Global Policy, Standards and Exceptions Advisor at Cigna

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Bloomfield, Connecticut

Job Description:


Cigna Information Protection (CIP) is seeking an experienced Information Security professional for the Global Policy, Standard and Exception team. The CIP Advisor role is responsible for understanding and help evolving the overall security posture of the enterprise by acting as liaison between CIP and business/technology partners; ensuring that issues are effectively documented and accurate from a security perspective; providing solutions that comply with relevant Privacy and Information Security policies, standards and best practices.


  • Serves as a technical resource and supports multiple business units within Information Protection on topics such as security architecture, supplier risks, access controls, and information security controls;

  • Helps coordinate and drive remediation or acceptance of identified issues relating to control deficiencies;

  • Continuously tunes and validates findings, remediation plans and exceptions to align with current threats and risk appetite;

  • Weighs business needs with security concerns, ability to articulate issues to both technical and non-technical stakeholders, and provides options to management and business partners;

  • Coordinates people and teams cross functionally to review and address issues within designated time frames;

  • Proactively documents and tracks findings, remediation plans, exceptions, in the Enterprise Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) application

  • Collaborates with other GRC focused business units (Audit, Governance, Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management, Legal and Privacy) on information security risk issues and strategies


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience preferred

  • Entry level cybersecurity certifications preferred: CompTIA Security+, (ISC)2 Certified in Cybersecurity, Associate of (ISC)2, etc.

  • Experience in information security or related risk management preferred

  • General knowledge of a broad range of security topics covering thirty-party risk management, information protection, application and infrastructure security and architecture

  • Knowledge of industry standards and frameworks (NIST, SOC1, SOC2, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, etc.)

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

  • Ability to understand business ecosystem and define related threat landscape

  • Ability to translate information security and technical controls into business terms that are easily understood

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with presentation skills

  • Strong collaboration skills

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of 89,300 - 148,800 USD / yearly, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

We want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That's why you'll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you'll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and paid holidays. For more details on our employee benefits programs, visit Life at Cigna .

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Cigna has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.

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