Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Information Security Analyst - Vendor Risk Management Job

Information Security Analyst - Vendor Risk Management

Job Requisition Number: 37756

United States

New York - USA

The Role:

Bloomberg is seeking an Information Security Analyst to join its IT Audit department, reporting into the Information Security group. The role is responsible for performing vendor risk assessments and providing third party oversight support to the internal departments. The candidate will play a pivotal role in leading, supporting and executing Bloomberg s Vendor Risk Management Strategy.

In addition, this role involves interacting with internal IT audit function in identifying and assessing risk to the business. The position entails partnering with Legal and Compliance on potential regulatory issues and ensuring Bloomberg s compliance with applicable regulations. The successful candidate will be aware of the latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, and act as an advisory advocate to internal business owners and external third party vendors alike.

Specific duties:

- Lead and/or participate in the Vendor Risk Management Review process including the development and review of assessment material, scope, on-site planning and onsite review execution.

- Perform vendor risk assessments on potential and existing third party vendor relationships; taking into consideration strategic, reputation, compliance, and other risks the vendor may pose to Bloomberg.

- Drive all aspects of risk assessment process for third party providers.

- Conduct thorough due diligence activities including review of IT General Controls, Physical Security controls, business continuity/disaster recovery plans/testing results, reports over internal controls (SSAE 16's, Systrust, other compliance reports), contract review, SLA's and on-site vendor reviews, when warranted.

- Identify, measure, and assess risk associated with third party vendor relationships, and as needed, liaise with the business owners to identify/establish mitigation approach.

- Ensures all required contracts have undergone proper legal and compliance reviews.

- Maintain a vendor database to capture, categorize, and maintain risk ratings of vendors

- Identify opportunities for improving third party risk posture as well as Bloomberg's third party risk management processes.

- Support internal LOB audits.

- Lead and/or participate in communicating identified risks with key stakeholders to initiate and subsequently drive remediation efforts related to assessments.

- Maintain Archer administration tasks as required.


- 3-5 years of proven vendor governance, audit or risk management related experience

- Hands on experience with Archer

- Experience with IT outsourcing and business process outsourcing governance and risk management

- Knowledgeable in the ISO 27001/27002 framework

- The ability to articulate a clear understanding of Third Party Risk and/or Vendor Management best practices

- Proficient technical skills, including: Information Security Audit, Network Security, change management, IT Risk Management, operation systems and data, performance metrics and reporting, project management, and vendor management.

- Bachelors with 5-7 years of work experience or 5 years with advanced degree (MIS, Information Security, other related field)

- Minimum of 5 years in Information Technology/ Information security/ Compliance

- Professional certifications:

***Technical: CISSP, CISA or CISM, RSA Archer Administrator

The Company:

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company s strength delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg s enterprise solutions build on the company s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

Legal Terms:


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