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Manager/Director, Security Information Assurance in Plantation, FL at TradeStation

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

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Manager/Director, Security Information Assurance
Plantation, FL
The Manager/Director of Security Information Assurance is responsible for establishing and maintaining the information security governance and oversight programs across all areas of the TradeStation.  Reporting to the CISO, this is a senior level role responsible for driving organizational change and strategy, ensuring that security risk issues are prioritized, tracked, and reported through remediation.
  • Create, manage, and implement policies, standards, and procedures designed to address security risk across TradeStation people, processes, and technologies.
  • Develop and manage a policy / risk exception and approval process with associated tracking and metrics.
  • Define, implement, and track security risk metrics and dashboards to effectively and continuously communicate risk levels and trends to key stakeholders.
  • Perform security / IT risk assessments, business impact analyses, and other reviews to identify areas for potential improvement and provide guidance on prioritizing remediation efforts.
  • Establish, promote, and deliver an effective multi-faceted security awareness training program to educate TradeStation employees, contractors, and others on best practices and TradeStation expectations.
  • Provide guidance and participate in incident response processes and documentation
  • Build and manage an account and access recertification process designed to assure adherence to security policy including, but not limited to:
    • Verification that all terminated employee user accounts have been properly disabled
    • Validation that user access privileges are approved, appropriate, and current
    • Confirming that all security policies and standards are periodically reviewed, updated, and approved
    • Confirming that technology control changes such as firewall ruleset changes, etc., follow approved change management policies, are appropriate, and effectively manage risk

  • Ensure that TradeStation security controls remain consistent and effective across all environments including those tied to TradeStation’s cloud strategy
  • Serve as central point of contact and provide coordination for internal and external audits including monitoring and tracking remediation efforts and other action items
  • Assist in multiple activities associated with vendor risk management
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the CISO and Security Team on all areas of security risk and governance.
  • Assist with other security related initiatives

  • Ability to work independently to identify areas for potential improvement and drive associated changes.
  • Knowledge and experience with industry accepted security and technology frameworks and standards such as ISO, OWASP, COBIT, ITIL, NIST, and others.
  • Ability to achieve results effectively through individuals and teams by influencing indirectly
  • Solid understanding of information security and risk management principles
  • Ability to work independently and achieve high quality results with minimal guidance while also being able to work collaboratively with a broad range of people in varying roles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be highly organized
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to multitask and prioritize work in a quickly changing business environment with continuously shifting priorities
  • Knowledge of project management practices
  • Knowledge of software development practices, networking, database and security concepts and technologies
  • Understanding of security and IT aspects of regulations such as PCI, FINRA, SEC, privacy law, etc.
  • Demonstrated personal initiative in maintaining a continuous high level of professional knowledge in areas of security and risk management

  • 5- 10 years of progressive information security work experience
  • 2-5 years working in security leadership position(s)
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field of study; OR any equivalent combination of relevant background, skills and experience
  • Experience with one or more GRC tools such as Archer, RSAM, or others preferred
  • Experience managing security risk associated with cloud architectures preferred
  • Involvement with vendor risk management
  • One or more of the following certifications strongly preferred:
    • CISSP (and/or other ISC2 certifications)
    • CISM, CISA, CRISC (and/or other ISACA certifications
    • SANS GIAC certifications
    • CEH or other penetration testing certifications
    • PMP or other project management certifications
    • Other industry recognized certifications or accreditations

  • Knowledge and experience using IT and security control frameworks such as OWASP, COBIT, ISO, ITIL, NIST, and others preferred