Governance, Risk & Compliance Analyst

Deloitte Services LP includes internal support areas such as Marketing and Communications, Human Resources/Talent, Information Technology, Facilities Management, and Financial Support Services.

Governance, Risk & Compliance Analyst

Location: Hermitage/Nashville, TN

Job Overview:

This role supports the programs of ITS (Information Technology Services) Risk & Compliance which include client inquiries, security contracts, risk management, and compliance management. This position is specifically responsible for responding to client inquiries in relation to Deloitte's non-proprietary security controls and helping with onsite visits and audits. In addition, this position will provide support for audits, including gathering and discussing evidence and managing remediation responses and activities.


  • Execute tasks associated with client inquiries, client security contracts/addendums, audits, and assessments as required for client contractual, regulatory and compliance obligations.
  • Work with the appropriate Cyber Security, Office of General Counsel, Risk Management, Audit, and Engagement Leaders to:
  • Help determine scope of onsite visits, audits, and assessments as defined by contracts and regulatory requirements
  • Represent the Cyber Security, Risk & Compliance team on input to contract requirements relating to information technology and security controls
  • Provide approved responses to client inquiries and maintain library of records, documentation, and responses
  • Recommend and help develop appropriate information security policies, standards, procedures, checklists, and guidelines using generally-recognized security concepts tailored to meet the requirements of the organization
  • Maintain expertise in identifying security risks in the hardware, software, and systems used by the organization
  • Represent Information Technology Services (ITS) in information technology assessments and/or audits of IT systems, processes, and general IT controls. Interpret results and develop and communication recommendations to management.
  • Identify tasks necessary to remediate identified risks and vulnerabilities; identify those within the organization responsible remediation tasks and negotiate dates for remediation to be complete; track progress on remediation of identified risks and vulnerabilities and provide appropriate reporting to all constituents.
  • Understand technology and operational risks to the Information Technology Services organization as well as related laws, regulations, and industry standards, specifically as related to internal technology solutions; work with others to help promote effective management of identified risks in accordance with the Risk Management program.
  • Assess and recommend policies, standards, procedures, controls, and security solutions to assure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information technology environment.
  • Participate in continuing education opportunities to remain current on developments in the information security and audit professions.
  • Participate and lead special projects.

Primary Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (e.g., Information Security, Information Protection, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Management) or equivalent educational or professional experience and/or qualifications.
  • CISA, CIPP, or CISSP preferred
  • 3+ years of information security experience required
  • 3+ years of experience with information technology audits and assessments preferred
  • Experience with Offshore Development Centers and Security Operations Centers related to operations and controls a plus
  • Familiarity with privacy laws, data protection/security regulations, and frameworks, such as ISO 27001, 27002, Agreed Upon Procedures, and COBIT a plus
  • Consulting skills (client service orientation, conflict resolution, analysis/synthesis of information, negotiation, project management, security contracts, etc.)
  • Negotiation skills needed to obtain commitments to remediate risks and vulnerabilities from leadership of other teams
  • Familiar with and able to apply generally-accepted security methods, concepts and techniques
  • Possess a general understanding of underlying infrastructure architecture including WANs, LANs, Internet, intranets, cloud computing, and communication protocols such as TCP, UDP, and IPSEC
  • Excellent communication, listening, and facilitation skills
  • Excellent time management and related organizational skills, including appropriate sense of urgency, dependability, a proactive approach, and a suitable ability to anticipate and manage multiple project lifecycle events, issues and obstacles
  • Able to identify and document specific security issues, propose resolution options, and interpret matters from the perspective of involved stakeholders
  • Self-starter, works with minimal supervision

Requisition code: E18NATSASCBJ107-ITL4

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