Sr./Lead IT Security Analyst - SAFR

Federal Reserve Bank • San Francisco, CA 94118

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Sr./Lead IT Security Analyst - SAFR

Location: SF, Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, Salt Lake City.

Remote option: No.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is looking for a Sr./Lead IT Security Analyst to join our Information Security Team. The Federal Reserve has a global mission and offers leading edge work in a stable environment with competitive pay, superior benefits AND a true "work life balance". If you desire to be part of a world-class team and to develop your skills and experience beyond anything available in the commercial sector, the Federal Reserve is the place for you.

In this role, you will perform at an advisory level, and leverage your experience in Cyber Risk management, and Information Security compliance, to collaborate with our team of five professionals. You will advise on all efforts related to "Security Assurance for the Federal Reserve" (internally known as "SAFR") assessments, for all internal technologies, and external service providers.

Essential responsibilities:

Provide advice and support to the Federal Reserve System (FRS) and 12L District risk strategies, identify risks in the Bank's processes and technologies, and lead improvement initiatives to minimize risk. The ideal candidate for this role will have the ability to blend and utilize their technical, organizational, business, and cyber security skill-sets.

* Facilitate and negotiate with FRS National Information Security and Assurance (NISA) entities to define or change 12L District requirements and to escalate risks and compliance issues.

* Support and ensure compliance with Bank and FRS security controls, policies and procedures.

* Lead project work of varying complexity and priority.

* Actively lead or participate in workgroups and meetings within the department, Bank, FRS, and external business partners.

* Lead multiple projects simultaneously and to work in a highly dynamic, rapidly changing environment.


* Bachelor degree in Information Technology/Computer Science/MIS, or related disciplines and/or equivalent work experience.

* U.S. Citizenship is required for this role.

* 5 years of work experience within related information technology field, which include 3 years of experience in the security aspects of multiple platforms, operating systems, communications, and network protocols.

* Experience with risk-based control assessment methodologies.

* Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and analytical skills.

* Excellent consultative skills, and the demonstrable ability to work effectively with business partners, internal management and staff, vendors and consultants.

* Demonstrable ability to communicate technical issues to technical and non-technical business partners.

* Strong critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills required.

* CISSP certified or the ability to work towards obtaining the certification.

* Certification in SAFR is required within 3 months of hire.

Preferred qualifications:

* Familiar with NIST 800 special publications, ISO 27000, Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), and FedRAMP.

* Industry Certifications such as CISA, CISM, CCSK, and/or CCSP.

* Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve's IT organizations, National Information Technology Operations (NITOs), and other FRS support organizations.

* Broad understanding of the FRS' businesses and business goals.

* Demonstrated understanding of compliance, audit process and ability to adhere/manage various risk controls.

* Demonstrable ability to influence and build relationships with various technical teams, business owners and management at all levels of the organization to successfully deliver on changing business need.

* Solid skills in programs including, but not limited to, the MS Office Suite, MS Visio, MS Project and MS SharePoint.

At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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