US|Cybersecurity Risk Analyst


Strategic Staffing Solutions

Strategic Staffing Solutions is looking for a Cybersecurity Risk Analyst

Location:  Houston, TX or San Ramon, CA 

The Risk Analyst position is responsible for assessing risks, analyzing cyber threats, and assisting in preventing cyber-attacks before they occur. They provide guidance on tools to measure and manage risk, identify/mitigate threats, and protect against unauthorized disclosure of confidential information. Risk Analysts duties include assessing the adequacy of security strategies, adherence to security guardrails and calculating the impact of adverse events or threats. Ideal candidates will assist in ensuring effective execution of cybersecurity strategies and our risk management framework by managing relationships with key stakeholders, verifying that IT risks are appropriately mitigated, as well as providing periodic updates on the state of compliance.


Advises on cybersecurity initiatives that support the latest trends in IT & OT security, risk, and controls.

Maintains cybersecurity documentation including Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans

Facilitates risk assessment exercises, perform compliance and risk monitoring/validation, and other compliance assurance exercises as required.

Leads awareness and training for the information technology risk program elements to ensure responsibilities are understood and executed.

Provides guidance to ensure adherence to Policy 575 and Policy 564 Cyber concurrence for new or upgraded solutions.

Coordinates external and internal assurance or advisory audits, representing information technology throughout the lifecycle of the audit (from planning through remediation strategy).

Monitors, tracks, and reports mitigation and resolution of IT risks.

Facilitates compliance of all equipment utilized in the IT, Process Control Network (PCN)/Operational Technology (OT) and Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), including timely remediation of critical vulnerabilities.

Supports and integrates cybersecurity standards into the IT and OT environments.

Serves as site representative for internal and external cyber initiatives.

Works closely with other technical, incident management, and forensic personnel to develop a broader understanding of the intent, objectives, and activities of cyber threat actors and supports the cyber defense program.

Required Qualifications/Skills:

Minimum 3-5 years related work experience in Information Technology field.

Work experience in Operational Technology/Industrial Controls Systems field

Knowledge of and experience with Industry Policies, Standards and Controls (e.g., NIST 800-53, IEC-62443 in an ICS environment, ISO 27001, COBIT, ITIL, SOX, PCI-DSS, SANS, etc.).

Understanding of key technology/data concepts such as access control, confidential data, encryption, data privacy, information management, intellectual property, business continuity, disaster recovery, security scans, and 3rd party/vendor applications.

Strong knowledge of IT organization business processes and systems including (IT Security, data management, architectural and planning, technology life cycle management, regulatory concerns).

Certifications: Desired but not required – Certifications in Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager, (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), or other Cybersecurity Certifications (e.g. GISCP, GCIP, or similar certifications).

Job ID: JOB-234477
Publish Date: 19 Mar 2024

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