Director, Info System Security

Transamerica Life Insurance Company Harrison , NY 10528

Posted 5 months ago

Job Family

Cyber Security

Job Description Summary

The Director of Cyber Security provides leadership and strategic direction to a team of professionals responsible for enterprise-wide cyber security practices and controls within a financial services environment.

Job Description


  • Oversee incident command and response, forensic analysis, disaster recovery, and cyber resiliency.

  • Develop and drive adoption of best practice security processes.

  • Identify, assess, prioritize, and remediate processes for cyber security risks and vulnerabilities.

  • Evaluate cyber security threats, risks, vulnerabilities, and processes to determine relative risk to the product, system, and organization.

  • Apply knowledge of controls, threats, vulnerabilities, risk and technical systems to build strategic planning and roadmaps to harden systems and close vulnerabilities.

  • Lead transformation from detective control to preventative control.


  • Bachelor's degree in cyber security, information risk management, or relevant IT field

  • Seven years of cyber security leadership experience

  • Experience working in a large and complex organization, preferably on a global scale

  • Experience leading incident command and response, crisis management, disaster recovery, forensic analysis, and cyber resiliency

  • Leadership experience with three or more of the following cyber security domain areas: data level encryption, key management systems, web certifications, application awareness, identity and access management, data handling and classification, web application firewalls, next gen firewalls, network zoning and segmentation, secure coding, SOC, fraud investigation and response, multi-factor authentication, DLP, BCP/DR, STIGs, security imbedded SDLC

  • Information security vulnerability management experience, preferably with code, application, and infrastructure vulnerabilities

  • Information security controls experience with COBIT, NIST CSF, NIST SP 800-53, FISMA or ISO 27001 or other applicable control frameworks

  • Experience with Remedy, JIRA and/or equivalent

  • Experience leading group discussions and presenting to varying levels and audiences

  • Ability to define and communicate complex technical risk problems, concepts and situations to multiple skill levels

  • Ability to build multi-disciplined teams, and expand team capabilities and outcomes

  • Ability to assess work effort required and delegate critical tasks/deliverables

  • Proficiency using MS Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • CISSP, CISM, or CISA certification

  • Experience in threat intelligence and persistent threat identification/management

  • Experience in insurance, payments, banking, or other financial industries

  • Proficiency in GRC systems (e.g. Archer, RiskVision, RSAM)

  • Knowledge of Transamerica/Aegon products, systems, and domains

Working Conditions

  • Office environment

  • Frequent travel (30%)

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It's more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance:

If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Commercial Bank Risk Credit Risk Director

Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 11/27/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-02-25T00:00 Commercial Bank - Risk - Credit Risk Director Req #: 190108487_1 Location: West Harrison, NY, US Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk Job Description: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of customers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at The Chase Middle Market Banking and Specialized Industries Group is part of JP Morgan Chase's Commercial Bank and focuses on companies with annual sales of $20 million up to $500 million The Credit Risk Director will be responsible for managing a team of Underwriters within the Specialized Industries' vertical business across the national footprint with a focus on Life Sciences. The candidate must be able to perform in a demanding, complex, and highly visible environment and should have experience with venture lending and early stage structures in Life Sciences and Medical Devices, tech-enabled Healthcare Services and Healthcare data sciences and disruptive delivery methods. The successful candidate must possess excellent managerial and people skills and must be a proven team player capable of training and developing a new staff within a heavily matrix environment. This role will be a senior level position that will be focused full time on credit review and approval. Client focus is key as the Credit Risk Director deals with customers at any management level and assesses management quality. Individuals at this level must be capable of fully independent activity with the primary responsibility of approving credit and the credit quality of their portfolio. The candidate is involved with underwriting commitments for large and complex relationships, working with a large number of bankers. Additionally the candidate implements the policies and procedures necessary to achieve the mission of the Risk Organization and ensures they are being adhered to on an on-going basis. The Credit Risk Director's decisions have a major impact on portfolio quality and profitability. Qualifications * BA/BBA/ MBA and completion of a major corporate bank credit training program (or the equivalent corporate banking / corporate finance experience) * Typically has 10 -15 years in banking and lending experience which includes credit, structuring and marketing. * Proven leadership skills. Able to manage, coach and motivate a team of underwriters who are at varying levels of development. * Possess significant analytical and finance skills in order to underwrite, guide and help structure complex and / or difficult credits. * Preferably has the skills to build institutional credibility within JPMC's Risk organization and with other leaders across the business segment. Jpmorgan Chase & Co. West Harrison NY

Director, Info System Security

Transamerica Life Insurance Company