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Sr. Cyber Risk Specialist

Req ID: J2352647-SGA

  • Location
    St. Petersburg/Tampa, Florida, United States of America
  • Category Information Technology
  • Posted Friday, April 21, 2023
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Job Description


We are looking to hire an experienced Cyber Risk professional on our Cybersecurity Governance and Risk team. The Sr. Cyber Risk Specialist role will be responsible for identifying, analyzing, managing, and influencing the management of cybersecurity risks across Jabil’s production environment and critical business functions.  Responsible for the management and to lead high to medium complexity risk assignment within the IT organization. Actively participate in establish and maintain a framework to ensure that IT processes and strategies are aligned with the policy, regulations, laws and business objectives as well as drive continuous improvement in cyber risk.


  • Performs focused risks assessments of existing or new services and technologies. 

  • Communicates risk assessment findings to information security “customers,” or business partners.

  • Provides consultative advice to information security customers that enables them to make informed risk management decisions.

  • Identifies risk findings through vulnerabilities, security incidents, audits, and other cybersecurity programs and determines how to integrate these into Jabil’s risk register.

  • Implements and manages new risk governance processes with cybersecurity and the IT organization.

  • Maintains the cybersecurity risk management standard and process documentation, and Jabil’s cybersecurity risk register.

  • Identifies appropriate controls to effectively manage information risks as needed.

  • Identifies opportunities to improve risk posture, ensures remediating or mitigating controls are identified and assesses the residual risk.

  • Maintains strong working relationships with individuals and groups involved in managing information risks across the organization.

  • Lead and strategize on one or more cyber risk function area.

  • Act as a subject matter expert, able to analyze and make decision independently.

  • Identifies needs, develops and perform assessment or evaluation of internal controls

  • Develops or updates procedure documents.

  • Recommend and coordinate implement of corrective actions to close remediation items.

  • Recommend changes to procedures and standards to ensure compliance while minimizing the impact on business processes.

  • Serve as a focal point for escalation and solution of cyber risk issues.

  • Partners and collaborates with other functional teams in support of cyber risk processes.

  • Participates in projects that focus on process improvement. Organize own work effectively and efficiently.

  • Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management.

  • Participate in the exchange of ideas within the department. Ask questions and encourage input from other team members.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer service; anticipate, meet and exceed expectations by solving problems quickly and effectively; making customer issues a priority.

  • Exchange knowledge and information with other Jabil facilities to ensure best practices are shared throughout the Jabil organization.

  • Maintain discretion and confidentiality in all areas pertaining to data and proprietary information whether internal to Jabil or customer specific, and to IT Systems.



Candidates will be evaluated based on their ability to perform the duties listed above while demonstrating the skills and competencies necessary to be highly-effective in the role. These skills and competencies include:  

  • Senior level cybersecurity risk management experience typically gained in 7+ years experience working in GRC.

  • Experience communicating, conducting, and managing cybersecurity risk assessments; recommending mitigating controls; and reporting findings to risk owners and leadership outside Information Security in a way that consistently drives objective, fact-based decisions about risk that optimize the trade-off between risk mitigation and business performance.

  • Strong decision-making capabilities, with a proven ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and identify the most appropriate one.

  • Solid understanding of control frameworks such as ISO 27001 and NIST CSF.

  • An ability to effectively influence others to modify their opinions, plans, or behaviors. 

  • An understanding of business needs and commitment to delivering high-quality, prompt, and efficient service to the business.

  • An understanding of organizational mission, values, and goals and consistent application of this knowledge.

  • Excellent prioritization capabilities, with an aptitude for breaking down work into manageable parts, effectively assessing the priority and time required to complete each part. 

  • An ability to work on several tasks simultaneously and pay attention to sources of information from inside and outside one’s network within an organization.

  • An ability to apply original and innovative thinking to produce new ideas and create innovative products.

  • Experience with implementation GRC applications a plus

  • Customer service skills as well as effective communication skills – both verbal and written.

  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions.

  • Ability to communicate risk subjects to multiple audiences.

  • Very good presentation skills.

  • Meticulous attention to details.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure wit constantly changing priorities and deadlines.

  • Ability to coordinate work from multiple resources, including remote ones.

  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoints) and e-mail skills required


  • Bachelor's Degree required. 

  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline

  • 5 - 7 years’ experience required in a compliance or audit environment, preferably facilitating Information Technology compliance and/or audit activities.

  • CISA Certification (Certified Information Systems Auditor) – or equivalent

  • Experience in interpreting compliance requirements and generating supporting documentation for such activities is preferred.

  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

BE AWARE OF FRAUD: When applying for a job at Jabil you will be contacted via correspondence through our official job portal with a e-mail address; direct phone call from a member of the Jabil team; or direct e-mail with a e-mail address. Jabil does not request payments for interviews or at any other point during the hiring process. Jabil will not ask for your personal identifying information such as a social security number, birth certificate, financial institution, driver’s license number or passport information over the phone or via e-mail. If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, contact the Federal Bureau of Investigations internet crime hotline (, the Federal Trade Commission identity theft hotline ( and/or your local police department. Any scam job listings should be reported to whatever website it was posted in.

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