Senior Associate - Technology Risk Assurance


Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.



The Technology Risk Assurance Senior Associate is part of the second line of defense Technology Risk team. The team is responsible for providing governance and oversight of the Technology Risk and Cybersecurity domains and performing proactive risk assessments of the design and implementation of technology processes and controls. This individual will be responsible for supporting the existing IT Risk and Control Self Assessments (RCSA) and the Cybersecurity Oversight program, which includes performing quality assurance reviews, assessments of program outcomes and deliverables, risks and controls, and validating whether controls implemented by Technology teams adequately address technology and cybersecurity risks.



  • Work closely with 1st Line Technology partners and provide governance and oversight on the annual IT RCSA and various Technology and Cybersecurity assurance programs
  • Perform evidence-based assessments of applications, infrastructure, and processes; analyze and report assessment results
  • Validate cybersecurity program deliverables and implementation of controls
  • Perform assessments on entity level risks and controls and report on issues identified
  • Provide recommendations to continuously enhance cybersecurity program and to reduce technology risk for the organization
  • Support maintenance of risk and control frameworks



  • 6+ years of IT and cybersecurity risk assessment experience, including:
  • Prior risk management, audit and/or consulting experience
  • Prior experience documenting business, technology, and cybersecurity process walkthroughs, designing and executing control evaluations, analyzing results and providing recommendations
  • Prior experience with maintaining risk frameworks, with an understanding of key industry control frameworks (NIST Cyber Security Framework, Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), COSO, COBIT, ISO 27000, etc.)
  • Prior experience in assessing cybersecurity risks, controls, and high-level processes amongst various domains (e.g., vulnerability management, application security, identity and access management, cybersecurity operations, network security, etc.)
  • Ability to think strategically and apply problem solving skills
  • Strong communication, presentation, and project management skills
  • Deliver high quality results within expected timelines
  • Team player who is collaborative but can lead initiatives


Preferred Qualifications:




Salary range: $105,000-$160,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



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Job Requisition ID: 86952




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