AVP, IT Security Controls Manager

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February 21, 2020
New York, New York
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The Security Operations Manager identifies gaps in existing security configurations and processes and, provides effective recommendations to improve, remediate, and expand controls against cyber threats. This role will provide operational challenges to the Technology team on all Information Security related activities and will advise on same.


  • Set and track goals and objectives for security resources and services across the firm
  • Oversee and manage tools such as:
    • Security Information & Event Management (SIEM)
    • Vulnerability and Security Assessment
    • Host and Network based Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)
    • Other security applications
  • Performs IT asset inventory and reconciliation functions
  • Provides effective challenges to the Technology department staff and participates in their day to day process
  • Perform day to day operational information security activities including but not limited to identification, containment, remediation, and reporting activities
  • Implement and oversee IT Security Change Control activities
  • Perform user access and administrative access re-certification
  • Develop detailed technical recommendations to solve current and future security issues; identify protection gaps and propose effective mitigating solutions
  • Facilitate response to Audit requests
  • Evaluate, design, implement, and configure new security products and technologies
  • Develop, review, and maintain documentation for security systems and procedures
  • Perform independent review of various IT administrative functions
  • Execute ad hoc IT security operations projects as needed


  • 5-10 years professional IT Security related experience with at least 5 years of financial services
  • Progressive management and leadership experience
  • Exposure to FFIEC, NYDFS & other regulatory requirements
  • Experience leading crisis response during IT Security incidents or data breaches
  • Must have basic knowledge of Active Directory, VM Ware, CISCO iOS, ASA, and G-suite
  • 2-5 years of SIEM operational experience is preferred
  • Must possess strong technical knowledge of architecture, system policies, rules, etc.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills; must be able to effectively communicate technical details and thoughts to various levels of management
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills
  • CISM, CISA, or other industry recognized security certification(s)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering (Master’s preferred)

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