Global Head, Security Engineering

Global Head, Security Engineering

Job Title: Global Head, Security Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gurgaon
Reference: 4_14618
Contact Name: Oscar Dsouza
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Job Published: June 14, 2018 19:18

Job Description

Our client, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm seeks a Global Head of Security Engineering who will be responsible for building up the security engineering discipline. The Global Head of Security Engineering will work closely with the Chief Information Security Officer to deliver and execute cyber security strategy, and lead the security engineering team.
  • Working with the Chief Information Security Officer to manage third-party audits and compliance reviews
  • Managing a global team of security engineers
  • Identifying gaps reported in audits and suggesting process improvements
  • Resersing and refining Security Incident Response frameworks
  • Designing and implementing Identity and Access Management (IAM) security architectures for the client's hybrid cloud
  • Working closely with IT infrastructure teams to install and manage firewalls, log collectors, endpoint protection and intrusion detection systems 
  • Collaborating with developers to ensure that code is secure
  • Providing security advice and technical support for development teams
  • Being informed about the latest security technologies and trends
  • Testing security solutions using industry standard analysis criteria
  • Delivering technical reports and formal papers on test findings
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in management
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in the security field
  • Strong understanding of networks and operating systems as well as preventive, detective and offensive security solutions
  • Excellent understanding of information security concepts, protocols, tools, industry best practices, and strategies
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls
  • Experience conceptualizing and delivering non-trivial development projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience with security automation using scripting languages such as Python and Go