Senior IT Risk & Security Specialist

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Senior IT Risk & Security Specialist, MetLife
Job Code: 110131
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Job Description:

Role Value Proposition: 

Seeking an experienced candidate for Identity & Access Management program leadership. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of risk and change management, security policies and controls, user account life-cycle management, roles based access, access management, and directory.
  • Translate client's business requirements into specific system, application or process designs.
  • Work as a team member and other MetLife teams to identify functional requirements and subsequently working with or in some instances leading others in the identification, justification and design of the solution.
  • May be required to participate in a wide range of design activities, from requirements analysis through systems, application and/or process design specification and implementation.

Act as a trusted advisor and shift smoothly between roles as advisory team member, team technical lead, and project lead as required.

Preferred Skills:

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s in Information Technology, Security or related degree
  • A minimum of 6-10 years of experience in IT Security Architecture and Consulting in a technology environment
  • Strong understanding of Information Technology and IT Security
  • High degree of empathy, assertiveness, and persuasiveness and potential to lead small teams
  • Must be an intelligent, articulate and influential leader who can effectively communicate security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff


  • Design & architecture of Enterprise IAM environments.
  • Integrating Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directories.
  • Architecting and reviewing Federated Single Sign-On using various open standards, particularly Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) and OpenID.OAuth protocol.
  • One-time password, Risk-based access and other Multi-Factor Authentication features of IAM strategies.
  • Working knowledge of IAM integration using REST, JAVA, etc. are a plus.
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