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Senior Information Security M&A Specialist- VP

Company: Citi
Location: Oldsmar
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

About Citi:

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

As a bank with a brain and a soul, Citi creates economic value that is systemically responsible and in our clients' best interests. As a financial institution that touches every region of the world and every sector that shapes your daily life, our Enterprise Operations & Technology teams are charged with a mission that rivals any large tech company. Our technology solutions are the foundations of everything we do from keeping the bank safe, managing global resources, and providing the technical tools our workers need to be successful to designing our digital architecture and ensuring our platforms provide a first-class customer experience. We reimagine client and partner experiences to deliver excellence through secure, reliable, and efficient services.

Our commitment to diversity includes a workforce that represents the clients we serve from all walks of life, backgrounds, and origins. We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride. If you are a problem solver who seeks passion in your work, come join us. We'll enable growth and progress together

Job Description

The Info Sec Tech Lead Analyst/Senior Information Security Specialist is a senior level professional position responsible for driving efforts to identify Information Security risks that arise from Citi's Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures (MA&D) program. The right candidate must possess a solid background in information security risk management, along with excellent communication skills and business acumen to effectively interface with, and influence seniors across the business, legal, and technology spectrums. The MA&D Senior Information Security Specialist will ensure that risk vs. cost is appropriately considered throughout all phases of the MA&D lifecycle (Pre-Legal Day One Due Diligence, Transition Services Agreement (TSA) Period, Post-TSA Decommission). This candidate will work with cross-functional technology, business, and legal teams to interpret and apply information security standards and practices to ensure that Information Security considerations are appropriately incorporated into all workstream efforts. This role will also interface with various technology disciplines to assess IS risk, p rovide proactive solutions to correct and/or mitigate potential IS exposures , and ensure that technology solutions are IS-compliant, and are within Citi's Overall Risk Tolerance.


  • Act as subject matter expert in Information Security
  • Provide oversight and governance to engineering and operating processes as they relate to Citi's MA&D Program.
  • Engage with cross sector, global and risk teams in the review and reengineering of key controls and processes to effectively and efficiently manage IS issues.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of IS policies and standards; provide consistent interpretation of policy to technology teams and business personnel
  • Act as custodian for IS MA&D policy and standards documentation
  • Contribute to enterprise-wide IS policies and standards to ensure that MA&D use-cases are appropriately considered
  • Assess risk as Citi is executing MA&D objectives, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients, and assets
  • Evaluate / approve cross-discipline technology migration plans to ensure that appropriate IS controls are incorporated .
  • Develop and manage program metrics and performance through tracking/reporting and active engagement with stakeholders for continuous service improvement.
  • Ensure internal / external MA&D IS audits are passed with a satisfactory audit rating
  • Act with the highest integrity in applying sound, ethical judgment, and business practices in accordance with Citi's mission statement and overall risk appetite
    • Influence business and technology management decision-making as it relates to risk vs. cost considerations prior to legal day one, and during MA&D deal execution
    • Partner with sector ISOs and business to ensure Citi's standards and controls are adhered during Mergers, Acquisitions or Divestitures.
      • Minimum of 4 years of Information Security experience , plus 4 years in a related technology discipline (i.e. Cloud, Virtualization, Network Security, LDAP / Exchange, Authentication, Windows / Unix / Linux Administration)
      • A solid understanding of SaaS Cloud Security and Architecture, Network Security, Virtualization Technologies , IP Protocols
      • Proven a bility to interpret Information Security policies, standards & practices, and appl y those IS principles to real-world business objectives
      • Broad IT/IS knowledge base (PKI / Encryption, Authentication, Active Directory, Web Proxies, Email Systems, Network Security, Windows / Unix / Linux Operating Systems)
      • Working Knowledge of application security technologies including but not limited to API's, SOA gateways, REST, JSON, HTTPS/HSTS, TLS, SAML, Qauth
      • Leadership skills and ability to work with and influence senior managers, technology peers, business contacts.
      • Strong risk analysis , problem-solving , and written communication skills.
      • Familiarity with industry Information Security standards / frameworks (i.e . NIST, COBIT, ISO 27001)
      • Familiarity with industry Data Privacy regulations (HIPAA, GDPR)
      • Demonstrate a commitment to Continual Process Improvement
      • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and responsibilities to meet business objectives within prescribed timelines
      • Ability to work effectively, and drive results with minimal direct supervision
      • CISSP, CCSP, CISM , CISA, or equivalent certifications preferred.
        • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
        • Professional Certifications preferred, such as CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CISM
          This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.


          Job Family Group:

          Technology -

          Job Family:

          Information Security

          Time Type:

          Full time

          Primary Location:

          New York New York United States

          Primary Location Salary Range:

          $132,320.00 - $198,480.00

          Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

          Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

          Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi .

          View the " EEO is the Law " poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement .

          View the EEO Policy Statement .

          View the Pay Transparency Posting


          Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

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