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Specialist - Technology Services

Date Posted: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Noida, IN, 0

Company: MetLife

Specialist - Technology Services

Position Summary

The Specialist role will be responsible for the coordination of activities associated with the Global IT Third Party Risk Management Program within MetLife’s IT Risk and Security Organization

Conduct vendor risk assessments over third party vendors, including but not limited to: determining the scope of the service provided by interacting with MetLife Senior Management; administering risk assessments directly to vendors using our online tool; examining responses to determine the extent of risk the relationship represents to MetLife; offering recommendations to MetLife Management on how to respond to any risks; and generating formal findings.

Assess and respond to risk findings, including pursuing action plans to completion and negotiating due dates with vendors.

Perform security assessments of systems, applications, data centers, and service providers using an established framework and tools to evaluate vulnerabilities. Research new and developing technologies and standards to help contribute to the continuous improvement of the risk assessment process.

Act as a subject matter expert in understanding why certain risks are a threat to the company and how compensating or mitigating processes affect that risk.

Provide Guidance on IT Security Requirements during Contract negotiation discussions

Job Responsibilities :

·         3 to 4 years + of experience into IT risk & security / and/or IT Audit experience to include reading and interpreting the results of audit reports (SSAE16, PCI ROC, etc.), security assessments (penetration tests, vulnerability scans, etc.

·         Knowledge of information security standards and laws (e.g., ISO 27001/27002,etc.), and commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the information security and privacy field

·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Information Systems, or related discipline

·         Excellent communication skills and be able to write, speak and present to all levels of management

·         Professional certification; such as CISA, CRISC, or CISSP Certifications preferred

·         Strong organizational ethic to manage a large volume of competing tasks effectively.

·         Direct experience developing, implementing, and improving technology controls in a corporate environment

·         Sound concepts of Vendor Assessments and to manage existing work and also for providing value addition to existing work.

·         Experience of working in a fast-paced organization that is focused on accountability (must deliver results)

·         Experience working with all levels of an organization and be comfortable in presenting, interacting with, and taking direction from Senior Management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


·   IT Graduate


·      3 to 4 years + of experience into IT risk & security / and/or IT Audit experience

Knowledge and skills (general and technical)

Exposure to IT Archer Findings

Exposure to enterprise share-point

·         Should have critical skills to perform deep dive analysis and perform investigations on info security risks

·         Experience of working with onshore stakeholders and spearhead discussions with different vendors

·         Ability to handle critical situations around updating reports, strategies etc.

·         Quick learning skills and meet the effort objectives with minimum guidance

·         Flexible and adaptability to change

Other Requirements (licenses, certifications, specialized training – if required)

·      CISA, CRISC, or CISSP Certifications preferred

Working Relationships

Internal Contacts

(and purpose of relationship):

 ·   Inter Department in Metlife

External Contacts

(and purpose of relationship) – If Applicable

·   Metlife Vendors




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 ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven 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.


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.