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Senior Information Security Specialist


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Position Title: Senior Information Security Specialist
Job Code: 457678
Job Location: Pennsylvania-Moosic


Prudential Workplace Solutions Group is seeking a talented Sr Information Security Specialist to join the Information Security Operations team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, and the implementation of security standards, procedures and guidelines across Group Insurance and Retirement Services.  The Sr Information Security Specialist will be a technical adviser to their immediate team members and work closely with the Business Control functions to ensure Information Security company policies, standards, and federal and state laws are adhered to. Also, will independently lead information security components of projects driven by the business, technology or control functions. 


The Sr Information Security Specialist will also manage vendor reviews, site visits, and report findings and recommendations to the Corporate Information Security Office, Vendor Governance and other control functions.

The primary responsibility is the protection of Prudential’s assets.


Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Develops and implement metrics that provide meaningful oversight and support correctable actions to improve service on an ongoing basis
  • Perform information security risk assessments including security assessments, privileged access reviews, and vendor reviews
  • Provides support for system and data access controls including Identity and Access Management, Role Based Access Control, and Security Administration
  • Develops and performs security compliance monitoring procedures
  • Works closely with multiple business partners to ensure the satisfaction of services provided
  • Develops and implements security awareness programs
  • Partner with the Business Information Security Officer to investigate and recommend appropriate corrective actions for data security incidents
  • Maintains an awareness of existing and proposed security standard setting groups, State and Federal legislation and regulations pertaining to information security. Identifies regulatory changes that will affect information security policies, standards and procedures and recommends appropriate changes
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; able to provide skills transfer, motivation and mentoring
  • Solves complex problems using innovative solutions
  • Supports the Business Information Security Officer and Information Security Manager
  • Partners closely with Corporate Information Security Office, Business Continuation, Vendor Governance, Information Technology, Risk, Audit, and Privacy Officer to ensure the appropriate solutions are provided to business partners
  • Collaborates with other Information Security personnel across the organization to develop and implement security policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines for multiple platforms and diverse systems environments
  • Performs related duties as assigned or requested, including implementation of capacity planning, metrics and information security process improvements
  • Genuine interest and drive to constantly research and acquire knowledge of cybersecurity trends, happenings, best practices and cases studies in the financial security industry

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security or related field; or equivalent work experience
  • 3 years’ experience in Information Security or related position
  • Strong knowledge of information security industry standards and regulations
  • Information security certification (CISSP, etc) a plus
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of computer networking, operating systems, application development, cloud base solutions, and information security tools
  • Proven experience planning and leading projects
  • Able to work independently with minimal guidance and act as coach to other team members
  • Risk based decision maker; able to balance business needs with security of data
  • Translate Corporate Information Security standards and policies into action
  • Ability to develop a strong network and collaborate across business units and corporate functions
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation communication skills; able to communicate with all levels within the organization
  • Willingness and ability to travel 10-15% of the time

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Technology
Schedule: Full-time
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