Information Security Consultant

Information Security Consultant
CT, Stamford

Job Description


I just came across your profile and I think you will be a great fit for this position. Kindly let me know if you are interested. Job Title: Information Security Consultant Location: Stamford, CT Duration: 6 months contract (potential to be extended)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Information Security department, Legal department and the GDPR program team in the development of security and data privacy policies and practices.
  • Partner with internal departments to implement privacy and security by design, including assisting in identifying and documenting gaps and risks associated with data compliance.
  • Evaluate established data security controls for effectiveness and efficiency. 
  • Provide guidance and support for current security controls, working with key stakeholders in better defining and maturing programs in place.
  • Provide guidance and support to the internal enterprise application, cyber and infrastructure teams to implement, maintain and mature security technologies.
  • Identify and assess data compliance and data processing risks and opportunities, working collaboratively with all stakeholders to develop and implement appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Work with the designated Technical Writer in documenting current data security and privacy programs.
  • Assist in the development and documentation of new global security policies.


  • Four year degree in computer science or related combined work/education experience.
  • Three to five years of experience in cyber security/information security.
  • Experience in data compliance programs.
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) a plus.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) a plus.
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Windows Server file permissions and Active Directory Services (ADS).
  • Knowledge in IT Infrastructure and Data Management Technologies.
  • Knowledge in cloud security architectures as it relates to data protection.
  • Experience in Data Loss Prevention (DLP) strategies, policies and technologies.
  • Experience working within a global, IT organization.
  • Understanding of applications, databases and data flows, including knowledge of SDLC.
  • Ability to analyze complex information and identify key and relevant points, including communicating in a relevant and easy to understand manner.
  • Practical experience in implementing security policies, procedures and technologies.
  • Familiarity with European Data Privacy requirements (e.g. GDPR) a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, well-organized, and able to manage time efficiently.
  • Team player with ability to deal effectively with individuals at all levels.
  • High degree of initiative requiring little or no supervision, sound judgment, and the ability to prioritize assignments, solve problems, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to produce high-quality work in a timely fashion in a fast-paced environment.

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