Job ID: 41836

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GRC Exceptions Analyst
As a Senior GRC Analyst, your role on the Governance team will include leveraging your knowledge of security policies, standards, controls, and industry best practices to consult with partners across the company. You will be involved playing a critical role in ensuring that GRC functions are incorporated into key security services and program while validating risk mitigation functions within the company are functioning correctly. 

GRC Exceptions Analyst Responsibilities 
Assess current platforms against security and configuration standards. 
Perform risk assessments in alignment with methodologies and provide timely feedback to stakeholders.
Manage and prioritize the risk exception queue, distributing workload to other risk analysts.
Evaluate and process exceptions to information security policies and standards.
Interface with key security architects and engineers to ensure expectations and remediation activities are aligned to best practices.
Ability to quickly identify risks that require escalation to higher levels of leadership.
Ability to operate independently and show measurable progress daily.
Stay current on information technologies, trends, standards and best practices.
Ability to obtain a deep level of technical and process knowledge across multiple security and IT domains in a short amount of time.

GRC Exceptions Analyst Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field and minimum of 3 years relevant IT experience.
CISA, CRISC, CISSP certifications beneficial.
Experience in a variety of IT disciplines strongly desired.
Former system administration experience is a plus.
IT Audit, internal Audit and/or risk advisory experience is a plus.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and strong attention to detail.
Proven ability to think logically and strategically about technical solutions that are efficient, scalable, and re-usable.
Proven ability to identify and develop clear and understandable performance measures from high-level business objectives.
Excellent collaboration skills – must be eager to work as part of a cohesive team and work as a partner to other teams within the team and globally.
Comfortable working with ambiguity is a must.
Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to gather relevant data and information, actively listen, dialogue freely, verbalize ideas effectively, negotiate tense situations successfully, and manage and resolve conflict.
Proven presentation and facilitation skills.
Demonstrated expertise of building a consensus across business partners and technology leaders and influencing successful outcomes.
Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others.
Experience working successfully in a highly matrixed work environment.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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