Senior Security Engineer

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 57 days ago

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The TDA Security Risk Management (SRM) Group, under the leadership of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), is tasked to protect information assets in support of TDA business objectives and in conformity with TDA policies. The Security Engineering Team is a core function of SRM and is primarily responsible for ensuring that IT systems are engineered and designed in a secure manner. These responsibilities include delivering solutions that satisfy pre-defined functional and user requirements; developing, maintaining and troubleshooting computer network security systems; preventing misuse and malicious behavior and outlining constraints and restrictions within security policy. The Security Engineer reports to the Senior Manager of Information Security Engineering and acts as a primary interface to senior management for all security engineering matters. This position involves both hands-on technical work, and time spent consulting and advising on security risk across the organization.

Well qualified candidates will also demonstrate expertise in the following technical areas:
Experience configuring, implementing and leveraging computer security and networking diagnostic/monitoring tools
Enterprise IT design concepts and strategies
Familiarity with Information Security frameworks and standards (i.e. CIS, NIST, ITIL)
CISSP, Security Plus, or other information systems security certification

Well qualified candidates for this position will demonstrate the following key traits:
Prior senior-level security engineering experience
Experience partnering with peers to find an appropriate balance between operations and security
Capable of analyzing large amounts of disparate data to produce easily understandable content
Financial Services background; knowledge of trading platform process and technologie


  • Help determine security strategy for the company
  • Properly ascertain risk to these systems and provide appropriate security strategies, requirements and solutions for various enterprise-wide products
  • Act as a security risk advisor and consultant to initiatives across the business
  • Consult security LOBs and the infrastructure organization on appropriate controls and clearly communicate security concepts at all levels
  • Manage internal Security projects including writing requirements, managing the procurement process, initial installation/configuration and overseeing the project lifecycle
  • Research, evaluate, and stay current on emerging tools and technologies
  • Partner with vendors to pilot security solutions
  • Mentor and provide direction and support to SRM team members
  • Ability to positively influence the behavior of peers and build relationships with other teams without direct authority over those teams


• Minimum of 3-5 years of implementing security tools and solutions
• Minimum of 7 years of IT experience (server/desktop hardware & software, networking, storage, disaster recovery, and backup/restore)
• Broad-based working knowledge of networking, application, database, infrastructure and/or server administration
• Knowledge of supporting technology, tools and controls such as Qualys, Symantec DLP, Symantec Endpoint Protection, TCP/IP for Windows and Unix, Tufin, etc.
• Ability to perform problem solving in a complex, demanding environment by drawing on a pool of technical experience, business understanding and good judgment
• Must be resourceful, creative, innovative, results driven, and adaptable
• Solid problem solving and analytical skills
• Competent designer of mixed-technology solutions
• Ability to lead a team in a fast-paced multidisciplinary environment
• Information Security and control certifications preferred (CISSP, CISM, Security Plus, etc.)
• A B.A./B.S. degree; Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and/or MIS is preferred — other majors may be considered
• Military education or experience may be considered in lieu of civilian requirements listed