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Senior Technology Risk Analyst

RiskRecon

RiskRecon

IT
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Title and Summary

Senior Technology Risk Analyst Who is Mastercard?

Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential.
Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.

Overview

The Mastercard Technology Risk Management Team is looking for a Senior Technology Risk Analyst to support and lead an assurance and controls program supporting SOC 2 and other security requirements to meet customer and regulatory obligations for Mastercard’s global programs. Focus will be on working with frontline stakeholders to ensure well-designed controls are placed into operation across Mastercard’s programs, in addition to providing compliance support, monitoring, and reporting of the ongoing operating effectiveness of the internal control environment. This role is a pivotal part of the Mastercard Technology Risk function and supports Mastercard's commitment to balancing innovation while protecting the internal control posture. The team assesses internal controls to proactively identify risks, define remediation actions and track remediation efforts. We are looking for someone to join our team and help us meet these compliance goals.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to think and act both strategically and tactically while ensuring that the corporation remains compliant with required security, technology, and financial standards, as well as industry best practices.

Responsibilities

• Support assurance program, engage with internal partners to help build control frameworks to ensure needs and expectations over services are met for various certifications (e.g., SOC2)
• Engage with the auditors to test the control framework to ensure objectives are met and risk is managed effectively
• Execute control assessments of various operational and business areas to assess potential risks or control gaps
• Track remediation internally and externally through to resolution to help improve design and operational effectiveness of controls
• Report formally on the results of assurance/certification objectives, controls, and risk assessments
• Help develop and maintain reports, metrics and presentations of progress and results for meetings with customers and regulators
• Collaborate cross-functionally with other Mastercard assurance programs (e.g. SOC2, ISAE 3402, ISAE3000, ISO27001, SOX and PCI DSS) to ensure alignment across the Technology Risk Management function.

About You

• Demonstrated ability to operate with independence and autonomy
• Experience with control frameworks or requirements (e.g., SOC2, ISAE3402/3000, ISO27001, and/or FedRAMP)
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience / Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or related field preferred
• Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills necessary for interaction with business leaders and teams across all levels of the organization
• Professional certification like CISSP/CISA/CRISC/CPA or similar, a plus
• Cloud (e.g., Azure, AWS, and GCP) certifications, a plus
• Contribute to work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the development of skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds
• Familiarity with the financial services industry, payment processing industry, and/or technology industry, a plus

Corporate Security Responsibility


All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.