IT Risk Services Consultant

Chicago, Illinois 60601

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Date Added:
February 05, 2015
Palace Gate is seeking an IT Risk Services Consultant for our premier client in Chicago, IL. This is a fulltime opportunity requiring approximately 50% national travel. Job Description The IT Risk Services Consultant will be responsible for support planning, supervising staff, and executing Cybersecurity and Privacy projects. As a member of our Technology Risk Services team, this person will provide technology consulting services to many of the region’s leading companies and organizations. Their clients span many industries including higher education, government contracting, financial services, healthcare, not-for-profit, professional services and other businesses. The consultant will work on a team to assure high-quality delivery and work directly with other project leads, managers and/or executives to communicate business and technical aspects of work being performed. Duties and Responsibilities As a Senior Consultant in our Technology Risk Services practice, you will work with a select group of professionals to:
  • Think strategically about your clients’ business, systems, and risks
  • Team with your clients to develop solutions to problems and drive positive change
  • Build expertise and share your knowledge of a variety of technologies including cloud computing, mobile devices, Windows, UNIX, firewalls, databases, web-based applications, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Work closely with client executives and management teams to understand their businesses and consult with them regarding risks and controls
  • Work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment with other bright, motivated professionals, and assist with the development of our growing team
  • Assist with business development activities
Education and Training
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management/Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related program
  • CISA, CISSP, CISM, CIPP, CIA, or CPA certifications preferred
Required Skills
  • Experience assessing or performing technology management processes including:
    • System development life cycle
    • Change management
    • Network, database, and operating system administration
    • Business continuity and disaster recovery planning
    • Security administration
  • Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication, collaboration, and time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with all levels of personnel
Desired Skills
  • 3+ year(s) experience in IT or accounting/finance preferred
  • Ability to adapt to various work environments, industries, and project schedules
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology, and finance and accounting consulting firm that provides innovative staffing solutions to industry leaders across the United States. Our experienced team strives to enable our clients to continue their success and achieve their business objectives by providing expert consultants. Our company approach is simple: match the right people with the right opportunity.

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