TIAA Lead Cloud Security Engineer in Chicago, Illinois
TIAA has an opportunity for a Lead Cloud Security Engineer. This role will provide security for our cloud-based digital platforms and plays an integral role in protecting our organization’s data. This may involve performing analyses on existing cloud structures and create new and enhanced security methods. This role will be a part of a larger team that is dedicated to the cloud-based management and security.
The primary focus will be documenting the SaaS Application configuration settings, integrations, service accounts and take ownership of recertification of security of SaaS solutions. In addition, this role will build compliance requirements and SaaS Application security baselines, ensuring SaaS applications are implemented to align with requirements.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
Document SaaS application configuration settings, integrations, service accounts and take ownership of recertification of security of SaaS solutions.
Build compliance requirements and SaaS Application security baselines, ensuring SaaS applications are implemented to align with requirements.
Evaluate new applications to ensure implementation can meet security baselines.
Research options for compliance remediation and coordinate with the Systems Administration team to implement solutions.
Determine risks and remediation options with implemented SaaS applications.
Ensure all SaaS applications are configured with best practices and perform routine auditing of settings and newly released features and meet TIAA SaaS and cloud security standards and integration with SaaS security posture mgmt. solutions.
Examine all relevant application logs to determine trends and identify incidents or areas for concern.
Validate and maintain incident response plans and processes to address potential threats.
Compile and analyze data/Metrics for management reporting and metrics.
Ensure that all SaaS applications follow a standardize lifecycle management process and perform routine audits as necessary.
Perform account lifecycle management auditing tasks and create documentation detailing account lifecycle needs.
Perform continuous monitoring of company applications identifying areas of shadow IT and initiating remediation efforts.
Get Pen tests done as needed per TIAA standards.
- University (Degree) Preferred
- 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred
- Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience working with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure or GCP, that directly aligns with the responsibilities of this role
Minimum of five (5) years total experience in Application security/Security services
At least three+ (3) years’ experience managing or auditing SaaS applications. Security+, CISSP, CCSP or related certification preferred.
Demonstrated experience with process automation and improvement.
Proficiency with at least one scripting language (e.g., Perl, Python and PowerShell).
Experience on IaaS platforms, AWS, GCP, Azure and Oracle and understand shared responsibility model.
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work independently under tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment, identify, and recommend complete solutions. Strong Team player and experience in Matrixed organizations working across org boundaries.
Base Pay Range: $121,600/yr. - $202,700/yr.
Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).
TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.
Benefits and Total Rewards
The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary (https://www.tiaa.org/public/pdf/benefits-at-a-glance.pdf) .
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