Information Security Technologist
|Closing date||11 Apr 2021|
|Organisation||Human Rights Watch|
|Location||Multiple locations considered|
FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
The Information Security Program of Human Rights Watch (HRW) supports the organisation in responding to near- and far-term security threats, incorporating security into our existing processes and architecting new ones, and ensuring that HRW makes informed decisions about the responsible use of technology.
The Information Security Program is seeking an Information Security Technologist to work on securing HRW’s internal system. This position will work closely with IT and stakeholders across HRW to ensure systems and processes have technical security controls in place that are responsive to our threat landscape while also meeting our operational, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements. The Technologist will also work in collaboration with the wider HRW security team to conduct incident handling and investigations, and as time allows work on researching and writing content related to organisational security. This position can be based in multiple locations with a preference for working hours that overlap with the US Eastern time zone. The Technologist reports to the Associate Director for Information Security based in Berlin.
Due to COVID-19, many of our global offices are currently closed or operating in reduced capacities. The successful candidate may be required to work remotely in the interim. We recognise that this moment, during the pandemic, is a uniquely difficult time for most people, particularly those with caregiving responsibilities, and we aim to be as flexible and supportive as possible in both the recruitment for and onboarding of this position.
Your primary focus will be to work with solutions in our portfolio which deal with:
A level of education that when combined with your professional experience will adequately show you have the capability to contribute meaningfully to HRW’s information security program.
Candidates who have relevant academic degrees or security certifications are encouraged to apply, but this is a plus – not a requirement.
Skills and Experience
Salary and Benefits: HRW seeks exceptional applicants and offers comprehensive compensation and benefits. HRW can offer a relocation assistance package and immigration support for this role if required, and people of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
Please apply immediately or before April 11 2021, by visiting HRW online job portal, or by following the link above. No calls or email inquiries, please. Only complete applications will be reviewed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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Human Rights Watch is strong because it is diverse. We actively seek a diverse applicant pool and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Human Rights Watch does not discriminate on the basis of ability, age, gender identity and expression, national origin, race and ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or criminal record. We welcome all kinds of diversity. Our employees include people who are parents and non-parents, the self-taught and university educated, and from a wide span of socio-economic backgrounds and perspectives on the world. Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer.
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