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MVP, Head of Security Risk & Compliance

Stamford, Connecticut

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.

What You Will do:

  • Partner with the CISO leadership team to set and drive a comprehensive, multi-year security vision and strategy enterprise-wide.

  • Set and manage enterprise security policies, technical standards, exceptions, and mitigating controls requirements.

  • Partner with internal stakeholders to drive an integrated Enterprise Security Risk Management program

  • Own and manage a tailored security control framework that addresses Gartner’s business risks, emerging/targeted threats, while achieving client and industry standards and regulatory compliance requirements.

  • Own and drive a technical security risk review process to ensure platforms and applications are securely designed. 

  • Partner with internal stakeholders to oversee and manage the vendor risk management, business resilience, and vulnerability management programs.

  • Manage a continuous enterprise security control audit/testing program to expeditiously identify and resolve control deficiencies.  

  • Oversee an enterprise-wide security awareness and training program

  • Oversee identity and access management operations processes.

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, or equivalent.

  • Industry certifications such as CISA, CISSP.

  • 10 years of experience as a security practitioner or consultant

  • 5 years of experience in a leadership role

  • Broad strategic and IT risk management experience

  • Experience working closely with technical engineers and developers

  • Experience with industry standards such as NIST, ISO 27001

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills; able to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment

  • Able to create, implement, and manage innovative security frameworks and programs

  • Strong understanding of emerging technologies and implications on policy and operations

What We Offer:

  • A collaborative and positive culture — Your team will be as smart and driven as you

  • A chance to make an impact — Your work will contribute directly to our strategy

Job Requisition ID:46682

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