HSBC Job Openings – Regional Information Security Officer

Website HSBC

Job Description:

The Cybersecurity function is responsible for enabling businesses and functions to manage their Information and Cybersecurity risks as well as ensuring risk and controls are assessed and implemented appropriately, objectively and independently through professional and specialized subject matter experts. The Regional Information Security Officer (RISO) role is responsible for providing regional input into, and executing the Group Information Security and Cybersecurity strategy across the designated Region. The key responsibilities include handling Governance & Reporting, Information Security Risk and Remediation, Secure Business Transformation, Compliance to local legal entity regulations and reporting the cyber risk posture to the regional legal entity boards, senior management and risk management forums.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Team and Stakeholder Management
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant internal instructions (FIMs, GSMs, circulars) and external regulatory requirements, including the management of operational risk and adherence to the Group’s standards of ethical behavior.
  • Customer focus. Lead a customer-centered culture, campaign activities encouraging outstanding customer advocacy. Proactively seek opportunities to maximize Cybersecurity to improve region/country/service line operations.
  • Work with the Compliance department, to implement the Compliance Policy and to contain compliance risk. The term ‘compliance’ embraces all relevant financial services laws, rules and codes with which the Region must comply.
  • Secure Business Transformation
  • Understanding markets and customers. Understands the financial services industry security and threat landscape. Analyses, interprets and communicates developments in the customer’s and business segment’s local marketplace. Have an in depth understanding of the business and the related threat landscape to enhance cybersecurity resilience and enable / influence strategic business decisions as applicable.
  • Information Security Risk Management & Remediation
  • Adhere to and be able to demonstrate adherence to internal controls.
  • Governance and Reporting
  • Regulatory Compliance, Industry and Customer Engagement

Job Requirements:

  • Ability and self-motivation to learn and pick things up quickly
  • Positive and professional attitude, team player, flexible and adaptable, open to change(s)
  • Ability to quickly develop good working relationships with stakeholders
  • Qualifications –one or more industry-recognized cybersecurity-related certifications required (as per Regional Regulatory Requirements) including ISO270001, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC
  • Availability to travel (if required) for this role, i.e. travel within country as well as occasional International travel
  • Background – desirable but NOT crucial experience in one or more of risk management, Audit, Information Security Management
  • Minimum Bachelor Degree and/or experience in IT security governance and operational processes, preferably in the Financial Services industry or global corporate service provider
  • Confident and takes responsibility and ownership for work and personal development
  • Previous experience of delivering an excellent customer service
  • Ability to communicate technical subject matter to non-technical stakeholders
  • Good spoken and written communication and ability to adapt style based on audience

Job Details:

Company: HSBC

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Plattsburgh, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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