Director – Information Security Governance and Program Execution

Location NEW YORK, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Information Technology
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  • Manage information security governance operations, metrics and reporting
  • Manage AXA Financial Security Initiatives and the execution of various regulatory requirements (NYDFS, NAIC, etc)
  • Oversee, development, maintenance and operation of security frameworks including local and group policies and standards
  • Responsible for the development, execution and maintenance of policies, standards, procedures and guidelines
  • Oversee and drive remediation of related information security related risks, deficiencies, gaps or issues
  • Security issue tracking, reporting and escalation
  • Direct Information Security’s communications team responsible for executive reporting, creation & delivery of metrics and KPIs, newsletter and communication strategy
  • Oversight of the AXA Financial’s security portfolio, prioritization of projects, allocation of resources, monitoring of budgets and progress and securing funding
  • Coordination of all activities relating to IT security risk management
  • Responsible for AXA Financial’s cyber security training and awareness
  • Partnership with Chief Information Risk Office on ensuring adequate Information Protection requirements for AXA US
  • Implement and defines information security control frameworks, templates, implementation plans, metrics and tools
  • Management and execution of Information Security & Compliance Training Program
  • Manages individuals and contributes to other risk, security, compliance initiatives and services as appropriate.

  • Minimum 10 years of professional level experience in Information Security
  • Direct experience with US federal and state regulators, and internal & external auditors on IT control management and remediation
  • Strong knowledge of laws, regulations and standards that govern Information Security practices and frameworks such as ISO, ISF, etc.
  • People and team management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks with shifting deadlines and priorities under limited supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively, internally and externally with all levels across the company
  • Ability to execute and think with a strong control and process mindset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Program Management Expertise
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, engineering
  • Previous audit experience helpful

ISACA, SANS or CISSP certification preferred

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.