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Tusk Venture Partners

Cyber Due Diligence Analyst



Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024


FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey , Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).


At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

We are looking for a Cyber Due Diligence Analyst on the Cyber GRC team. Our Cyber Due Diligence team has the unique opportunity and visibility to actively partner with departments across FanDuel Group taking a holistic view of the entire company and reducing third party risk. The Cyber Due Diligence Analyst will lead cybersecurity third party risk assessments and support continuous improvement of the end-to-end third-party risk management process to ensure FanDuel’s 3rd parties meet our security needs, including pre- and post-contractual assessments to identify and manage any risks to ensure security on Day 1. The Cyber Due Diligence Analyst will report to the Cyber Due Diligence Manager within FanDuel’s Cybersecurity GRC team and will play a pivotal role in enhancing the company’s overall cybersecurity and risk posture.


Everyone on our team has a part to play

This position will work with a fantastic team of cybersecurity professionals to build and enhance the Security Assurance & GRC Program at FanDuel. This role will:

  • Conduct thorough security assessments of third-party vendors, suppliers, and partners to evaluate their compliance with established security policies, regulations, contracts, and industry best practices.
  • Perform and/or support targeted assessments as needed - for example, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and Request for Proposal (RFP) activities
  • Analyze and interpret third-party security assessment findings and provide recommendations and remediation plans to mitigate identified risks.
  • Monitor and track third-party risk issues, ensuring timely resolution and appropriate risk mitigation actions are taken.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the organization's third-party risk management framework and standards.
  • Ensure assessments are in accordance with known industry frameworks (i.e., ISO, SCF, NIST, GLI-33).
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Strategic Sourcing / Procurement, Legal & Compliance, IT, Cybersecurity, and business units to gather necessary information and ensure compliance with risk management processes.
  • Stay updated with emerging trends, regulatory changes, and industry standards related to third-party risk management, and incorporate them into risk assessment processes and practices.
  • Prepare reports, summaries, and metrics on third-party security assessments to stakeholders and senior management, highlighting key findings and recommendations.
  • Assist in the development and enhancement of third-party due diligence policies, procedures, and frameworks to continually improve the effectiveness and efficiency of risk assessment processes.
  • Support the development of training and guidance to internal teams on third-party risk management best practices and procedures.
  • Help foster a culture of risk awareness.
  • Manage assessments and related work artifacts within OneTrust, Jira, or other tools as necessary.
  • Assist with special risk assessment and department initiatives, as assigned.

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in a technical field (e.g., Cybersecurity, Information Technology) or equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in risk management required. Cross functional experience in IT or information security governance, risk management and compliance (GRC), with a focus on third party risk management and vendor management preferred.
  • Experience executing and managing cybersecurity assessments in a heavily regulated industry, preferably Financial Services.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations, standards, and frameworks related to third-party risk management, such as ISO 27001, NIST CSF, NIST SP 800-53, GDPR, GLI-33, and other industry-specific regulations.
  • Familiarity with risk assessment methodologies, frameworks, best practices, and the full breadth of cybersecurity domains, particularly as they pertain to third-party risk management.
  • Expertise in evaluating vendor posture by analyzing SOC 2 reports and other attestations.
  • Experience conducting risk assessments of third-party vendors, suppliers, or partners, including evaluating their compliance with policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Good analytical skills to identify and assess potential risks associated with third-party relationships, such as data security, operational vulnerabilities, and regulatory compliance.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with the ability to analyze and interpret risk assessment findings and provide recommendations and remediation plans to mitigate identified risks, all while communicating with external stakeholders.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, summaries, and documentation related to risk assessments.
  • Ability to cultivate relationships with cross functional teams to promote collaboration and cohesiveness
  • Familiarity with risk management software or tools used for tracking and managing third-party risks will be an advantage.
  • Proactive and collaborative attitude with the ability to stay updated on emerging trends, regulatory changes, and industry standards related to third-party risk management.

We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

This role includes paid personal time off and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.