Prudential Ins Co of America
Director, Mobile Security Strategy (Information Technology)
Job Classification:Technology - Information Security
Prudential's Global Technology team is the spark that ignites the power of Prudential for our customers and employees worldwide. Our organization plays a critical and highly visible role in delivering customer-driven solutions across every area of the company. The Global Technology team is made up of diverse, agile-thinking, and highly-skilled professionals; we use our combined capabilities to enable the organization with innovation, speed, agility, scalability and efficiency.
The Global Technology team takes great pride in our culture where digital transformation is built into our DNA. When you join the Global Technology organization at Prudential, you'll unlock a challenging and impactful career – all while growing your skills and advancing your profession at one of the world's leading financial services institutions.
Prudential is a diverse group working on multiple areas in the world of mobile computing, software engineering, and general layered security in an enterprise. The Director, Mobile Security Strategy works with Global Technology architecture to operationalizes the overall security strategy for the enterprise, in line with overall IT strategy. The Director, Mobile Security Strategy understands the strategy and ensures that the execution within Info Sec and Global Technology rolls out properly. The Director, Mobile Security Strategy is expected to think like an adversary and identify how solutions should evolve as the threat landscape changes. The Director, Mobile Security Strategy guides less experienced coworkers, while receiving minimal daily guidance from leadership. Frequently interacts with the Deputy CISO, members of IT Risk, Business Unit CIO designates, Business Unit Developers, CTO Product Owners, Engineers, and other Strategists.
The projects range from across a wide variety of authentication and securing mobile device technologies, network infrastructures, including non-cellular wireless communications such as infrared (i.e., IrDA), Bluetooth, Near Field Communication (NFC), WiFi, and support synchronization protocols to exchange data. Guidelines for mobile application authentication and standards to maintain strong application data oversight for in-house and vendor provided mobile application solution providers to safeguard against undue risk presented by configurations and external entities.
Take ideas and concepts, and visualize them in ways such that they are communicated effectively and compellingly for internal leaders, partners and customers
Understanding of ways to lead a team developing in an Agile environment
Design mobile strategy solutions and supported governance processes
Define policies and procedures
Review and certification
Create technical strategic models with latest technical trends
Evaluate and report technical mobile application architectures as per business requirements
Conduct research to develop practices and security policies for mobile services
Provide technical leadership to a dynamic team throughout the software development life cycle
Collaborate with architects, other teams, product owners, and software engineers to drive implementation of new applications
Conduct design and code review to ensure compliance with standards
Estimate level of effort to develop code to meet acceptance criteria
Ensure adherence to continuous improvement practices as required to meet quality / time to market imperatives
Maintain records to document program development and revisions
A history of embracing and incubating emerging technology and open source products
Technical Leadership: the ability to inspire your teammates to deliver quality software solutions
Innovative thinking with a passion for problem-solving
Ability to provide a logical framework to support conclusions and ideas.
Great attitude, team player and energy amplifier. Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and technologies
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently in a fast paced, unstructured environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong personal motivation and ability to work well independently
Mobile Specific Skills:
Hands on Apple AppStore and Google Android Play Store configuration experience including light coding (e.g. Objective C) and scripting capabilities particularly with Python, CloudFormation, Terraform and ARM Templates
Solid understanding of EMM solutions, including but not limited to: Intune, Mobile Iron and other tools/services
Strong understanding of network and identity access security models, including authentication and cryptography; working with frameworks such as Azure AD, SiteMinder
Strong understanding of and experience with evaluating controls and adopting to new services;
Strong understanding and experience with IaC and CI/CD pipeline mechanisms
Familiarity with regulatory and industry standards; GDPR, PCI, NIST, CIS/SANS 20, ISO/IEC, ISO 27xxx, FedRamp, etc.
Resource Environments: APIs (REST/SOAP/JMS), BioAPI, Database, File
General Technology Skills:
Solid understanding of cryptography in general, especially as it related to authentication and non-repudiation, inclusive of PKI/asymmetric and symmetric models
Basic knowledge of virtualization software, web technology, and major cloud service provider offerings (AWS, Azure, GCP)
Solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking
Security Event and Information Management
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
At least 2 years of experience leading software engineering teams
At least 5 years of experience in developing mobile web applications, architectural standards, and using cloud services and mobile technologies
At least 2 years of experience in software development and Agile practices
Current GMOB, GIAC or advanced certifications and hands on mobile software development experience a plus
Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.
Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.
We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.
Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.
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