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Sr. Analyst, IT Risk Governance

Company: MetLife
Location: Hillsborough
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Analyst IT Risk Governance

Cary, NC

Hybrid - 3 days from office , 2 days remote

Role Value Proposition:

Within MetLife Global Technology Operations (GTO) Information Security (InfoSec) Risk Management - the Issue Management Program is responsible for strategy, oversight, and execution of the MetLife's IT global issue intake. Its focus is on NFR IT and Cyber failures and risks arising from improper or inadequate information security related to infrastructure and applications.

Taking into consideration the global security appetite/tolerance shared from executive management, he Issue Management Team captures realized non-conformance which is either actioned with a viable and approved remediation plan/timeline or annually accepted. In addition, this team captures policy exceptions for limiting conditions or constraints on applications or Technology components.

This role must have a knowledge of the PRC (Process Risk and Control) model with corresponding control standards and/or control procedures. Experience at determining violations or policy exceptions, knowledge on remediations necessary to become compliant, and various mitigating controls is necessary. Issue management data integrity to include proper closure evidence uploads is imperative. This position is responsible for supporting the global Issue Management Program in various capacities which feeds its' data upstream and downstream to partnering teams.

This position will be responsible for remediation or acceptance of risk workflows, monitoring progress with active plans, and review and submission of closure evidence. This position will also be responsible for reviewing net new emerging issues, monitoring, and reporting.

Strong candidates will be able to demonstrate solid risk management via the SDLC. Direct experience conceptualizing, analyzing, designing, building, testing, and deploying enhancement and maintenance code into Production is preferred.

This position reports up through the MetLife Chief Information Security Officer. Issue related matters, including preparing tangible monthly analyses and metrics for management is included.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct risk monitoring on MetLife's GTO portfolios and escalate excessive key issues to senior management
  • Ensure the full Archer Solution workflow of all issue analyses and correlate risk standards and procedures for alignment
  • Establish and maintain relationships with partners in the 1st line across all relevant control owners and delegates or project initiatives.
  • Provide support to rest of the team with ad hoc projects and special assignments.
  • Assist in workflow escalation to resolve limit breaches and review requests to exceed limits
  • Support management in preparing various risk dashboard and reporting
  • Assist in the development, review, and recommendation of Issue Mgmt enhancements
    Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

    • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline.
    • 4+ years of applicable and proven experience in corporate credit analysis at an insurance, banking, asset management or other financial services institution.
    • Ability to work effectively with key partners (e.g., GRM, GTO CIO segments, Investments, Legal, Finance, etc.).
    • Can effectively influence others and gain consensus when needed
    • Be able to work independently and detail oriented
    • Strong presentation, communication and organizational skills are a prerequisite
    • Team player who can adapt to changing priorities
    • Ability to collate and analyze information into reasoned and supported arguments
    • Good business acumen and ability to connect analytical insights with business decisions
    • Technical skills using Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint), as well as ability to quickly learn new risk management tools and concepts
    • Experience with commonly used credit applications and rating methodologies is a must
      • International experience is a plus Assignment Category

        Full time



        Business Category

        Global Technology and Operations

        Number of Openings


        At MetLife, we're leading the global transformation of an industry we've long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we're dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


        MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world's leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

        We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies."

        MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

        We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife. For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.

        MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

        MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

Keywords: MetLife, Durham , Sr. Analyst, IT Risk Governance, Professions , Hillsborough, North Carolina

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