Information Security Analyst - Aegon AM

Full time
IT
Cedar Rapids
Aegon Asset Management

Company Overview:
Aegon Asset Management is a global investment firm with employees located in North America, Europe and Asia. Investment offerings for Aegon Asset Management US and Aegon Real Assets US include credit strategies, global equity, multi-asset and real asset strategies, and customized investment solutions. The firm serves a diverse global client base that includes corporate, union and public pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, subadvisory, family offices and wealth managers. We are committed to excellence, trust and building long-term partnerships with clients.

Position Overview: Designs and implements procedures and controls necessary to ensure and protect the safety and security of all information systems assets, including prevention of intentional or inadvertent access, modification, disclosure, or destruction. Support the organization in the planning, development, and administration of the division's activities related to Information Security Processes, Business Continuity Plans, Risk Assessment and Employee Awareness.

Coordinates and/or supports the End User Computing processes and procedures for our business unit in alignment with the Global AAM EUC policies. Provides functional assistance, support and guidance to users to mitigate risk at EUC.

Senior Responsibilities

  • Maintains assigned portions of the current Business Continuity Planning (BCP).  This includes working with the departments to update and document the BCP plan quarterly, facilitating the completion of an annual Business Impact Analysis, analyzing BCP information collected and giving presentations.
  • Coordinates periodic business resumption tabletop exercises, the BCP exercises, and offsite recovery exercises.
  • Manages the Information Security standards within the division to be compliant with the corporate standards.  Researches, recommends, and implements changes to procedures and systems to enhance information systems security.
  • Oversees the employees continuing education program other employee awareness activities. Oversees the awareness program of the Information Security standards, the ongoing maintenance of the standards, and the education to all employees on the content of the standards.  Responsible for program improvements related to Information Security.
  • Conducts annual risk assessment workshops with key business partners in the division and creates the Executive Summary Findings Report from the workshops.  Determines the most critical assets for the division and documents areas of concerns, threats, vulnerabilities, and impacts for these assets.
  • Tracks current and impending legislation, regulations and best practices to ensure the security program incorporates and addresses key issues.  Provides expert level research and analysis for planning, organizing, and managing divisional security functions.
  • Provides guidance and direction both within IT and among users for the physical protection of information systems assets and corporate information and intellectual property assets.  Provides leadership and oversight to others on the team.
  • Participate in day-to-day information security activities such as questions, problems, exceptions, etc.
  • Possesses and applies broad knowledge of concepts and principles or exhibits technical expertise in a specific area; works with minimal instruction or guidance with appreciable latitude for un-reviewed action or decisions; performs moderately difficult assignments with diverse scope and complexity, requiring a great deal of originality, creativity and problem solving with initiative and independent judgment required.

Intermediate Responsibilities

  • Maintains portions of the current Business Continuity Planning (BCP). This includes working with the departments to update and document the BCP plan quarterly, facilitates the completion of an annual Business Impact Analysis, and analyze BCP information collected and giving presentations.
  • Coordinates periodic business resumption tabletop exercises, the BCP exercises, and offsite recovery exercises.
  • Manages the Information Security standards within the division to be compliant with the Corporate standards. Tracks current and impending legislation, regulations and best practices to ensure the security program incorporates and addresses key issues.
  • Leads the awareness program of the Information Security standards to all employees and the continual maintenance and education on policies, standards, and procedures related to Information Security.
  • Manages and administers the employee continuing education program by monitoring the online tutorial program, ensuring that all employees complete the mandatory testing.
  • Conducts risk assessment workshops with key business partners in the division and creates the Executive Summary Findings Report from the workshops. Determines the most critical assets for the division and documents areas of concerns, threats, vulnerabilities, and impacts for these assets.
  • Assist in identifying security risks and exposures by participating in security reviews, evaluations, and risk assessments.
  • Provides expert level research and analysis for planning, organizing, and managing divisional security functions.
  • Participate in day-to-day information security activities such as questions, problems, exceptions, etc.
  • Compliance with IMSA Code of Ethics if required by division.
  • Effectively applies fundamental concepts; works on assignments of moderate scope and complexity, with limited oversight; makes recommendations for changes to procedures, and performs varied work, requiring some originality or ingenuity.

Required Qualifications:

Senior Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Computer Science, MIS, Auditing, Finance or Business or equivalent education and experience.

Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience required.

Experience with compliance and information security.

Knowledge of software development life cycle.

Intermediate Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Computer Science, MIS, Auditing, Finance or Business or equivalent education and experience.

Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience required.

Experience with compliance and information security.

Knowledge of software development life cycle.

Preferred Qualifications:

Past (external / internal) IT audit / risk management consulting experience

Very strong working knowledge of technology (infrastructure, network, database, application controls, web-based; and information security

Solid experience with risk management frameworks and experience with the implementation of formal risk management.

Strong working knowledge of compliance standards, including a selection of CCPA,  GPDR, Privacy, SOC 2

Strong working knowledge of risk frameworks including ISO, NIST 800 (30 and 171) COBIT

Cybersecurity security technical knowledge on control, tools, and threats

Ability to coordinate and perform multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, balancing priorities and deliverables

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Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws. 

 

AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC, is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

 

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