26 days old

Information Risk Manager

Jersey City, NJ 07302
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Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to design meaningful solutions through true collaboration.

If you are comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we would love to hear from you.

Why Choose Cognizant?

It takes a lot to succeed in todays fast-paced market, and Cognizant Digital Business has become a proven leader in the industry. Cognizant love big ideas and even bigger ambitions. We stand out because we put human experiences at the core

We help clients engage customers by envisioning and building innovative products and services. However, we do not stop there. We develop go-to-market strategies and invent entirely new business models, ensuring that every company we work with walks away with both inspiration and a plan.

Everything we do at Cognizant we do with passionfor our clients, our communities, and our organization. We look for in our people the defining attribute.

Information Risk Manager

The Information Risk Management (IRM) is a global team that is responsible for ensuring all security risks pertaining to business delivery and Client engagements are managed end to end. The team engages on a frequent basis with business leaders to identify, analyze and mitigate security risks. The team is also the primary touch point between the Corporate Security Group and Business teams, while supporting the business on Client security requirements and compliance.


  • Manage security and compliance risks for a key account and communicate with Business teams to understand all critical security requirements and risk scenarios.

  • Define control framework; identify and evaluate risks; understand business context and prepare reports and recommendations on the current risk posture of the key account.

  • Engage with different stakeholders: external auditors, client representatives, business leaders and corporate teams, such as HR, legal, IT, etc.

  • Responsible for monitoring and ensuring ongoing compliance to PCI DSS for the key account

  • Monitor the remediation of identified vulnerabilities and assessment findings in accordance to clients SLAs

  • Lead the effort to execute an annual comprehensive IT risk assessment to ensure compliance to contractual and regulatory requirements.

  • Conduct quarterly security awareness sessions

  • Conduct reviews to assess and monitor the service delivery control environment and evaluate adherence to client identified contractual requirements, Cognizant policies and standards.

  • Supports and participates in incident response and technical investigations as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Contribute to the maturation of the in IRM program: define control framework; identify and evaluate risks; understand business context and prepare reports and recommendations.

  • Support business team during deal pursuit as needed:

  • Communicate and discuss with customer security team an understand security requirements

  • Create security solutions

  • Review solutions to determine compliance with customer security requirement

  • Define the control framework in accordance with the customer requirement

  • Compliance monitoring

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or relevant field.

  • Strong knowledge of and experience with PCI Security requirements, SSAE 18/ ISAE 3402, SOC2 Standards, rules and regulations.

  • Proven experience in information security experience across various information security / information technology risk management domains such as but not limited to: network security, infrastructure security, identity and access management, vulnerability and cyber threat management, host/endpoint security, etc

  • Understanding of network and system security technology and practices across all major-computing areas (Network, firewalls, client/server, PC/LAN).

  • Experience leading and executing IT Risk Assessments, evaluation of results / findings, and ongoing compliance monitoring

  • Experience with regulatory/compliance requirements and other regulatory laws (PCI, PII, Privacy Laws, SOX, HIPAA, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Project, Excel, Word and Visio

  • Experience working with global teams across time zones, cultures and languages

  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

  • CRISC, CISA, CISSP, CISM or other relevant information security industry recognized certification preferred
Personal Characteristics:

  • Ability to think strategically; work with a sense of urgency and pay attention to detail.

  • Ability to present complex solutions and methods to a general community.

  • Independent thinking, willingness to "step outside the box" and take reasonable, calculated risks.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills, fluency in English.

  • Strong collaboration skills and willingness to be a team player to solve problems and incorporate input from various sources.

  • Ability to work in a high-pressure team environment

Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our excellent industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more creative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.

Posted: 2019-11-14 Expires: 2019-12-13
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