Information Security Specialist

Job Classification:
Technology - Information Security

Prudential’s Global Technology team is the spark that ignites the power of Prudential for our customers and employees worldwide. Our organization plays a critical and highly visible role in delivering customer-driven solutions across every area of the company. The Global Technology team is made up of diverse, agile-thinking, and highly-skilled professionals; we use our combined capabilities to enable the organization with innovation, speed, agility, scalability and efficiency.

The Global Technology team takes great pride in our culture where digital transformation is built into our DNA. When you join the Global Technology organization at Prudential, you’ll unlock a challenging and impactful career – all while growing your skills and advancing your profession at one of the world’s leading financial services institutions.

Global Technology Information Security, is seeking a talented Information Security Specialist to join the Information Security Operational Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for Information Security operational work supporting Business and Technology associates acrossthe Prudential Enterprise. This position will engage in multiple information security activities, including:
  • Handling incoming requests for assistance from Business and Technology associates
  • Migration into Cloud based Security Services and Tools
  • Oversight, assistance and implementation of security exceptions
  • Review and escalation of Security Incidents with Central Security Operation Center (CSOC)
  • Operating and Maintaining Security Infrastructure World-Wide

  • BA/BS or equivalent working experience
  • Understanding of TCP/IP
  • Working knowledge of coding/scripting BASH, PERL, Python
  • Understanding of security architecture includes Firewalls, Proxies, IDS etc...
  • Basic knowledge of Zscaler, Checkpoint Firewall
  • Basic understanding of Cloud (AWS, Azure)
  • Have solid written and verbal communication skills in order to interface with business partners to evaluate network requirements and solutions.
  • Available to work off hours and on weekend to implement changes and support domestic and international businesses.
  • "On Call" 24 x7 support schedule to assist Operations with Tier 2/3 troubleshooting.
  • High Speed Internet Access and Home Phone/Voice line required.
  • Flexible work schedule and telecommuting options based out of Newark, NJ

Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Newark, New Jersey, United States of America