Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.
At Equinix, we help the world’s digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people’s lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.
We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.
Job Summary: Our Information Risk Management Team is growing, and we are looking for a critical thinking risk professional to help drive our strategic objective to provide improved decision support across the organization. The FAIR Information Risk Analyst will have the opportunity to directly contribute to the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the risk management processes at Equinix. The individual filling this role is one who exercises a reflective mindset and exhibits the ability to deliberately think through complex technical and business issues. This individual should be prepared to communicate risk issues regularly and clearly among widespread audiences with varying levels of experience and understanding of risk concepts. This position will provide input directly to the Information Risk Program Manager and act as operational support for the workflows built to identify, assess, evaluate, and continuously monitor risk to the organization’s critical information assets.
Act as a champion for the promotion of more formal measurement methods to reduce uncertainty and improve decision making
Contribute to initiatives to operationalize quantitative risk measurement across the organization and promote its value among internal stakeholders
Execute processes defined by the organization’s Risk Management Framework within the ServiceNow platform
Perform triage and detailed FAIR risk analysis using the RiskLens platform to effectively scope and analyze loss event scenarios at scale
Apply internal and external data as well as calibrated estimation techniques to support FAIR analysis
Evaluate risks and use strong knowledge of control categories and their effect on loss exposure to make informed recommendations for risk mitigation strategies to the business
Support process-level integration of the RiskLens SaaS platform with ServiceNow IRM
Support quality assurance of analysis output, including the evaluation of data quality, measurement validation, and inspection of results
Interpret analysis results and effectively communicate their meaning to decision-makers and other invested stakeholders
Build and help manage the organization’s risk registers to monitor risks and track their mitigation activities with the associated risk owners
Help define KPIs and KRIs to be actively used in decision making
Work with the RiskLens team to monitor and regularly update loss tables and data helpers within the RiskLens platform to support efficiency and consistency of risk analyses
Coordinate data-gathering initiatives to improve measurement precision
Socialize the FAIR risk quantification program and promote its adoption among internal stakeholders and Leadership
Associate's degree preferred, four-year degree in IT/Security/Risk, or corresponding IT and information security work experience desired
Experience using quantitative modeling techniques, with emphasis on FAIR, to measure the frequency and magnitude of future loss
Ability to triage and balance multiple tasks and competing priorities
Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
Ability to apply meaningful decomposition to complex systems and issues
Familiarity with the Open Group Standards Risk Analysis (O-RA) and Risk Taxonomy (O-RT)
Strong ability to communicate security and risk to business stakeholders
Familiarization with one or more of the following controls frameworks and/or regulations: ISO, NIST CSF and 800-53, SOX, CUI/CMMC, PCI, SOC 1 & 2
Experience using ServiceNow IRM to implement advanced risk management workflows and compliance activities
Competency of statistics as it relates to the use of probabilities to measure and communicate uncertainty and risk
Prior experience in any of the following areas: Application Development and Security, Network Architecture and Security, Security Operations, Security Architecture and Engineering, Information Assurance, Vulnerability Management, or Threat Modeling
One or more industry-recognized certifications: CISSP, CRISC, CISM, CISA, Open FAIR
Experience generating reports and dashboards to visualize data using PowerBI is highly desired
Scripting/coding experience for process automation
We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.
In accordance with Colorado State Law (https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-085) the salary range for Colorado for this role is $82,000 - $108,000 per year with 15% bonus target.
Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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