Sr. Security Engineer (Director Title)

New York, NY



  • Responsible for countermeasure planning, design and enhancements
  • Hands-on deployment of new technologies and security capabilities.
  • Manage projects and vendors providing operational or professional services.
  • Work closely with IT Infrastructure, Application Development and other non-IT lines of business to assist with security considerations during decision-making.
  • Serve as the security liaison on select infrastructure, application and database projects and day-to-day app/data activities.
  • Create, maintain and update security processes and documentation, such as the secure SDLC process, and coordinate with PMO teams to ensure they’re followed throughout IT.
  • Create, maintain and update a threat tree library by performing regular threat assessments to identify which behaviors and actions can be prevented or detected using company technology.
  • Responsible for setting security architecture requirements and performing security architecture reviews for cloud initiatives.
  • Maintain knowledge of current security trends and be able to clearly communicate them to the team and to other employees to encourage secure culture across the firm.
  • Monitor public security advisories and alerts for information related to the corporate IT environment
  • Participate in and contribute to security team meetings, strategy sessions and broader IT and firmwide initiatives.




  • Bachelor’s degree , additional degree preferred
  • At least 8-10 years of experience working in the Finance industry in a Cybersecurity or IT role.
  • Industry certifications preferred (CISSP, CISA, CEH, GSEC, or similar)
  • Broad knowledge of security technologies and trends
  • Detailed knowledge of several cybersecurity domains.
  • Hands on experience with at least two of Application Security, Cloud Security or Infrastructure/Systems Security
  • Ability to apply technical concepts to problem solving.
  • Proficiency with scripting and automation (Powershell a plus).
  • Working familiarity with industry frameworks such as NIST CSF and CIS20





Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 8/4/2020
Salary $140,000 - $180,000 + bonus

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