• Sr Analyst

    Job Locations US-TX-Arlington
    Requisition ID
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Sr 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 Sr Cybersecurity 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)

    • Demonstrated proficiency developing and updating cybersecurity policies, standards and procedures referencing NIST 800-53 controls and the NIST Cyber Security Framework, including implementing revisions in accordance with updates in relevant regulatory or industry cybersecurity practices
    • Experience with audit management and tracking of remediation items and/or findings to completion
    • Demonstrated capability to collaborate with business partners to manage cybersecurity needs
    • Experience with development of security requirements to protect the company from external and internal threats
    • Experience with documentation and reporting of policy or procedure discrepancies and/or change requests
    • Ability to initiate, facilitate and promote cybersecurity within the organization and monitor adherence to cybersecurity policies, standards and controls



    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 3-8 years of experience in large and complex business environments with a successful track record working directly with senior level management with at least 1 year of experience in one or more of the following domains: Access Control, Telecom and Network Security, Cybersecurity Governance and 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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