• Cybersecurity Analyst- Awareness

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

    The Cybersecurity 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 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)

    • Responsible for GM Financial’s security training and awareness program.  Goal is to reduce risk to our organization by ensuring all employees know, understand, and follow Cybersecurity requirements and respond in a secure manner.
    • Ensure that the Cybersecurity awareness program meets and communicates all policies, standards, and compliance requirements so that employees know, understand, and can follow them.
    • Monitor changes to Cybersecurity awareness and proactively identify the need for changes to existing policies, standards, and procedures based on Cybersecurity Awareness controls.
    • Stay aware of the top employee risks to our organization and the behaviors we need to change to mitigate those risks.
    • Ability to facilitate training material in a face to face training settings and WebEx setting.
    • Proficient with creating and editing Microsoft SharePoint sites.
    • Working knowledge and/or experience with Security training and awareness tools.
    • Knowledge of a Learning Management System(s).
    • Maintain and modify a metrics framework that effectively measures employee participation in Cybersecurity awareness.
    • Knowledge of current phishing trends.
    • Ability to form complex communications or messages in a simple, clear, and concise manner to the various organizations within our company.  These communications will be distributed to in-country team members and translated to multiple languages.
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable internal and external Cybersecurity requirements.
    • Demonstrate awareness of all information security trends and vulnerabilities that lead to Cybersecurity awareness needs.
    • Knowledge of various information security and risk frameworks/standards (ISO 31000, ISO 2700x, NIST 800 series, etc.).
    • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with all levels of an organization, and convey complicated technology and security concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
    • Excellent project management and organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and quickly establish clear priorities.


    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 1-5 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, 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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