Information Security GRC Specialist – Risk Program Lead

Posted on 5/16/2024

Western Digital

Western Digital

10,001+ employees

Develops data storage solutions and devices

Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

Irvine, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of experience in information security, including risk management, risk assessments, reporting, and metrics analysis
  • 4+ years of experience in technical roles, or similar technical proficiency are highly desirable
  • Proficiency in risk assessment methodologies, tools, and techniques
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and compliance audits
  • Strong understanding of information security frameworks, standards, and best practices (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST, GDPR)
  • Experience in generating and interpreting information security metrics and reports
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CRISC, GSNA or similar are highly desirable
  • Technical certifications such as GCIH, GPEN, CEH, OSCP or similar are highly desirable
  • Implement enterprise-wide risk management frameworks that align with industry standards
  • Lead technical and business process risk assessment activities
  • Develop and drive implementation of effective risk management strategies
  • Collaborate across the organization to integrate risk management practices
  • Generate comprehensive reports and metrics on information security risks
  • Analyze security data to identify trends, vulnerabilities, and areas for improvement
  • Collaborate with auditors to facilitate security audits and assessments
  • Stay current with industry trends and best practices for information security
  • Provide expert guidance in developing and maintaining information security policies

Western Digital specializes in high-performance data storage solutions, offering SSDs, HDDs, USB drives, and memory cards designed to power current technology and drive future innovations. Their products are at the forefront of data storage technology, catering to a wide range of storage needs.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Jose, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Paid sick leave & vacation time

Medical/dental/vision insurance

Life, accident, & disability insurance

Tax-advantaged flexible spending and health savings accounts

Employee assistance program

Tuition reimbursement

Employee stock purchase plan

Western Digital Savings 401(k) Plan