Project Manager Info Sec Risk Modeling

  • Company: Discover
  • Location: Riverwoods, Illinois
  • Posted: November 15, 2017
  • Reference ID: P182321
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Project Manager Info Sec Risk Modeling

Job Description

The Project Manager of Information Security Risk Modeling will assist with development and testing of information security risk models to solve information security risk problems that directly affect business units. This role will manage the testing of the efficacy of information security controls to ensure the accuracy of data getting fed into the models. There is an expectation that the Project Manager will participate in moderate to highly complex projects as they pertain to the organizations long-term information security strategy. Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to require standards and processes.


Job Requirements
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience
  • Preferred field of study: Computer Science, Management of Information System, and Business & Statistics
  • 2 years minimum experience
  • Knowledge of software development concepts and methodologies
    Knowledge of information security engineering
    Able to develop appropriate methodologies, but willing to roll up sleeves and drive execution and implementation
    Team orientated and will promote execution and change through influence
  • Back ground in system engineering and information security in a large enterprise.
    Familiar with advanced mathematical concepts.
  • Willingness to obtain advanced certification within 2 yrs of acceptance

  • Master Degree or equivalent experience
  • 4 years experience
  • Knowledge of information security risks effect on business.
    Understanding of return on security investment
    Ability to interpret threats and vulnerabilities in technology assets and formulate a holistic approach to forecasting risk


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