Lead Analyst - Vendor Security

Lead Analyst - Vendor Security Apply Now Job ID INF000B7S Date posted 06/27/2017 Location Brooklyn Park, Minnesota


About This Opportunity

Join an industry leading vendor security team as we implement cutting-edge approaches to assessing and managing third party information security risk. Use your unique skills and experiences to protect Target's guests, brand, and employees from evolving security threats. As a Lead Analyst, you'll will be responsible for, but not limited to…

  • Gain and demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the significant vendor relationships with the Infrastructure and Digital business
  • Assist other Analysts and Senior Analysts with answering questions, prioritizing assessment activities, and driving completion of work
  • Perform vendor security assessments, drive remediation, and partner with teams across the company
  • Provide subject-matter expertise in 3rd party risk management
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge in IT controls, risk assessments, and the design and testing of security measures
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams and develop strong liaison relationships
  • Be a thought leader in Information Security and align initiatives with business objectives of the company
  • Participate in special projects/research and prepare management reports
  • Support audit processes, as required


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6-8 years of information security experience
  • Technical understanding of security assessment and audit principles
  • Technical understanding of networking principles and data protection controls
  • Ability to identify problems, analyze data, and present conclusions
  • Strong verbal, written and presentations skills
  • Excellent Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint skills

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of HIPAA, PCI, SOX, GLBA or other regulations with information security requirements
  • Knowledge of information security frameworks such as ISO, HITRUST, or PCI
  • CISSP, CISA, CIPP, or other security certifications
  • Experience using the Archer GRC tool

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