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MetaOption, LLC Cyber Security Controls Assessor in San Francisco, California

Cyber Security Controls Assessor

Interview process: 1 phone then a video interview

IT controls audit or testing experience.Qualifications:Bachelors in Computer Science, or related discipline, or equivalent experience Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification Experience in Information Technology (IT) risk management, or related, 3 yrs Experience in Information Technology (IT), 3 yrs Utility industry experienceComments/Special InstructionsThis is a requisition for the Cyber Security Controls Assessor - Career Level (NERC CIP) position. Local only & TEMP TO PERM Top 3: IT Audit/Controls testing experience, Technical security assessments (network/infrastructure layer), Attention to detail in preparing documentationPosition SummaryThe Cyber Security Controls Assessment family is responsible for the assessment, verification, review, and audit of General Computer Controls across the enterprise. The Cyber Security Controls Assessor (?Assessor?) will be responsible for assessments which will require review and evaluation of network, computing assets and platforms for compliance with defined NERC standards, internal processes, and procedures. Additionally, the Assessor will be responsible for the identification of risks, evaluation of control deficiencies, and recommendation on remediation efforts consistent with IT organizational policies, standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.Job Responsibilities Execute assessments following test procedures and/or document recommendations for test plan modifications that improve validation of control objectives. Assessments may cover a wide range of technically diverse topics ranging from IP Network Discovery, password length and complexity requirements, vulnerability management, and many others. Perform multi-platform (application, database, operating system, middleware, monitoring tools, and business processes) level assessments based on predefined test objectives and test plans. Perform retest of controls that have been remediated or updated as a result of previously identified deficiencies. Obtain, review, and interpret evidence provided to validate controls are performed effectively. Execute and report on results of IT Compliance assessments in accordance with industry best practices and established regulatory standards (NIST SP800-53, SP800-115, SOX, NERC CIP v5). Obtain, review, and interpret organizational IT policies, standards and procedures to identify control points that would assist in mitigating risk to the business. Review test results or interpret evidences to address vulnerabilities, gaps, or control deficiencies; work with stakeholders to establish plans for sustainable resolution. Identify risks associated with control failures and supports the identification of mitigating controls Partner with control owners to ensure control documentation is updated periodically to reflect current control environment Perform other tasks as necessary to ensure that the Compliance meets its commitments to customers Support the Compliance Sr. Manager/Manager as neededKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities Strong oral and written communication skills Strong analytical skills Understanding of network and systems security, system and network configuration, and application security Understanding of general computing controls (GCCs) Able to identify complex control gaps. Understanding of generally applicable and accepted auditing standards and framework (e.g. COBIT) and best practices for IT services management (e.g., ITIL), government guidelines and laws (e.g. Sarbanes Oxley Act, NERC/CIP) Excellent planning, organizational, and project management skills Able to multi-task projects or assessments Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment Detail orientedQualificationsMinimum: Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or job-related discipline or equivalent experience 3 years of general IT experience, including IT security or IT risk management experience At least ONE existing certification from the following list, which must be a currently maintained and valid certification: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)Desired: Utility Industry Experience Big 4 experience Demonstrated experience with Sarbanes Oxley or North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) v5 Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Microsoft Certified Professional/Security Engineer (MCP, MCSE) Cisco Certified Network Associate/Professional (CCNA, CCNP) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Project Management Professional (PMP) Experience using Excel worksheets, workbooks, and formulas Experience managing multiple projects with conflicting priorities