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Sr Specialist, Information Security


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Position Title: Sr Specialist, Information Security
Job Code: 431778
Job Location: Pennsylvania-Scranton

Prudential's Retirement Services Technology group is seeking a talented Sr Specialist, Information Security to join their team.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Independently acts as a security consultant and leads information security aspects of projects for major business and technology initiatives
  • Performs information security risk assessments including application security assessments, privileged access reviews, and vendor reviews
  • Reviews the development, testing and implementation of security products and control techniques
  • 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
  • Provides technical expertise and support to potential and existing clients
  • Develops and implements security awareness programs
  • Investigates and recommends appropriate corrective actions for data security incidents
  • Understands SDLC methodologies and how to incorporate security controls
  • 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/knowledge 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security or related field; or equivalent work experience
  • 3 years of experience in Information Security or related position
  • Strong knowledge of information security industry standards and regulations
  • Information security certification(s) (CISSP, CISM, etc.) a plus
  • Knowledge of computer networking, operating systems, application development, and information security tools
  • Prior 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
  • Well-versed in corporate Information Security standards and policies
  • 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
  • Prior experience in implementing capacity planning, workflow, and other metrics a plus
  • Willingness and ability to travel approx. 10% of the time to alternate locations

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: Security
Schedule: Full-time
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