SVP Chief Information Security Officer in Windsor, CT at Voya

Date Posted: 5/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1 Orange Way
    Windsor, CT
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/27/2018

Job Description

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Profile Summary

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a Windsor CT based position reporting to the CIO which manages the resources responsible for the Information Security and Policies program for Voya Financial Services.  Primary accountability is to define and establish Voya's Information security vision, strategy and associated policies and standards for the realization of the strategy.


Profile Description

  • Manage, develop, communicate, and maintain the information security and protection policies and standards for the company for all computing, privacy, and collection activities.
  • Develop, implement and provide information protection vision, strategy and common framework which facilitate an enterprise-wide information security capability protecting the privacy of proprietary, intellectual property, personal, privileged or otherwise sensitive Company information.
  • Develop oversight processes for monitoring security threats and response tactics for security breaches.
  • Manage and direct the investigation of security incidents related to non-compliance with internal policy standards and external regulations for abuses of Voya’s electronic communication systems.
  • Provide direction for the integrity of the Company’s Information Systems by developing standards and safeguards that protect against modification, disclosure, disruption, misappropriation, conversion, or destruction.
  • Ensure compliance with the information protection laws and statutes of any country hosting Voya’s business or information systems. (Interpretation of laws and statutes must come from Legal)
  • Manage the protection of the Company’s information systems in a way that ensures availability that is required of systems and information while remaining in conformity with the Company’s values.
  • Consult continuously with the highest levels of industry leaders in information protection along with State, Federal and International agencies to maintain the highest level of awareness and protection against current and potential security threats.   Ensure Voya’s security standards and protocols remain updated and consistent with industry standards.
  • Provide presentations at all levels of management to review strategies and associated risk analysis in developing and implementing an information protection system suited to business and operational need.
  • Partner with other IT and business teams on execution of the IT security strategy.

Align the information protection program with other Voya risk management programs including the enterprise risk management function and Internal Audit organization.


Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Business, MIS, Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related field
  • Certifications; one or more of CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP, CSSLP
  • 10 years of experience and proven record of success in strategic administration of information protection programs and security audit practices and management of information security teams
  • Advanced knowledge of IT systems security and technical security threats, working knowledge of industry standards
  • Executive presence, strong influencing skills and the ability to convey a common sense of purpose and develop a culture in which different areas work together as a team with respect to issues of data security.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills in the area of explaining information protection policies, potential threats, and level of potential adverse impact to the company at all levels of the organization, record of effectively representing Voya with clients, regulators and board as needed
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills in developing a vision and strategy for a global information protection program, record of balancing a pragmatic approach with the application of enterprise strategic security programs.
  • Builds positive relationships across organizations that foster a strong work environment

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Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture: 

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals. 
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions. 
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

Learn more about Critical Skills.