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Job Description
The primary responsibility of the Segment Information Security Officer for S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices is to lead the Information Security Program for these segments. This is a senior position, with accountability to both Executive Management at segment level, and the Chief Security Officer at corporate level.

Candidates for this position will have a direct, hands-on influence in our security program. Staff from developer level to executives will look to this person for guidance and best practices.

Responsibilities:
Socialize best practices throughout the organization. This requires tailoring the message for the audience: for example one type of communication for executives, and another for developers.
Develop and implement a training program for developers and testing teams, so they apply the correct focus on security as part of their regular duties.
Work with business application teams to uncover security gaps and weaknesses. Provide guidance in remediation.
Create and deliver presentations for developers, quality assurance teams, and senior management.
Liaise with the corporate security team to provide input as they draft policies and standards, and take these back to our segment staff to ensure they are implemented correctly.
This is a hands-on, delivery-oriented role. Time spent researching is only to support the role, and is not the role’s primary function. Job performance is based on clearly-defined, measurable deliverables.

Qualifications
  • Clear understanding of how to execute a security risk assessment for an application, including threat modeling.
  • Excellent presentation skills at all levels, from C-level to development teams. Candidates are expected to embed themselves into the organization by building trust and alliances, influencing others into improving our security posture, thereby adding business value.
  • Subject matter expert on information security governance, strategy development, and application controls. Performing at this level naturally brings a breadth of security experience with the ability and willingness to go deeper into issues involving Java, .NET, SOA, Single Sign-On, application servers, network security, etc.
  • Experience with implementing an employee education and awareness program, including providing secure coding and web application security training
  • Up-to-date knowledge of topics such as mobile app security, cloud storage of sensitive documents, and advanced persistent threats
  • History of using metrics to continuously track/evaluate performance in terms of addressing vulnerabilities, applying security patches, and closing application weaknesses
  • Ability to articulate security architecture components with peers
  • 10 years’ experience working in an information security or risk management related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline is required.
  • Information Security professional certification (CISSP, CISA or equivalent) is highly desirable.

 

About S&P Capital IQ and McGraw Hill Financial
 
S&P Capital IQ is a leading provider of multi-asset class and real time data, analytics, and analytics.  A career at S&P Capital IQ puts you in a position to be essential to institutional investors, investment advisors and wealth managers around the world.
 
 

McGraw Hill Financial includes Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, J.D. Power, Platts, and McGraw Hill Construction. Together, we’re the foremost providers of essential intelligence for the capital and commodities markets.

McGraw Hill Financial is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at- mcgraw-hill.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.
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McGraw Hill Financial is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at- mcgraw-hill -dot- com; and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.