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IT Lead Consultant

Date Posted: Jul 27, 2018

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  


Role Value Proposition: 


IT LEAD Consultant – Risk, Audit, Security and Application Inventory Management will:

  • Manage processes for communicating, tracking and resolving outstanding risks, security scans, audit findings, and business continuity plans.     

  • Develop executive reporting processes and deliverables for SOX findings

  • Manage application certification processes for portfolio, including training, communications, tracking and reporting

  • Drive resolution to closure for:

      • Audit and Risk Findings

      • Security flaws

      • Certification issues

      • Application Assessment findings

      • Business Continuity plan maintenance and test/review

      • SOX and Compliance findings

  • Ensure all critical application information is captured, accurate, and current in inventory repositories

  • Drive development of application inventory reporting metrics and reporting; serve as owner for these processes

  • Lead efforts to drive application rationalization and currency updates

  • Participate in Future State Architecture roadmap development, tracking and reporting


Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with ITRS team leaders to build and maintain handoffs and manage AD impacts.
  • Partner with Enterprise Architects to enable roadmap development and tracking
  • Support implementing and maintaining continuous process for technical security standards for major MetLife technologies in accordance with industry best practices
  • Partner with global working teams, gather the security requirements and recommend security products, services and/or procedures to enhance productivity and effectiveness
  • Identify and evaluate complex business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement
  • Provide technical expertise and support in security assessments, design, developing, monitoring and supporting enterprise infrastructure environment
  • Work with AD Project Managers and leaders to address security flaws, audit and risk findings, outstanding certification, assessment and business continuity reviews and issues
  • Develop and maintain related repositories and communications for executive leadership and operational reviews


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field, or equivalent work experience

  • Candidate must have a combined minimum of 10 years hands on experience in the field of IT

  • Strong grasp of operational processes, IT general controls, security controls and vulnerability management

  • Strong communication skills

  • Complex problem solving skills

  • Experience in developing tracking and reporting processes

  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite tools

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with multiple partners


  • Experience in:

    • Building application roadmaps

    • IT application rationalization/currency management

    • Sarbanes-Oxley controls and reporting

    • Executive level reporting





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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