Consultant, Cyber Technology Professional (Risk Practitioner) - NF



Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
If you’re passionate about innovation and love working in an environment where you can constantly improve and adopt new technologies to drive business results, then Nationwide’s Information Technology team could be the place for you! At Nationwide®, “on your side” goes beyond just words. Our customers are at the center of everything we do and we’re looking for associates who are passionate about delivering extraordinary care.

As a Consultant, BISO Risk Practitioner, you’ll play a critical role in bridging the gap between security and business within our Nationwide Financial organization. Your expertise in cybersecurity and technology will be essential for assessing security risks, driving adoption of security products, and ensuring our security posture aligns with industry standards. If you’re passionate about building relationships and translating risk concepts, this role is for you!


Risk Assessment and Insights:

  • Assess security risks and provide valuable insights.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to prioritize security efforts.
  • Act as a liaison between security teams and business units.

Security Adoption:

  • Drive adoption of security-related products and practices.
  • Advocate for security awareness and best practices.
  • Ensure alignment with organizational goals.

Relationship Building:

  • Cultivate strong relationships across departments.
  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Bridge the gap between security requirements and business needs.

Risk Articulation:

  • Translate risk concepts based on industry standards (NIST, CIS, CIA).
  • Clearly convey risk implications to decision-makers.
  • Influence risk-aware decision-making.

Data Analysis for Security Concerns:

  • Use data analysis to identify security areas of concern.
  • Prioritize security initiatives based on insights.
  • Familiarity with PowerBI, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel.

Compensation Grade: G5


Job Description Summary

If you’re committed to delivering technology solutions to support a company providing outstanding service to its customers, then Nationwide Technology may be the place for you! Our industry-leading technology workforce personifies an agile work environment and a collaborative, inclusive culture to deliver outstanding solutions and results. If that sounds like something you aspire to, we want to hear from you!

As a Cyber Technology Professional, you'll help protect Nationwide's internal business partners as their "Trusted Security Advisor." You’ll play a vital role in identifying and developing solutions to solve complex cyber and business problems across Nationwide. We'll count on you to assess, report and manage cyber risk through constant interaction with Technology and business leaders.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Improves the cyber risk posture regarding confidentiality and integrity of assigned Business Solution Area (BSA) by identifying, documenting, communicating and reporting cyber risks.

  • Responsible for applying secure software and systems engineering practices throughout the delivery lifecycle to ensure our data and technology solutions are protected from threats and vulnerabilities.

  • Helps the BSA leader understand and manage risk at an appropriate level through timely communication and metrics.

  • Completes moderate to complex risk assignment on time, meeting documented and agreed upon milestones.

  • Perform and tracks moderate consulting efforts resulting in improved cyber posture.

  • Acts as a conduit between information risk management capability efforts and the BSA, driving the implementation of the capability within the BSA.

  • Matures application and cloud security constantly, by addressing current and emerging cyber threats.

  • Work with the Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC) to manage incident response and privacy events within the BSA.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Manager, Risk Leader or above.

Typical Skills and Experiences:

Education: Undergraduate studies (bachelor’s degree preferred) in cyber security, management information systems, engineering, math, computer science, data analytics or comparable experience and education strongly preferred. Graduate studies in cyber security, computer science or a related field are a plus.

License/Certification/Designation: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA), Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) or another cyber certification preferred.

Experience: Eight or more years of experience in one or more information risk management capabilities and/or information audit systems. Three or more years of experience in technology and project management.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Ability to make decisions and recommendations. Aptitude to influence, build partnerships and set priorities. Superb communication skills to interact with all levels of associates, senior management and/or vendors. Insurance/financial services industry knowledge a plus.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions:

Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt)

Working Conditions: Normal office environment.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.


We have an array of benefits to fit your needs, including: medical/dental/vision, life insurance, short and long term disability coverage, paid time off with newly hired associates receiving a minimum of 18 days paid time off each full calendar year pro-rated quarterly based on hire date, nine paid holidays, 8 hours of Lifetime paid time off, 8 hours of Unity Day paid time off, 401(k) with company match, company-paid pension plan, business casual attire, and more. To learn more about the benefits we offer, click here.

Nationwide is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone feels challenged, appreciated, respected and engaged. Nationwide prohibits discrimination and harassment and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to any characteristic (or classification) protected by applicable law.