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Information Security Manager
Ref No.: 18-04401
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 190,000.00 - 210,000.00 /Year
Information Security Manager
Financial Services Client
$190K-$210K base + bonus
Locations: Downtown NYC, Jersey City, or Pittsburgh, PA


Responsibilities: 
  • Manages a medium to large-sized or multiple small teams responsible for organization data protection.
  • Oversees CTS security architecture, security monitoring and auditing, incident reporting/response and forensics.
  • Leads and oversees information security projects and resourcing.
  • Liaises with business process owners to ensure ongoing alignment.
  • Responsible for the development and delivery of CTS security and/or COB standards to ensure information system security across the business.
  • Directs the monitoring of the utilization and effectiveness of security resources.
  • Develops and implements processes and methods for auditing and addressing non-compliance and information security and/or COB standards.
  • Provides direction and guidance on reports and analyses and ensures recommendations are aligned with customer/business needs and capabilities.
  • Monitors budgets and schedules for projects conducted by teams and ensures they are completed in a timely manner.
  • Recruits, directs, motivates and develops staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team.
  • Manages one or more information security teams.
  • Planning, designing, build  and implementation of security analytics platform & initiatives.
  • You will lead and direct multiple initiatives/workstreams.
  • The team members will be located in multiple geographies and you will guide, coach, mentor & motivate the team to deliver a best in class cybersecurity analytics platform.  
  • Ensure that the solutions are engineered according to firm's architecture & design standards.
  • Drive the acceptance and adoption of Security Analytics platforms by the stakeholder groups.
  • Evaluate new technologies in Cybersecurity Analytics by conducting proof of concepts and present results of evaluation & recommendation to management.
 Qualifications:
  • 10 years of experience in information security or related technology experience required; experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus
  • At least 5 years as a manager/supervisor, experience in hiring the right candidates to build a team; skilled at delegation and empowerment of team members 
  • Hands on experience in implementation of SIEM and big data tools like Splunk Enterprise Security is required. Experience with Securonix UEBA, ELK, ArcSight ESM and QRadar is preferred.
  • Experience using/implementing Big data, machine learning, behavior analytics based solutions using technologies like Hadoop, Apache Spark, R.
  • Experience with developing solutions for Security Operations Center and supporting SOC operations.
  • Solid understanding of cybersecurity concepts such as cyber kill chain, APT, Threat Intelligence etc.
  • Experienced in acquisition, analysis and correlation of data from various security event sources such as proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, DLP tools etc.
  • Hands on experience in analyzing the data structure/data model pertaining to security event sources like proxy, firewalls, network devices, IDS/IPS etc.
  • Strong technical background in Unix, Windows, SOA, Java, Apache, FOSS technologies, Virtualization technologies like VMWare, Storage technologies.
  • Information Security certifications such CISSP, SANS, Ethical Hack preferred.
  • Vendor management experience is a plus