CISSP Jobs - IT Security Lead, 13429

Location New York, NY
Date Posted April 6, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


The candidate will manage and maintain the firm's security program.  They will need to pro-actively identify security risks, recommend solutions, work with affected departments to address the risk, and ensure that the solutions remains in effect.  They must have extensive hands-on experience with an understanding of theory and practice.  The candidate's responsibilities include security for all areas of IT including servers, networks, desktops, third party services and application development.
Major Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of security analysts, engineers and, architects to implement technical solutions and provide operational capabilities.
  • Project manage security initiatives and provide project oversight of all security projects.
  • Provide oversight and technical direction for security initiatives.
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance to other members of the team.
  • Provide overall technical design & architecture for all aspects of security in the infrastructure.
  • Lead and guide incident response initiatives
  • Mentor and guide team members on tasks and goals.
  • Step in and execute as a core member of the team to ensure coverage
  • Supervise third-party vendors for various projects or services.  
  • Create and improve operational capabilities within the security organization. 
  • Facilitate/oversee the review of security platforms, identify deficiencies, recommend and implement improvements
  • Work with vendors and colleagues to assess different technologies and determine their impact on security. 
  • Troubleshoot security issues and assist with security incident responses and forensic investigations
  • Lead Incident Response efforts of High or Critical Security Incidents
  • Be able to prepare and brief senior management of risks, on but not limited to security incidents, system vulnerabilities, and ongoing compliance functions

Required Qualifications:


  • Strong hands-on technical experience in the security domain. .i.e. must have recent hands-on experience with some of the key security technologies --IDS, SIEM, DLP, Firewalls, Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Security; SSL intercept etc.
  • Understanding of Security Frameworks, such as: NIST 800-53, ISO/IEC 27000, FFIEC CAT
  • Strong communication skills. Ability to clearly articulate ideas, solutions etc. to team members, senior management, and end users.
  • Organized with Strong Project Management skills.
  • Self-driven -- Ability to lead projects from initiation to completion.
  • Educational background with BS / MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related area.
  • Strong knowledge of internet, web, application and network security platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux & Windows operating system security.
  • 5+ years' of experience in a similar position.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve security issues
  • Ability to perform and interpret vulnerability assessments
  • Ability to administer and operate tools of the security infrastructure
  • Ability to balance and prioritize work
  • Experience with threat modeling, penetration testing or running security scans with third party software
  • Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including Encryption, VPNs, PKI, Firewalls, IDS, Proxies, NAC, SIEM, AV, DNS, Email, Wireless
  • Experience working with leading firewall, network scanning and intrusion detection products and authentication technologies

Additional Qualifications:

  • Possess security certifications (CISSP, CISA, CISM, etc)
  • Experience with project management and industry best practices
  • Experience working within the Financial Services industry

Location: NY