AVP of Security Systems & Applications (Global Corporate Security)
MetLife - New York, NY

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Job Description


With over 140 years of experience, the MetLife companies are a leading innovator and a recognized leader in protection planning and retirement and savings solutions around the world. We have established a strong presence in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific through organic growth, acquisitions, joint ventures and other partnerships. We are strengthening our global brand MetLife by extending core products and competencies to markets around the world - an important driver of growth for the enterprise.

Around the world, the MetLife companies offer life, accident and health insurance, retirement and savings and reinsurance products through agents, third-party distributors such as banks and brokers, and direct marketing channels. We work with families, corporations and governments to provide them with solutions that offer financial guarantees in their lives. Our name is recognized and trusted by more than 90 million customers worldwide and over 90 of top 100 FORTUNE 500 companies in the United States. With roughly $50B in worldwide revenues, we have the experience, global resources and vision to provide financial certainties for an uncertain world.

The Global Technology & Operations area within MetLife is seeking a New York metro-based security technology expert with at least 5 years of relevant experience. He or she will report to and work closely with the Head of Global Corporate Security on strategic and operational issues related to enabling MetLife’s corporate security through application of technology .


Develops and maintains technology strategy for global corporate security. Develops the company global security technology standards and security systems architecture

Develops global strategic roadmaps to ensure rollout of security technology and systems

Identifies and pilots testing of new and innovative security systems, technology and applications for use by the security team, senior executives and all associates, including capital projects, desktop applications and mobile solutions. Develops business cases to procure budget and project plans for implementation.

Identifies and implements technology tools required to support corporate security function

Coordinates with regional security leaders and leaders of global capabilities to define technology needs and to implement requisite technologies

Partners with key stakeholders in the development of site security technology standards and execution of CRE projects

Manages and maintains relationships with key security systems and technology vendors

Job Requirements


At least 7 + years of Corporate experience

At least 5 years of IT / security-systems technology related experience

Comprehensive knowledge of the latest security technology and its application for supporting corporate security

Proven ability to think strategically and develop business cases and business plans

Proven excellent project management skills. Certified PMP a plus.

Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills

Ability to coordinate teams and professionals with various skills across the organization

Bachelor’s degree required. Advance degree a plus.

Multilingual capability a plus.

Business Category

Global Technology & Operations

Job Category


Please note this position is NOT typical IT Security. It is Corporate Security with knowledge of Corporate Systems Security.

Equal Employment Opportunity
MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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