Information Security Assurance Analyst

Emeryville, CA 94608

Posted: 09/14/2018 Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 13859

Client Industry: Insurance

Location: Emeryville, CA

Position: InfoSec Assurance Analyst

Terms: 6 months contract to hire

Bayside Solutions is an industry-leading provider of staff augmentation and consulting services. Since 2001, we’ ve built our company around a single concept – relationships. We focus on the people we serve. We’ re straightforward, consistent and 100% accountable. We deliver intelligent solutions that help our clients and candidates thrive.


We are looking for an Information Security Assurance Analyst who understands how to evaluate solutions for information security protections.

  • Responding to vendor security questionnaires (typically SIG)
  • Performing the vendor information security management process
  • Documenting gaps between vendor requirements and the client' s infrastructure
  • Coordinate and execute IT security projects as it relates to Vendor Management
  • Performing risk assessments (Quantitative and Qualitative)
  • Maintain risk register with risk treatment plans
  • Conduct research to keep abreast of latest security issues
  • Prioritize remediation of gaps based on customer security due diligence assessments
  • Keeps the GRC up to date with compliance frameworks and the evidence to validate compliance
  • Evaluates information to determine compliance with laws, regulations, or standards

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related IT field and/or 5-10 years of experience working within a diverse IT environment
  • 3-5 of those years focusing on security Vendor audit and compliance experience, preferably with the SIG framework
  • Strong experience with the Information Security Tools and Controls
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts and system administration
  • Knowledge of data compliance and privacy standards and regulations as they apply to insurance and banking industries
  • Knowledge of Information Security Standards (ISO27001, NIST, etc)
  • Self-motivated, self-directed and shows attention to detail while working
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute reporting tasks in a fast-paced, results-driven environment
  • Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with a diverse team of business and IT staff

  • Industry certifications related to this position a plus (CISSP, GIAC, SANS, etc)
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