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Information Security Policies & Standards Lead

Irving, Texas

Job Description:

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

About The Role

This is a new role, created to support Gartner’s evolving information security program and initiatives.This individual will provide expertise and assistance to all IT projects to ensure the company’s infrastructure and information assets are protected.


  • Develop IT Security policies, standards and controls to drive compliance and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Review and assess regulatory requirements (such as NIST, PCI, etc.) to ensure IT Security policy documentation is complete and controls defined are tracked and measured
  • Work with stakeholders to develop Policy Management lifecycle processes and manage annual security policy attestation program
  • Assist with developing processes and procedures for IT Security Risk and Governance program
  • Working cross-functionally in order to develop supplemental controls for compliance purposes (e.g. ISO200x, PCI, SOX, etc.)
  • Streamlining and updating all information security policies and procedures and ensuring baseline controls are adequately addressed
  • Collaborating with the Business Units, Communication team and Security Awareness team to communicate enterprise wide control and policy updates via different mechanisms
  • Managing the process for annual policy reviews and revision updates
  • Participate in IT Security Risk and Governance strategy and roadmap planning activities
  • Collaborate with other GRC team members as needed to support efforts such as Controls Assessments, Audit Support, Risk Management, and Security Awareness

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience developing security or compliance documentation from scratch
  • Ability to breakdown raw information and undefined problems into specific, workable components that in-turn clearly identifies the issues at hand
  • Make logical conclusions, anticipates obstacles and considers different approaches that are relevant to the decision-making process
  • Improve organizational performance though the application of original thinking to existing and emerging methods, processes, products and services
  • Employ sound judgment in determining how innovations will be deployed
  • Identify and act upon opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Excellent technical writing and analytical skills
  • Excellent experience with Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office products
  • The ability to translate technical language into business terms
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • 2-5 years’ experience in technical writing, information security, IT or risk related function
  • Experience with regulatory compliance, including information security management frameworks (e.g., NIST CSF, ISO2700x, PCI, SANS Top 20 Critical Security Controls, SOX, COBIT), preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISA or CISM, preferred

What We Offer

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mind set are central to our values
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
  • Exposure to industry leading training and development
  • Performance based recognition and rewards

Job Requisition ID:33316

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