Information Security Advisor I

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking talented Information Security Advisor I for our San Antonio, TX, Phoenix, AZ or Remote facility.

Evaluates, designs, monitors, administers and/or implements Information Security systems, policies and processes focusing on mitigating, reporting and analysis of Information Security risk. Resolves issues and navigates obstacles to deliver work product. Works under minimal supervision on semi complex to complex work assignments and recommends appropriate solutions and problem resolution.

Job Requirements

  • Provides advice, guidance and assistance to managers and other users on technical issues focusing on Information Security risk and supports USAA development projects, departmental initiatives and other special projects. Assists in the determination of requirements and recommends system security configurations.
  • Supports the lines of business and staff agencies with Information Security issues and communicates changes and trends in the Information Security standards and regulations.
  • Responsible for the implementation and interpretation of Information Security policies, guidelines and standards including the Information Security awareness program.
  • Supports cross functional teams through the problem resolution process, ensures necessary technology security controls exist and troubleshoots noncomplex Information Security issues.
  • Performs physical site assessments of business partners, provides peer review of work product and deliverables and executes release of information analysis to third party business partners.
  • Executes the Information Security risk and control identification, evaluation, documentation, analysis and reporting processes including analytic tools.   Supports the process owner execution identification, development and testing Information Security controls for risk mitigation effectiveness.
  • Responds to both verbal and written Federal and State regulatory and business partner periodic exams for Information Security risk requirements.
  • Maintains strategic and operational risk reporting and analytics as well as address responses to audit questions, and findings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.                                                                  
  • 4 or more years of Information Security work experience;.
  • Proficient knowledge of relevant technical discipline.

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.


  • 3+ years experience with Symantec DLP, Trustwave DLP, McAfee or similar Data Loss Prevention tool
  • 5+ years experience within a large corporate or government information security organization
  • Firm understanding of IT security risk governance principles and sensitive data classification and discovery
  • Industry recognized security credential such as CISSP, CompTia Security+, CISM, etc…

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 10/10/18 by 11:59 pm CST time.