CIT Group Inc.

  • AVP - IT Security Operations

    Location US-NJ-Livingston
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Family
    Information Technology - IT Operations
  • Overview


    Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2017. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has approximately $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. CIT provides financing, leasing, and advisory services principally to middle-market companies and small businesses across a wide variety of industries. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A. For more information, visit


    This role will focus on maintaining systems, policies, and procedures to protect data from unauthorized users. The candidate will also serve as interface and subject-matter expert for the purpose of assisting IT teams in protection of company and customer information. The right candidate must be familiar with standard data protection and privacy concepts, industry practices, and financial industry regulations. Common tasks expected to be part of day-to-day operation include:
    • Overseeing data security and privacy practice
    • Executing data security and privacy procedures
    • Incident Response duties
    • Maintaining Data Loss policies and infrastructure
    • Maintaining database security policies and infrastructure
    • Maintaining data masking processes and infrastructure
    • Review and respond to data security events
    • Coordinate data security event response with Information Risk teams
    • Provide metrics and reports as required by management
    • Serve as subject-matter expert and attend to internal customer requests
    • Identify and suggests roadmap for improving data security and privacy program


    Minimum Required Skills & Experience:
    The candidate must have:
    • A minimum of 5 plus years in information security, preferably in financial industry.
    • 10 plus years in Information Technology experience. -Have a deep understanding of data loss prevention practices
    • Have demonstrated experience with of Symantec Data Loss Prevention technologies.
    • Have demonstrated experience with Data Masking requirements and processes
    • Have demonstrated experience with database security controls such as Guardium and Imperva
    • Have CISSP or other recognized security certifications.
    • Incident Response experience a plus.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage IT projects.
    • Be able to demonstrate database level encryption.
    • Experience with encryption of information while traveling across networks.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to work with other functions to achieve security objectives.


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