Madison, Wisconsin

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Job ID:
R25073 IT Security & Risk Analyst III (Open)

Compensation may vary based on the job level and your geographic work location.

Compensation Minimum:$76,000

Compensation Maximum:$123,000


Analyzes security, threats, risks and exposures, determines the causes of security deviations and suggests procedures to halt future incidents and improve security. Collaborates cross functionally in business and system requirements analysis. Develops techniques and procedures for conducting and reporting IS and cyber security analysis, risk assessments, and compliance audits, the evaluation and testing of hardware, firmware and software for possible impact on system security, and the investigation and resolution of security incidents such as intrusion, frauds, attacks or leaks.
Job Description:

Job Level Summary
  • Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines
  • Solves complex problems
  • Works independently, receives minimal guidance
  • May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or may have accountability for on-going activities or objectives
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience

Specialized Knowledge & Skills Requirements
  • Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service
  • Advanced knowledge of security analysis processes and standards for conducting and reporting security analysis to stakeholders
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of IT Risk Management and/or Information Systems Auditing
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of IT risk and control frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience conducting IT risk and control assessments
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of IT risk management and reporting
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of risk management methods, standards, processes, governance models, and industry standard risk analysis approaches

Primary Accountabilities
  • Conduct and peer review security and risk related analysis activities in accordance with security analysis standards
  • Contribute to standards for data gathering, calculations, reporting, and quality of analysis activities
  • Oversee analysis processes and standards for business and system requirements and capabilities (e.g., access controls) including data gathering, calculations, and formal reporting
  • Build strong relationships with Peers across functions through collaborative analysis and reporting exercises
  • Identify, assess, remediate, and track information technology risks
  • Plan and execute compliance audits, including risk assessment, audit scope, identifying and testing processes/controls and developing specific recommendations
  • Coordinate analysis of existing issues and incidents, along with actions, to ensure they are being managed in line with Risk Management Strategy and Standards
  • Monitor any legal regulator non-compliance as part of the divisional risk management process and develop recommendations for remediation
  • Coordinate mechanisms to improve documentation, track progress, coordinate all improvement efforts, and monitor process improvement effectiveness
  • Guide and advise IT stakeholders to ensure that Issue and Incident Management processes are followed appropriately.

This position will be focused on governance document writing and management.
  • Experience managing and modernizing practices to establish, organize, govern, and communicate documentation.
  • Demonstrated the ability to write clear and concise documents, including policies, standards, guidelines, and baselines.
  • Demonstrated the ability to obtain, synthesize, and validate technical content through interviews with subject matter experts.
  • Demonstrated the ability to tailor technical documents to ensure target audiences understand the message.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the English language, including grammar, usage, and composition. Awareness of industry-established writing standards and conventions.

Additional responsibilities could include cyber security awareness or regulatory requirement review.

Open to remote work.

Travel Requirements
  • This position requires travel up to 10% of the time.
Education & Licenses
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information assurance, MIS or related field, or equivalent work experience.

Additional Job Information:

When you work at American Family you can expect benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health. We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, and a paid-time off program. In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families. Interns and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Enterprise benefits.

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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Madison, Wisconsin

For more than 85 years, American Family Insurance has built its reputation on sound principles. We strive to provide you industry-leading service, exceptional claims experience and products that build long-term relationships. This is accomplished by treating policyholders fairly in a helpful and caring way and making it easy and convenient to work with us. We know our customers like family.  American Family Insurance thrives by conducting its business in accordance with the highest ethical standards and the law at all times. Integrity is part of our culture and always has been. The reputation we enjoy and trust-based relationships we have built with our customers are determined by the example set by management and the character and good judgment exercised at all levels of our organization. It’s a way of doing business that our customers have come to expect from us and a standard that we continue to live up to.  1-800MYAMFAM (1-800-692-6326)

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