11 days old
2017-11-092017-12-07

Information Security Technical Writer

Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
  • Job Code
    587039
  • Payrate
    $40 To $80

Looking for a technical writer with security controls and procedures experience for a six month contract in southern NJ


SUMMARY: This is part of a new project where Technology Risk and information security standards and procedures need to be reviewed and changes to be implemented.


This role will have direct responsibility for taking technology/information security SMEs proposed technical requirements and helping them to turn these into actionable policy, standards or procedure requirements that are in the proper structure, grammar and consistency so that the requirements can be easily consumed and interpreted by the end user whom will leverage these policy, standards or procedures in their daily business roles.


This role should have a high level of technical writing efficiency, and a working knowledge of technology risk management and/or information security.


This role will provide related support of activities from the development through the publication of enterprise information security/technology risk management policies, standards and procedures requirements.


Team Size: 6-7 people. Need to re-write/organize & uplift some Policies & Standards statements. 17 published standards to re-write for technology control domains (access management, logging & monitoring, cyber security and some might be less technical). This person needs to be conversant in the technical space but not the SME (will work with SMEs who will drive the requirements).


MUST HAVE:


1.) Technical Writing * 2 yrs


2.) Working knowledge of technology risk management and/or information security * 2 yrs


3.) Strong analytical and documentation abilities * 2 yrs


4.) Highly effective written and verbal communication skills


5.) Experience with the creation reporting for senior management (Powerpoint)-generating the material and not presenting to an audience (manager will do that and tech writer will be there as SME) * 2 yrs


NICE TO HAVE


1.) Working knowledge/previous experience leveraging industry best practices for technology risk management and information security practices highly desirable (i.e., ISOs, RSA Archer GRC Controls, CoBIT, ITIL)


2.) Banking/Financial Industry experience


3.) Former client experience


Technical Writer / Policy Analyst Responsibilities


Responsible for providing assistance to technology/information security subject matter experts (SMEs) in the development of enterprise technology information security policies, standards and procedures leveraging the IT governance protocols, processes and policy taxonomies within a financial services technology department.


Technical Writer / Policy Analyst Requirements


- At least two years in an active technical writing role, with experience in developing and implementing policies, standards and procedures (preferably in a technology/information security environment)


- Knowledge of effective writing techniques


- Strong analytical and documentation abilities


- Highly effective written and verbal communication skills


- Analytical ability to look at issues from multiple perspectives and drive to solutions.


- Ability to review policies for spelling, grammar, organization, consistency, and adherence to published operating procedures and processes.


- Well organized, detail-oriented, able to manage multiple competing tasks, efficient and able to work independently and think critically


- Experience with the creation reporting for senior management


- Ability to create and maintain good working relationships with business units and corporate functions


- Comfort level interacting with senior leadership


- Ability to work well under pressure, managing multiple assignments and meet tight project deadlines


- Ability to identify policy amendments and to match policy content to business processes, highlighting any discrepancies


- Ability to maintain confidentiality of employee and company information


- Working knowledge/previous experience leveraging industry best practices for technology risk management and information security practices highly desirable (i.e., ISOs, RSA Archer GRC Controls, CoBIT, ITIL)


Skills needed for submittal


Local To Southern *Yes or no


Communication Skills - Please Provide Rating - 1 to 5 (excellent) *


Documentation *Yrs.


Powerpoint *Yrs.


Technical Writing Experience *Yrs.


Working knowledge of technology risk management and/or information security *Yrs.


Any upcoming vacation plans? Yes or No


Has your candidate worked at our client as a Full Time employee? * Yes or No


Is this candidate required to give notice - Yes or no


Banking / Financial Industry Experience-Yrs.


CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)--Yrs.


COBIT-Yrs.


ISO-Yrs.


ITIL knowledge-Yrs.


RSA Archer GRC Control-Yrs.

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