Security Assurance Consultant in Charlotte, NC

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Allstate Insurance Company   •  

Charlotte, NC 28202

Industry: Finance & Insurance

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 30 days ago

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Job Description

**In addition to Irving, TX, we are open to candidates in the Charlotte, NC & Phoenix, AZ markets to work from our offices in those locations.**

The Security Assurance Consultant develops portions of and evaluates compliance with programs, processes, and procedures to mitigate cybersecurity risk. This individual will be vital in ensuring protection of company information and assets. He/she researches and suggests interpretations of industry and government regulations, standards, and contract requirements for application to assigned area of operations.


The Security Assurance Consultant will have extensive client interactions relating to technical security controls with a wide range of technology-based functions, business groups and suppliers. This individual is expected to act as a trusted advisor that can clearly articulate required security policies, standards, controls and guidelines to both technical and business audiences alike.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead analysis of business and technical needs for assigned area to create requirements and specifications
  • Develop, communicate, and execute portions of programs and processes that provide guidance and promote cybersecurity risk awareness and management in alignment with operational needs
  • Lead ongoing and incident-forensic audits of governance process and procedure compliance
  • Track metrics and analyze results to provide insight and suggestions for changes and enhancements
  • Review and analyze research, documentation, and guidance from Legal resources of regulatory, contract, and industry requirements for cybersecurity governance
  • Develop and expand knowledge of risk and governance management and demonstrate capability to communicate and explain complex regulatory topics to less-experienced team members

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 or more years of related experience


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Technical Foundations Certificate (CSX)
  • Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt
  • Archer Administration
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Cloud Governance


Functional Skills

  • Intermediate level understanding of business/technology risk leveraging NIST cybersecurity framework and lifecycle (Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover).
  • Knowledge in monitoring and review of technology controls that mitigate those risks at an intermediate level leveraging ISO/IEC 27000 series Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycles.
  • Intermediate decision-making skills and ability to escalate when appropriate
  • Ability to establish and manage relationships with internal and external partners
  • Intermediate time and project management skills including ability to prioritize and organize
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Perform well in a face-paced environment
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to think conceptually, analytically and creatively
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze data and apply it to problem resolution


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.


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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

Valid Through: 2019-11-15