Information Security Manager - CyberSecurity Advisor / Architect (Philadelphia) Global Investment Bank

J Harlan Group, LLC - Philadelphia, PA

Information Security Manager - CyberSecurity Advisor / Architect

Global Investment Bank - Philadelphia

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for an Information Security Manager - CyberSecurity Advisor / Architect at a Global Investment Bank based in Philadelphia.

An exciting opportunity to join a Global Information Security team as an Information Security Manager - CyberSecurity Advisor / Architect!

Principal Responsibilities:

  • In this role, you will be assisting technology and business teams throughout their delivery lifecycles with appropriate, contextualized, and pragmatic technical security advisory while managing client expectations, developing relationships, and serving as an ambassador for cyber security with a focus on CyberSecurity Threat Modeling, Risk Mitigation/Architecture and Resolution.
  • You will serve as a resource to the firm’s various global business lines by partnering with technical delivery teams to work with technologies (including but not limited to cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure), container orchestration & automation tools) and help drive the secure evolution of the organization. A fundamental understanding of supply-chain risk, security best practices, and secure application development will help to deliver project lifecycle support on Agile or Waterfall projects. Exposure to vulnerability management, security testing and system configuration is desirable.
  • In addition to identifying security risks that could be impacting the firm’s financial service operations, you will have the ability to work with various stakeholders to assist them in understanding the severity of the security risks and the remediation activities that could follow.
  • This role will also involve working closely with security architects in validating required security controls are appropriately implemented by project teams.

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

Familiarity and exposure to regulatory requirements, the evolving threat landscape, and industry standard frameworks including but not limited to: NIST, COBIT, and ISO are beneficial. Industry recognized qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, Security+, SANS certification, and cloud platform certifications are highly desirable, but not required.

A strong understanding of information security in both the IT Application and Infrastructure domains, with prior experience working in an enterprise environment as well as a history of working in a global organization with diverse regulatory demands. Your knowledge of industry security risk assessment methodologies and standards, coupled with an ability to gain buy-in and trust, as well as an ability to influence senior leadership will serve you well in this role

An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the products they build and deliver.

An individual with a passion for Identity & Cyber Security, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class software.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment banking firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial.

Everyone at the firm works in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

About the Client:

The firm is a major Global Investment Bank, they operate in over 50 countries and employ over 18,000 people worldwide. They’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management. They provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing, and risk management needs.

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients.

Posted On: Monday, January 16, 2023

Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: – 212-792-0099 – 

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