Job Summary: The Information Security Officer’s (ISO) role is to evaluate and credibly challenge proper implementation and management of the 7 17’s Information Security Program and assist in protecting the Credit Union against cyber-security threats via effective control implementation and oversight. The ISO is responsible for ensuring operational alignment of the risk appetite, industry security framework and Information Security Program. The ISO is a key contributor to protecting 7 17 and its members from loss of information via a robust control program focused on ensuring data confidentiality, integrity and availability.
All job positions at 7 17 Credit Union may be assigned further duties with or without notice, verbally or in writing. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
Support the risk assessment program including governance, oversight and reporting of Information Security risk and controls.
Serve as the Information Security subject matter expert and advisor in the development, implementation and maintenance of the Information Security program.
Identify meaningful issues through process walkthrough, control sampling, architecture review or controls assessments and ensure corrective actions are raised to address gaps.
Monitor the adequacy of action taken by management to correct reported internal control weaknesses and deficient conditions (reported by both internal and external auditors/examiners) and continue to review, with the appropriate management personnel, actions considered inadequate until the matter has been satisfactorily resolved.
Identify key analytics and metrics (KRI/KPIs) to support the effective management of technology and security risk.
Work with lines of business management to understand inherent risks related to information security and work with management to outline ways to mitigate risk while in support of wider risk management and compliance programs.
Work with lines of business to understand the flow of information, the risks to that information, and the best ways to protect the information.
Provide strategic and tactical guidance related to security and risk for IS-related projects.
Assist with external audit firms and supervisory examiners.
Champion security awareness and training programs.
Participate in industry collaborative efforts to monitor, share and discuss emerging security threats.
Report significant security events to executive management and propose solutions to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover from future incidents.
Work on special assignments and projects as needed.
Serve on the Incident Response Committee and develops, documents and maintains the credit union’s Incident Response plan.
Facilitate Incident Response training and plan testing for the Credit Union.
High school diploma or equivalent
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security or Technology, or related field, preferred
Five or more years of relevant information security, IT and business work experience, including cybersecurity and risk management, preferably with a financial institution or in a highly regulated environment such as PCI, HIPPA, SOX, GLBA and NIST.
Proven history of developing and managing cybersecurity and information security policies and procedures and linking security issues to broader business goals.
In-depth knowledge of enterprise architecture related to data, applications and technology. Solid technical background including cloud security models and controls.
A proven record of dealing with complex projects and meeting conflicting deadlines.
Professional certifications such as CISM, CISSP, or CISA are highly preferred.
Prior, direct management experience is desired.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to analyze business activities, identify problems or opportunities and help develop creative solutions.
Demonstrated ability to adhere to a strict code of ethics in handling confidential information.
Ability to work with minimal supervision, take the initiative, and meet prescribed deadlines.
Required knowledge, skills and abilities once in the job:
Customer service attitude and skills to include:
Team player attitude, commitment, patience, enthusiasm, creativity,
listening, comprehension, initiative, cooperation, attention to detail,
Professionalism to include:
Confidence, good judgment, appropriate demeanor and appearance, ability
to interact with employees and members.
Skills to include:
Problem solving, decision making, time management, interpersonal
communications, presentation and organization.
About 717 Credit Union
7 17 Credit Union is a progressive financial institution in Ohio offering credit union membership to those who live or work in Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Portage, Summit and central Stark counties. With 13 branches and state of the art technology, 7 17 is able to provide banking services to more than 87,000 members in the greater Youngstown, Warren, Howland, Cortland, Vienna, Kent, Ravenna, Canfield and Canton areas. 7 17 is a local, community-minded financial institution driven by the credit union philosophy of people helping people.