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TIAA Lead Info Security Gov & Risk Specialist in Jacksonville, Florida

Lead Info Security Gov & Risk Specialist

The Lead Information Security Governance & Risk Specialist oversees the identification and management of potential information security risks to the environment by utilizing control assessments, vendor due diligence and review remediation action plans to mitigate cybersecurity risks. This job manages projects and processes that identify potential future risks, following information security and risk industry trends and consistently monitoring different environments to minimize possible risk exposure for the organization.

The role will be a support liaison across all 3 Lines of Defense (LOD), Regulatory Support and Supervisory Affairs Team, IT, Cyber, and other business partners to successfully plan, facilitate and ensure completion of regulatory IT and Cyber attestations, examinations, and Audits. Ensure the effective monitoring of IT audit/examination/attestation activities, and to identify and escalate issues to senior management in real-time. Role will assist with overseeing the respective program activities to ensure quality and SLAs are met.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Monitors cybersecurity risk assessments and maturity assessments to identify inherent risk and implemented security controls.

  • Control management information submissions, including the gathering and packaging of artifacts through coordination and scheduling meetings with key participants/SMEs.

  • Provide assessment and assistance to the SMEs to prepare for the examination and/or complete attestation; includes coaching/training business lines on examination protocol.

  • Coordinate and review attestation/examination response as part of quality control process; provide visibility and escalation, when needed.

  • Prepare reports for senior/executive management teams, detailing Regulatory examinations, attestations and audit information that may impact the IT and Cyber regulatory compliance.

  • Secondary support to aid in the management and remediation of issues and management action plans (MAPs) identified—from identification, evidence collection, to closure, to validation.

  • Coaches, reviews and delegates work to lower level professionals.


  • 5 Years Required; 7 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Preferred Education

  • University (Degree)

Career Level


Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with Audit preparation activities including evidence gathering and submission.

  • Experience with Information Security frameworks and industry regulations (NIST, ISO2700x, CoBIT, NYDFS, FINRA, GLBA, Sarbanes-Oxley, FFIEC)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional certifications including, but not limited to any of the following: CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, etc.

  • Exposure and in-depth knowledge of governing laws and regulatory bodies such as NYDFS, SEC, FINRA, OCC, FRB, and State Insurance regulators, etc.

  • Experience in partnering with Business, Audit, Regulatory Support, Legal, Risk, and Compliance partners

  • Effective leadership skills with the ability to identify areas of improvement and lead change

  • Strong interpersonal skills to independently lead projects with problem resolution skillset

  • Ability to research and identify reliable regulatory or best practice resources

  • Strong written skill with attention to detail

  • Organized, effective time management skills with the ability to deliver under tight timelines

Base Pay Range: $104,400/yr. - $173,900/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.

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TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

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 ( .

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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.