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TIAA Lead Information Security Governance & Risk Manager in Iselin, New Jersey

The Lead Information Security Manager you will oversee a team of geographically distributed team of analysts to develop of application control standards, procedures, detective/preventative controls, and assessment roadmaps. You will be partnering across enterprise technology and operational teams to define application technology controls and assessing them across application lifecycle for both Software as a Service (SaaS), Internally and externally (cloud) developed / hosted applications by partnering across the enterprise. This role will support the IT Risk & Controls program with streamlining and improving service delivery of assessment initiatives, reporting identified technology risks, and supporting break remediation efforts with efficiency (simplify, standardize & automate) in accordance with priorities set by the organization.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Establish the necessary cross-organizational processes and framework to successfully execute Cyber Risk assessment execution across various technologies and platforms (e.g. SaaS, Containerized applications, internally hosted, externally hosted).

  • Coordinate with others across Technology organization to efficiently build and schedule technology assessment capabilities by leveraging available tools, data and automation.

  • Ensure accuracy of the assessments performed and report it through various dashboards.

  • Analyze complex ideas or proposals from multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Use of influence skills to obtain participation from various groups and stakeholders without direct control to secure our technology environment through remediation.

  • Develop, present, and drive improvement into key performance indicators.

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone to support Emerging technologies.

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of IT Systems through the entire stack. This includes application and all of infrastructure components and cloud technologies.

  • Experience with Information Technology systems and technologies.

  • Proficient in MS Office and SharePoint.

  • Familiarity with control framework such as NIST Cyber Security Framework, COBIT, CSA Cloud Control Matrix or CIS Benchmark.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Cyber security or Managing Application development in Cloud and container

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Strong problem solving, project management, relationship management and influencing skills

  • Effective task and team management across geographically distributed matrix organization.

  • Experience working in a team-oriented collaborative IT environment

  • Cybersecurity or IT Risk Certifications such as CISSP, CCSP or any from ISACA.

  • Project/Program management experience.

  • IT Security Engineering and/or System Administration Operations Experience

  • Previous experience developing custom scripts to automate manual processes.

  • Cloud security best practices

  • Advanced knowledge application development, deployment and DevOps.


Base Pay Range: $104,900/yr. - $174,800/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).

Company Overview

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 ( .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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Phone: (800) 842-2755


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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.