Cybersecurity Risk Reporting Lead – Northern Ireland

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1352441

 Job Description

The Risk Reporting Lead is responsible for leading the development and reporting of key cybersecurity metrics collected and monitored by Allstate’s Information Security (AIS) organization.

Title: Cybersecurity Risk Reporting Lead – Northern Ireland

Ref: 7/6/CRR

Think Technology- Think Allstate

We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.

You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.

You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.

You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.

Job Description

The Cybersecurity Risk Reporting resource will be part of the Allstate Information Security – Policy & Reporting team and lead metrics & reporting Information Security Governance activities. The Risk Reporting Lead is responsible for leading the development and reporting of key cybersecurity metrics collected and monitored by Allstate’s Information Security (AIS) organization. Additionally, the Cybersecurity Reporting Analyst will support management in recommending and implementing additional metrics and furthering analytics capabilities using industry best practices.  An ideal candidate will possess strong analytical and technical skills (cybersecurity-specific technical expertise preferred but not required), as well as business acumen. The role will work cross-functionally and the candidate should have excellent collaboration, influencing, and team building skills. The role will support the Security Assurance, Policy and Monitoring team in a cross-functional business analyst position.  Focus areas will be metrics and reporting.

In addition, the lead will have extensive client interactions relating to technical security controls with a wide range of technology-based functions and business groups. Relevant skills include an understanding of business/technology risk, KPIs, thought leadership in designing and executing technology controls that mitigate those risks, and ability to keep up-to date with the latest technologies and potential cyber-threats.

A broad range of professional skills along with strong interpersonal skills will be required for problem-solving, collaboration with virtual cross-functional work groups, along with tracking and reporting of critical gaps to closure & final resolution. This resource is expected serve as a trusted advisor that can clearly articulate Allstate security policies, standards, and guidelines to both technical and business audiences alike.

Responsibilities include (but aren’t limited to):

The role will work cross-functionally and the candidate should have excellent collaboration, influencing, and team building skills. The role will support the Security Assurance, Policy and Monitoring team in a cross-functional business analyst position.  Focus areas will be metrics and reporting.

In addition, the lead will have extensive client interactions relating to technical security controls with a wide range of technology-based functions and business groups. Relevant skills include an understanding of business/technology risk, KPIs, thought leadership in designing and executing technology controls that mitigate those risks, and ability to keep up-to date with the latest technologies and potential cyber-threats.

A broad range of professional skills along with strong interpersonal skills will be required for problem-solving, collaboration with virtual cross-functional work groups, along with tracking and reporting of critical gaps to closure & final resolution. This resource is expected serve as a trusted advisor that can clearly articulate Allstate security policies, standards, and guidelines to both technical and business audiences alike.

The ideal person will be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Excellent time management skills, ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities, with strength in identifying and implementing solutions to address the critical needs
  • Superior attention to detail and focus on quality work packet delivery
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced & team environment, prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal – this role requires interaction across the enterprise and regular interface with people at all organization levels.

Essential Criteria

  • 5 years of experience in cyber performance metrics and reporting
  • 5 years of project management, consulting, and/or application security analyst experience
  • Practical experience delivering security consulting services to enterprise
  • Knowledge of Information Security Industry frameworks as well as SAP Business objects/Data warehousing skills
  • Experience in performing data mining on large data sets using SAP Business object analysis tools
  • Knowledge and prior experience of statistical data analysis and acquiring data from various sources, analyzing results using statistical techniques and developing reporting capabilities with scripting, Tableau or alternate platform
  • Proficiency in Excel and relational database modeling
  • Excellent analytical & technical skills, able to research problems, determine root causes and solutions
  • Ability to build KPIs, KGIs, KRIs reports and balance scorecard from conceptualization through presentation.
  • Experience in risk management in highly technical environments
  • Be responsible for establishing strong working relationships within Allstate Information Security (AIS), outside AIS, as well as other brand/affiliate organizations.
  • Demonstrate practical experience evaluating technical data or security analytics
  • Experience designing and implementing Information Security reporting and metrics.
  • Coordinate Business As Usual (BAU) activities, overseeing monthly and quarterly metrics program. Provide assistance to management team to Identify metric anomalies/trends/outliers and challenge these accordingly.
  • Proactively identify enhancement that will improve the security posture and identify cyber security control deficiencies within the organization.
  • Ability to act independently and exercise good judgment as well as the ability to work cross functionally and create virtual teams is essential.
  • Knowledge of security technologies (authentication, encryption, key management, sandboxing, VPNs, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention), and security controls
  • Ability to evaluate technical risk and business impact and explain the impact of security issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations. Experience working successfully in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
  • Must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa or Tier 2 visa and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment

Desirable Criteria

  • Information security certifications desired, such as CISSP, CCSP, CISM, CISA

Hours of Work:

  • Standard hours Mon – Fri;
  • Flexibility to meet business needs as required

To Apply

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Closing Date: Friday 17th August 2018

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.