Associate Cybersecurity Analyst - Business Continuity

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Employee Type
Full Time-Regular
Information Technology


The Cybersecurity Associate Analyst is responsible for executing a portion of the GM Financial (GMF) Cybersecurity Program designed to advise the organization on its management of Cybersecurity risk by organizing information, enabling risk management decisions, and addressing threats to ensure the security of company systems and information assets. The Cybersecurity Associate Analyst is responsible for contributing to the success of comprehensive security initiatives, work with internal and external groups to ensure the program is operating effectively and efficiently, and develop strong partnerships with business partners across the enterprise to ensure company information assets are protected at the appropriate level


JOB DUTIES (Desired Skills)

  • Ability to develop, maintain, and implement business continuity strategies and solutions, including business impact analyses, recovery strategy selection, and documentation of business continuity processes and procedures.
  • Ability to plan, conduct, and report on exercises to test the suitability of existing plans and strategies, while updating processes, procedures and plans regularly.
  • Ability to support continuity efforts after a disruption event.
  • Experience with assessment and analysis on risks to business operations and essential business functions or information systems
  • Experience with development of documentation, metrics and reporting on project and program status
  • Clear understanding of Cybersecurity and risk management practices in general
  • Demonstrate awareness of all information security trends, vulnerabilities, including and especially those influencing the auto finance industry.
  • Knowledge of various information security and business continuity frameworks/standards
  • Broad base of knowledge across a variety of industry compliance and control frameworks (SOX, ISO, PCI, etc.).
  • Proven ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with all levels of an organization, and clearly articulate security and business continuity concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.


Reports to: AVP Cybersecurity

Direct Reports: None



  • Must have a high level understanding of the financial services industry, security, risk and privacy
  • Must have current knowledge and stay up-to-date on the latest Cybersecurity legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts and vulnerabilities
  • Must have knowledge of Information Security and Cybersecurity frameworks
  • Ability to clearly explain and articulate technical concepts using non-technical language
  • Proficiency with MS-Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio and Project
  • Knowledge of security methodologies, policies, standards and industry practices
  • Knowledge of information technology systems, infrastructure and operations
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet time sensitive deadlines required
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build consensus is essential
  • Ability to make sound decisions and exercise good judgment
  • Ability to manage business and technical relationships with internal and external clients
  • Ability to work and achieve goals without constant supervision

Required Skills

  • Ability to initiate, facilitate and promote Cybersecurity within the organization and monitor adherence to Cybersecurity policies, standards and controls
  • Advocate for Cybersecurity as an essential business requirement and advocate the business need as the foundation for Cybersecurity program design
  • Ensure effective communication and partnership with all departments at GMF and serve as a liaison of Cybersecurity and first point of contact for Cybersecurity concerns
  • Represent the Global Cybersecurity organization on projects as needed
  • Engage with business partners to translate high-level business requirements into enterprise security initiatives and programs to achieve the GMF’s mission, goals and objectives
  • Work closely with business stakeholders and project teams to plan, design and check appropriate levels of security governance, resource management and asset management
  • Assist management with special projects as requested


  • A minimum of 0-3 years of experience in large and complex business environments with a successful track record working directly with senior level management with working knowledge in one or more of the following domains: Access Control, Telecom and Network Security, Cybersecurity Governance, Risk Management, Software Development Security, Cryptography, Security Architecture and Design, Operational Security, Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery, Legal Regulations, Investigations and Compliance, Physical (Environmental) Security, IT or Security Audit, IT or Security Compliance.
  • Experience in the financial services industry preferred
  • Must have demonstrable experience leading collaborative programs and projects with senior level management
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience strongly preferred
  • Information Security Certifications strongly preferred


Normal office environment. Subject to stressful situations and requires many hours per day working on a computer workstation. 0-20% travel may be required


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