InfoSec Advisor Senior - Program Operations
Posted on: May 10, 2022
Purpose of JobAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We
facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military
members and their families. This singular mission requires a
dedication to innovative thinking at every level.About USAA ITOur
most meaningful qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we
don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 13 million
members who rely on us every day.We're proud of USAA's strong
history -- and we're even more passionate about our future. That's
why we have a team of supportive and collaborative hardworking
technology professionals focused on doing more for our members. And
why we're continuing to add innovative problem solvers to our team.
With us, you'll find exciting challenges that inspire you to
continue learning and growing.USAA is seeking a hard-working
InfoSec Advisor Senior - program operations for our San Antonio or
Plano, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Colorado Springs, CO, or Tampa, FL
facilities. The role can also be hired 100% remote, work from home.
This position will support various information security advisory
responsibilities, metrics, issue management, Business Intelligence,
governance, policy, standards and more. The ISEC advisor lead will
work to identify and remediate cybersecurity risk, reviews business
processes to ensure compliance, perform process risk assessments,
advise business leaders on security implementation and author
presentations supporting the program. Serves as security technical
advisor through various communication channels. Designs, develops,
and optimizes repeatable methods and measurements for Information
Security risk management program. Influences Information Security
risk management strategies; educates and consults with risk owners
on best practices. Responds both verbally and in writing to
moderately complex inquiries and periodic exams from both internal
control partners (e.g., legal, compliance, audit, risk) and
external control partners (e.g., regulators, external auditors,
third parties).USAA values a culture that is highly collaborative,
and we have found that a hybrid work type helps employees gain the
best of both worlds - collaborating in-person in the office and
working from home when needed to achieve focused results. The
actual onsite days are resolved between each employee and the
employee's manager.Job RequirementsProvides information assurance
capabilities through technical consultation and guidance to the
business for the interpretation and assessment of information
security risk for projects, technologies, and environments. Aims to
identify and manage existing and emerging risks and integrate risk
management strategies and educate risk owners across the enterprise
on information security requirements and best practices. Ensures
risks associated with business activities are effectively
identified, measured, monitored and controlled and administers, and
implements systems, policies and processes which serve to enhance
the mitigation, reporting, and analysis of Information Security
- Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem
from business activities and the job role.
- Ensures risks associated with business activities are
effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
- Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and
procedures for business activities.
- Leads peers and junior team members in the execution of
Information Security domain activities while anticipating efforts
that will impact their team.
- Develops, publishes, maintains and/or interprets complex
Information Security governance requirements (e.g. policies and
- Designs, develops and optimizes repeatable methods and
measurements for Information Security risk management program.
- Performs security risk assessments of complex projects, new
technologies, environments, business partners and third
- Influences Information Security risk management strategies;
educates and consults with risk owners on best practices.
- Consults across the enterprise (advice, guidance and
assistance) on Information Security risk; guides the strategic
security direction of USAA technical projects, initiatives and
other special projects.
- Recommends risk treatment options for technical projects,
initiatives and other special projects.
- Responds both verbally and in writing to moderately complex
inquiries and periodic exams from both internal control partners
(e.g. legal, compliance, audit, risk) and external control partners
(e.g. regulators, external auditors, third parties).
- Ensures process owners identify, develop and test Information
Security controls for risk mitigation effectiveness.Minimum
- Bachelor's degree OR 4 years of related experience (in addition
to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in
lieu of degree.
- 6 years of work experience in two or more of the eight areas
Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Architecture
and Engineering, Communication and Network Security, Identity and
Access Management (IAM), Security Assessment and Testing, Security
Operations, and/or Software Development Security.
- 4 years of related experience in conducting risk assessments,
recommending risk treatment options and/or developing program
governance (e.g. policies and standards).
- Advanced level of business acumen in the areas of business
operations, risk management, industry practices and emerging
- Demonstrated risk management experience in a sophisticated
institution and/or highly matrixed environment related to banking,
insurance and/or financial services.
- Knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing
- Knowledge of a wide range of security technologies, such as
network security, database security, tokenization platforms, Data
Leakage Prevention, Data Leakage Protection, Database Monitoring,
Identity and Access Management systems.
- Experience with development of enterprise level
- Experience with IT General Controls, Control Execution, Control
Testing, etc. & Process Improvement, including identification of
risk and controls.
- Advanced knowledge of applicable information security
frameworks, standards, regulatory requirements, and controls.
- Sophisticated knowledge and application of security
controls/mechanisms and threat/risk assessment techniques
pertaining to complex data, application, and networking
- Security-related project leadership experience
- Experience developing and delivering presentations to
- Experience with technology tools and software implementations
in large environments
- Security certifications like Security+, similarThe above
description reflects the details considered necessary to describe
the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a
detailed description of all the work requirements that may be
performed in the job.Compensation:USAA has an effective process for
assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain
competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your
experience and market position. The salary range for this position
is: $97,200.00 - 175,000.00 *.Employees may be eligible for pay
incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or
at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.*Geographical
Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay
provided to eligible employees working in locations where market
pay levels are above the national average.Shift premium will be
addressed on an individual basis for applicable roles that are
consistently scheduled for non-core hours.Benefits:At USAA our
employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical,
financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include
comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension,
life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time
off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and
various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning
and continuing education assists employees with their professional
goals.Please click on the link below for more details.USAA Total
RewardsRelocation assistance is not available for this
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