Massachusetts Veterans Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Randstad Risk and Security Analyst #2581 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Risk and Security Analyst #2581

job details:

  • location:Cambridge, MA

  • salary:$63 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, January 11, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:814989

job description

Risk and Security Analyst #2581

job summary:

The incumbent will help operationalize our security (NIST) and compliance controls frameworks (SOX, GxP) to ensure the proper implementation of security controls across identified environments. This includes identifying gaps and compensating controls, helping IT control owners develop remediation plans, and developing/ reporting metrics on results. This position reports to the Associate Director, IT Governance and Controls Team Lead.

location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors



  • A minimum of 5-7 years' experience in information security and/or risk management, especially in an information risk analysis, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), and/or IT Audit role.

  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative risk evaluation methods, including information security control frameworks such as NIST, ISO, and COBIT.

  • Proven experience with control monitoring principles and practices.

  • Ability to understand and engage applicable industry-related regulatory requirements (e.g., FDA, FIPS, EU Annex 11, GDPR)

  • Direct experience in cybersecurity risk analysis and related security products/systems (ServiceNow GRC strongly preferred)

  • Demonstrable knowledge of information security standards, data security practices and procedures, network security, application security, and database security

  • Understanding the impact of various data protection and integrity controls, operating systems and network security controls, authentication controls, and security protocols

  • Ability to work on several tasks simultaneously and pay attention to sources of information from inside and outside to make appropriate assessments and decisions.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent prioritization capabilities, with an aptitude for breaking down work into manageable parts, effectively assessing the priority and time required to complete each part.

  • strong communication skills and ability to convey complex concepts in simplified terms.

  • Flexible and able to adapt quickly to changing technology

  • Open and able to apply original and innovative thinking to produce new ideas and create innovative approaches to information security oversight and compliance.

  • Experience with development and implementation of information security awareness and education programs.

  • strong knowledge of Microsoft Office product suite, and corporate business applications including Skype and SharePoint

  • Comfortable working independently and collaboratively to achieve business outcomes

  • Biotech and IT experience preferred


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 6 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors



  • NIST

  • ServiceNow GRC

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.