Information Security and Privacy Engineer (Boston)

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What we are looking for:

A Cyber Risk Engineer to support State Street Alpha in their efforts to comply with security policy and required controls. Working with direction from the Alpha Senior Information Security Officer (Sr. ISO),  The Information Security and Privacy Engineer will provide critical support to the first line of defense (employees in our business units).

Why this job is important to us:

The team you will be joining is a part of Charles River Development (or CRD), that became a part of State Street in 2018. CRD helps create enterprise investment management software solutions for large institutions in the areas of institutional investment, wealth management and hedge funds. Together we have created the first open front-to-back platform – State Street Alpha that was launched in 2019.  Join us if delivering next generation infrastructure, using emerging technologies like AI and Blockchain sounds like a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Provide governance and ongoing support to the First Line of Defense (FLOD) across the IT Service Management Lifecycle E.g. Asset Management, Change Management, Problem/Incident Management, Resiliency
  • Work collaboratively with the First Line of Defense as well as with Audit and other ERM functions to integrate reviews, controls testing, or recommendations to enhance technology risk environment
  • Support the business with end to end issues management reporting and analysis and ensure tasks are completed by deadlines based on issue life cycle.
  • Assist in the development of management dashboard reporting to track progress of key deliverables as well as monitoring of KRIs/KPIs.
  • Assist with developing and executing technology risk controls assessment programs; test and evaluate the evidence of the controls and identify any significant control deficiencies, work with the appropriate Application Specialists/Owners to identify and assess proposed remediation steps to adhere to those controls, and address other assessment findings where necessary.
  • Partner with other leaders across the organization and champion the day-to-day operation, continuous improvement and governance of the lifecycle of IT Service Management
  • Adhere to, advise, oversee, monitor and enforce enterprise frameworks and methodologies that relate to technology controls / information security activities.
  • Promote an inherent culture of compliance and risk excellence across all levels and functions within the organization

What we value:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology or related major
  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in technology risk and information security
  • Practical knowledge of risk analysis methodologies, frameworks, standards, and best practices (ISO 27000, NIST CSF, COBIT, ITIL)
  • Strong analytical, communication, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while maintaining attention to detail
  • CISM, CRISC, CISSP, or other risk management professional certification a plus

About State Street:

What we do: State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry.

Work, Live and Grow: We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program to help match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity, and Social Responsibility: 

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