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IT Risk, Security, & Business Continuity Consultant

Date Posted: Jul 7, 2018

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  


Role Value Proposition: 

This position will own and evolve the MetLife IT Risk, and Governance activity as it aligns to the PRC Framework, the central foundational element from which all risk activities are aligned.  The position will ensure that governance assessments, and other risk activities are in alignment to the PRC, the industry, and to align with company strategy.  This role will also interface with Internal Audit and other business stakeholders to facilitate the efficient execution of audits and assessments done within IT.


The effective execution of this role will enable global stakeholders to understand how local and regional IT concerns affect them and be able to discuss these concerns with others throughout the enterprise in a way that reduces confusion and increases efficiency.   Communication with senior leadership will be a significant responsibility of this role and the ability to explain potentially complex IT risks in a manner that is understandable to all levels is a necessity.  Additionally, being able to answer direct questions on larger impacts to the organization will be required.  Working collaboratively and effectively with off-shore and contractor resources to accomplish these goals is expected.  Coordination between this role and the business, application teams and Internal audit is essential.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and Implement Governance Framework and activities as it pertains to SOC2 and other regulatory audit efforts.
  • Facilitate compliance, external, and internal audit activities.
  • Update and maintain policy and control activities based on input from stakeholders and industry trends.
  • Research IT risk topics and concerns as they arise to identify appropriate risk and governance measures.
  • Represent IT Risk Management in emerging regulatory and/or compliance discussions
  • Project management as it relates to Identity and Access Management activities.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 8-10 years of experience in IT Security, IT Audit, or IT Risk
  • Prefer 2+ year’s experience performing SOX, SSAE18, and/or SOC2 audits or implementing compliance programs such as the NY DFS Cyber law.
  • Experience creating or updating a Process, Risk, and Control Framework in an IT organization with global responsibilities
  • Experience with industry risk and control standards (ISO, NIST, COBIT, etc.)
  • Project management or experience running large scale Identity projects a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to challenge and push back in a productive manner when needed.
  • Effective project management skills to execute multiple separate work streams at one time



  • CISA and/or CRISC Certification is preferred.



At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 98364 

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