ISO Security Specialist

Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: San Juan, PR

At Popular, we offer a wide variety of services and financial solutions to serve our communities in the Island and abroad. As employees, we are dedicated to making our customers dreams come true by offering financial solutions in each stage of their life. Our extensive trajectory demonstrates the resiliency and determination of our employees to innovate, reach for the right solutions and strongly support the communities we serve; this is why we value their diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds.


Are you ready for a rewarding career?

Over 7,900 men and women in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and the United States work at Popular.

Come and join our community!

Full Time Opportunity

General Description

Provide technical leadership in the creation, establishment, and maintenance of the information technology/security risk framework, processes, and controls, taking into consideration the overall business strategy, legal/regulatory requirements, and other best practices.  Perform security assessment to applications, systems, and vendors. Manage the various risks, which may threaten the very success of the organization and propose methodologies to eliminate or minimize them.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Leads the security assessment of applications, systems, and vendors. 
Discuss and follow up action plans to address recommendations from security assessments.
Provided feedback during the Development, review, and update of Policies, Standards, and Procedures related to Information Security. 
Prepare metrics and reports related to security assessment.  
Other duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Industrial Engineering


Five years to seven years of related experience.  Certifications and licenses preferable CISA, CISM, and CISSP.  

Other Qualifications

Specialize knowledge in various Information Security and Information Technology concepts.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (Identifies and resolves problems promptly and develops alternative solutions.)
Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task.
Knowledge of Word Processing, Presentations, Spreadsheets, and other productivity tools.  
Ability to process data and format to generate reports.
Ability to learn new topics and concepts.  
Ability to write technical instructions in the use of programs and technology.
Excellent oral and written communications skills in English and Spanish.
Knowledge of applicable local and federal laws, regulations, and guidelines. 
Knowledge of computer flow charts and of programming logic and codes.

Important: The candidate must provide evidence of academic preparation or courses related to the job posting.


Popular requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the first day of work. We will require you to provide a copy of your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card. (1)

(1)  In general, people are considered fully vaccinated: ±

       2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or

       2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine


Popular may provide vaccination exemptions for medical or pregnancy reasons, or due to a sincerely held religious belief or practice, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship to Popular or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others. If you wish to request a vaccination exemption or have a disability and need assistance with the application process, please contact us at This email inbox is monitored for such types of requests only. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed exemptions or reasonable accommodations. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.


As Puerto Rico’s leading financial institution, we reaffirm our commitment to offer essential financial services and solutions for our customers at all times, including during emergency situations and/or natural disasters. Popular’s employees are considered essential workers, whose role is critical in the continuity of these important services even under such circumstances. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that Popular may require your services during and immediately after any such events.





Popular is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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