Director of Information Security

Company: Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Location: New York , New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 05.NOV.2018


A multi-service bank dedicated to digital assets and blockchain technology has an opening for a Director of Information Security. The multi-...


A multi-service bank dedicated to digital assets and blockchain technology has an opening for a Director of Information Security. The multi-disciplinary team has extensive experience spanning investing, portfolio management, capital markets, operations, and blockchain technology. The Company is headquartered in New York City, but has a global presence with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, Vancouver, the Cayman Islands (registered office) and New Jersey.

The responsibilities involved in the Director of Information Security includes implementing and supporting the information security program throughout the entire organization. This person will be a key component to the mission of the information security program, which is to protect the information security, privacy and confidentiality of a wide variety of constituents.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with affiliates to implement an enterprise-wide strategy and plan for information security

  • Provide leadership and support across firm to deploy layers of control to prevent and reduce the risks of unauthorized access to information and data

  • Help design, implement, and operate information security best practices and processes

  • Provide guidance and support in the selection of security technology solutions

  • Lead the implementation of information security programs, to include identity management, network/endpoint/data protection, threat and vulnerability management, security software development, security monitoring and incident response, insider threat, and security awareness

  • Understand existing processes and controls with respect to information technology and security

  • Oversee the management of third party IT relationships, including managing security services as required

  • Develop IT security risk metrics wherever possible and identify issues that put the organization or its affiliates at risk as well as other stakeholders

  • Maintain documentation surrounding the firm and affiliate environment and security risk analyses

  • Manage projects developing network and security architectures as related to identity management, access privileges, delegated administration models, workflow, and access control models

  • Understand current regulatory environment and related implications to compliance

  • Assist in developing standards, policies and procedures to enable a productive IT environment

  • Review incoming IT project proposals for risk, architectural impact, strategic alignment and impact

  • Drive the evaluation of solutions, selection of technologies and enact strategic decisions based on established standards and existing architecture


  • Bachelor's degree required; Masters in relevant field preferred

  • Min. one IT security certification - CISA, CISM, CISSP, OSCP, OSCE

  • 10+ years of experience in information security

  • Previous experience with at least one of the following information security frameworks: NIST, ISO 27001, PCI, SANS 20

  • Self-motivated, able to work successfully as an individual contributor or as a team member

  • Organized with attention to detail; proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas while providing training and skills transfer to other

  • Collaborative work style; able to facilitate amongst diverse communities and individuals; can inspire top performance in others; willingness to pitch in/jump in

  • Enjoys operating in a fast-paced and demanding environment; a nimble and flexible style

  • A direct and open style; creative, out-of-the-box thinker who can translate concepts and ideas to broader audience

  • A smart and confident leader with a clear and informed opinion who has experience leading teams while being able to prioritize and manage conflicting priorities for self and others

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