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Risk Management Manager

Company: NeuStar
Location: Sterling
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Job Description:

Neustar, Inc. is a leading global information services provider driving the connected world forward with trusted, holistic identity resolution. More information is available at

Job Requisition:R-2812 Risk Management Manager (Open)Primary Location:STERLING - RT3Job Description:

Security Risk Manager


Neustar is seeking a Security Risk Manager to join the Risk & Compliance function. The Risk & Compliance function enhances business operations by assessing and providing guidance on strategies, processes and controls to help manage risk, provide assurance, and ensure compliance.

The Security Risk Manager will assist with communication, coordination and execution of cyber security risk management processes and activities from identification through mitigation to support the risk management program. The role supports providing assurance to key stakeholders including management, business units, customers and prospective customers that controls to mitigate risks are appropriate and effective.

Your Role and Responsibilities

--- Engage with business units to perform and coordinate technical assessments to identify and analyze cyber security risks. Assessments to include architecture reviews and analysis of security testing from vulnerability assessments and penetration testing. Analyze risks for likelihood and impact. Provide analysis results and mitigation recommendations.

--- Assist risk owners in the development of mitigation plans. Track mitigation plans to completion. Validate mitigation through security testing and supporting evidence.

--- Document assessments and maintain artifacts including interview notes, documentation reviewed, vulnerability assessments and penetration testing results analyzed, testing performed, mitigation validation evidence, etc.

--- Assist business units with establishing and maintaining risk registers to track identified risks, mitigations and treatment plans. Perform regular follow up to help ensure risk registers are maintained and current, mitigations are regularly reviewed for continued appropriateness and effectiveness, and completed treatment plans are validated.

--- Advise business units on risk management and mitigation strategies based on current and evolving threats and trends, and types of controls from policies and standards to processes and technologies and other mechanisms to mitigate risk.

--- Participate in responses to information security related compliance questions from prospective customers in questionnaires, and existing customers in audit questionnaires.

--- Participate in contract reviews to ensure information security related requirements are accounted for in established controls or if new controls or control changes will be required.

--- Assist with ad-hoc customer information security related information requests to ensure tracking, prioritization, engagement of appropriate internal functions/personnel, and timely response to customers.

--- Participate in assessments of Neustar's suppliers for compliance with information security related requirements in supplier contracts.

--- Assist with the management of the enterprise risk register to include coordination and synchronization with business unit risk registers.

--- Assist with implementation, support and communication of the risk management program and its processes and activities across the organization.

--- Assist with risk management program reporting, including metrics development and collection.

--- Be an expert on the organization's risk, technology and security related governance, policies and standards to ensure risk management program guidance and recommendations are in alignment.

--- Develop and enhance the risk management program through automation, process improvement, etc.

--- Act as a liaison between the risk, technology and security functions and the business units to help facilitate risk management program processes and activities.

--- Stay current on cyber security risks and trends, and risk management issues and mitigation strategies and methods.

Your Qualifications

--- 5+ years experience in roles such as security risk assessment, information security, technical audit and compliance, and risk management.

--- Experience developing, designing, and performing cyber security risk assessments in AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Oracle ERP, Salesforce, Microsoft Office 365, Box or other cloud technologies required.

--- Experience in a formal second line of defense role is a plus.

--- Experience working with business units to perform risk management processes and activities.

--- Experience with SOC2, ISO 27001/2, PCI DSS, NIST CSF and 800 series, and similar security standards.

--- Knowledge of and experience with server operating systems, virtualization, data stores, containers, networking and security mechanisms such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, IDM, etc.

--- Knowledge of and experience with security tools such as nmap, Nessus, Nexpose, tcpdump, Burp, Wireshark, Splunk, etc. are a plus.

--- Experience responding to customer security questionnaires and reviewing and editing security requirements in contracts is a plus.

--- Must think and act like a leader.

--- Must have personal drive, ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results.

--- Strong verbal and written communications skills, and demonstrated experience communicating and interacting with senior management and customers.

--- Demonstrated ability to prioritize, work independently, and manage multiple projects concurrently.

--- Must have strong analytical skills and be self-motivated, self-directed, well-organized, driven, proactive, and have a positive, can-do attitude.

--- Ability to rapidly learn new technologies and perform assessments to identify the associated risks.

--- Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with regularly shifting priorities and handle pressure well.

--- Bachelor's degree in computer science, information security or information systems.

Neustar does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. Neustar will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.


Diversity, inclusion and teamwork are second nature to Neustar; and these values permeate our entire business structure. Neustar is committed to creating an environment where a wide spectrum of opinions and beliefs are actively sought, listened to and respected. Further, our talented workforce draws from the many geographic areas and markets in which Neustar operates worldwide, which represents a distinct competitive advantage. The rich and varied personal and professional backgrounds of our employees make Neustar a dynamic and rewarding company at which to build a career. We invite you to join us.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Neustar, Inc. considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with federal law and other state and local requirements. Neustar, Inc., complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws.

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