Technology Audit Director, Corporate Vice President


Date: Jan 29, 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.



This position is a strategic role that will provide oversight on audits and advisory projects and help steer the focus areas for the IT Audit team. The position will be based at the Company’s home office in New York City and expected to follow a hybrid schedule of onsite and remote. The role focuses on technology audits and advisory services, as well as integrated audits within the insurance, agency, investments, and corporate functions universe.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Strengthen our relationships with key stakeholders in Technology and our businesses. Help stakeholders better understand and manage technology risks and controls to protect and drive enterprise value.
  • Represent CAD on cross functional committees and working groups by providing valuable risk and control thought leadership around various technology topics.
  • Provide a strategic perspective by connecting information from across the organization and external thought leadership to drive risk assessment, provide context for audit outcomes and identify new opportunities for CAD to provide value to our stakeholders.
  • Work with Technology and Business stakeholders to assess, identify risk, advise, and consult on a wide variety of technology related topics, including: major technology projects, cybersecurity, cloud, data, privacy, enterprise applications, disaster recovery, analytics and emerging technologies.
  • Collaborate with the first and second line lines of defense to plan work efforts, reduce audit fatigue and drive productive outcomes for CAD projects.
  • Coach junior team members to develop their knowledge of audit methodology and technology related topics.
  • Lead ongoing departmental risk assessments, audit planning and complete planning deliverables in accordance with department standards. Risk-assess technology plan areas using gathered inputs and professional judgement.
  • Perform oversight of audit engagements performed by the IT Audit team. This includes oversight of audit managers leading engagements with clients, providing guidance to the team when needed and engaging with Technology and Business leaders on audit outcomes. 
  • Assist departmental efforts around continuous audit improvement including data analytics, automation, continuous monitoring and other emerging tools and methods.
  • Manage third party relationships (for e.g., co-sourced resources) for the IT audit team and maintain oversight of spend and ROI.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in the department including talent, processes and tools.
  • Develop and maintaining skills in relevant existing and emerging areas of technology. Keep up to date on regulatory landscape impacting technology areas.
  • Travel 10% - 15% domestic and international, in addition to occasional travel to offices in the tri-state area.



  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in relevant discipline (e.g., Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or Business-Related Field).
  • 10+ years working in internal audit, consulting, assurance services, or related field, either in professional services or industry.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills, including communicating audit outcomes, findings and recommendations.
  • Experience in establishing and cultivating critical business relationships with senior leaders and executives. Ability to translate technology topics and audit issues into “business speak” to be understood by business leaders.
  • Strong managerial experience of teams including performance management, mentoring / coaching, oversight and review of work, coordination across teams, and motivational skills.  
  • Experience leading teams of at least 6-8 individuals in executing audit methodologies and developing key internal audit deliverables focusing on technology topics, including process flows, work programs, audit reports, and control summaries.
  • Understanding of commonly used internal control frameworks, including COBIT, ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ITIL, etc. and demonstrated ability to apply them to risk assessments, audits and advisory projects.
  • Deep audit experience in Cloud Technologies (e.g., AWS, AZURE, GCP), associated infrastructure, and data warehousing and lifecycle management.
  • Experience auditing Business Application Controls (e.g., ITAC/BAC, GTAG).
  • An in-depth understanding of IT Audit methodologies, concepts, tools and objectives.
  • Familiarity with leading practices related to IT Audit universe and risk assessment.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory landscape and methodologies for achieving compliance, in particular the technology implications and requirements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications with specific emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Professional Certification such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, CRISC, GSEC, PCI-DSS, or similar strongly preferred.



Salary range: $115,000-$175,000 

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.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 87776




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