MassMutual Financial Group Business Information Security Officer in Springfield, Massachusetts

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

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Position Summary:

The Business Information Security Officer (BISO) acts on behalf of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for a targeted line of business within MassMutual.


  • Provides Information Risk understanding and enables sound decision making through the development and maintenance of a relevant, transparent, proactive and actionable risk landscape built on the FAIR Methodology.

  • Enables Information risk reduction by working collaboratively with business partners and MassMutual’s Information Risk program to identify, prioritize and mitigate information risks.

  • Acts as a trusted advisor to the line of business, adding value to the CIO’s as an extended member of their leadership team. Understanding strategic goals and embedding Information Risk management into the culture of the line of business.

  • Acts as a trusted advisor to MassMutual’s Information Risk program by connecting services and control capabilities directly with the line of business. Facilitating the feedback loop for improvement opportunities across all Information Risk programs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Exceptional relationship management – building and maintaining collaborative partnerships across all levels of an organization.

  • Proven ability to articulate the why and to enable fact based decision making.

  • Excellence in Execution – Ensuring commitments are met and ensuring key stakeholders are constantly informed of status.

  • Strong leadership qualities and business acumen able to communicate with all levels of the organization

  • Sound business judgment and decision making skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Energetic self-starter

  • Ability to deal with the ambiguity associated with working in a fast paced and changing environment

  • Authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in guiding all aspects of information risk including - identification, synthesis, quantification and remediation strategies.

  • Experience in using data analytics and risk quantification – FAIR risk analysis experience or equivalent preferred

  • Demonstrated success in guiding, and influencing sound risk and security remediation strategies aligned with core business objectives and risk appetite

  • Experience or knowledge in life insurance and/or financial services products and services

Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.


Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

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• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2018)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2018)

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