AVP/VP Information/Data Security Specialist
New York, NY | Direct Hire
AVP/VP Information Security (Data Security Specialist)
(Expanding Foreign bank located in Manhattan)
The Data Security Specialist will ensure the safeguard and protection of Bank’ s Information Security and data in accordance with the Bank’ s policies and procedures. This position offers the opportunity to work in an international organization with great exposure to different aspects of the business and senior management. This individual will perform data security architecture reviews and provide feedback on proposed designated security projects with the IT team and coordinate the remediation/validation process.
Main responsibilities include security policy and procedure development and maintenance, data governance and data classification, access control, data confidentiality and data transfer and vulnerability remediation.
We are looking for someone with around 5-7 years of relevant experience in the financial services industry or equivalent. Relevant experience includes 2 or more of the following areas: information security, cybersecurity, vulnerability management, security architecture, network and computer systems administration.
The candidate should have a Bachelor’ s degree (Masters a plus) in an appropriate filed (information technology/computer science etc). They should have a strong knowledge of information security and cyber security best practices, familiarity with financial regulations: FFIEC, GLBA, PCI and cross border regulations, experience in various major database platforms, experience working with security tools such as SIEM, database encryption, a strong understanding of protocol behaviours, ability to collaborate and communicate effectively and tactfully with both business-oriented executives and technology-oriented professionals and an ability to work independently.