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IT and Risk Compliance Specialist

miami, Florida
Job ID: 2950

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Job Title: IT Risk and Compliance Specialist

Location: Miami, FL

Job Type: Permanent


We are seeking a for a talented IT Risk & Compliance Specialist that will provide innovative insight and direction on the Information Security Governance, Risk and Compliance program. Ideal candidate is responsible for leveraging knowledge of the business, complex processes, and regulations.  The Specialist must have the ability to communicate in an articulate and concise manner to coordinate, manage, and facilitate information technology audits and remediation planning, working as the subject matter expert between internal and external auditors, regulators, Cyber Security, and the IT department.


  • Implements and maintains operational plans for key control activities to ensure compliance with regulatory, legal, and corporate or functional related policies and procedures
  • In charge of conducting Risk Assessments and risk quantification via known methodologies
  • Will develop, implement, and sustain annual an Risk Assessment evaluation of information systems
  • Contributes in development, implementation, and maintenance of a Risk Assessment model
  • Serves as the cyber security and technology risk liaison providing best practices, risk analysis, and audit assistance
  • Recognizes ongoing process improvements, operational gaps and takes leadership in re-designing
  • Responsible for regular reporting of KPIs and key risk indicators related to Cyber Security and IT Risk Management activities
  • In charge of periodic reviews of Cyber Security and IT policies and procedures, control effectiveness and regulatory compliance and supports the update and maintenance
  • Manage the balance between business needs and corporate standards through the creation and maintenance of appropriate policies according to standards
  • In charge of preparing reports of findings and other operational risks for review by Management
  • Preserves programs to aid identification and mitigation of Cyber Security and IT compliance risks
  • Conduct risk assessments
  • Keeps updated in IT and Financial Cyber Security legislations and regulations changes
  • Ensures that the financial institution remains compliant with laws and regulations
  • Maintains governance, risk management and compliance within the Enterpriser Risk GRC tools



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Computer Science, Finance, or related discipline. 
  • At least 5 years of current experience in a Regulatory Compliance, Audit, Risk Management or Assurance role
  • Minimum 5 years of experience preparing remediation plans, risk metrics, and related
  • Knowledge of audit, regulations, and risk, preferably in banking or highly regulated industry documents required
  • At least 3 years of formal security project planning and risk assessment methodologies required
  • Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies, including risk scoring, KRIs, and risk and controls library
  • Proven experience and knowledge of Cyber Security, Privacy, and/or Information Technology standards and best practices, such as CoBiT, ITIL, ISO 27001/2, COSO, OFAC, HIPAA, GLBA, FFIEC, and project management standards (PMBOK)
  • Ability to understand and write analysis reports about new laws and regulatory requirements and how they relate to risk, security, and compliance
  • Ability to work and apply mathematical concepts to be able to get the assigned work completed
  • Working knowledge and experience developing, performing, and documenting risk and compliance monitoring processes and procedures; ability to develop policies, technical configuration standards, and guidelines
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing best-in-class client service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external clients
  • Must be proficient with MS Office
  • Experience in leading projects and multi-tasking with diverse groups and locations and the ability to deal with high-level executives and regulatory subject matter experts


 Additional Requirements:

  • Possession or active pursuit of certifications related to Risk Management or Cyber Security, such as CRISC, CRCM, CGEIT, CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc., preferred
  • Project Management certification (PMP) highly desirable

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