Navigant Credit Union
  • 27-Jul-2018 to 25-Sep-2018 (EST)
  • Information Technology - IS Security
  • Smithfield, RI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefit Eligible

Navigant Credit Union has long been recognized as one of Rhode Island's premier Credit Unions institutions and has recently been recognized by Providence Business News as the #1 Best Place to Work in Rhode Island for the large employer category for the fourth year in a row! Established in 1915, we have served generations of satisfied members with our focus on providing customer service unmatched in the industry.

We offer competitive pay and great employee benefits, including medical, dental and vision coverage for you and your dependents, life and disability insurance plans, 401K program with company match and time off benefits to promote work/life balance. Navigant Credit Union promotes good health and wellness by providing all employees free access to an on-site fitness center.   As a growing organization, we offer opportunities for advancement as well as tuition assistance and training to position our employees to succeed. These are just some of the benefits of a career with Navigant Credit Union.

If you believe you have what it takes and are interested in joining our team of financial service professionals, we want to hear from you!


Develops, oversees and coordinates the Credit Union's Information Technology Security, Data Privacy, Business Continuity and Vendor Management Programs. Stays abreast of emerging threats, hot topics and best practices.


  1. Works closely with senior management, business line managers, internal audit, compliance, and external auditors to develop, implement and administer a comprehensive information security strategy designed to protect all data processing systems and confidential information. Assists in the evaluation of risk associated with issues identified and helps determine timetables for acceptable remediation.
  2. Prepares the Semi-Annual Report on the Information Security Program to the Board of Directors and identifies the required training for information security and GLBA.
  3. Develops and monitors information security policies, practices and procedures to insure continuity and effectiveness of the information security program. Assists with the development of procedures around new areas of risk mitigation for new products and services implemented.
  4. Works closely with the CIO and CSO on the development and facilitation of an IS Incident Response Protocol focusing on event response, conditions leading to the execution of the protocol as well as the activities necessary to return to a normalized state as rapidly as possible.
  5. Maintains and executes the Credit Union's Vendor Management Program, including due diligence of new vendors, performing and maintaining risk assessments and ensuring on-going due diligence and monitoring of vendors in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  6. Oversees and manages the Business Continuity Plan, including Business Impact Assessment, annual review and updating, and testing. Ensures plan is up to date and employees are properly trained to execute the plan.
  7. Collaborates with the VP of Information Technology to enhance the overall IT infrastructure by adding security input to network segmentation and design, firewall implementation, mobile device management/configuration and equipment guidelines.
  8. Establishes an 'Information Security Culture' by serving as a critical member of the IT Steering Committee, coordinating and facilitating annual employee information security training, and managing the on-going information security awareness program.
  9. Ensures the effective use of information security as well as coordinates the periodic system penetration testing. Reviews and responds to reportable matters.
  10. Participates in the Information Technology Change Management process. Reviews and authorizes firewall rule change requests and reviews annual account and user permission assignments.
  11. Coordinates with the Chief Security Officer on any information security investigations and any public-related information security matters.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.



Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in a related field.


  1. Minimum of 10 years IT experience with at least 4 years in an enterprise security leadership role and at least 5 years working in a financial institution preferred.
  2. At least one professional certification such as CISA, CISM, CISSP, or CRISC is required.
  3. Professional knowledge and experience in secure network architecture, systems and vendor risk assessment, systems monitoring and testing, vulnerability and threat assessment, risk and event remediation, identity and access management, business continuity and incident response oversight, testing, and governance.
  4. Strong management, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of management.
  5. Ability to effectively conduct presentations and training programs.  
  6. Ability to handle multiple projects/priorities simultaneously with minimal oversight and an effective outcome.
  7. Ability to deal with highly confidential information.
  8. Must possess strong service orientation skills.
  9. Excellent verbal, written, telephone and interpersonal communication skills including the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
  10. PC proficient, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and the Internet required. Previous experience with core banking and other ancillary financial systems is desirable.
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