SSUSA Job #625: IT Security Manager

Job Description

                                IT SECURITY MANAGER

Principal Responsibilities & Accountabilities

h Conduct security reviews for project proposals, business requirements and infrastructure designs

h Perform security assessments of the existing environments (including systems, infrastructure, common protocols)

h Work with other IT teams in order to design and develop security solutions

h Evaluate new threats and vulnerabilities for their relevance to the company’s infrastructure and systems

h Support internal vulnerability scanning and facilitate external risk assessments and penetration testing activities

h Track security policies, standards, KRI, non-conformance.

h Support security incident management activities

h Review production changes for security adherence against agreed policy and best practices

h Liaison with Security Operations Centers for monitoring and resolution of related events

h Support external and internal audit activities

h Provide direct support to the business and IT staff for security-related issues, which may include out-of-hours support

h Periodic review with CIO and COO on the state of the security within the company 

Skills and Experience

h Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related field

h Minimum of 10-15 years of focused experience in IT Security preferably in the Financial Services industry

h In-depth working knowledge of network and security architecture and operations and Information Security monitoring systems

h Through knowledge of network security concepts, web technologies,

h Detailed knowledge of the following technologies, protocols and tools advantageous

o Network security experience ideally Cisco, Checkpoint, Blue Coat technologies/platforms

o Network Protocols

o Common Operating Systems (Linux/Unix/Microsoft)




o Virtualization technologies and common platforms

o Public and Private Cloud technology and providers (e.g. Amazon AWS)

o Access control, identity management and authentication systems

o SIEM (Security Incident and Event Monitoring) products and solutions

o Malware detection

h Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential

h Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all levels of personnel both internally and externally



Job Location
Parsippany, NJ/New York City

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