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TIAA Lead Info Security Gov - Risk Specialist in ISELIN, New Jersey


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.


The Lead Info Security Governance & Risk Specialist is responsible for leading and supporting IT Risk Assessment control validation and testing functions. The role is also responsible for engaging with Cybersecurity & various IT areas (e.g. Application, Infrastructure) to evaluate IT controls; while maintaining a risk based approach in support of applicable laws and regulations.


  • Lead and support IT RiskAssessment control validation, testing and reporting functions.

  • Support IT Risk assessmentexecution across various technologies and platforms (e.g. applications,infrastructure). Identify and implement improvements to assessmentprocesses (e.g. collection & analysis methods, automation, etc.)

  • Coordinate with others acrossIT Risk to clarify control standards & procedures, detect controlgaps, and improve processes.

  • Provide guidance to IT teams onthe implementation of appropriate controls and track progress.

  • Participate in the developmentof metrics in support of IT Risk objectives



  • 5 or more years IT experience.

  • 7 or more years of IT Risk, ITSecurity or IT Audit experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience working with asystems development lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Experience working with MSExcel, Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint

  • Working knowledge andunderstanding of regulatory compliance concerns, data protection/PII andindustry standards, security and risk frameworks (i.e., COBIT, Risk IT,Val IT, ITIL, PCI-DSS).

  • Experience working in FinancialServices or other regulated industry

  • Certifications: CISA, CRISCand/or equivalent

  • Familiarity with Archer eGRCand/or other GRC tools

  • Excellent written and verbalcommunication skills

  • Strong problem solving, projectmanagement, and relationship management skills

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1730014

Company: TIAA

Post Date: Oct 08, 2020