Senior Cyber Security Analyst

PPG Industries, Inc. Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 3 months ago

Cyber Security Analysts conduct analysis to identify, monitor, and assess the risks posed by cyber actors and threats against PPG information systems, infrastructure, and cyber-related interests. Support PPG with strategic assessments and provide tactical analysis and advice for IT management, PPG functions, and strategic business units.

Cyber Security Analysts are professionals who apply their business and technical knowledge to solve complex problems, produce short-term and long-term written assessments, work with subject matter experts. Risk analysts establish the company security stance through policy development, architecture, and training processes. It is expected to interface with peers in the other departments as well as with leadership to both share the company security vision with those individuals and to solicit their involvement in achieving higher levels of enterprise security through information sharing and cooperation. This work demands initiative, creativity, analytical skills, technical expertise, and business and/or manufacturing experience.

The Cyber Security Analyst will gather requirements, perform process mapping, build use cases, and identify opportunities for process improvement, optimization, and transformation. Risk Analysts will drive for integration of risk analysis process improvements and practices that will improve resiliency within the PPG business environment.


  • Lead and perform global risk management projects from planning through fieldwork and reporting;

  • Perform projects related to system implementation, cyber security, process transformation, acquisition, and various other key risk areas in a dynamic project plan;

  • Manage reviews to assess and evaluate the effectiveness of risk mitigation activities;

  • Collaborate with the business to mitigate risk and drive actions that are pragmatic and achievable;

  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships within the team and across the business;

  • Review work papers, including planning documents and audit reports, to ensure clear identification of risks and issues;

  • Communicate review findings timely and collaborate with process owners to develop creative, yet practical, recommendations to remediate findings;

  • Facilitate root cause analysis, gap analysis, and other process improvement approaches

  • Work directly with stakeholders to elicit their input and feedback on risk initiatives

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or other related field or equivalent combination of education and related work experience required

  • 2 years of combined IT or IT security work experience with a broad range of exposure to systems analysis, application development, database design, and administration

  • 2 years of experience in one or more risk management areas or an information security compliance, audit or risk management role

  • Demonstrated experience in implementing and assessing SOX related standards, guidelines, and other regulatory mandates

  • Ability to solve complex technical, managerial, or operational problems and evaluate options based on relevant information, resources, well-rounded experience, and knowledge

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and lead presentations, training courses, and effective meetings

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent communication skills; feels comfortable working with non-technical business partners

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers' biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.

  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.

  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.

  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.

  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG's affirmative action plan by emailing

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