Consultant, Information Security Engineering

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Job Title

Consultant, Information Security Engineering

The Corporate Security Control Validation team is responsible for conducting control effectiveness assessments and advisory support to continuously improve the control environment that ensures the availability, integrity and confidentiality of the Mastercard network, systems and applications. The Information Security Engineering Consultant will be responsible for:
• Evaluating the current control environment
• Identifying gaps and designing new controls
• Identifying improvement and automation opportunities
• Developing and implementing control testing
• Reporting on control effectiveness
• Re-engineering existing controls to eliminate future failures

• Plan, execute and document self-assessments and reviews of the control environment, including assessing risks, determining scope, executing test procedures, and reporting results
• Evaluate compliance with legal, regulatory, operational and IT policies and procedures
• Assess business and IT operating risks/controls and make recommendations for improvement
• Consult with management in determining action items required for resolution of control issues
• Develop a control monitoring program to identify opportunities for improvement
• Working with other teams within Corporate Security such as the Governance Risk and Compliance team to ensure controls are compliant to regulatory, customer and policy requirements

• Bachelor's degree with concentration in information technology or equivalent experience
• CISSP, CISA or other relevant certifications are a plus

• Strong knowledge of Information Security controls and related operations
• Strong ability to create, validate, optimize, and automate security controls, workflows and closed-loop processes
• Experience working with UNIX, HP Nonstop, Windows and Mainframe environments
• Broad knowledge of security technologies, programming, scripting, and databases (Java, PowerShell, SQL, etc.)
• Experience in Access management a plus
• Ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written) and develop solid working relationships across multiple levels and organization boundaries
• Previous experience in significant process improvements, with ability to meet project deliverables
• Advanced MS Office skills (primarily Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and working knowledge of enterprise financial systems (e.g. Oracle/Hyperion, SAP)

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

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