Sr Associate, Information SecurityCountry: United States of America


USA Job Function Description: As a member of the InfoSec organization, you will be part of the team that serves the needs of Santander Consumer, including products and services for personal, business, and corporate customers. Our people are at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to teamwork, and we encourage collaboration and innovation to be a smart, customer-focused, and solutions-oriented organization.

The Senior Associate, Information Security operates within the First Line of Defense and is accountable to assist the rest of the team in driving effective and consistent business line execution against the Information Security Operating Policy. This position will be responsible for supporting and driving risks and issues within and pertaining to InfoSec. The role will involve identification, review, and analysis of InfoSec risks, and remediation action plans. The role will also involve working with a variety of stakeholders at senior levels located throughout Groups US operating entities. This position will be exposed to all various aspects of InfoSec, as well as other areas of organization.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and manage examinations, audits, and reviews on behalf of the InfoSec organization
  • Collaborate with various teams to identify, assess, and validate various InfoSec risks and controls
  • Collaborate with impacted stakeholders to ensure proper documentation of risks
  • Work with various stakeholders to evaluate action plans, and remediation actions
  • Keep abreast of legal and regulatory matters affecting the US financial services industry, the regulatory environment, and potential impact on Groups US operating entities
  • Partner with Second Line of Defense, Internal Audit and other lines of business to ensure successful remediation of risks
  • Participate in reporting metrics
  • Compile and evaluate reports to senior leadership
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

    Work Experience: 9-12 years; Experience in IT Security.

    Skills and Abilities:

    · Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies, and methods

    · Experience planning, researching and developing security strategies, standards, and procedures

    · Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail

    · Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

    · Strong understanding of security, incident response and/or networking/PC concepts

    · Proven ability to understand and analyze complex issues, then apply experience and judgment to develop sound recommendations especially as related to malware, eDiscovery, current threats/attacks and/or vulnerability management

    Diversity & EEO Statements: At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.

    Santander is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Working Conditions: Frequent Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing and walking. Occasional moving and lifting equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown. Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.

    Employer Rights: Employer Rights: This job description does not list all of the job duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You may be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the employer may terminate at any time for any reason.

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