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Information Security Risk Specialist

Primary Location Cork, Cork Additional Locations Date posted 01/11/2019
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Role Overview:

As an Information Security Risk Specialist, you will be part of the Information Security Governance and Assurance organization with the objective of ensuring McAfee’s information security risks are identified, communicated and appropriately managed.

Company Overview:

With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

About the role:

  • Contributing to the overall risk management framework using known methodologies (ISO 27005, FAIR, NIST)
  • Facilitating information security risk assessments across the organization as part of the risk management framework
  • Enabling the identification of risks and communicating mitigating/compensating controls with internal business partners
  • Developing insights and risk treatment plan recommendations based on data analysis, security controls and best practice
  • Working with various operational and business teams to drive toward a cohesive view of security risk and drive remediation items to closure.
  • Collaborating with various partners across the organization to gather relevant threat intelligence, as input to risk workshops and analysis
  • Maintaining strong working relationships with individuals and groups involved in managing information security risks across the organizations
  • Supporting third party risk management activities as needed

About You: 

  • Excellent communication skills and business acumen
  • The ability to translate technical language into business terms
  • The ability to tell a story in your presentations, both verbal and written
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • 2-5 years’ experience in information security, IT or risk related function
  • Experience with regulatory compliance, including information security management frameworks (e.g., NIST CSF, ISO2700x, PCI, SANS Top 20 Critical Security Controls, SOX, COBIT), preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISA or CISM, preferred

Company Benefits:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring your true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee.    Perks include:

  • Pension / Retirement Programs
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs
  • Support for Community Involvement and Programs

Join our Talent Community:  http://careers.mcafee.com/

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Shift:

Shift 1 (Ireland)

Primary Location:

BCG1 - Ireland - Cork

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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