Global Data Consultants

IT Security Risk, Policy & Controls Analyst

3 months ago
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Shawn Piper


GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for an IT Security Risk, Policy & Controls Analyst in the Harrisburg, PA area.

Position Overview



 Audit Administration and Coordination IT and ESO (95%)

  • Coordinate with IT and ESO, responses to IT and security questionnaires and surveys.
  • Assist in the continued development and maintenance of an audit database repository to provide accurate and timely content for responses to IT and security questionnaires and surveys.
  • Ensure all IT and security audit artifacts and responses are current.
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge base understanding of NIST 800-53 security and privacy controls to provide precise communication of the controls for audit purposes.
  • Collaborate with Client Contractual Testing, Financial Management External Audit, Internal Audit and all other stakeholders for all information security and technology audit on site reviews, questionnaires, surveys and all other audit related engagements.
  • Audit on site preparation to include agenda organization and attendees, evidence and artifact collection and presentation and effective written and oral communication for reporting purposes.
  • Coordinate and administer and ensure time frames are adhered to for remediation including audit databases.
  • Coordinate and facilitate all Federal audits to include Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), Department of Education and Federal Authorization To Operate (ATO).
  • Assist in the requirements, development and implementation of the ESO/IT audit module within the agency’s governance, risk and compliance (GRC) tool.
  • Assist in the coordination and documentation of risk assessments for ESO and IT.
  • Document procedures for audit administration and coordination for Risk, Policy and Compliance business unit.
  • Organize audit materials (evidence and responses) to ensure compliance with current IT and security activities.
  • Provide assistance in quality assurance inspections to ensure artifacts, responses, and interview responses are accurate, complete and valid.
  • Assist in the development of executive audit tracking and remediation combined reports for executive management.
  • Coordinate, plan and execute audit activities within the organization.
  • Develop well-crafted audit reports including results, findings and recommendations for management
  • Ensure/Follow-up previous audit findings and recommendations are addressed and implemented.
  • Proactively, Identify risk areas and recommend corrective steps to address the risks.
  • Assist in the BCP/DR test preparation processes including the testing war room, testing new tools and processes, developing test materials and assisting the Sr. BCP/DR Sr. Analyst in the annual test program.


  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, two to five years of relevant work experience or the equivalent combination of skills, experience and/or certifications
  • Demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo, identify issues, and provide viable suggestions to improve.
  • Proven excellent writing skills including the ability to proof read for proper language and grammar, and editorial tasks.
  • Effective skills with time management, organization and prioritization.
  • Possess a high level of integrity and ethics.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to analyze complex information (e.g. probe, examine, and scrutinize)
  • Required to obtain Certification Information Systems Auditing (CISA) within the first year of employment

What We Do

GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

What Makes GDC Different:

Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

Why Work for GDC?

  • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
  • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
  • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
  • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

Equal Opportunity Workplace:

GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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