Global Security - Newark (NJ), NJ QMA - Vice President of Information Governance
About the position
Information Governance manages the following areas: Information Security (Cybersecurity), Business Continuity Planning (BCP), Privacy, Records Management and Vendor Governance.
The Vice President is a professional position that oversees QMA’s Information Security Program. Responsible for the overall program including planning, directing, coordinating, and evaluating the overall effectiveness of the program.
Serves as an internal Information Security consultant to the organization
Implements Information Security policies and procedures
Provides direct training and oversight to all employees, affiliate marketing partners, alliances, or other third parties, ensuring proper information security clearance in accordance with established organizational information security policies and procedures
Initiates, facilitates, and promotes activities to create Information Security awareness within the organization
Perform Information Security and CyberSecurity risk assessments and serves as an internal auditor for security issues
Implements Information Security policies and procedures for the organization
Reviews all system-related security plans throughout the organization's network, acting as a liaison to both Technology Infrastructure and Applications.
Monitors compliance with the firm’s Information Security policies and procedures, referring problems to the appropriate department manager
Coordinates the Information Security activities for the firm including annual vulnerability assessments for QMA’s network
Liaise with the Prudential Information Security Office and act as BISO for QMA
Advises the organization with current information about information security technologies and related regulatory issues
Monitors the internal control systems to ensure that appropriate access levels are maintained
Reviews vendor lists to ensure all vendors are appropriately reviewed prior to providing client information
Conducts privacy assessments and vendor due diligence reviews for vendors
Maintains the Business Continuity Plan for QMA
Liaise with PGIM and Prudential Corporate BC Offices to ensure compliance to company’s standards
Assess and maintain the Business Impact Analysis for the processes within the firm
Perform analyses to document operational impacts of natural and man-made incidents and prepare recommendations for mitigation strategies including the identification of critical business process interdependencies, defining the reliance on data centers / critical applications / geographic sites and aggregating financial impacts along divisional or geographic boundaries
Schedule and oversee the quarterly testing of the firm’s Business Continuity Plan
Present critical findings from all testing related activities
Participate in training and awareness sessions, outage simulation exercises, and summarize lessons learned
Ensures the Business Continuity Plan remains current to the potential scenarios facing the firm
Conducts tabletop exercises with departments to ensure that the BC Plan remains current
Reviews Business Continuity Plan to ensure that all processes are captured and all new technology has been included
Provide training to employees on Business Continuity projects
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field; Master’s Degree preferred
- CISSP Certified or equivalent
- CBCP Certified or equivalent
- 7-10 years of progressive experience in information security
- Knowledge of the financial services industry especially as it relates to quantitative research and analysis (models)
- Knowledge of the legal and regulatory guidelines for the financial services industry
- Ability to implement policies, procedures and guidelines
- Ability to train, educate, and present
- Management and supervisory experience
- Proficiency in MS Office applications, database knowledge and designing forms
- Must have excellent work ethics and apply them to company regulations, procedures and practices.
- Knowledge of Information Security applications
- Familiarity with federal regulations and Industry standards related to Information Security (FISMA, ISO 27001/27002, NIST, etc.)
- Must be detailed oriented and understand the importance of data integrity/quality
- Communication/Interpersonal/Writing Skills
- Ability to clearly communicate effectively with senior management, company personnel, and outside vendors (written/verbal)
- Strong interpersonal skills
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 www.prudential.com 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.
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