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FS-ISAC - Position Openings

Cyber Analyst (Asia Pacific)

Cyber & Physical Security Analyst

Director, Content & Communications

HR Generalist

Intelligence Officer (Asia Pacific)

Member Relations Coordinator (Asia Pacific)

Senior Event Planner

Full job descriptions of the positions listed above are available following the position openings section. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to HR@fsisac.com with the position title listed in the subject line.    

 

FSARC - Position Openings

Chief of Staff

Cyber & Physical Security Analyst 

Executive Assistant (President and Office Operations)

Security Manager

Business Integration Lead

Response and Resiliency Team Lead

(2) Analyst for Improve Intel Support

Full job descriptions of the positions listed above are available following the position openings section. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to dfearson@ninjajobs.org with the position title listed in the subject line. 

 


 

Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FSARC)

Position: Chief of Staff

Job Status: Full Time                                                         FLSA Status Exempt

Reports To: President                                                       Travel Required: Occasional

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri: 40 hours + as needed                 Positions Supervised: Security Manager and IT/Administrative Assistant

Office Location:     Arlington, Virginia                                 Type: New Hire

Capability/Team:  Governance                                            

Clearance:  Yes

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The FSARC is seeking a Chief of Staff to supervise and manage the operations of the FSARC, support the President in fulfilling the organizational mission, liaison and connect the Capability/Teams as well as with the FS-ISAC, and supervise the security manager and IT/Administrative Assistant. The Chief of  Staff reports to the President. This position requires a candidate that has proven ski experience in leading high impact teams in a fast paced, high profile environment to successfully operate an effective organization. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to HR@fsisac.com with the position title and new hire in subject.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Drive operational results by integrating and synchronizing FSARC activities conducted by the work streams and external stakeholders.

Develop budget requirements for President’s approval; manage expenditures to ensure alignment with approved budgets; report as required current budget status to include monthly run rates.

Introduce new firms to the FSARC structure, advise on bi-directional needs between the FSARC and firm’s security teams; integrate the firm into the capability teams work streams.

Responsible for recruiting and staffing actions required to ensure fulfillment of approved staff positions, both those hired by FSARC and those provided by member firms.

Develop status and operational effectiveness metrics and updates; reports this information to President as required to include analysis of shortfalls and prioritized alternatives to meet FSARC mission requirements.

Attend regular and routine meetings in the Washington, D.C. area; some travel to meetings and events outside of Washington D.C. area.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s). To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to leverage cross-functional teams to meet defined objectives.
  • Excellent negotiation skills with proven ability to identify, influence, and persuade key decision makers at multiple levels of an organization.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communications skills; strong presentation and marketing skills; strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Experience with internal audit processes and/or external regulatory examinations.
  • Proven excellence in cybersecurity leadership, building teams, shaping priorities, driving results and conducting strategic planning.
  • Strong understanding of the risks, centers of gravity and operations of the U.S. financial sector.
  • Strong collaboration skills among a multi-stakeholder membership.
  • Experience developing, refining, and coordinating enterprise-wide internal policies.
  • Ability to gain and maintain a government security clearance.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently as well as part of the team.
  • Understanding and demonstrating good problem-solving skills.

 

Education and Certifications

  • Minimum undergraduate degree

 

Other Desired Experience

  • Financial sector background

 

Technology Applications

  • Standard office software applications

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position is performed in an office work environment with physical demands associated with that environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 


 

Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FSARC)

Position: Cyber & Physical Security Analyst

Job Status: Full Time                                                         FLSA Status Exempt

Reports To: TBD                                                             Travel Required: Occasional

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri: 40 hours + as needed                 Positions Supervised: TBD

Office Location: Reston, Virginia (Local candidates only)     Type: New Hire

Capability/Team:  Governance                                            

Clearance:  Yes (CurrentU.S. SECRET security clearance or higher and is required)

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sector Service Division of FS-ISAC provides vital information to assist multiple sector industries in protecting their critical infrastructure assets and confidential information. Information provided by the Sector Services includes, but is not limited to, cyber and physical security vulnerabilities, threats & incidents, security best practices, and other valuable intelligence relevant to various sector communities.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The FS-ISAC is seeking an individual to serve as a Cyber and Physical Security Analyst. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Develop in-depth knowledge of energy sector assets, activities and constituents to provide meaningful critical information support and develop best practices and mitigation strategies.

Develop custom energy sector analytical products based on member requests and judgments derived from research.

Provide high quality cyber and physical threat intelligence analysis to sector communities and various internal teams. 

Serve as a subject matter expert for security threat intelligence in support of member organizations.

Perform trend analysis and forecasting at both the tactical and strategic level.

Participate in exercise development and execution.

Facilitate threat topic discussions and briefings on a regular basis and provide expertise in the sector specific threat intelligence.

Conduct presentations on specific topics at conferences and meetings as needed.

Support critical infrastructure protection analysts to ensure that cross-sector threats are identified and appropriate infrastructure protection guidance is provided to all relevant parties.

Develop sophisticated understanding of threats and incidents affecting the U.S. critical infrastructure in the energy industry.

Support the Sector Service analysts on multiple rotational duties by following operational processes and procedures and performing continuous process improvements.

Perform technical analysis on malicious or suspicious artifacts (malware samples, packet captures, etc.) to identify purpose and functionality and draft reports outlining malicious artifacts and their behavior.

Continuously hunt for cyber and physical threats related to supporting critical sectors and recommend and/or develop tools to monitor, analyze, and investigate security risks.

Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of cyber and physical threat capabilities and intentions.

Research and analyze new threat TTPs and signatures utilized by threat actors.

Produce reliable signatures and Indicators of Compromise (IOCs)based on data obtained from internal and external sources.

Act as a trusted advisor providing both strategic and tactical advice to internal and external key stakeholders.

Report to and provide daily and weekly status reports to the Sector Service Intelligence Officer.

Act as backup in leading sector service intelligence analysis teams.

 

Position Qualification: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in cyber security, computer science or equivalent. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Relevant certifications, such as CISSP, Security+, CCNA, CEH, GREM, GCIH or GCFA, PSP, CPP, CFI, or others.
  • Strong understanding of networking protocols, and experience analyzing network communications and malicious traffic.
  • Experience with: Python, XML (STIX format), .NET, HTML, Bash. Ability to script when needed and utilize scripts for analysis.
  • 12 to 15 years of combined work experience in the energy industry supporting a combination of the following: cyber security, physical security, threat analysis, reversing malware and risk mitigation
  • Broad knowledge/experience in cyber security technology, techniques and practices - intrusion monitoring, vulnerability analysis, web application security, incident response, malware analysis, threat research, or intelligence analysis.
  • Familiarity with U.S. critical infrastructure protection programs and supporting organizations, including law enforcement agencies and associations.
  • Possess strong analytical and investigative skills in the Energy Sector to synthesize raw data, determine impact from findings, and present those findings in a clear and concise manner.

 

Leadership Skills

  • Experience managing and leading teams in security functions.
  • Build productive relationships and collaborate with key business groups.
  • Develop tactical and strategic goals for team members to achieve professional milestones.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build a compelling and effective narrative.
  • Able to effectively work and enjoy working in a dynamic team environment.
  • Develop procedures, toolkits, and VMs to support Security Analysts.
  • Experience in developing core operational disciplines and mentoring team members.

 

Experience

  • Experience working two or more of the following:
  • Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT)
  • Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Corporate Security Team
  • Executive Protection Team
  • Intelligence Analysis Team
  • Experience with administrating Antivirus, Web Proxies, IPS or IDS and other security tools. 
  • Experience in physical security programs 4-5 years.
  • Participation in industry or technology information sharing groups, formal or informal.
  • Ability to perform log analysis and basic network or host-based forensics to find indicators of compromise or adverse events.
  • Knowledge of how operating systems work and the ways malware interacts with them.
  • Knowledge of common network traffic protocols and analysis techniques.
  • Proficiency with analyst software tools such as Maltego, Analyst’s Notebook, and Palantir
  • Experience with network analysis tools such as Wireshark, TCPDump and Scapy.
  • Experience with Security Incident Event Management, Log Correlation and Network Behavior Anomaly detection systems such as ESM, Splunk and ArcSight.
  • Knowledge of physical and cybersecurity threats, defensive technology, attack types, impact, reverse engineering, and operational concepts is a plus.

 

Other Skills

  • Strong analytical and investigative skills to synthesize raw data, determine sector specific impact from findings, and present those findings in a clear and concise manner.
  • Self-motivated, responsible and disciplined, able to work as part of a team, able to prioritize effectively, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and consistently turn in high-quality work.
  • Able to think critically and independently and effectively communicate information concerning the threats to a large and diverse audience.
  • Have effective oral and written communications skills, with the ability to write focused situation reports and briefings quickly, accurately and without substantial supervision or editing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with individuals from a variety of levels within the private and public sectors.
  • Strong planning and delivery skills.

 

Security Clearances

  • Current U.S. SECRET security clearance or higher and is required.

 

Additional Information

  • Salary and benefits based on experience.
  • This position is required to work in our Reston, VA office fulltime.
  • Core business hours may vary, depending on the specific mission requirements.

 

The FS-ISAC offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical and dental benefits paid for by the employer, annual bonuses, 401k plan with company match and others.

 


 

Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FSARC)

Position: Executive Assistant to President and Office Operations

Job Status: Full Time                                                         FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: President                                                         Travel Required: Occasional

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri: 40 hours + as needed                 Positions Supervised: None

Office Location: Arlington, VA                                          Type: Direct Hire

Capability/Team:  Governance/Management                                           

Clearance:  Not Required

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The FSARC is seeking an Executive Assistant to the President and Office Operations with proven experience in supporting C-Level executives in a fast paced, high impact organization and managing general office operations. This position is responsible for coordinating activities and managing the calendar for the President, and other members of the team as needed/directed. Additionally, the candidate will manage the office operations including ordering and maintaining supplies, general equipment, and supply vendors; escalate problems to building management or FS-ISAC support; support meetings; and other duties as required to support smooth operations. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


Manage the calendar and support the daily activities of the President.

Assist the President, Chief of Staff, and Team Leads in scheduling, coordinating, and hosting meetings and presentations with members, sector stakeholders, and USG partners. 

Troubleshoot office operations issues to resolve or elevate to appropriate person; interface with building management; track open issues through completion. 

Control access to the facility and receive guests professionally, courteously and efficiently.

Manage supplies, general equipment, and office support vendors.

Support on-site meetings, coordinating requirements such as food and beverage.

Responsible for supplies and office activities line item in budget.

 

Position Qualification: 

  • Minimum 3 years of senior executive administrative experience or the equivalent.
  • Experience planning and executing a moderate schedule of meetings including coordination of logistics such as conference room availability, food and beverage, audio visual.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and handling interaction and requests from C-Level executives. 
  • Proficient knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Professional Suite, SharePoint, WebEx, and calendar scheduling tools.
  • Basic technical skills to troubleshoot office equipment and support help desk requests.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Poised under pressure, self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and team player to drive continual improvement in office operations. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with the ability to produce high quality emails and messages to diverse teams internally and externally.

Education and Certificat

  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Experience working in cleared facilities handling classified information.

 

Technology Applications

  • Standard office software applications.
  • WebEx or similar virtual meeting plaform. 


Work Environment

This position is performed in an office work environment with physical demands associated with that environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.​

 


 

Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FSARC)

Position: Security Manager

Job Status: Full Time                                                   FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Chief of Staff                                            Travel Required: Occasional

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri hours; and as needed              Positions Supervised: None

Office Location: Arlington, Virginia                              Type: New Hire

Capability/Team: Access to Classified Information        

Clearance: Yes

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The FSARC is seeking a Security Manager, responsible for the organization’s implementation and management of an information security program. The position is responsible for ensuring fundamental compliance with the National Industrial Security Program’s policies and procedures while standing up and directing the security operations of a cleared facility and personnel security clearance program. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to dfearson@ninjajobs.org with the position title and new hire in subject.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

Implement certification and accreditation processes, physical and personnel security requirements and procedures.

Oversee the planning, installation, implementation, control, and operation of security systems to ensure continuous integrity of facility and secure area access controls.

Implementation of and compliance with information security requirements for all uses of information technology.

Coordinate internal security measures for the classification, safeguarding, transmission, declassification, and destruction of classified information.

Coordinate with information systems security personnel as required for effective management, use, and oversight of classified information in electronic form.

Achieve system security operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plan improvements.

Ensure that security threats and incidents pertaining to classified information are reported, recorded, coordinated with the proper authorities and when necessary take appropriate actions to mitigate damage and prevent recurrence of security issues.

Establish system safeguards by directing disaster preparedness development; conducting preparedness tests.

Ensure compliance with government and company security regulations, policies, and procedures.

Establish inspection schedules, review results and make recommendations for security enhancements.

Ensure all inspections, checks, reviews, and investigations of any security incidents are completed to standard and on time.

Review and investigate non-compliance issues. Add controls as needed to implement and ensure that risks are sensibly being managed.

Prepare and maintain manuals outlining regulations and establish procedures for handling, storing, and keeping records for granting personnel and visitor’s access to restricted areas.

Formulate, coordinate, and conduct the activity’s security education and training program, to include related information systems. Keep personnel performing security duties abreast of changes in policies and procedures, and assist in problem-solving.

Establish briefings and provide security training and oversight to all employees on Industrial Security Program policy and procedures, including insider threat, suspicious contacts/activities, and espionage.

Develop, recommend, and procure training materials as needed and monitor the effectiveness of the security related training program.

Plan and implement controls to ensure personnel with the appropriate clearances are cleared for access; ensure the facility is secured with the appropriate physical security associated with the facility clearance; and ensure that digital and paper media are stored securely based on the respective clearance levels.

Attend regular and routine meetings with stakeholders in the DC region.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Knowledge of NISPOM, DCIDs, ICDs, Information Security Policies and other government security directives, Network Security, Change Management, Quality Management, Technical Management, Tracking Budget Expenses, Strategic Planning, Supervision, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Analyzing Information
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal relations, and the ability to calmly articulate and present comprehensive, concise and risk-management recommendations in a timely manner.
  • Proficient knowledge and use of data visualization tools, Microsoft Office Professional Suite, SharePoint, project management, database management tools, mass communication tools, incident management systems, and other IT or web enabling skills.
  • Experience developing, refining, and coordinating enterprise-wide internal policies.
  • Ability to gain and maintain a government security clearance.

 

Education and Certifications

  • Undergraduate Degree with 5-7 years’ experience

 

Other Desired Experience

  • Preferred current SSBI investigation with past experience working in classified environments
  • Experience as a security manager over facilities and personnel clearances
  • Experience working in the financial services industry

 

Technology Applications

  • Standard office software applications

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position is performed in an office work environment with physical demands associated with that environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 


 

Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FSARC)

Position: Intelligence Analyst

Job Status: Full Time                                                   FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Intelligence Coordinator                            Travel Required: Occasional

Work Schedule: Mon – Fri; 40 hours; and as needed      Positions Supervised: None

Office Location: Arlington, Virginia                              Type: New Hire

Capability/Team: Improve Intelligence Support              

Clearance: Yes

Number of Positions: 2

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The FSARC is seeking an analyst for the Improve Intelligence Support team. This position requires a candidate with proven cybersecurity forensic and analysis skills and experience in supporting high impact teams in a fast paced, high profile environment. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to dfearson@ninjajobs.org with the position title and new hire in subject.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Monitor information feeds and threat actor activity from a variety of sources to identify activity levels and indicators for systemic cyber threats and cyber-attacks.

Responsible for mining data sources and reviewing analytic methods to identify potential cyber threats, targets of interest, and timeframes for attack.

Facilitate the exchange of analytic methods and reviews inputs from FSARC members for completeness in terms of analytic content and regression test results.

Responsible for normalizing analytic inputs so that it can be captured in the FSARC repository and track regression test results to determine if systemic issues are emerging.

Triage, process, analyze threat intelligence data, and draft and disseminate alerts, analytic reports, and briefings.

Attend regular and routine meetings in the Washington, D.C. area.

 

ANALYST SKILLS

Experience with Sensor gathering [i.e. Splunk] and SIEM systems
Experience with neural network decision making systems, machine learning and/or AI systems
Experience with data mining (i.e. Cognos, Tableau, etc.)

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Undergraduate degree and at least 5-7+ years combined cybersecurity analysis experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in critical and strategic thinking, as well as problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, planning, and organizational, and time management skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills and working with multi-stakeholder membership
  • Experience in building professional presentations and products.
  • Strong collaboration, negotiation and mediation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Possess a high degree of initiative, motivation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven analytical, planning, problem solving, and decision-making skills.

 

Education and Certifications

  • Undergraduate degree
  • 5-7+ years combined cybersecurity analysis experience

 

Other Desired Experience

  • Knowledge of U.S. Government organization and processes
  • Experience with collaborative intelligence processes
  • Planning experience

 

Technology Applications

  • Standard office software applications

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position is performed in an office work environment with physical demands associated with that environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 


 

Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FSARC)

Position: Crisis Management Team Lead

Job Status: Full Time                                                  FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Crisis Management Lead                          Travel Required: Occasional

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri; 40 hours                          Positions Supervised: 4

                        As needed during incident or event     Firm Assigned: Direct Hire

Office Location: Arlington, Virginia                             Type: New Hire

Capability/Team: Improve Response and Resiliency       Clearance: SECRET Clearance

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The FSARC is seeking a strong leader to lead the Response and Resiliency team and serve as the FSARC Crisis Management lead. This position requires a proven team leader, with strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills with demonstrable hands-on operational experience in crisis management prevention, preparedness, and response and recovery efforts. The candidate must be self-driven, technically literate, and results oriented individual capable of effectively prioritizing and working multiple tasks concurrently across an ambiguous and uncertain global risk landscape. This position supervises two Risk Analyst and Contingency Planners and one Business Integration Lead. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to dfearson@ninjajobs.org with the position title and new hire in subject.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Become part of FSARC senior management team helping ensure FSARC activities are strongly linked to addressing key cyber-related issues for the financial system from a business, ops and risk perspective.

Lead the Response and Resiliency Team comprised of 4 people FTE (including the team lead); all FSARC firms will have a person assigned to participate in these activities; firms will also contribute people and resources to projects launched by the FSARC managed by this team.

Drive results on the wholesale payments/settlements project.

Drive linking FSARC capabilities to analyze cyber risks and emerging crisis situations to key organizations that make decisions on financial stability (Fed Payments Risk Committee; Cross Market Liquidity Committee; SFIMA Markets Close decision making, etc.) both for proactive planning and to provide analysis and information in a crisis.

Ensure the sector exercise program plans, executes and follows through on validation of risk mitigation strategies and other FSARC objectives to reduce systemic risk to the sector.

Participate in key sector exercise roles when required to further FSARC objectives.

Identify systemic risks to the financial sector and document/validate in a sector risk register; assist FSARC efforts to prioritize operational efforts to reduce systemic risk to sector.

Create mitigation strategies for identified risks by leading contingency plan creation, validation and integration of objectives into sector exercise program.

Serve as FSARC representative in sector crisis response roles that stand-up in the event of an actual systemic crisis resulting from a cyber attack.

Evaluate and shape as needed USG and FS-ISAC sector crisis management protocols for effective sector response to a cyber attack.

Responsible for building relationships and collaborating with external stakeholders such as the FSSCC and FS-ISAC.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s). To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

 

  • Experience leading crisis management teams and programs in a corporate setting.
  • Experience in corporate and national cyber exercise programs, especially those focuses on the financial service industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of the National Response Framework (NRF), the National Cyber Incident Response Plan and the ability to apply these principles to the financial services industry.
  • Knowledge of U.S. Government regulations and certifications pertaining to emergency preparedness, response and recovery.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal relations, and the ability to calmly articulate and present comprehensive, concise and risk-management recommendations in a timely manner to an executive audience.
  • Experience working in the financial services sector.
  • Technology experience with disaster recovery and crisis response.
  • Risk management experience.
  • Proficient knowledge and use of data visualization tools, Microsoft Office Professional Suite, SharePoint, project management, database management tools, mass communication tools, incident management systems, and other basic IT or web enabling skills.
  • Experience developing, refining, and implementing enterprise-wide policies.
  • Experience leading high impact teams in a fast paced, high profile environment.
  • Strong collaboration skills to work with a multi-stakeholder membership.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of the team.
  • Ability to gain and maintain a government security classified clearance.
  • Attend regular and routine meetings in the Washington, D.C. area.

 

Education and Certifications

  • Master’s Degree and 8-10 years’ experience
  • Industry accepted Information Security or Risk certification desired

 

Other Desired Experience

  • Experience in crisis incident response
  • Minimum of ten years of demonstrated experience in an Information Security or IT Risk Management function, at a financial institution.
  • Experience working in the financial services industry.
  • Exposure to planning, executing and coordinating cyber exercises

 

Technology Applications

  • Standard office software applications

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position is performed in an office work environment with physical demands associated with that environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 


 

Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FSARC)

Position: Business Integration Lead

Job Status: Full Time                                                  FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Crisis Management Lead                          Travel Required: Occasional

Work Schedule: Normal Office Hours                          Positions Supervised: None

Office Location: Arlington, Virginia                             Type: New Hire

Capability/Team: Improve Response and Resiliency       Clearance: No

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The FSARC is seeking a Business Integration Lead to work as part of the Improve Response and Resiliency Team to lead and execute key initiatives and projects across the organization. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to dfearson@ninjajobs.org with the position title and new hire in subject.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Lead and execute key initiatives and projects at multiple levels across the organization.

Support other functions to ensure efficient and effective operations.

Define and ensure successful delivery of the FSARC’s key risk reduction projects.

Partner with key stakeholders from other FSARC Capabilities/Teams, U.S. Government and other groups throughout the sector to offer transparency on matters pertaining to information security as it applies to the financial services industry.

Ensure the sector exercise program is shaped to validate mitigation strategies against threats to the system identified by team activities.

Participate in key sector exercise program roles when required to meet team objectives.

Provide leadership and direction to ensure program elements including risk assessments, project management, and ongoing operations reflect appropriate FSARC and sector requirements.

Act as a thought leader and trusted partner enabling the sector and U.S. Government partners to more aggressively leverage its capabilities to drive risk reduction and strengthen its role in upholding the FSARC’s mission and charter.

Attend regular and routine meetings in the Washington, D.C. area.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Minimum of ten years of demonstrated experience in an Information Security or IT Risk Management function at a financial institution.
  • Ability to relate business requirements and risks to technical controls, systems and processes.
  • Highly adaptable to a constantly changing business and technology environment.
  • Familiarity with multi-platform environments, their operational/security risk considerations and recovery processes.
  • Strategic thinker with ‘big picture’ perspective and a broad understanding of information security, risk management, and their direct applications to financial services business processes.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to leverage cross-functional teams to meet defined objectives.
  • Excellent negotiation skills with proven ability to identify, influence, and persuade key decision makers at multiple levels internally and externally.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills; strong presentation and marketing skills.
  • Experience with internal audit processes and/or external regulatory examinations.
  • Self-starter and experience leading and working in high impact teams in a fast paced, high profile environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of the team.
  • Understanding and demonstrating good problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to gain and maintain a government security clearance.

 

Education and Certifications

  • Master’s Degree and 10+ years’ experience
  • Industry accepted Information Security or Risk certification desired

 

Other Desired Experience

  • Experience working in the financial services industry to include familiarity with key sector organizations, both private and public
  • Minimum of ten years of demonstrated experience in an Information Security or IT Risk Management function, at a financial institution.
  • Exposure to planning, executing and coordinating cyber exercises

 

Technology Applications

  • Standard office software applications

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position is performed in an office work environment with physical demands associated with that environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 


 

Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)

Position: Cyber Analyst (ASIA PACIFIC) 

Position:                           Cyber Analyst

Job Status:                        Full Time                    

Reports To:                       Chief Information Risk Officer         

Work Schedule:                 Normal

Location:                          Singapore

             

POSITION SUMMARY

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) is a member-owned, non-profit entity with thousands of members worldwide focused on building resiliency in the industry through the concept of mutual defense.  The FS-ISAC shares threat and vulnerability information, conducts coordinated exercises, manages rapid response communications for both cyber and physical events, conducts education and training programs, and fosters collaboration with other key industries and the public sector.  This position will serve as a Cyber Analyst for Asia and the Pacific Region. ​To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to HR@fsisac.com with the position title listed in the subject line. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


Monitor and analyze real-time and historical information by conducting deep research from various sources on a daily basis.

Compile cyber threat and incident reports to deliver clear, concise, and actionable intelligence to members.

Ensure pertinent information is disseminated to the sector in a timely manner, in accordance with FS-ISAC classification and handling protocols.

Develop an in-depth knowledge of sector assets, activities and constituents to provide meaningful critical information support and develop best practices and mitigation strategies.

Support critical infrastructure analysts to ensure that cross-sector threats are identified and appropriate infrastructure protection guidance is provided to all relevant parties.

Support the Security Operations Center (SOC) on multiple rotational duties by following operational processes and procedures and performing continuous process improvements.

Participate in threat topic discussions and briefings on a regular basis.

Develop expertise in the sector specific threat intelligence.

Participate in continuous information security skills development/training.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrate analytical and investigative skills to synthesize raw data, determine sector specific impact from findings, and present those findings in a clear and concise manner.
  • Self-motivated, responsible and disciplined, able to work as part of a team, able to prioritize effectively, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and consistently turn in high-quality work. 
  • Think critically and independently to identify potential threats to the sector, to research the nature of the threats and to effectively communicate information concerning the threats to a large and diverse audience.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills, with the ability to write focused situation reports and briefings quickly, accurately and without substantial supervision or editing.
  • Possess strong organizational skills able to plan and implement member-wide coordination activities, meetings, web-based seminars and conference calls in advance of threats and other incidents of significance and develop incident response. protocols

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years of experience in information security.
  • One or more of relevant certifications:  Security+, Network+, CCNA, CISSP, and CEH.

 

Experience

  • 3 to 5 years of work experience in cyber security analysis, forensics and risk mitigation.
  • Broad knowledge/experience in cyber security technology, techniques and practices  - intrusion monitoring, vulnerability analysis, web application security, incident response, malware analysis, threat research, or intelligence analysis.
  • Working knowledge of the financial or merchant services community, including missions, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Familiarity with Global cyber security programs and supporting organizations, including law enforcement agencies and associations.


Security Clearances:

Current or inactive security clearance, or the ability to obtain same desired 

Please note: This position is for local applicants only. Relocation will not be sponsored by FS-ISAC.

 


 

Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)

Position: Cyber & Physical Security Analyst

Job Status:                        Full Time                    

Reports To:                       TBD        

Work Schedule:                 Normal

Location:                          Reston, VA

Clarence:                         Current U.S. SECRET security clearance or higher and is required. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sector Service Division of FS-ISAC provides vital information to assist multiple sector industries in protecting their critical infrastructure assets and confidential information. Information provided by the Sector Services includes, but is not limited to, cyber and physical security vulnerabilities, threats & incidents, security best practices, and other valuable intelligence relevant to various sector communities.

 

Essential Functions 

The FS-ISAC is seeking an individual to serve as a Cyber and Physical Security Analyst. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Develop in-depth knowledge of energy sector assets, activities and constituents to provide meaningful critical information support and develop best practices and mitigation strategies.

Develop custom energy sector analytical products based on member requests and judgments derived from research.

Provide high quality cyber and physical threat intelligence analysis to sector communities and various internal teams. 

Serve as a subject matter expert for security threat intelligence in support of member organizations. 

Perform trend analysis and forecasting at both the tactical and strategic level.

Participate in exercise development and execution.

Facilitate threat topic discussions and briefings on a regular basis and provide expertise in the sector specific threat intelligence.

Conduct presentations on specific topics at conferences and meetings as needed.

Support critical infrastructure protection analysts to ensure that cross-sector threats are identified and appropriate infrastructure protection guidance is provided to all relevant parties.

Develop sophisticated understanding of threats and incidents affecting the U.S. critical infrastructure in the energy industry.

Support the Sector Service analysts on multiple rotational duties by following operational processes and procedures and performing continuous process improvements.

Perform technical analysis on malicious or suspicious artifacts (malware samples, packet captures, etc.) to identify purpose and functionality and draft reports outlining malicious artifacts and their behavior.

Continuously hunt for cyber and physical threats related to supporting critical sectors and recommend and/or develop tools to monitor, analyze, and investigate security risks.

Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of cyber and physical threat capabilities and intentions.

Research and analyze new threat TTPs and signatures utilized by threat actors.

Produce reliable signatures and Indicators of Compromise (IOCs)based on data obtained from internal and external sources. 

Act as a trusted advisor providing both strategic and tactical advice to internal and external key stakeholders.

Report to and provide daily and weekly status reports to the Sector Service Intelligence Officer.

Act as backup in leading sector service intelligence analysis teams.

 

Position Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in cyber security, computer science or equivalent. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Relevant certifications, such as CISSP, Security+, CCNA, CEH, GREM, GCIH or GCFA, PSP, CPP, CFI, or others.
  • Strong understanding of networking protocols, and experience analyzing network communications and malicious traffic.
  • Experience with: Python, XML (STIX format), .NET, HTML, Bash. Ability to script when needed and utilize scripts for analysis.
  • 12 to 15 years of combined work experience in the energy industry supporting a combination of the following: cyber security, physical security, threat analysis, reversing malware and risk mitigation.
  • Broad knowledge/experience in cyber security technology, techniques and practices - intrusion monitoring, vulnerability analysis, web application security, incident response, malware analysis, threat research, or intelligence analysis.
  • Familiarity with U.S. critical infrastructure protection programs and supporting organizations, including law enforcement agencies and associations.
  • Possess strong analytical and investigative skills in the Energy Sector to synthesize raw data, determine impact from findings, and present those findings in a clear and concise manner.

 

Leadership Skills:

  • Experience managing and leading teams in security functions.
  • Build productive relationships and collaborate with key business groups.
  • Develop tactical and strategic goals for team members to achieve professional milestones.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build a compelling and effective narrative.
  • Able to effectively work and enjoy working in a dynamic team environment.
  • Develop procedures, toolkits, and VMs to support Security Analysts.
  • Experience in developing core operational disciplines and mentoring team members.

 

Experience: 

  • Experience working two or more of the following:
  • Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT)
  • Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Corporate Security Team
  • Executive Protection Team
  • Intelligence Analysis Team
  • Experience with administrating Antivirus, Web Proxies, IPS or IDS and other security tools. 
  • Experience in physical security programs 4-5 years.
  • Participation in industry or technology information sharing groups, formal or informal.
  • Ability to perform log analysis and basic network or host-based forensics to find indicators of compromise or adverse events.
  • Knowledge of how operating systems work and the ways malware interacts with them.
  • Knowledge of common network traffic protocols and analysis techniques.
  • Proficiency with analyst software tools such as Maltego, Analyst’s Notebook, and Palantir
  • Experience with network analysis tools such as Wireshark, TCPDump and Scapy.
  • Experience with Security Incident Event Management, Log Correlation and Network Behavior Anomaly detection systems such as ESM, Splunk and ArcSight.
  • Knowledge of physical and cybersecurity threats, defensive technology, attack types, impact, reverse engineering, and operational concepts is a plus.

 

Other Skills:

  • Strong analytical and investigative skills to synthesize raw data, determine sector specific impact from findings, and present those findings in a clear and concise manner.
  • Self-motivated, responsible and disciplined, able to work as part of a team, able to prioritize effectively, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and consistently turn in high-quality work.
  • Able to think critically and independently and effectively communicate information concerning the threats to a large and diverse audience.
  • Have effective oral and written communications skills, with the ability to write focused situation reports and briefings quickly, accurately and without substantial supervision or editing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with individuals from a variety of levels within the private and public sectors.
  • Strong planning and delivery skills.

 

Security Clearances: 

  • Current U.S. SECRET security clearance or higher and is required.

 

Additional Information:

  • Salary and benefits based on experience.
  • Core business hours may vary, depending on the specific mission requirements.

 

The FS-ISAC offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical and dental benefits paid for by the employer, annual bonuses, 401k plan with company match and others.

 


 

Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)

Position: Director, Content & Communications

Job Status: Full Time                                                         FLSA Status Non-Exempt

Reports To: VP Marketing & Communications                    Positions Supervised: TBD                                        

Work Schedule: Normal Office Hours                                Travel Required: 20%

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The FS-ISAC Communications team strives to provide timely, relevant and well-crafted communications to reach a diverse constituency of high-level executives and directors, chief information security officers, cybersecurity tacticians, and other corporate functions such as communications and risk management as well as affiliates, technology partners as well as other associations and government partners. From email campaigns to crisis playbooks, the need for crisp and compelling content and communications continues to grow across the organization.
As it expands and launches affiliates such as Sheltered Harbor and FSARC, FS-ISAC also must ensure a consistent, accessible voice across all platforms. The FS-ISAC must communicate effectively according to the audience at hand. In some cases, technical explanations are an obstacle to spreading the FS-ISAC message of shared intelligence and better cybersecurity. In others, the audience wants to know the mechanics. Regardless of audience, the guiding principles should be simplicity, succinctness and vendor neutrality. For example, no document should be longer than necessary. Visual aids should be used whenever possible, whether through flow charts guiding an incident response or diagrams explaining the role of payment system intermediaries. Its conferences should offer compelling content that showcase cutting-edge solutions without marketing any particular company.


FS-ISAC can achieve these goals through a position performing the functions of a director of content & communications. The guiding principles of the position should be delivery of high quality content, close collaboration internally and with stakeholders, as well as flexibility.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Exceptional business writing skills with a knowledge of both cybersecurity and the financial sector.

Exceptional editing skills.

Exceptional organization skills to build out and maintain a content calendar.

Define and maintain the key audience and persona attributes the organization requires to communicate to define and manage the organizations public ‘voice’.

Create the content generation, submission, review, approval and publication process organization-wide.

Proactively seek out the right content at the right time to inform various audience groups.

Collaborate with content owners to produce strong content.

Collaborate with initiatives including but not limited to FSARC, Sheltered Harbor, Sector Services, and various ISACs, ISAOs and trade groups we work with.

Maintain and enhance FS-ISACs corporate style guide.

Broaden style guide as needed to reflect new segments, sectors and geographies.

Lead editing of incident response playbooks in collaboration with resilience teams.

Perform key media outreach and interactions as appropriate and as the role evolves.

Help maintain key press list for the organization.

Maintain communication and relationship management with members.

 

Position Qualification: 

Competency Statement(s).  To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Interpersonal skills - Effectively interacts with individuals with variety of backgrounds and experience.
  • Oral Communication – Effective skills; speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.  
  • Written Communication- Effective skills; writes clearly and persuasively in all situations; ensures writing matches the communications objectives and audience attributes.
  • Organizational leadership Support – Manages up, down and across the organization to educate and enforce communications and content approaches and guides. Sets proper policies and procedures as needed and gets internal buy in for these; Be a leader within the organization and demonstrate and support the organization's goals and values.  
  • Planning and Organizing - Prioritizes tasks and activities; effectively handles multiple tasks simultaneously and consistently; ability to plan, coordinate and implement meetings, web programs and conference calls to support all content and communications needs.
  • Project Management- ability to simultaneously work on fast turnaround and urgent assignments while also managing larger longer term projects including but not limited to a website revamp and similar projects.
  • Proactive and creative approach – Look for new ways to communicate including use of graphics and visuals and videos beyond just written content.
  • Problem Solving – Thinks critically and independently to identify potential situations; effectively communicates issues to the team; identifies and offers problem solving for all related areas.
  • Professionalism – Is self-motivated; responsible and disciplined; works as part of a team. 
  • Quality Management -  Is detail-oriented; consistently produces high-quality work without close supervision not only for themselves but also on behalf of the organization ensuring all known content abides by the highest standards set by the organizations
  • Written Communication – Extremely effective skills; writes clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information, can also train others to do the same and provide overall leadership to help the organization improve the quality of all content published. 

 

Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Experience

  • 6-10 years of experience in business writing, editing, content creation with a stron knowledge of cybersecurity and the financial sector and/or other critical sectors.
  • Project management expertise a plus.

 

Work Environment 

This position is performed in an office work environment with physical demands associated with that environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

The FS-ISAC offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical and dental benefits paid for by the employer, annual bonuses, 401k plan with company match and others.

 


 

Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)

Position: HR Generalist

Job Status: Full Time                                                         FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Laura Flemmings, CFO                                  Position Supervised: N/A

Work Schedule: Normal Office Hours                                Travel Required: N/A

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The HR Generalist position will report directly to the CFO and will be responsible for recruitment, staff development training and performance management. The person will also be working closely with the Senior HR Specialist to support benefits and other special projects. This position requires a self-directed individual who is team oriented, organized, excels in project management and can multi-task while keeping a strong attention to detail. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Full life cycle recruiting for all open positions to include:  post positions internal and external; maintain the HR inbox; applicant tracking, screening and scheduling interviews.

Assist in onboarding paperwork to include BG check, enrollment papers and staff changes.

Maintain company organization charts and intranet pages for HR and Benefits.

Assist in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures and work charts.

Create and maintain personnel folders, I-9 files, and the HR filing system in compliance with applicable legal requirements.

Maintain a training budget for the organization.

Responsible for the training of new and existing staff.

Work with the education manager with training and professional development programs including implementation, delivery and evaluation.

Assist in the coordination of our Internship program. 

Coordinate annual process for employee’s evaluations.

Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.

Assist with researching laws and regulations by state.

Assist in researching and implementation of international payroll.

 

Position Qualification: 

Competency Statement(s).  To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical – Collects, compares, organizes and reviews data; draws conclusions from data for action; complements data with experience and knowledge of the organization.  
  • Critical Thinking - Thinks critically and independently to identify and resolve potential issues and make the best use of opportunities.
  • Customer Service – Responds promptly to internal customer needs; keeps commitments for deliverables; is committed to providing excellent customer service.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Is able to interact with individuals with variety of backgrounds and experience; is sensitive to the needs and time constraints of others; is team oriented.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.  
  • Planning and Organizing - Prioritizes tasks and activities effectively; handles multiple tasks simultaneously and consistently; ability to independently plan, coordinate and implement activities. 
  • Problem Solving - Independently identifies and resolves problems within scope of responsibilities.  Escalates issues outside of scope to the FSO and offers problem solving input.  
  • Professionalism – Is self-motivated; responsible and disciplined; handles difficult situations with tact; maintains confidentiality; works well as part of a team. 
  • Quality Management - Is detail-oriented; delivers high-quality work without close supervision.
  • Written Communication - Demonstrates highly effective writing skills ensuring clear, consistent information for the target audience. (The right information to the right people at the right time.)

 

Education

  • Bachelor's degree and three years of HR Generalist experience - specifically in recruitment and staff development.

 

Experience

  • Should be familiar with working with nonprofit association.
  • Technology Applications and Platforms
  • Database administration; proficient with MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; proficient in creating consolidated PDF documents and have experience in invisio or similar work char experience. 
  • Knowledge of various employment laws and practices and administration of benefits and other HR programs, and the ability to stay up to date on changing laws and regulations.

 

Work Environment 

This position is performed in an office work environment with physical demands associated with that environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

The FS-ISAC offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical and dental benefits paid for by the employer, annual bonuses, 401k plan with company match and others.

 


 

Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)

Position:  Member Relations Coordinator (ASIA PACIFIC)

Job Status:                          Full Time                   

Reports To:                         Managing-Director of Global Services     

Work Schedule:                   Normal

Location:                            Singapore

                   

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) is a member-owned, non-profit entity with thousands of members worldwide focused on building resiliency in the industry through the concept of mutual defense.  The FS-ISAC shares threat and vulnerability information, conducts coordinated exercises, manages rapid response communications for both cyber and physical events, conducts education and training programs, and fosters collaboration with other key industries and the public sector.  This position will serve as the Member Relations Coordinator for the Asia and Pacific region. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to HR@fsisac.com with the position title listed in the subject line.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

The Member Relations Coordinator (Asia Pacific) will be responsible for providing support to those directly engaged with members.   

Work closely with Asia Pacific Regional Directors to ensure engagement of regional member firms as measured by participation in events and activities and take-up of FS-ISAC services.   

Help Asia Pacific Regional Directors with sales and marketing to drive new member participation in FS-ISAC as measured by membership growth. 

Help organize periodic member meetings.  Work closely with the global events team to ensure quality, well attended workshops and summits in the region. 

Help with Asia Pacific member communications (email, newsletters, website announcements, membership and user guides, presentations, training, etc.). 

Maintain data in FS-ISAC ‘s Customer Relationship Management System.   

Assist with office management and administration and perform other tasks as required by the Regional Directors from time to time. 

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills.  
  • Able to juggle multiple, competing priorities, and excel in a fast-paced work environment.  
  • Highly professional, customer-focused, detail-oriented, and able to communicate with all areas of the company, and with members.    
  • Experience developing presentations and other formats of professional documentation.  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.   
  • Experience with SalesForce or other Customer Relationship Management tools preferred.

 

Please note: this position is for local applicants only. Relocation will not be sponsored by FS-ISAC.

 


 

Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)

Position:  Intelligence Officer (ASIA PACIFIC)

Job Status:    Full Time                                            FLSA Status:  Exempt

Reports To:    Chief Information Risk Officer            Positions Supervised: 1 or 2 

Work Schedule:  Normal Work Week                         Amount of Travel: 15%  

 

POSITION SUMMARY


The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) is a member-owned, non-profit entity with thousands of members worldwide focused on building resiliency in the industry through the concept of mutual defense.  The FS-ISAC shares threat and vulnerability information, conducts coordinated exercises, manages rapid response communications for both cyber and physical events, conducts education and training programs, and fosters collaboration with other key industries and the public sector.  This position will serve as the Global Intelligence Officer for Asia and the Pacific Region. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to HR@fsisac.com with the position title listed in the subject line.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


Managing the intelligence program in the region in coordination with the CIRO’s global strategy.

Maintaining awareness on and expertise in the latest threat intelligence impacting the industry.

Coordinating with external affiliates, government organizations and law enforcement on threat and resilience issues.

Developing in-depth knowledge of sector assets, activities and constituents to provide meaningful critical information support and develop best practices.

Conducting multiple-source analysis on current and emerging threats using advanced research methods and analytical techniques for finished intelligence products.

Participating in training sessions to members/personnel, member meetings and working groups.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Intelligence Skills – Has extensive experience with the all aspects of the intelligence cycle, including identifying key collection sources, evaluating raw intelligence, conducting research, performing link analysis and preparing finished intelligence for different levels of stakeholders.
  • Communication Skills – Has effective oral and written communications skills with the ability to compose finished intelligence reports and briefings in a timely, concise and accurate manner in accordance with intelligence analysis skills.
  • Critical Thinking Skills – Is able to approach information and data in an objective and rational manner, understand bias and possible relationships of importance, and apply methods of examination to construct a clear and informed judgement.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Is able to engage with individuals from different cultures and backgrounds to build rapport and communicate effectively, especially with executive level leaders within the private and public sectors and with virtual teams.
  • Organizational Skills – Possesses strong time and project management skills to remain consistently reliable across a large range of prioritizations and activities and maintain an effective intelligence team.
  • Professionalism – Is self-motivated, responsible and a team player.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Master’s degree preferred

Certifications

  • Security certifications preferred

Background and Experience

  • 10-15 years’ work experience in the field of Intelligence, either in the public or private sectors
  • Familiarity with cyber security technology and practices in different countries, as well as threats to these.
  • Familiarity with the region’s national cyber security programs, supporting organizations, cyber crime and data protection laws, and law enforcement apparatus for combatting cyber crimes.
  • Working knowledge of the region’s financial or merchant services community, including missions, strengths and weaknesses.

Technology Applications and Platforms

  • Familiar with standard office software platforms, including MS Access, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Word, etc.

Security Clearance

  • Current or inactive security clearance in the host nation preferred

 

Please note: this position is for local applicants only. Relocation will not be sponsored by FS-ISAC.

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Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)

Position: Senior Event Planner

Job Status: Full Time                                                           FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Shannon Cooper, Director Meetings and Events    Position Supervised: N/A

Work Schedule: Normal Office Hours                                Travel Required: Some Travel

 

POSITION SUMMARY


The Event Planner position will report directly to the Director of Meetings and Events and will be responsible for logistical support and overall coordination on all FS-ISAC events including but not limited to: membership meetings, Summits, webinars and Sector Services events. This position requires a self-directed individual who is team oriented, organized, excels in project management and can multi-task while keeping a strong attention to detail. Ability to think and react quickly in a high-pressure environment required.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Manage all aspects of event planning process from initial site selection to execution.

Coordinate logistical aspects of event including but not limited to registrations, agenda development, accommodations, transportation, catering, signage, budgeting and forecasting.

Develop and maintain operations/marketing timelines, event website and registration forms, agenda, budgets, weekly reports and other event specific data.

Work closely with event teams including but not limited to content, marketing, sales, outside logistics firm and finance to meet all production deadlines and oversee execution.

Negotiate and liaison with 3rd party vendors such as hotels, facilities, speaker’s bureaus, print houses, audio-visual, drayage and event security.

Document and continuously improve procedures for all events while leveraging best practices and processes. 

Assist in the development of sponsorship opportunities and increasing revenue/cutting costs while developing new and innovative opportunities.

Conduct site visits as necessary for event locations, prepare RFPs for event services, oversee negotiations, execution and participate in the decision-making and recommendation process.

Perform final review, proofing and approval on all printed event materials.

Act as onsite production manager for all aspects of event.

Conduct and report on pre/post event evaluations and report on outcomes.

Perform other assignments as needed.

 

Position Qualification: 

Competency Statement(s).  To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Project Management - Capability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Time Management - Strong ability to multi task and work under tight deadlines.
  • Interpersonal skills - Effectively interacts with individuals with variety of backgrounds and experience.
  • Calm Under Pressure - Ability to maintain calm during crisis and high pressure of an event in progress.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.  
  • Problem Solving – Independently identifies potential problems; effectively communicates issues; offers problem solving input.
  • Professionalism - Self-motivated; responsible and disciplined; strong team orientation. 
  • Quality Management -  Is detail-oriented; submits high-quality work consistently without close supervision.
  • Negotiation Skills – Well versed in negotiation strategies and able to work out prices and agreements with vendors.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; able to edit and proof documents.

 

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Event Planning, Hospitality, Business Management, Public Relations, Communications or related field. Equivalent work experience accepted.

 

Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 year's event planning or related field experience required. CMP certification preferred. 

 

Technology Applications and Platforms

  • Experience in Marketing and Event Planning database administration
  • Knowledgeable in CMS systems, survey tools, form generation, project management systems and membership portal.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications including One Drive, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Work Environment 

This position is performed in an office work environment with physical demands associated with that environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

The FS-ISAC offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical and dental benefits paid for by the employer, annual bonuses, 401k plan with company match and others.