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Risk Assessment Analyst

Western Governors University Salt Lake City Full-Time
$105,676.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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The Risk Assessment Analyst will work in WGU’s Governance, Risk and Compliance Group. This individual will have experience in cyber & IT regulatory compliance, information assurance and controls assessments, and performing and responding to IT or security audits. 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct risk assessments related to projects, business growth, and ad hoc requests
  • Regularly work with IT and business unit management to assure security initiatives are aligned with business requirements
  • Provide guidance and assistance to operational teams to remediate security deficiencies identified in risk assessments
  • Measure, collect, and report on key information security services and risk indicators
  • Develop appropriate reports that can be presented to upper management to illustrate the effectiveness of security controls and overall security posture
  • Identify process gaps and support process improvement
  • Assess the impact of potential adverse events
  • Act as an advocate for Information Security to help the business understand information security risks, standards, and best practices
  • Coordinates cross-functional considerations to address and resolve complicated issues

Required Skills

  • 3+ years of professional experience in security
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Expertise with cyber-security and privacy principles and controls used to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data
  • Knowledge of risk management practices and security program development including change management and access control.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Communicate with purpose, clarity, and accuracy
  • Solution-driven approach to problems

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of security issues, techniques and implications across existing enterprise platforms, such as databases, network, cloud infrastructures, Windows and Linux operating systems, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Detail oriented and result driven

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Recommended skills

Business Process Improvement
Risk Analysis
Information Security
Change Management
Access Controls
Governance

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