Senior IT Risk & Security Specialist

Position: Senior IT Risk & Security Specialist

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary

Alternate Job Location: Not Applicable : Not Applicable

Key Responsibilities:

Translate business requirements into specific system, application and process designs, applying knowledge of risk and change management, security policies and controls, user account life-cycle management, roles-based access, access management, and directory integration. Identify functional requirements and lead others in the identification, justification, and design of solutions. Participate in a wide range of design activities, including requirements analysis, systems, application and process design specification and implementation. Plan, design and construct enterprise class software applications. Work with Solutions and Applications Architects to ensure compliance with enterprise level guidelines and corporate security policies for application architecture. Conduct performance optimizations using Memory Profiler, Performance Profiler and other APM solutions. Implement automated unit and integration testing and champion the Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery adoption.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Computer Engineering (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus ten (10) years of experience analyzing IT security architecture and consulting in a technology environment. Specific skills/other requirements (quantitative experience requirement not applicable to this section) – must possess the following: designing and architecting Enterprise IAM environments, applying principles of information technology and IT security practices; integrating Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directories; architecting and reviewing Federated Single Sign-On using various open standards, including Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) and OpenID.OAuth protocol; implementing authentication and anti-fraud technologies, including one-time password, risk-based access, device profiling, and other multi-factor authentication features; and performing IAM integration with enterprise applications using REST, API, Web Service Security, and JAVA. Eligible for employee referral program.

Requisition #:


Business Category:

IAM Service Delivery 33456

Number of Openings:


Contact Information:

Submit resume to Nicole Kirsch,

Employee Referral Award:


“At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.”



MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine’s 2021 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world. Visit us at to learn more about our brand, history, and values.

We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to or call our Employee Relations Department at 1-877-843-3711.

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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