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Vulnerability Threat Management (VTM) Governance Lead - C14 - SVP Hybrid

Job Req ID 23716124 Location(s) Irving, Texas Job Type Hybrid Job Category Technology
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Chief Information Security Office

VTM Governance Lead / C14

As a bank with a brain and a soul, Citi creates economic value that is systemically responsible and in our clients’ best interests. As a financial institution that touches every region of the world and every sector that shapes your daily life, our Enterprise Operations & Technology teams are charged with a mission that rivals any large tech company. Our technology solutions are the foundations of everything we do. We keep the bank safe and provide the technical tools our workers need to be successful. We design our digital architecture and ensure our platforms provide a first-class customer experience. Our operations teams manage risk, resources, and program management. We focus on enterprise resiliency and business continuity. We develop, coordinate, and execute strategic operational plans. Essentially, Enterprise Operations & Technology re-engineers client and partner processes to deliver excellence through secure, reliable, and controlled services.

Trust is part of our DNA at Citi. As such, we take safeguarding our customer data very seriously. The Chief Information Security Office (CISO) is made up of deeply dedicated and talented colleagues who work together to ensure the safety of Citi’s and our clients’ assets and information. We manage information security as an end-to-end program – one with a clear mandate and accountability. Our mission is to continually execute and enhance a global security program that is fully anchored to modern control and security frameworks, fully aligned with the technology of the firm, threat-focused and data-driven, and deeply integrated across all Citi businesses globally.

Being talent-driven, we are focused on attracting, developing, and retaining diverse and inclusive talent with a high technical skill level. As a member of our team we will provide you with career development opportunities at all stages of your career. Our employees model a passion for protecting Citi and our clients and believe in treating others with dignity and respect.

Within CISO, the Vulnerability Operations (VO) Team is responsible for managing and improving  Vulnerability Threat Management (VTM) globally, providing oversight and coordination for the highest criticality vulnerabilities, and for managing the vulnerability lifecycle for technology products owned within the Chief Information Security Office (CISO).

Our commitment to diversity includes a workforce that represents the clients we serve globally from all walks of life, backgrounds, and origins. We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride. If you are a problem solver who seeks passion in your work, come join us. We’ll enable growth and progress together.


The VTM Governance Lead reports to the Vulnerability Operations Head.

Within the Vulnerability Operations Team, the VTM Governance Lead will drive improvements to standards and processes that will help reduce risk, improve efficiency, and mitigate vulnerabilities promptly. This includes authoring enhancements to the standards and processes governing VTM, including detailed analyses with subject matter experts, collecting stakeholder and SME feedback, evaluating feasibility, presenting to review forums, soliciting approval, and publication.

Additionally, the Governance Lead will be responsible for coordination and oversight of VTM-related audit and regulatory engagements, requests, and deliverables, including vulnerability data extraction, summarization, and investigation. The Governance Lead will also be responsible for ensuring all operational risk assessments applicable to Vulnerability Operations are fully completed on time.

Job Description

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Update and maintain standard and procedure documentation.
  • Solicit and track stakeholder and SME feedback and approvals.
  • Present proposals to stakeholders and senior management.
  • Coordinate and oversee VTM-related audit and regulatory engagements, requests, and deliverables, including vulnerability data extraction, summarization, and investigation.
  • Oversee operational risk assessments.
  • Facilitate whiteboard/collaboration sessions with global representatives to identify and agree upon project outcomes and solve challenges.
  • Complete any other tasks in connection with the role but not detailed in the current job description, charged by the direct manager, supervisor, or the functional head.


  • 7 + years’ relevant experience leading a Cyber-related governance function.
  • Experience producing technology-related standards, in particular Information Security/Cybersecurity.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards as they relate to information security management.
  • Proven ability to manage conflict, provide leadership, organize, and make decisions.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to brief technical risks and issues to executives and business leaders.
  • Possession of industry certifications highly preferred, including, but not limited to, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC).
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following:
    • Vulnerability Assessment tools, e.g., Nessus, Qualys, etc.
    • OSI model
    • OS Security, e.g., Unix, Linux, Windows, Cisco, etc.
    • Common protocols, e.g., LDAP, SMTP, DNS, routing protocols
    • Web application infrastructure, e.g., Application Servers, Web Servers, Databases
    • Web development and programming languages i.e., Python, Perl, Ruby, Java, and/or .Net
  • Familiarity with writing and executing queries in Microsoft SQL Server and Splunk for data analysis.
  • Knowledge of other business analytics software is a plus.


  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree preferred


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Information Security


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

Irving Texas United States


Primary Location Salary Range:

$156,160.00 - $234,240.00


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