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IT Security Specialist

  • Location: New York City
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: WW/168492
  • Sector: Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description

IT Security Specialist – Information Security, Risk, Monitoring, Response, Financial Services, Perm, New York


Our leading financial services client is requiring an IT Security Specialist to provide guidance and technical advice in support of Security Monitoring and Response. We are seeking a multifaceted information security leader who can perform the fundamental roles of an IT security specialist, which include but are not limited to: understanding of relevant security threats, assessing effectiveness of controls, and delivering enhanced security controls. As part of the IT Security team, this role will develop and implement IT strategy in consultation with the team.

Main responsibilities;

  • Research new security related products and services.

  • Maintain and operate IT security controls.

  • Conduct IT security risk assessments.

  • Support Security Monitoring and Response.

  • Maintain relationships with all 3rd party vendors and strategic partners

  • Identify and remediate cyber threats.


  • 7-10 years IT security analysis and engineering experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in intrusion detection, malware analysis, forensics and incident response.

  • B.S. or B.E. in a technology discipline.

  • Knowledge of framework: ISO 27035, SANS, NIST SP800-61, CERT.

  • Financial / Banking industry experience preferred.

Successful candidates will have the ability to work autonomously and be able to bridge the gap between deep technical knowledge and information security initiatives across the firm in order to influence business development and security protocols across the company. If you are interested in the opportunity please respond via this advertisement or email Greg Anderson on


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