Principal Information Security Lead Jobs in Des Moines, IA at CO-OP Financial Services

Title: Principal Information Security Lead

Company: CO-OP Financial Services

Location: Des Moines, IA

Salary: $150K – $200K*

Category: Finance & Insurance

Job Description

The Opportunity

CO-OP Financial Services is bringing digital transformation to the credit union movement. We’re creating innovative technology solutions that help not-for-profit credit unions best serve their members and compete with the big banks. As a result, our world-class team is growing faster than ever! If you’re passionate about technology and want to be part of a purpose-driven organization, this is an exciting opportunity to provide real value and help shape the future of human-centered financial services.

We are seeking a talentedPrincipalInformation Security Leadto serve as a partner to the different business groups within CO-OP. The incumbent oversees the implementation of new projects, technologies and provides guidance to business units regarding business unit specific requirements around information security. This role identifies current and emerging information security of the organization and leads the implementation of solutions that address these requirements.

CO-OP uses a three lines of defense model and this role is within the second line Information Security team. This role is primarily an oversight and reporting role, and requires experience in Information Security as well as an understanding of technical/security concepts and controls.

What You Can Look Forward to

Provide oversight of first line functions through activities such as:

Provides oversight of first line testing of key and general controls. Oversight includes reviewing the results of first line testing, validating a sampling of those results and confirming the reporting.

Coordinates, analyzes and reports on third party assessment testing, to include, but not limited to focused penetration tests and other assessments.

Coordinates and reports on inventory of security controls as well as periodic deep dives into how specific controls are implemented and recommendations for improvement.

Assess and report on the organizational security readiness:

Develops and leads the annual Information Security risk assessment via a Self-Assessment Questionnaire that is based on CO-OP Information Security Standards.

Develops and reports on status of projects and other activities in an executive-level format.

Consult and interpret Information Security requirements:

Consults with project management teams to determine alignment of security controls to the published CO-OP Information Security requirements. This includes providing oversight on the implementation of software, technology and products to ensure they comply with CO-OP Information Security requirements.

Develops an understanding of business goals and reframes risk discussions in simple solutions that are understandable at all levels of the organization.

Constructively engages business partners regarding information security issues.

Responsible for reporting risks that are identified to the appropriate team and/or management. Additionally, responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting risks within the scope of your work area, to include, but not limited to Information Security risks.

Actively supports and embraces our core values of Work as Partners, Communicate Openly and Honestly, Demonstrate Excellence and Champion Change in all interactions.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

Bachelor’s degree from four year college in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field plus up to 10 years’ experience working with information security requ…


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