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Senior IT Risk & Security Analyst

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Date Posted: Jun 23, 2022

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Location: Cary, NC (hybrid) 


Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior IT Security Analyst – Risk & Controls position will ensure that governance assessments, and other risk activities are in alignment to the PRC, the industry, and align with ITRS and overall company strategy.  This role will also interface with business stakeholders to facilitate the successful 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.  Working collaboratively and effectively with offshore and contractor resources to accomplish these goals is expected.  Coordination between this role and the business, application teams, database and server admins, and Internal audit is essential.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Experience developing risk management procedures and documentation and perform testing to those procedures and controls.
  • Tech experience to govern, review, evaluate, implement and maintain compliance checks against company servers and domains.
  • Identifies data sources, provides data flow diagrams and documents the process.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to propose platform improvements, plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performing quarterly SOX and SSAE18 reviews on Access ITGC controls by evaluating server/domain data in Microsoft Excel and working with technical partners to remediate issues.
  • Works under general supervision; typically reports to a project leader or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field with 3+ years of related experience OR high school diploma or equivalent with 6+ years’ experience
  • Audit and compliance review experience with testing practices, policy checks and best practices
  • 2+ years of IT work experience in information systems support, administration, risk management, and audit principles
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel data evaluation and manipulation


  • Other technical and compliance experience
  • Prior experience working and communicating with regulatory or internal auditors
  • Familiarity with standard Active Directory and Windows / MSFT stack
  • Prior technical audit experience
  • Experience with Automation/Scripting experience using Splunk
  • PowerBI or Splunk expertise
  • CSM , SAFe, Agile Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer or similar training / certification a major advantage


Business Category

Information Security


Number of Openings



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, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.


MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to 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.


Requisition #: 125855


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