San Francisco, CA 94105
Perform multi-platform (application, database, operating system, middleware, monitoring tools, and business processes) level compliance assessments based on predefined test objectives and test plans. Perform retest of controls that have been remediated or updated as a result of previously identified deficiencies. Obtain, review, and interpret evidence provided to validate controls are performed effectively.
Conduct, and report IT compliance assessments in accordance with industry best practices and established regulatory standards (NIST SP800-53, SP800-115, SOX, NERC CIP v5).
May support development of test procedures and/or document recommendations for test plan modifications that improve validation of control objectives
Obtain, review, and interpret organizational IT policies, standards and procedures to identify control points that would assist in mitigating risk to the business.
Contributor role in harmonizing controls and validating controls are operating effectively.
Review test results or interpret evidence for vulnerabilities, gaps, or control deficiencies; work with stakeholders to establish plans for sustainable resolution.
Identify risks associated with control failures and supports the identification of mitigating controls
Advise system owners on opportunities to improve internal control environment Partner with control owners to ensure control documentation is updated periodically to reflect current control environment
Capture and report metrics for services and activities delivered to customers and/or as part of internal initiatives.
Perform other tasks as necessary to ensure IT Compliance meets its commitments to customers.
Support the IT Compliance Sr. Manager/Manager and more experienced team members as needed.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
3 years of general IT experience, including 3+ years of IT security or IT risk management experience
CISSP-Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification
Utility Industry Experience
Big 4 experience
Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley or North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) v5
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA);
Certified in Risk and Information System Control (CRISC);
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA);
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong analytical skills
Solid understanding of network and systems security, system and network configuration, and application security
Solid understanding of general computing controls (GCCs)
Able to identify complex control gaps.
Solid understanding of generally applicable and accepted auditing standards and framework (e.g. COBIT) and best practices for IT services management (e.g., ITIL), government guidelines and laws (e.g. Sarbanes Oxley Act, NERC/CIP)
Excellent planning, organizational, and project management skills
Able to multi-task projects or assessments
Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.
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