We’re hiring a

Senior Information Security Analyst, Third Party

Remote - United States

The position.

The engineering team at Root strives to be one of the most transformative engineering teams ever. We’re changing the way an industry works by leveraging technology and data to build the best products possible. Even with our significant growth, we operate in small teams that are given ownership over projects and results. We’ve found that the people closest to the problems are the best at solving them. We’re actively hiring Engineers remotely and excited to announce that Root is a “work where it works best” company. Meaning we will support you working in whatever location that works best for you across the US. We will continue to have our headquarters in Columbus and offices in other locations to give more flexibility and more choice about how we live and work.

The Information Security team at Root strives to manage information security risk within the organization while enabling transformative technologists to do their cutting-edge work. As a Sr. Information Security Analyst, you’ll be joining a team dedicated to securing Root, having an opportunity to influence how we mature our policies, procedures, and governance programs to appropriately manage risk and address regulatory requirements.

The ideal candidate is technically sound and brings strong communication and problem-solving skills. Experience with analyzing, documenting, and managing third-party security risk, information security frameworks and standards as well as risk management processes is a must. This position provides a unique opportunity to work in a rapidly growing, inclusive environment, and to assist the organization in finding the right balance between team-level objectives and the implementation of the information security framework.

What you’ll achieve.

  • Initiate and facilitate third-party information security risk assessment processes
  • Draft due diligence and investigation reports as required
  • Assist in the enhancement and implementation of the third-party risk management program, including drafting processes and training, and communicating the company’s program to business stakeholders across the company
  • Support monitoring of third parties and other business partners to confirm alignment with compliance requirements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders as needed
  • Work with Information Security leadership and third-party relationship owners as needed to obtain answers on any questions or additional documentation needed to adequately complete vendor review activities
  • Maintain tracking and reporting of initial due diligence and periodic reviews
  • Lead the ongoing monitoring of third parties outside periodic review cycle for medium and high-risk related business activities
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of third party risk management processes, including any adjustment to assessment tools to effectively capture all third-party considerations to accurately assess risk level


What we’re looking for.

  • Experience executing third-party risk management activities, including initial risk assessment, remediation activities, and ongoing monitoring
  • A sound understanding of information security control frameworks, standards, and regulations
  • Problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Experience developing reports and metrics including data analysis and data visualization
  • Experience and enthusiasm for working with users with different skill levels and backgrounds; naturally collaborative

Get In Touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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Join us

At Root, we judge people based on the merit of their work, not who they are. If you are passionate about what this role entails and solving real problems, we encourage you to apply. We want to learn about you and what you can add to our team.

Who we are

We’re harnessing the power of technology to revolutionize insurance. Using machine learning and mobile telematic platforms, we’ve built one of the most innovative FinTech companies in the world. And we’re just getting started.

What draws people to Root

Our success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our products are only as good as the people building and promoting them. We want individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and an analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy—for assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless. Impact—by challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business. Collaboration—we encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn. People—we are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us.

The people of Root

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