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TIAA Senior Cybersecurity Specialist in Virtual, Colorado


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.


Sr Info Security Gov & Risk Specialist

Identifies, analyzes, and reports threats or hidden events within the enterprise network, by using defensive measures and information collected from a variety of sources, to protect data, information systems, and networks.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Examining and analyzing network traffic, related applications and operating systems to identify potential threats, anomalous or malicious activities to network resources; validating Intrusion Detection System (IDS) alerts.

  • Conducting research and analysis of various source data sets (e.g. warnings, indications) as well as identified malicious activities, to analyze causes and detect weaknesses exploited, exploitation methods, and the effects on IT systems and information.

  • Testing Information Assurance safeguards and employing Computer Network Defense tools and approved Defense-in-Depth practices to protect networks.

  • Providing reports and documents regarding network security incidents details and outcome; assisting in troubleshooting problems and recommending vulnerability corrections.


  • 3 Years Required; 5 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Qualifications

  • Experience with Information Technology systems and technologies.

  • Experience working in a team-oriented collaborative IT environment

  • Previous Cyber security or Managing IT Infrastructure such as Servers, Databases, Workstations and/or network devices OR Application development in Cloud and container environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in MS Office tools such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Familiarity with control framework such as NIST Cyber Security Framework , COBIT or CIS Benchmark

  • Familiarity with Cloud and container technologies.

  • IT Security Engineering and/or Operations Experience

  • Scripting and/or application development experience.

  • Previous experience developing custom scripts to automate manual processes.

  • Experience with Tableau is a Plus

  • Previous experience managing tasks through JIRA and documentations in Confluence.

Minimum Pay: $80,100.00

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.