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Information Security


New York

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Ricky McCormies

Are you looking for a new Information Security role? Do you want to work for a market leader in Fin. tech based in New York? Our fast growing organization is looking for an experienced Information Security Analyst to lead our in-house Information Security projects.  

The successful candidate would work closely with the COO and existing staff in a number of IT/Cybersecurity areas. As the Information Security Analyst you will be responsible for coordination of information security initiatives across the global organization to ensure that the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of this division and customer information are within scope and our work product is rigorous in delivery. You will design, implement and monitor enterprise security solutions and work closely with Clients Service, Software Development, other departments and vendors to evaluate and select Security technologies that meet the security and compliance requirements of our business.

The successful candidate will have experience in information security planning & operations and specifically implementing Security Controls. Additionally you will have experience with technologies such as Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), firewalls, endpoint protection, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), encryption, Security Information Event Management (SEIM), Anti-Virus, DNS security, threat hunting, and log review.  
In exchange, we offer a true growth opportunity: we are a successful, revenue-driven exstart-up that has retained its growth vibe; our employees work with remarkable autonomy and have lots of opportunity for direct creative input into product decisions. This position also provides an excellent opportunity to gain or increase an understanding of finance, operations, risk, and regulation. 

  • Vendor Due Diligence Management - collect and analyze diligence materials submitted by vendors servicing investment management companies.  This will involve initial review, follow-ups for clarifications with vendors, highlighting red-flag responses, and providing a vendor scorecard for each vendor.
  • Internal Infrastructure/InfoSec management - review current technical infrastructure for vulnerabilities and areas of improvement, propose and manage implementation of required changes.  
  • Manage external SSAE SOC1 (or similar) audit. 
  • DevOps - work closely with development, infrastructure, and technology teams to develop, streamline, and administer cloud infrastructure for customer facing applications.
  • Customer Due Diligence responses - produce response documents for Advise's customers and prospects for DDQs and RFPs.
  • Provide backup infrastructure/desktop support supplementing existing IT staff.  
Skills and Competencies (the ideal candidate will have):  
  • 5+ years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Possess broad security qualifications and certifications, CISO certification is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Rigorous insistence on detail, innovative mindset, analytical thinking, and problem solving
  • Strong stakeholder management skills

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