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Lead Security Risk Management Specialist

Company: Ameritas
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

At Ameritas, our mission is Fulfilling Life. We do that in many ways, but especially by helping people invest in themselves by offering trusted financial products and advice. Because we believe everyone should be happy, healthy, and financially secure, we work hard to provide trusted financial products and valued guidance, including individual life and disability insurance, employee benefits, retirement planning, investments, and wealth management services.

This versatile role will require an ability to adapt to work across all areas of the company, while partnering with people at different levels of the organization, and different technologies. Success in this position will require someone who is a well-rounded security professional with an understanding of risk and security controls.

What you do

  • Conduct security risk assessments at the enterprise, organizational and technology levels
  • Conduct third party security risk assessments of key vendors and business partners
  • Provide security advice and consultation on IT/Business projects
  • Assist in building and maintaining the security risk framework/ risk register across the organization, business units & IT
  • Assist in third party security assurance activities, gathering responses to third party requests for security information and security compliance driven activities.
  • Assist in other security risk management activities as needed:
  • Development and maintenance of policies and standards, maintenance of policy exceptions
  • Security training and awareness activities
  • Security risk reporting, including development of security KRIs/KPIs/Metrics, Dashboards, Reporting
  • Security risk operations, including proactive monitoring of security ticketing systemsWhat you bring

    • 4+ years of relevant experience required
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required
    • Previous IT audit and/or security risk management experience required
    • Understanding of security risk management concepts and processes required
    • Experience in areas of regulatory compliance including HIPAA, PCI, PII, or others required
    • Familiarity with the NIST, CIS and SOC2 frameworks required
    • Previous insurance and/or financial services industry experience desired
    • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) or equivalent certification(s) desiredWhat we offer

      • Our company motto is "Fulfilling Life" and we take that job seriously, with a heavy commitment to volunteering and community support, employee well-being, and providing quality products and services that help our customers create a brighter future.
      • Being a mutual-based organization, the return on our investment goes back into the company, to benefit our members/customers.
      • We're committed to professional development, opportunity, inclusion, and diversity. Team building and collaboration are also priorities.
      • A total rewards package with all the comprehensive health and welfare benefits you'd expect, including competitive pay and incentives, 401(k), flexible work schedules and time off to care for yourself and others.
      • Additional popular benefits, including tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment, an incentivized well-being program, adoption assistance, paid time off for volunteering, training, and career development opportunities.An Equal Opportunity Employer

        Ameritas has a reputation as a company that cares, and because everyone should feel safe bringing their authentic, whole self to work, we're committed to an inclusive culture and diverse workplace, enriched by our individual differences. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that hires based on qualifications, positive attitude, and exemplary work ethic, regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

        Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Ameritas, Fairfield , Lead Security Risk Management Specialist, Executive , Fairfield, Ohio

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