Fortress Information Security

  • Security Risk Coordinator

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston | US-FL-Orlando | US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 10 months ago(1/22/2018 2:50 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Risk Management
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Fortress is a leader in third party risk awareness and management, offering a large suite of tools and services to its customers.  We are an exciting company that encourages collaboration and communication between team members.  Team members will be pushing the envelope on the newest threat intel.


    The Security Risk Coordinator will perform Information Security Due Diligence Reviews (i.e. third party risk assessments) on new and existing third parties across all procurement functions and channels, and will construct detailed and summary reports of assessment.



    • Coordinate day to day activates with Manager 
    • Responsible for meeting minutes during client / vendor calls
    • Responsible for TPRM Tracking of vendor assessments
      • Ownership of assessment
      • Current stage assessment is presently in
      • Organizing the TPRM Shared Inbox so that vendor specific emails are logged in the appropriate folders
      • Scheduling vendor assessment meetings via WebEx or on-site
      • Identifying gaps or potential issues in assessment lifecycle 
    • Responsible/work with Manager for gathering contract metrics in order to report weekly and monthly status report
    • Responsible/work with Manger to gather billable assessments for monthly billing
    • Uploading and maintaining the client TPRM Google Drive folder
    • Assisting with vendor reviews (ad hoc)


    Must haves:


    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • 0-2 years of experience specialized in operational risk management, information security, crisis management, security standards/ assessments, risk management, primarily in financial services, energy, and/or healthcare industries
    • Ability to communicate effectively with clients (executives and staff) on third party related risks, issues, and programmatic opportunities
    • Solid understanding of key third party life cycle activities including planning, due diligence, contracting, ongoing monitoring, and termination
    • Solid background both educationally and/or professional experience in business operations, project/program management, finance, accounting, risk management, business analytics, or similar
    • Demonstrated abilities in problem-solving and analysis: identifies issues, analyzes information to assess root cause and relationships, risks, and potential risk responses.  Proven ability to synthesize and summarize complex data into concise recommendations and reports
    • Demonstrated strong business writing and professional oral communication skills.
    • A proven ability to balance multiple priorities, adapt to a constantly changing business environment, work independently, drive projects to completion, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment—with only periodic supervision
    • Ability to work collaboratively and manage and initiate effective cross-functional relationships
    • Strong computer skills, including MS Office and Google products (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, GMail) and other business software to prepare reports, memos, summaries, and analyses.
    • Understanding of compliance, fraud, risk mitigation, methodologies to enhance business operational efficiencies.
    • Certification in risk management a plus. (CTPRP, CRISC, CISA, CISSP)


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