Citizens Bank is hiring a

Insider Threat Program Specialist

Title:Insider Threat Program Specialist

  • Location: Remote
  • Category: Risk Management, Compliance, Remote
  • Reference Number: 213730
  • Job Type: 1st Shift

Job Description:


In this role as an Insider Threat Program Analyst, you will be working in the Data Protection and Insider Threat Program and will be responsible for supporting, developing and enhancing the insider threat program.

You will engage with business units across the organization, produce metrics / documentation and implement tools and analytic methods to mitigate insider risks.

Additional responsibilities will be to:

  • Assess existing Insider Threat capabilities, identify gaps and develop technical and non-technical indicators
  • Assist in evaluating and implementing tools to mitigate insider threats
  • Partner with other groups within the organization to identify, implement and document processes to mitigate insider risk
  • Work with risk partners to identify controls, determine control adequacy and identify control monitoring opportunities and areas for improvement/enhancement
  • Assist in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data from multiple sources to improve the ability to prevent, detect and respond to insider risks
  • Discern patterns of complex threat actor behavior, communicate an understanding of current and developing Cyber threats to key stakeholders and stay current with emerging trends and threats in the field of insider threat


Required Experience and Skills:

  • Understanding of information security concepts, best practices, and regulations related to insider threat
  • Understanding of enterprise security and networking technology and how the technology relates to the prevention, detection, and response of insider threats
  • Advanced understanding of the Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to execute work independently and as a team member

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with object-oriented programming [Python, Java]
  • Knowledge of machine learning and its applications in information security
  • Experience in the Financial Services Industry
  • Experience performing security event and incident detection and handling in a large corporate environment, gathering and analysis of threat intelligence, and computer network surveillance/monitoring
  • Experience configuring and using user and/or entity behavior analytics (UBA/UEBA) products
  • Advanced knowledge of statistics and modeling, both for anomaly identification and alert tuning
  • Familiarity with cloud logging capabilities at major cloud service providers
  • Familiarity with fundamental concepts of cryptography

Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials:

  • Bachelor s degree in Information Security, Computer Science or a related field
  • Certifications: Associate of (ISC)^2, CISSP, or similar.

Hours & Work Schedule

  • Hours per Week: 40
  • Work Schedule: Monday through Friday

This position is not available in Colorado

Why Work for Us At Citizens, you’ll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth. Equal Employment Opportunity It is the policy of Citizens to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, colleague or a dependent s reproductive health decision making, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, genetic characteristic, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, family status/parenthood, victim of domestic violence, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws. Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran Citizens is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective affiliates.

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