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Director, IT Security

Lincoln Financial Group Hartford, CT

Job Description

Alternate Locations:Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Concord, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Rolling Meadows, IL (Illinois)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #57942

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customers lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

The Role

This position leads a team that evaluates LFG current state as well as analyzes external trends in relation to cyber threats and develops solutions and presents to Senior Management recommendations on actions that LFG should take to reduce vulnerabilities and mitigate risk.


  • Consults and collaborates with other Information Security teams to manage and improve overall risk at Lincoln Financial Group.
  • Develop solutions and implements recommendations, alternatives and guidance on risk mitigation decisions.
  • Directs team that conducts risk assessments on parties external to LFG in order to identify and analyze potential IT Security risks associated with those relationships and determines if risk is within acceptable tolerances.
  • Directs team that helps develop new business and maintain existing customer relationships by responding to requests from external parties concerning LFGs own cyber risk management practices.
  • Maintains and communicates knowledge on current and emerging cyber threats/trends within information security risk management.

Education & Experience

  • 7+ Years in Information Security methodologies and/or Application Security Risk mitigation techniques and technologies, including 3+ years of managerial, supervisory, and/or demonstrated leadership experience. (Required)
  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors).

This position may be subject to Lincolns Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

Job Details

Date Posted December 7, 2018
Date Closes January 6, 2019
Requisition 57942-en_US
Located In Hartford, CT
Department Information Technology
SOC Category 00-0000.00