Risk Analyst

Great opportunity for IT Risk Analysts with a leading Insurance company!

Your new company

A leading client within the insurance industry are looking for a Risk Analysts for a 11-month contract in Toronto (Hybrid). They have an outstanding global reputation within their sector.

Your new role

• Work with the Business Owners and IT Support teams to ensure that all new applications and systems, or major changes for the existing ones are deployed with the required information security controls, as defined in the company's security and risk management standards.
• Prevent security threats and vulnerability risks performing regular vulnerability scans and security risk assessments while adhering to the security standards of the company.
• Apply your knowledge in the planning and creation of enterprise security documents and initiatives.
• Engage key stakeholders in identifying and evaluating potential security and vulnerability risks
• Participate in actions and initiatives to apply fixes for security and vulnerability risks as soon as they are reported.
• Coordinate and partner with other Risk Management groups to gather and assess potential risks.
• Produce ongoing security and vulnerability risk reports for business units, support teams and support vendors. • Daily review of Global Information Risk Dashboard and KRI reports and take appropriate action for risks remediation.
• Provide input into internal business units and risk management team communications and vulnerability risks reports.
• Review vulnerability risks of clients’ requests and change requests and provide comments, recommendations and assessments as required. Knowledge of Service Now Change Management platform is a plus.
• Review technical hardening standards reports for new implemented systems and coordinate all the fixes required for the systems to be security compliant
• Respond to compliance audits, representing information technology throughout the lifecycle of the audit from providing evidence through the final report and remediation strategy.
• Coordinate with Global Access Compliance team to identify non-compliance users and applications and take corrective action through remediation with the business owners and technical support teams.

What you'll need to succeed

• A bachelor’s or university degree in technology or a quantitative discipline Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics or Statistics is preferred.
• Experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Information Technology and Systems, Information Risk Management, Audit, Business Intelligence and Analytics, ideally with some of the time spent in a large, complex organization.
• Experience with relevant technical disciplines in Information Security and Information Risk Management including technical assessment, vendor assessment, systems, applications and network security, vulnerability management and information protection.
• Technical knowledge of server operating systems Linux, Red Hat, AIX, Solaris, VMWare, Windows and Azure Cloud is also preferred.
• Technical knowledge of security access protocols SSH, SSL, Secure Remote Login, CyberArk Privileged Access Security, Active Directory LDAP Access.
• Proficient in software applications Excel, Word, Power Point.
• Prior work experience in enterprise, operational and information risk management.
• Working knowledge and experience performing and reviewing risk assessments, security control definitions, technical hardening standards
• A recognized IT certification in the field such as SANS, CISSP, CPA, CISA, or CISM a plus but not a requirement

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1104366


Job Type
Banking & Financial Services
Upto $27/hr

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Esther Samson Andrews, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Toronto (EN)
8 King Street East, 20th Floor

Telephone: 416 640 8089

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