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Aegon Asset Management Intermediate Information Systems Security Analyst - Information Security Data Protection in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job FamilyRisk Management - General

Job Description SummaryAegon’s Global Technology Services - Security (GTS-security) delivers certain information security programs across all Aegon business units. Specifically GTS-security establishes and maintains the information security policy and standards; overall information security governance, risk, and compliance; metrics; and portions of third party information security, crisis management, awareness & training, as well as deploys a global Security Operations Center and operates global Identity and Network Security. In addition, there is a strong connection with the local business unit information security teams to cohesively work together to deliver the suite of information security services to Aegon. This role within the GTS-security has a focus on information/data protection. The role will be dedicated to run the Data Loss Prevention tooling and support the global cohesive data protection program from an information security perspective.Job Description


Day to day responsibilities:

  • The delivery, management, maintenance and tuning of information security data protection technologies (with focus on DLP)

  • Maintain oversight of information security data protection support functions including policies, operational issues, training, budget and metrics

  • Manage relationships with information security data protection partners (internal Aegon, and external vendors) and provide input into tooling strategy/solutions (e.g., DLP technology)

  • Define and maintain oversight of the information security components of a global cohesive data protection strategy

  • Maintain alignment with other global programs and stakeholders including general data governance and privacy

  • Drive information security data protection improvements and work towards consistent globally agreed capabilities

In addition, responsibilities may extend into other information security domains such as:

  • Complete research, development and implementation of straightforward information security initiatives, including review of policy, program, process, procedural and technology improvements and solutions to ensure they are current and meet business needs.

  • Provide input, creates awareness and training materials and leads certain activities, such as hardcopy and online learning content, presentations, pamphlets, electronic communications (e.g., internal blogs).

  • Perform certain procedural tasks found within control self-assessments and security exception/waiver processes, such as assessing controls and compliance with standards, assisting in management of exception reviews and recommending action plans.

  • Perform certain procedural tasks found within third-party assessments, such as reviewing due-diligence artifacts, supervising tasks, reviewing results and recommending outcomes.

  • Perform procedural tasks found within other security processes, such as information management, classification and protection.

  • Ability to help employees and contractors understand their role in safeguarding information, technology and services. Assist and show where policies, processes and procedures can be found and explain why they should be followed.

  • Tracks current and impeding laws, regulations and industry requirements and best practices, such as data protection, data privacy, cyber security and information security. Is able to translate requirements into practical solutions.

  • Gathers data, analyzes and drafts reports, including department, project, key indicators and dashboards. Assists with requirements and improvement plans.

  • Ability to quickly develop excellent working relationships with peers and key stakeholders, such as business partners, legal, internal audit, risk, and technology specialists.

  • Other duties as assigned based on department and organizational needs.


  • Subject matter experts in one or more technologies and their interaction with applications.

  • Breadth of knowledge across technology disciplines.

  • Ability to convert complex information into simple, explainable solutions.

  • Understanding of current and future business needs met by infrastructure platforms.

  • Results-driven with a bias towards practical applications.

  • Possesses a planning orientation with integrative thinking skills.

  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts

  • Ability to drive and achieve consensus/support from diverse groups.

  • Written and verbal communication skills enabling effective articulation of technology solutions and process and procedures to a technical and non-technical audience.

  • Demonstrated project management (planning & reporting) and client relationship skills.

  • Ability to lead teams on small to medium projects is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four-year Computer Science or related degree, or equivalent work experience.

  • Three or more years of related work experience (i.e. DLP solutions).

  • Certifications in relevant technologies, methods, or platforms are a plus.

  • Demonstrate the key critical behaviors of commitment to task, communication, customer focus, decision making / problem solving, flexibility, tolerance of ambiguity, planning, prioritizing, and goal setting

Behavioral & Leadership Competencies

  • Analytical Skills

  • Attention to Detail

  • Communication Skills

  • Cooperates and Collaborates

  • Critical Thinking

  • Functional Knowledge

  • Presentation

  • Systems Thinking Ability

  • Written Communication

Our Culture

At Aegon we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?

  • Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaboration

  • Accountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solution

  • Agility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quo

  • Customer Centricity encourages an above average and beyond approach to our customers

*Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation. *


The salary for this position generally ranges between $60,000 - $100,000. This range is an estimate, based on potential employee qualifications, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law. The range may vary above and below the stated amounts, as permitted by Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rule 4.1.2.

Bonus Eligibility:

This position is also typically eligible for an annual bonus based on the Company Bonus Plan/Individual Performance and is at Company Discretion at a rate of 7.5%.

Working Environment:

  • Normal Office Environment

What You Receive:

A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!

Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship

Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program

Our commitment to inclusion & diversity means that we value differences. We encourage the unique perspectives of individuals and are dedicated to creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance:

If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email

At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit