IT Cloud Risk Assessment Consultant in Milwaukee, WI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

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Job #:  843004

Our great Fortune 500 client in Downtown Milwaukee has an immediate opening for a IT Cloud Risk Consultant. In this role you would work with teams and Azure Platform engineers to assess specific risks of the platform, it's components, and business applications on the platform. The IRM Consultant works with security engineers and cloud platform engineers to track and resolve unacceptable risks. If you are interested please apply with resume to


This role is responsible for proactively identifying, ranking, prioritizing and reporting security and information risks in large, complex, ambiguous and technical initiatives across the entire enterprise as well as assist with the development of corrective action plans, providing security specifications and requirements, and evaluating architecture, applications, infrastructure and processes to ensure compliance with all applicable industry standards, laws and regulations. 

1. Conduct risk assessments on large, complex and ambiguous efforts to identify, rank, prioritize and report security and information protection risks associated with processes and technology. 

2. Partner with individuals throughout the organization (horizontally and vertically) to develop corrective action plans with mutually agreeable milestones to effectively mitigate identified risks. 

3. Develop security specifications and requirements for information system and processes to ensure compliance with applicable industry standards, laws and regulations. 

4. Evaluate information system architecture, network and processes to ensure controls effectively mitigate information risks and meet security baselines. 

5. Provide security and information protection control options that are holistic, strategic, and visionary to ensure proper implementation and sustainability for the organization. 

6. Monitor and document the implementation of security and information protection controls for compliance with industry standards, laws and regulations and as input for continuous control monitoring. 

7. Work with Information System Owners to approve and document deviations to information protection standards in order to balance business and controls. 

8. Educate and raise awareness on security and information protection to encourage a culture that is risk aware in all activities. 

9. Lead, coach, and mentor other staff members on aspects of the information risk management program and specific processes in order to ensure consistency, quality and productivity of deliverables. 

10. Assist with the creation of security and information protection standards, information protection awareness and training program, evaluating noncompliance issues and appropriate investment decisions. 

• Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in MIS, Accounting Information System from an accredited college or university Or equivalent experience; 5-years of experience in security audit, information risk assessment and information security audits. 
• CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CEH/CPT or other applicable security and information risk management certifications strongly desired. 
• Knowledge of information risk management, security controls, and process design with proven ability to balance desired security with the needs of the business. . 
• Strong up to date knowledge in the on-going and ever evolving security industry. 
• Demonstrated ability to lead, coach and mentor other staff members 
• Strong ability to independently identify and resolve critical and complex issues through effective problem solving skills 
• Strong ability to maintain and strengthen relationships; ability to effectively influence and negotiate with internal and external partners 
• Proven organizational savvy with demonstrated tact and diplomacy 
• Proven ability in dealing with ambiguity 
• Demonstrates excellent written and verbal skills.









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