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Information Security Analyst I - US-REMOTE-DC

Job Summary:

Implements information security and compliance controls; performs security incident management; documents assessments, processes and procedures; organizes and manages intranet site, communication, training and guidelines; support country offices; and, coordinates and serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external audits.

Accountabilities:

  • Researches information security issues and proposes solutions to address vulnerabilities.  

  • Oversees the security awareness program, coordinating enterprise-wide and country office campaigns. Analyzes outcomes, prepares executive reports for the Board of Directors, and delivers security recommendations informed by the assessment findings. 

  • Assists in the evaluation and selection of security technologies and solutions to enhance the effectiveness of the security program. 

  • Stays abreast of emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and industry best practices to continuously improve the security posture of the organization. 

  • Extends support to the data-centric security program as required, assisting in its development, implementation, and maintenance of policies and procedures. 

  • Engages with vendors to review products and services, facilitating communication to determine optimal solutions aligned with security and compliance requirements. 

  • Monitors development within ISS groups to ensure compliance with established policies, procedures and controls.  

  • Performs Security Incident Management.  

  • Develops information security awareness training, guidelines and communication. Sends company wide emails with updates on phishing awareness.

  • Documents events, processes, and procedures.  

  • Manages an intranet site for collaboration and dissemination of information produced.  

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of information security and assurance concepts and industry trends.

  • Working knowledge with the use and application of information systems.

  • Strong technical writing and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills.  

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely to non-technical users.

  • Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.

  • Ability to lead and manage projects independently and work well with others on a team.

Supervision Given/Received:

  • Has no supervisory responsibility.

  • Identifies and promotes security and compliance among the organization and remains current on all major system enhancements.

  • Develops and recommends solutions and process improvements to management.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent.

Experience:

  • Typically requires 3+ years of experience with information security, compliance and Information Technology.

  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients, partners and staff.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as required.

Typical Physical Demands: 

  • Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

Travel Requirements:

  • Less than 10%

The expected US Based hiring salary range for this role is listed below. Candidate FHI 360 pay ranges represent national averages that vary by geographic location. When determining an offer amount, FHI 360 factors in multiple considerations, including but not limited to: relevant years of experience and education possessed by the applicant, internal equity, business sector, and budget. 

 

Base salary is only one component of our offer. FHI 360 contributes 12% of monthly base pay to a money purchase pension plan account. Additionally, all US based staff working full-time, which is calculated at 40 hours/week, receive 18 days of paid vacation per year, 12 sick days per year, and 11 holidays per year. Paid time off is reduced pro rata for employees working less than a full-time schedule.

 

US Based Hiring Salary Range: $67,000 - $77,000

International hiring ranges will differ based on location.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

FHI 360 will never ask you for your career site username or password, and we will never request money, goods or services during the application, recruitment or employment  process. If you have questions or concerns about correspondence from us, please email CareerCenterSupport@fhi360.org.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Benefits/Perks

Holidays Paid Vacation Sick Days

Skills

Communication Compliance Compliance Controls Data-Centric Security Evaluation Excel Finance Information security Information Technology Professional Development Recruitment Security Awareness Program Security Incident Management Security Technologies Vendor Management Written communication

Tasks
  • Analyzing outcomes
  • Assisting in technology selection
  • Developing security awareness training
  • Documenting events and procedures
  • Engaging with vendors
  • Evaluation
  • Implementation
  • Managing intranet site
  • Monitoring emerging threats
  • Overseeing security awareness program
  • Performing Security Incident Management
  • Professional Development
  • Researching security issues
  • Supporting data-centric security program
Experience

3+ years

Education

Bachelor's degree Business International equivalent

Timezones

America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9