Cybersecurity Risk Manager (Remote)

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Posted 11 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job DescriptionAt Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation. As part of Freddie Mac's return to the office pilot, all employees, contingent workers and visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to be on-site unless they have an approved accommodation.Position Overview:Are you passionate about cybersecurity and technical risk? We can offer an exciting career opportunity that allows you to do rewarding work with the newest technologies, while growing your cybersecurity and risk management skillsets. Apply now and learn why there's #MoreAtFreddieMac!**This position can be performed from a Remote Location in the U.S. Must be within a 2-hr time zone differential from EST!**Our Impact:As part of Freddie Mac's Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), the Information Risk Management Team provides 2nd Line of Defense oversight of the company's Cybersecurity and Identity Access Management (IAM) efforts.We are looking for a team member to support the development, validation and monitoring of cyber security capabilities.Your Impact:CybersecurityAs a subject matter expert of the Cybersecurity risk domain, provide oversight and challenge function for the Information Security programs of the IT division and other lines of businessReview the Information Security operations to identify risks, evaluate effectiveness and completeness of the cybersecurity capabilities and report the findings for enhancement and opportunitiesEnhance and mature Risk Management practices by supporting the development of enterprise-wide cybersecurity policies and standardsProvide oversight and advisory services to 1st line partners regarding the application of standard requirements across a wide variety of technologies to manage riskSupport the development and execution of controls to monitor cybersecurity compliance and drive organizational changeDevelop effective and measurable metrics (KRI, KPI and KCI) to analyze data and proactively identify trends or new/emerging risksExecute risk analytics and reportingProvide advisory consultation to lines of businesses and make course of action recommendations to manage riskOversightEffectively challenge our 1st line of defense technology teams while collaborating with the 3rd line of defense and internal 2nd line partners.Collaborate with key risk areas, business partners, and IT counterparts to design action plans to address Cybersecurity and IAM riskAutonomously lead program execution with documented project plans, expectations and scheduleProvide status reports, escalation and impediment resolution when neededSupport the Director in leading and managing the team; mentor and guide team membersQualifications:Bachelor's Degree and 8+ year working in and/or auditing IT security areas such as penetration testing, operations, threat intelligence, monitoring, vulnerability management, identity access management, Keys and Certificate Management or security engineering in large enterprises.Some industry leading Certifications preferred: CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CEH, and/or CIPTPrior experience in Cybersecurity Operational Risk Management, supporting CISO in deployment and sustainment of cybersecurity capabilities, and previous big four experience preferredKnowledge of cloud migration, security and access management experience preferredDemonstrate proficiencies in above stated cybersecurity domainsWorking knowledge of industry security standards and guidance such as NIST or ISOCapable of working independently and with a collaborative teamDeliver effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with strong attention to detailKeys to Success in this Role:Think broadly and analytically, developing solutions in an ambiguous and fast paced environmentAbility to understand and work with a diverse group of partners within all lines of defenseDemonstrable experience with IT, privacy data and management practices/processesSelf-motivated, pro-active and results oriented problem solver; able to prioritize without heavy supervision**Travel expected approximately once per Quarter to HQ in McLean, VA if Remote. Local candidate preferred.**Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Notice to External Search Firms: Freddie Mac partners with BountyJobs for contingency search business through outside firms. Resumes received outside the BountyJobs system will be considered unsolicited and Freddie Mac will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. If interested in learning more, please visit and register with our referral code: MAC.Time-type:Full timeJob Category:RiskFLSA Status:Exempt