Staff Security Risk Analyst - Risk Management


March 17, 2021

San Francisco, CA 94103, US

Company Description
Twitter serves the public conversation by encouraging people all over the world to connect, learn, debate, and solve problems together. We believe conversation can change the world, and that’s why Tweeps (that’s what we call Twitter employees) come to work every day.
Job Description

Who We Are

The Information Security (InfoSec) organization advances the overall state of security at Twitter through critical initiatives and coordination of large security projects. Information Security builds technologies, tools, and processes to better enable teams at Twitter to develop secure software and protect data and systems with appropriate security controls. Information Security also develops systems to monitor and respond to attacks against our systems, provides awareness education to teams on security best practices for data protection, and ensures data sharing relationships with third parties securely protect Twitter information. This role will be part of the Security Risk Management team which focuses on building out and supporting a security risk oversight function.
What You’ll Do
Help us elevate and accelerate the maturity of our risk management capabilities by leading prioritized activities related to our security risk management strategy (e.g., risk & control assessment design and execution, risk treatment, issue and action management portfolio oversight, insight analysis, and reporting)! You will be tasked with leading solution identification and design and in some cases driving operational tasks to achieve objectives.
You have led these types of programs, many times, at sophisticated organizations and have a track record of crafting solutions that are scalable and durable. The successful candidate will need to build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships across the company to help with consensus, expectation setting, training and awareness, and promote consistency and improvement in our processes. To achieve this you must have excellent leadership, communication, and decision making skills.
  • Minimum 12+ years of related work experience in Information Security GRC or relevant Audit or Compliance roles

  • Have led several security and/or operational risk processes within a company with a modern risk oversight function

  • Experience supervising the design and operation of risk & control assessments to target different levels of information (e.g., RCSA vs. a service level assessment)

  • Experience with risk registers and helping prioritize security related work

  • Can stand up a solution (design), operational plan, and roadmap to achieve goals

  • Executive presence: can represent a vision and build consensus across a variety of partners

  • Knows how to estimate work effort and hire/incubate skill sets to achieve team goals

  • Has advanced knowledge of common security risks, vulnerabilities, and threats and can escort these issues through triage / risk treatment conversations

  • Validated understanding of relevant information security frameworks, including related regulatory compliance requirements, such as ISO 27001/2, CIS Top 20, SOC 2 Trust Services Criteria, PCI DSS, GDPR, NIST CSF / 800-53

  • Strong knowledge of audit and risk management methodologies, such as SOX, COBIT, NIST RMF / 800-37 / 800-30, FAIR.

  • Able to discuss issues at technical and business levels with audiences of various backgrounds

Nice to have:

  • Professional certifications in Information Security or Risk Management (e.g., CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CSX-P, CISSP, CCSK)

  • Bachelor degree Security, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field preferred

Additional Information
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.