MetLife Sr IT Risk & Security Consultant in Cary, North Carolina

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary

Role Value Proposition:

This position is primarily responsible for managing Office of the CISO program activities to ensure that information assets, technology and intellectual property are adequately protected. The role requires IT security governance, security awareness and project management expertise. The position will perform a variety of complicated, self-directed tasks and may lead and direct the work of others. This role will proactively work with global security leaders, business units, shared service organizations, along with internal and external customers in all areas related to information security. The role oversees the following activities within the global MetLife IT Risk and Security department:

  • Coordinate Office of the CISO support activities including intake/engagement, mailbox monitoring and coordination across the global IT Risk and Security team (ITRS)

  • Conduct monthly BISO meetings to ensure security compliance requirements are consistently met

  • Manage IT Security project intake activities to ensure policy and minimum security requirements are embedded in project design and change management processes

  • Identify regulatory changes that will affect information security policy and compliance guidance for governmental laws and regulations and recommend appropriate changes

  • Evaluate and recommend security products, services and/or procedures to enhance productivity and effectiveness

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify regulatory changes that will affect information security policy and compliance guidance for governmental laws and regulations and recommends appropriate changes

  • Facilitate use of technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement IT security products and services

  • Execute projects in line with global IT Security governance strategy

  • Responsible for IT security metrics reporting activities and audit issue tracking/resolution

  • Collaborate and lead special information security-related projects as need arises

  • Implement and enforce enterprise security policies, processes and procedures

  • Support Federal and State Exams where IT Security input is required

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years’ experience in IT and security, audit, or compliance related work experience

  • Project management skills, executing against strategy/plans

  • Understand security risks, controls and compliance requirements

  • Experience communicating with Leadership

  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal

Preferred Qualifications

  • Reporting and metrics experience

  • Monitoring of KPIs

  • Vendor engagement

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field. 1+ years (or relevant college internship) of IT security, risk, audit, or compliance related work experience

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 67482