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TIAA Senior Application Security Analyst in Raleigh, North Carolina

As a member of the Infrastructure Security team, the Senior Information Security Vulnerability Assessment Specialist will be primarily responsible for the security associated with TIAA web-based applications. The specialist will be responsible for maintaining processes to scan applications, review code and identify/assess/remediate vulnerabilities that are applicable to TIAA applications.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Performs static/dynamic/interactive code testing, manual code inspection, threat modeling, design reviews of web applications to identify vulnerabilities and security defects.

  • Supports the implementation and enforcement of secure design principles according to policies, standards, and patterns of Information Security.

  • Able to build and maintain application security best practices into the SDLC/CI/CD frameworks (shift controls left)

  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in web application security for enterprise projects during development phases to provide Information Security consulting and recommendations, ensuring the implementation of approved security requirements.

  • Develops and implement manual and automated security testing of web applications to enforce security standards.

  • Works with security product vendors and service providers to evaluate security offerings, including product evaluations, proof of concept and pilot installations

  • Validates outputs from automated vulnerability assessments to reduce false positives and update those tools to prevent reoccurrence

  • Provide support (Ad-hoc scanning) for incident response and remediation teams


  • 3 Years Required; 5 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Preferred Education

  • University (Degree)

Career Level


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Information Security performing any of the following: vulnerability assessment, vulnerability scanning, secure code review, penetration testing, application based vulnerabilities, application development/operations, application vulnerability remediation, networking, baseline compliance management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM related curriculum

  • Experience with application security assessment tools (ie. Checkmarx, BURP Enterprise , Veracode, etc….)

  • Understanding of current threats and exploits to include experience with threat remediation

  • Understanding of application development and development operations (CI/CD/SDLC) processes

  • Experience in identifying and remediating common web application vulnerabilities such as OWASP Top 10.

  • Experience in use of various commercial and open source penetration testing tools and methodologies and performing penetration testing of web applications and operating systems.

  • Experience with various code repositories including GitHub

  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins

  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, GIAC, Security+ Good judgment and analytical skills, strong follow-up and organizational skills are paramount skills for the successful candidate

  • Ability to have good working relationships with outside vendors and developing relationships with professional organizations, peer groups, and industry trade groups and conferences to stay current with technology

  • Experience with Jira

Potential Salary: $108,300.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:

Phone: (800) 842-2755


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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.