IT Security

Greenwich, CT
Oct 12, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

The company is a financial broker offering direct-access electronic trade execution and clearing for active traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. The firm leverages highly automated systems it builds for all aspects of its business to maintain a low cost base as the business expands. The business is in a stage of rapid growth.


• Monitor the evolving information security threat landscape
• Identify security gaps, vulnerabilities and weaknesses in systems, networks and applications
• Identify, analyze and prioritize specific external threats faced by the enterprise
• Collect, process and disseminate actionable threat intelligence to relevant internal teams
• Evaluate existing threat intelligence collection capabilities and propose/implement improvements
• Lead and coordinate all Incident Response activities
• Develop and maintain Incident Response plans, policies and procedures
• Compile and present incident reports
• Plan and conduct table-top and live-fire exercises
• Evaluate existing Incident Response tools/instrumentation and propose/implement improvements
• Participate in the ongoing evaluation of the firm's overall cyber security tools and controls
• Research new security methodologies and technologies for potential adoption by the firm
• Contribute to risk assessment and risk management activities, including third-party assessments
• Assist in responding to clients' inquiries into the firm's security posture
• Lead and/or participate in security awareness and training initiatives


• At least 5 years of broad Information Security experience
• Experience in threat intelligence collection and analysis
• Experience with SIEM tools and the workings of SOC
• Basic familiarity with digital forensics and evidence collection
• Close familiarity with the full life cycle of Incident Response
• Familiarity with common security frameworks and standards, including NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO/IEC 27001:27013, CIS CSC, PCI DSS
• Prior significant experience in at least one of the following:

o Application development
o Network engineering or operations
o System administration

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Superior analytical abilities
• High degree of self-motivation and initiative
• Bachelor's degree in a relevant field

Greenwich, CT


Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:18:53 PDT