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Cyber Risk Consultant

Information Technologist


4 years



Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary

**We are open to applicants in the Charlotte, NC & Dallas / Fort Worth, TX markets to work from our strategic local Allstate offices. Strong qualified candidates will be given consideration as remote / home-based professionals.**

The Cyber Risk Consultant develops portions of and evaluates compliance with programs, processes, and procedures to mitigate cybersecurity risk and ensure protection of company information and assets; researches and suggests interpretations of industry and government regulations, standards, and contract requirements for application to assigned area of operations. Initial assignment will be supporting Allstate's efforts to track, govern, report on, and reduce information security risks. This individual will be a key contributor managing operational activities to reduce risk to our company in close consultation with Information Security and other business partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead analysis of business and technical needs for assigned area to create requirements and specifications.
  • Develop, communicate, and execute portions of programs and processes that provide guidance and promote cybersecurity risk awareness and management in alignment with operational needs.
  • Serve as point of contact for risk remediation issues and will manage inquiries from audit, ad hoc information requests, and collaborate with cross-functional teams that act as inputs to and consumers of risk remediation data.
  • Track metrics and document / analyze results to provide insight and suggestions for changes and enhancements.
  • Review and analyze research, documentation, and guidance from Legal resources of regulatory, contract, and industry requirements for cybersecurity governance to develop and approve potential application. Coordinate and communicate required submissions and documentation.
  • Develop and expand knowledge of risk and governance management, information security best practices, risk assessment methodologies. Demonstrate capability to communicate and explain complex regulatory topics to less-experienced team members.

Job Qualifications

Education / Experience / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of IT experience with at least 1 year experience in a Security domain
  • Knowledge of PCI DSS, HIPAA, ISO, NIST, and IT Controls
  • Intermediate decision-making skills and ability to escalate when appropriate
  • Ability to establish and manage relationships with internal and external partners
  • Intermediate time and project management skills including ability to prioritize and organize
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to think conceptually, analytically, and creatively
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze data and apply it to problem resolution

Certifications / Licenses / Registrations (preferred, not required):

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Technical Foundations Certificate (CSX)
  • Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt
  • Archer Administration
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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