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2020 Entry Level Information Security Chicago

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Job Details
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Northern Trust Company
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Chicago, IL 60601
Job Description

This individual’s primary day to day responsibility will be in the execution of tasks under the direction of senior team members to be used in support of IT risk and control assessments, information security initiatives, and /or management reporting. In particular, this individual will assist in the identification, assessment and reporting of technology and information security risk. Position is an independent contributor and will work closely with peers and manager on IT Risk and Information Security projects as assigned.

?Identify risks associated with the use of technology for internal systems and hosted external systems.

?Support requirements and plans for various information security and technology risk management programs.

?Execute responsibilities associated with programs in a manner that meets relevant industry regulations, standards and compliance requirements.

?Ensure that risk management programs communicate security policies and requirements so people know, understand and can follow.

?As assigned, produce meaningful, measured metrics in regards to authored risk management programs.

?Review and assess controls through established frameworks.

?Support training and awareness activities for assigned disciplines.

?Work with individuals to determine action plans to remediate identified risks.

?Document and report findings and remediation plans to management.

?Collaborate with Information Security, Privacy, and Risk Management teams to provide continuous improvement to Information Security and Technology Risk Policies and frameworks.

?Support Regional Information Security Officers in Information Security activities as needed.

?Provide limited consulting to the business on IT Risk.

?Participate in cyber security incident response as required.

?Remain informed on trends and issues in the security industry, including current and emerging technologies and prices.

Application Process:

Complete stages 1, 2 and 3 to be considered for an in person interview.

Stage 1 – Online Application.

Click on Apply for Job and complete your online application where we ask you for personal information, academic history and check your eligibility. After completing this stage satisfactorily you will receive an email invitation to complete Stage 2.

Stage 2 – Career eNTry online assessment.

Take a brief online assessment so we can identify key skills and attributes important for working at Northern Trust. On passing the assessment you will receive an email invitation to complete Stage 3.

Stage 3 – On Demand Video Interview.

You’ll be invited to record answers to a number of short interview questions. You may be asked about your knowledge of Northern Trust your strengths and your motivations to start your career with us.

Once you have completed all 3 stages a Recruiter will review all the information you have provided and contact you if you have been selected for an in person interview.

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If you apply to more than one position you’ll only need to complete the assessment and on demand video interview once.

Good luck, we are looking forward to learning more about you.

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email us at

Knowledge and Skills:

?Awareness of information security, IT audit and IT risk management principles.

?Basic understanding of assessments of IT related processes such as system and information security, system development and change management, computer operations and data protection.

?Basic understanding of specific information security disciplines such as forensics, secure development, threat intelligence or penetration testing.

?Demonstrated ability to work well in both an individual contributor and team capacity, in particular multi-national teams.

?Strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to prepare clearly written, organized documents, reports and communications that demonstrate proper justification and support for any conclusions and assessment results and contain correct grammar, punctuation and spelling.

?Able to interact in a professional manner and develop relationships with individuals and teams at any level in Northern Trust or third party service provider.

?Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or a related discipline.

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