Job #: 1500

Title: Third Party Risk Analyst


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $75-100
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago
    • This position has been filled

    The Third Party Risk Analyst position’s primary responsibilities are to conduct third party information security assessments. Additional responsibilities may include leading process improvement activities, participating in information security assessment special projects and other assessment related activities. Understand complex business and information technology management processes. Identify and evaluate technology risks at third parties.

    Develop an understanding of the third parties’ IT control environment and assess the adequacy of IT controls. Actively participate in decision making with third parties and management for mitigating identified deficiencies and seek to understand the broader impact of the decisions made. Establish and maintain good working relationship with third parties and engagement managers with the intention to exceed their expectations. Generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo.

    Interface with all levels of management and technical and business sources. Responsible for understanding of business processes and technology used within the assigned areas to ensure that the business is in compliance with regulatory requirements and Mizuho’s Information Security Policy and applicable procedures, processes and standards.

    Required Skills
    Advanced level of knowledge of Information Technology and Information Security controls
    Advanced level of Risk Management
    Minimum 3 – 5 years of Third Party Risk Assessment or IT Audit
    Good time management and follow-up skills
    Ability to communicate with all levels of management
    Ability to follow and execute a detailed process
    Basic Excel Skills
    Desired Skills
    Fluent Japanese-English Speaker
    Have performed on-site assessments
    Have Financials industry background
    Have used Standardized Information Gathering Questionnaire (SIG) for risk assessments
    Familiarity with RSA Archer Platform
    Ability to Travel (5-10%), if needed

    Bachelor degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.