Information Technology related field.
  • Strong knowledge of bank products, systems, services and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge in Information Security:
    • Where knowledge may be lacking, the Branch is willing to provide all the necessary training in at least the following areas:
  • Network Security (Firewalls, Routers, IDS etc)
  • Operating System Security
  • All types of Information Security courses which are beneficial to the ISO and Branch.
  • A hands-on, detail-oriented, individual contributor. Ability to work with senior management and clients, including creating and making presentations to various departments
  • Understanding and working knowledge of the US regulatory environment and framework, specifically with the application of BSA/AML regulations and procedures. 
  • Service orientation with the ability to direct quality results.
  • Well developed interpersonal skills and an ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment.
  •   Ability to apply practical solutions to complex business problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate with discretion and fully protect confidential information in a highly sensitive area, as per Bank rules and norms.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the Bank’ s business lines (operations, finance, administration, corporate), organization, mission and goals would be an advantage.

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