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Senior Security Consultant / Vendor Security Assessor - FULLY REMOTE

  • Location: Alpharetta, 30342
  • Salary: 125000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

Senior Security Analyst - 100% REMOTE

Fortune 500 FinTech giant seeking a seasoned Security Analyst to help provide technical guidance on information security policies, procedures, technologies and compliance related activities as a technical advisor across the enterprise!!

We are seeking a passionate Security Analyst to work with key stakeholders at multiple levels (both internally and externally) in order to identify and align business and Information Security objectives, discover pain points, provide recommendations, and recognize current and future security needs. This Security Analyst provides advice and oversight to ensure that business processes and procedures used to develop and implement new products meet security control requirements, as dictated by company policies.

What Part Will You Play?
  • Collaborates with senior leadership to build mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of information security across the company by identifying and engaging appropriate Infosec subject matter experts to mitigate risk.
  • Performs assessments of high and medium risk level third party vendors, as well as software vendors, to identify security risks. Must have knowledge of application security best practices, including the most critical security risks to web applications.
  • Supports vendor engagement legal contract reviews, ensuring appropriate infosec clauses are in place, and participates in associated quarterly business reviews of vendors as needed.
  • Determines effectiveness of design and implementation of information security controls by leading internal security assessments, and identifies information security risk trends across the organization based on the outcome.
  • Provides guidance on internal Infosec policies, procedures, standards and works as a liaison on system solution design.
  • Performs analysis of security risks, by interpreting data and other evidence in support of compensating controls or remediation to close such risks. 
  • Acts as the subject matter expert on information security matters, or acts as a liaison with appropriate subject matter experts when relevant.
  • Researches and recommends improvements to existing processes (i.e., vendor assessments, information security assessments, or other information security programs, etc.).
  • Researches and stays current on the latest information security and technology trends, best practices, and developments and reports on new and emerging threats through industry knowledge that can affect the organization's information assets.
  • Works with subject matter experts and management to develop a skill set for non-routine work.
  • Leads the development of long term strategies for conducting information security risk assessments of internal and external controls.

Ideal candidates will have a mix of the following skills, experience, knowledge & industry standards.  
  • NIST 800-53 Controls (National Institute of Standards and Technology) PCI v3.2.1 (Payment Card Industry)
  • FFIEC (Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council)
  • ISO 27001 & 27003 (International Organization for Standardization)
  • OWASP Top Ten
  • SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley)
  • GLBA (Gramm Leach Bliley Act)
  • Archer, Auditboard, or other GRC tool
The Perks:  Excellent opportunity to work across the enterprise in a very visible role supporting multiple lines of business putting your stamp of approval on the new product landscape all while working from your home office!  Excellent benefits that include all of the bells and whistles of a Fortune500 organization including full suite of medical, dental & vision options and HSA, generous PTO, matching 401(k), and much more!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.