Information Security Analyst

  • Location: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Information Security Analyst

Company Description:
William Blair is a global investment banking and asset management firm. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee-owned firm, William Blair is based in Chicago, with offices in 18 cities across four continents. For more information, please visit williamblair.com .

Job Summary & Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the development and updating of enterprise security policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory security and privacy concerns, which includes coordination of internal and external testing , security event analysis and incident investigation.
  • Support the CISO and Information Security Program Manager with multiple, cross-functional information security and privacy initiatives required to implement the information security and risk strategy. Areas of focus include managing the firm-wide security working group meetings, new hire security orientation and security awareness training.
  • Prepare technical and executive status reports for management review. Work with team members to continuously update relevant metrics and KPIs to communicate status, demonstrate progress and build awareness of information security program performance.
  • Participate in other projects as requested by management.


Qualifications:
  • 1 - 3+ years in a security/business analyst role.
  • Knowledge of and experience applying security and control frameworks such as NIST, COBIT and ISO 27000.
  • Security/Privacy certifications preferred (CISSP).
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Strong project planning skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, presentation skills, and verbal / written communication skills.
  • Ability to successfully coordinate diverse technical and business staff.
  • Solid understanding of traditional and leading edge security technologies including usage in both corporate and cloud environments.
  • Capable of working on projects with limited supervision and with an orientation toward details.


As a William Blair associate, you'll enjoy Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous profit sharing program that includes a 401K plan in addition to a firm contribution. We also offer three weeks of vacation, flexible spending accounts, a business casual dress code, a 75% discounted commissions on trades, and discounts at restaurants, museums, parks and retailers.
William Blair is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military service or on the basis of a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee's ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.
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As a William Blair associate, you’ll enjoy Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous profit sharing program that includes a 401K plan in addition to a firm contribution. We also offer three weeks of vacation, flexible spending accounts, a business casual dress code, a 75% discounted commissions on trades, and discounts at restaurants, museums, parks and retailers.

William Blair is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military service or on the basis of a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee's ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.

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