Security in Business Change - Lead Manager

Location NEW YORK, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Information Technology
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•         Research, develop solutions, and provide technical oversight on AXA US security initiatives to safeguard sensitive information and prevent unauthorized access to AXA systems and information.

·         Evaluate the effectiveness of existing security solutions and measures such as access control for privileged users, password policies, NAC, user recertification, and intrusion-detection systems and develop recommendations for improvements based on assessment and knowledge of both current and emerging threats.

·         Define, create and maintain certification and accreditation of security programs in accordance with government requirements (e.g. NYS DFS) and relevant industry frameworks including: ISO 2700, NIST Cybersecurity Standards, and SANS.

·         Represent AXA US CISO organization and liaise with AXA Group Security, CTO, CIRO and Business partners to ensure alignment of planned security strategies with stakeholder expectations.

·         Monitor and measure effectiveness of implemented security services and vendors to identify trends that indicate gaps or potential future risks, and ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected.

·         Provide technical guidance to  drive remediation of selected information security projects

·         Provide technical oversight of selected AXA US security projects, allocation of resources, monitoring of budgets and reports on progress, and secures funding.

·         Reporting of control gaps against the approved regulatory/best practice frameworks highlighting escalations as required.

·         Liaise with AXA Group, IT and business partner have considered and implemented appropriate controls prior to  project delivery, meeting stakeholder expectation.

·         Ensure successful information security program lifecycle execution and monitoring of selected security projects/program.

·         Issue and security management analysis.

·         Oversee and drive remediation of selected information, security related risks, deficiencies, gaps or issues.

·         Plan, test  and control deployment and verification process.

·         Provide input to application and infrastructure production support of the deployed process/systems as required.

·         Coordinate selected activities relating to IT security risk management.

·         Support governance and stakeholder management.

·         Perform additional responsibilities as requested to meet overall business objectives

Relevant Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related discipline from an accredited college or university  or a related discipline and at least eight, typically ten or more years of related work experience

Familiar with Information Security frameworks such as: NIST, ISO 27000, SANS

Typically requires at least 8 years of relevant information security experience, with two years in a management position

At least two years supervising technical staff

Experience in managing matrixed teams comprised of on-shore and offshore resources that are geographically distributed

Demonstrated problem solving and business analysis skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization

Program Management, PMP Certification preferred.

People and team management experience

Ability to work well under time constraints and with multiple projects


Good understanding of Information Security

NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.
In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.
AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

AXA is a leading financial protection company, committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse, multicultural and inclusive environment, and one of the nation’s premier providers of life insurance and annuity products. The organization was established in 1859 and we are committed now more than ever to helping clients meet financial goals in all stages of their lives. One of the hallmarks of our proud heritage is providing world-class customer service.

We're always looking for smart and talented people to help us develop new and innovative ways to expand our product portfolio, reach new customers and serve well the clients already a part of the AXA family.