Information Security Advisor, V

  • Company: Fiserv
  • Location: Frisco, Texas
  • Posted: January 08, 2018
  • Reference ID: R-10087321
Position Description

Find Your Forward as a Information Security Advisor at Fiserv, a FORTUNE™ 500 member, and join the industry leader in financial services technology. With more than 22,000 associates around the world, we’re pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in financial services with deep expertise and a commitment to innovation. We support our team with a collaborative work environment that values leadership and new ideas. Members of our team thrive on this environment to build the solutions that power more than 13,000 banks and businesses worldwide.

In this role, you’ll help build the technology responsible for our core services. Your work will influence the success of companies across the world. Members of our Technology team are experts in the field, working to evaluate and improve today’s systems while building tomorrow’s. 

Position Purpose:                                                                                                                                                      

Serve as a strategic advisor to Information Security, Compliance, and business leaders and associates in the identification and remediation of information security risks and concerns through technical and information security services.  Provide support for integrated security systems and solutions to ensure proprietary/confidential data are protected. Through strong relationships, coordinate with Information Security and Compliance leaders and associates, will be responsible for the strategic implementation and oversight of information security processes for the enterprise. Assist in the configuration and validation of secure systems.  Test security products and systems to detect security weaknesses.  This role is in support of Credit Union Solutions that provides account-processing services for credit unions of all sizes. In addition to account processing, our group offers a wide range of value-added solutions to deliver an integrated credit union platform that is tailored to each client’s needs.

Business Description:

Credit Union Solutions at Fiserv provides integrated account processing solutions for more than one-third of the credit union marketplace, building an innovative foundation for growth, as well as the technology needed to drive efficiency and deliver superior member service in a changing marketplace.

We have a lot to consider, from identifying and adapting to changing regulations and mitigating risk to keeping pace with evolving technology and providing excellent member service. Credit unions’ goals aren’t new. How they achieve them is. With the right tools in place, Fiserv helps credit unions eliminate barriers to growth, realize efficiencies, ensure compliance, face risk issues head on and provide the superior service members deserve.

Want to be a part of a team that effects change? Join our team and see why Fiserv is one of the Most Admired Companies!

Essential Job Responsibilities:  

Participate in the Assurance of Security Control Implementation and Resiliency                               

15% Oversee and Support for Risk and Security Projects and Initiatives


20% Oversee and Support Enterprise Risk and Resilience Initiatives (Risk/Incident/Awareness, etc.)    

10% Coordinate Divisional training


5% Assure Complete and Accurate Assessment of risk

10% Participate in the establishment of Security Standards      


5% Oversee and provide assurance of Security reviews     


15% Participate in the analysis of Information Security metrics (Qualys, Tripwire, McAfee, etc.)               

10% Reporting of Security and Resiliency Assurance to Risk and Information Security Leadership        

10% Performs other duties as required

The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology Field or high school diploma with relevant experience


  • CISSP nice to have

    Job Related Experience:

  • 8+ years of relevant technical experience
  • 6+ years of experience in a progressive information security role
  • Experience interfacing with oversight entities such as FFIEC, SOX, & PCI-DSS
  • Working knowledge of security systems and appliances: firewalls, proxies, endpoint controls, email gateways, aggregators, IDS, IPS etc.
  • Strong background working with Windows server and desktop operating systems and related technologies and concepts
  • Experience performing or facilitating risk assessments (enterprise, asset, physical, etc.)

    Additional Skills/Knowledge:

  • Able to work autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Solid judgment to escalate situations to appropriate parties
  • Capacity to prioritize multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Overall excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge and experience assessing and implementing internal control concepts and IT General Controls
  • Critical thinking to solve complex problems, while navigating a diverse technology environment
  • Effective in communicating needs or concerns on behalf of stakeholders
  • Ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive, and proactive manner
  • Understanding of industry frameworks such as ITIL, COBIT, NIST, & ISO to comprehend and promote Fiserv security strategy
  • Interact and communicate professionally and effectively with technical and non-technical clients, including communication of relevant risks and updates to end users

Travel Required:

  • Moderate travel required (10% - 25%)

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred education: Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or MBA nice to have
  • Preferred certifications: Security+, CISM, CISA, GFCA nice to have
  • Preferred Experience: Financial services industry experience strongly preferred; Working in a matrix reporting environment with general knowledge of business unit and functional ownership nice to have

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