Information Security Risk Officer

Job Locations US-NY-Poughkeepsie
FTR - Full Time Regular
Work Schedule
40 Flex


Hudson Valley Credit Union is currently recruiting for the position of Information Security Risk Officer. Primary Function: Responsible for overseeing and reporting on the management and mitigation of information security risk across the Credit Union. Assess, develop and implement information security strategy, initiatives, procedures, and governing policies. The Information Security Risk Officer leverages data, technical and business knowledge to
manage and mitigate the Credit Union's information security risks by planning and championing the execution of information security initiatives aimed at delivering value to internal and external stakeholders.


  • Lead and contribute to the ongoing information security initiatives and improvements, development, implementation and maintenance of information security for the Credit Union. Serve as Information Security subject matter expert in matters of policy.
  • Provide guidance and advocacy regarding the prioritization of Credit Union investments that impact information security. Monitors information security trends internal and external to the Credit Union and keeps leadership informed about information security.
  • Advise management on risk issues related to information security and recommend actions in support of the Credit Union’s wider risk management and compliance programs.
  • Adhere to, oversee, monitor and enforce enterprise frameworks and methodologies that relate to information security activities.
  • Provide support for evaluating and reviewing information security initiatives, identifying risks and red flags and recommending solutions to mitigate the same.
  • Evaluate and monitor Credit Union information systems to ensure adherence to the Credit Union’s Information Security Standards and Procedures.
  • Assist in the development of the Credit Union’s information security risk appetite and monitor Key Risk Indicators against such risk appetite. Present at Risk Management Committee and related meetings communicating key trends, metrics and opportunities for improving the information security profile of the Credit Union.
  • Supports the Credit Union’s compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, coordinates with the AVP, Information Security Officer and makes recommendations to and Senior Management, as appropriate.
  • Adhere to all Credit Union policies, procedures, and regulatory agency requirements. Participate in all required and recommended training and development including, but not limited to, Bank Secrecy Act training (BSA) and demonstrate attained knowledge. Participate on Credit Union teams, projects and strategic initiatives when the opportunity arises. Perform additional duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Embrace and apply HVCU’s guiding principles to all activities and responsibilities. This includes the Credit Union’s Mission, Vision, Core Values, Employee and Member Value Propositions, Sales and Service Model, and commitment to Lean Six Sigma practices. Support the Credit Union’s initiatives by demonstrating teamwork and professionalism.
  • Responsible for regular and predictable attendance including punctuality.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field required.
  • Minimum 5 Years experience within the financial services industry and familiarity with regulations applicable to financial services companies required.
  • Minimum 5 Years of project management experience and quality and/or process improvement background required.
  • Minimum 5 Years experience with security risk management frameworks and standards such as PCI, NIST, ISO 2700/27002, CIS Critical Security Controls, COBIT or COSO preferred.
  • Minimum 5 Years experience with Key Risk Indicators and Technology Risk reporting preferred.
  • Security Certification (i.e. SANS, CISSP, CISA, CRISC) preferred.



Consistently named one of the Best Companies to work for in New York, Hudson Valley Credit Union is a community chartered financial institution serving members in 12 counties along the Hudson River from the Capital Region south to the Lower Hudson River Valley. We are passionate about improving our member’s financial wellbeing and thrive on delivering exceptional member service. We care for our employee family and are deeply rooted within our local communities. With our co-workers’ support, valued benefits, and continuous training and development, we are motivated, high performers who excel and grow here every day. Come join us in our goal to be the Hudson Valley’s first choice for a lifetime financial services partner.

We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • 401(k) with employer match and non-elective employer contribution
  • Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account (medical & dependent care)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Activity Reimbursements
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Professional Development Programs
  • Discounted Loan Rates & Fees


All candidates are subject to a pre-employment background check including bondability, credit report and past employment references. All checks must be favorable for an applicant to be considered for employment.


Hudson Valley Credit Union is proud to be a CEO Gold Standard Designation award winning tobacco-free workplace.


Hudson Valley Credit Union is an AA/EEO employer committed to equal opportunity and employee diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, the status of being transgender, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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