Department: Cyber Risk Assessment & Forensics
School/Division: NYU IT (WS1170)
Compensation Grade: Band 53
The Program Manager, IT Controls is the
key technical resource to ensure policies are developed with IT and cybersecurity controls that fulfill the mission and goals of IT and the
Office of Information Security, including policy development and compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The person in this role
must have strong knowledge of control frameworks such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), International
Organization of Standardization (ISO), Center for Internet Security (CIS), Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), and the Cloud
Security Alliance (CSA).
The Program Manager, IT Controls works directly with the Senior Director, Policy & Compliance and
under the guidance of the Associate VP Global CISO, to ensure alignment of priorities, and directives consistent with institutional and
NYU-IT goals, and overall vision of the Associate VP Global CISO; and, is responsible for building out a single repository and source of
truth for NYU Cybersecurity and IT Controls. In addition, the Program Manager, IT Controls works closely with the Program Director of Policy
Development and Compliance, other members of the NYU IT and Office of Information Security teams, and others throughout NYU. This role plans
for and collaborates with NYU-IT, and other IT teams within the schools and functional units across the organization. The Program Manager,
IT Controls is a technical specialist on identity and access controls, cloud security, application security, the systems development life
cycle and other cybersecurity topics pertinent to supporting a comprehensive Global Cybersecurity Program.
Reporting directly to
NYU’s Global CIO, the Associate VP Global Chief Information Security Officer leads the Office of Information Security (OIS) which is a high
performance and highly technical team charged with the responsibility of mitigating cyber risks, minimizing the likelihood of a breach, and
maintaining compliance with information security regulatory requirements for all of NYU. OIS aims to evolve the maturity of the NYU
Information Security Program through people, process and technology while maintaining alignment with university initiatives, IT goals and
core beliefs. OIS is made up of several functional areas including Operations Planning & Strategy, Security Architecture &
Engineering, IT Risk Management, Detect Response & Forensics, IT Policy & Compliance and Security Awareness & Outreach.
About NYU IT -NYU IT CORE BELIEFS
We demonstrate our core beliefs everyday in our interactions,
attitude and performance.
People at the heart of everything we do: We listen to our clients, and
colleagues, and use our expertise to anticipate and address their needs.
Create space to innovate: We
challenge assumptions and seek out fresh perspectives and new ways of thinking to fuel our productivity.
Right delivery: We set clear goals and priorities, and execute with speed and agility to deliver better results.
Share information. Build trust: We engage in open and honest communications that reflect inclusiveness, fairness and
respect for each other.
Teams and partnerships work. Boundaries don’t: We collaborate to maximize the value
we bring to NYU because our best ideas come from working together.
Insist on excellence: We take pride in
what we do, strive to improve constantly and hold ourselves accountable for the results.
Bachelor’s Degree Information
Security, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other related field
7+ years in a technology related field and 5+ years in an information security related
field and 3+ years with specific cybersecurity and IT controls experience
Required Skills, Knowledge and
Ability to absorb complex technical information and communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical
audiences. Ability to adapt to changing circumstances through learning, flexibility and resilience. Comfortable dealing with customers at
all levels of seniority. Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Demonstrates a high commitment to
quality. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Demonstrates creativity and innovation in their work to benefit their
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