The purpose of this position is to manage and co-ordinate all Information Security activities, programs and initiatives for one or more Citi Technology Infrastructure business units. The Information Security Officer (BISO) is the role that supports the implementation of the IS program. ISOs provide advice and oversight to ensure that businesses related processes and procedures are in compliances with Citi’s Information Security Policies.
Information Security is a primary area of focus for Citi. This position reports to a Group ISO and is a key member of the Global Information Security team supporting the Engineering and Infrastructure Technology organizations.
·Provide security guidance to engineering and operations partners to help them meet Information Security requirements.
·Proactively engage the businesses to identify, document and drive remediation of excessive risks and non-compliant activities
·Influence and support corporate IT Information Security policies
·Create and review security metrics to measure security effectiveness
·Monitor security violations and driving resolutions to security policy
·Ensure that appropriate stakeholders are held accountable as to the state of their controls and that they understand their responsibilities regarding risk mitigation and remediation
·Partnering with IT Teams to ensure that IT systems are managed, operated and designed to minimize risk
·Escalate significant risks to the Regional/Sector/Global IS Leadership for information or action
·Act as point of contact to executive leadership for dimensioning, managing and driving remediation of information securityrisks
·Facilitate, attend and participate in internal/external meetings and risk committees
·Provide updates to business groups, partners and senior management through established communication channels
·Reduce securityrisks by leveraging controls and minimizing weaknesses in Citi’s Infrastructure portfolio
·Engage with Business Managers and staff to ensure non-compliant items are addressed in timely fashion
·Ensure compliance to security practices & standards. Reducing likelihood of audit findings, regulatory & legal liabilities
·Engage with cross sector, regional, global risk and control teams in the review and reengineering of key controls and processes to effectively and efficiently manage IS issues
·Contribute to, interpret and disseminate IS policy, standards and awareness throughout the business units
·Ensure timely engagement and delivery on information security, business and/or technology initiatives and projects
·Protect the firm by following sound risk management protocols and adhering to regulatory requirements
·In-depth knowledge of information security standards, best practices, processes and systems
·Experience in Command Center process and procedures
·Experience of multi-tasking and prioritization
·Exposure to Senior Management and technology Subject Matter Experts
·Team Management and Leadership activities
·Influencing without formal authority
·Exposure to Global Management
·Working to deadlines
·Specialize in an Information Security related function and participate in the Global development and rollout of related solutions
Knowledge/Experience:·Bachelor’s degree (or higher, with a concentration in Information Technology or a related discipline), or equivalent work experience.·Minimum: 5 years of Information Technology and/or Security experience ·Knowledge in IS programs including, but not limited to, Audit Reviews, Risk Assessment, Awareness & Training, Identity Access & Management, Data Protection, Secure SDLC, Incident Management, Vulnerability Assessment, Third Party IS Assessment, Secure Configurations, Patch Management, etc.·Experience working with ISO 27001 and related processes and procedures.·Minimum: 2 IS certifications or willingness to earn within 12 months of joining (CISSP, CISM, CISA or Equivalent) ·Demonstrated experience of working with ITIL, ISO 27001 and processes and procedures, including document controls ·Audit experience and exposure is essential·Strong risk management background in a multi-national financial organization·Spanish Language (oral and written) a must
Skills:·Ability to provide effective leadership and subject matter expertise in Information Security topics to senior management, technology and business partners. ·Employ influencing skills to obtain buy-in and participation from various groups and stakeholders without direct control.·Build and maintain collaborative relationships with partners, clients and peers.·Ability to communicate effectively at different levels of the organization, and with various technical and business audiences. ·Excellent problem solving abilities and analytical skills. Ability to see the big picture with high attention to critical details.·Results oriented, is able to achieve desired outcomes independently and at appropriate priority levels.
Competencies:·The candidate will need to be a self-motivated, problem solver and decisive. Taking initiative and decision-making will be important to the role. Work will need to be of a consistently high quality, with a focus on timely and accurate delivery of information and reports.·Take responsibility for ensuring activities are completed, overcoming obstacles and challenges·Ability to influence staff and team members, often based in other countries·Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities·Ability to manage aggressive time frames and communicate effectively to peers and management·Flexibility to adapt to changing demands and priorities.