As a Third-Party Security Analyst, you will manage the security risks associated with our vendor and third-party relationships. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in risk assessment, security auditing, and vendor management processes. You will work in a cross-functional environment and operationalize security operations, risk management, and regulatory compliance.

 A DAY IN THE LIFE OF OUR THIRD-PARTY SECURITY ANALYST: 

  • Develop and implement a robust third-party risk management program to assess, monitor, and mitigate security risks posed by vendors, suppliers, and other third-party entities
  • Conduct comprehensive security assessments and due diligence reviews of potential and existing third-party vendors, evaluating their security posture, policies, and controls
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as procurement, legal, and business units, to ensure third-party security requirements are integrated into vendor selection and contractual processes
  • Establish and maintain vendor security risk profiles, continuously monitoring for changes in risk levels and ensuring appropriate risk treatment plans are in place
  • Perform periodic security audits and assessments of third-party vendors, including reviews of security documentation, and testing of security controls
  • Develop and maintain a centralized repository of third-party security information, including risk assessments, audit reports, and security certifications
  • Ensure compliance with relevant industry regulations, standards, and security frameworks (e.g., SOC II, GDPR,  ISO 27001) for third-party relationships
  • Provide guidance and support to internal stakeholders on third-party security best practices, vendor risk management, and secure vendor integration
  • Stay current with emerging third-party security threats, trends, and best practices, and continuously enhance the organization’s third-party risk management capabilities
  • Present third-party security risk assessments, metrics, and recommendations to senior leadership and stakeholders

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR AND WHAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, computer science, information technology, or a related field of study, or equivalent experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to identify security risks and recommend appropriate mitigating controls.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate with vendors.
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies and processes.
  • Experience with risk assessment methodologies, security auditing techniques, and vendor management tools is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a remote environment
  • Passion and willingness to communicate cross-organizationally between operations, product security, contracts, GRC, etc

PREFERRED TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in security, or security-adjacent fields
  • Security certification is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with information security standards, rules and regulations related to information security and data protection: NIST CSF, GDPR etc
  • Experience working in or with a technology organization is preferred

The salary range for this role is $103,000 – $117,000. Actual compensation packages within this range are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate and role requirements, including but not limited to skill set, years and depth of experience, certifications, and specific location.

BENEFITS

  • 🏥 Medical, Dental, Vision Plans and HSA and FSA accounts
  • ❤️ Basic Life and AD&D insurance; disability coverage where applicable
  • 🌅 Retirement 401(k) Plan Option with Altium match
  • 🧘 Calm App and Employee Assistance Program
  • 🏖 Paid holidays plus a “Choice Day” off per quarter
  • ✈️ Paid time-off on arising schedule upon key milestones
  • 🤒 Sick time for Dr. appointments or family health needs
  • 👶 Family medical, maternity, paternity, and military leave
  • 🏡 Flexible working arrangements available based on role and location
  • 🥳 Employee referral and employee-of-the-month programs
  • 🖥 Home internet allowance
  • 📚 Professional development support
  • 🥪 Free lunch, snacks, and drinks in the office
  • 🚗 Free parking
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