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AVP, Technology Risk

  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $150,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: BH 170711
  • Sector: Risk, Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description


Barclay Simpson’s Information and Cyber Security Recruitment team is currently partnered with a Top 10 Hedge Fund. We seek to bring on top tier technology risk talent to assist in pioneering a new function. This is a critical opportunity in the departments growth and offers the ability to get in on the ground floor. 


  • Conduct technology risk assessments across the following areas.
    • Application & infrastructure – working with business technology teams to identify security gaps in in existing and new systems. Take the appropriate actions to mitigate or accept said risks.
    • Horizontal Risk Assessments – Assess risks with regards to a large project across the organizations. IE Cloud hosting, firewall change process.
    • Vertical Risk Assessments – Assessing risk to a product, or technology. IE Remote working solution, internet connectivity, etc.
  • Conduct internal audits of current technology solutions to understand the Cyber Risk Posture.
  • Collaborate with other business units to understand their technology risk profile and influencing their risk management decisions.
  • Engage with external auditors
  • Recurrent Analysis of maturity of controls on all entities of the Group.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; higher education preferred
  • Professional qualification with regards to Information Security (CISA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, ITIL)
  • Knowledge of regulations applicable to the financial sector (Basel, ECB, AMF, FSA, FFIEC, SMA, HKMA, FED, CNI requirements, EBA)
  • Knowledge of control frame works (COSO, Cobit, ETC)
  • In depth understanding of ISO 2700X series.
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