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Technology & Security Risk Analyst

Company: Interactive Brokers
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Interactive Brokers has been at the forefront of the Fintech space for over 42 years. We continue to challenge the status quo and push boundaries to offer the best trading platform with the most sophisticated features, all for the lowest cost to our customers. To achieve that, we seek to actively understand and prudently manage our Firmwide risk profile.

As part of our expanding Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) organization, Interactive Brokers is seeking to recruit a Technology & Security Risk Analyst. This is a second line of defense role, based in Greenwich, reporting directly to the Head of Technology & Cyber Risk.

Responsibilities will include the alignment of the Technology and Information Security (IS) Risk Management Framework to industry standards, execution of risk assessments for technology and IS processes and for IT systems, event analysis and remediation, development and monitoring of Key Risk Indicators (KRIs), scenario analysis and the monitoring of the Firm's technology and IS risk profile against its risk appetite.


Support the Head of Technology & Cyber Risk in executing all aspects of the Technology and IS Risk Management Framework in the US, and work with the global ERM teams to manage the technology and IS risk profile in their locations

Partner with risk owners in technology and security to execute the RCSA program, ensuring results are documented appropriately, are actionable and are defensible to third party review

Conduct Targeted Risk Assessments on priority areas to identify opportunities for control enhancement and risk mitigation

Participate in firmwide projects to identify, assess and manage technology and IS risks related to delivery of the IB business model

Build and monitor KRIs for technology and IS, escalating changes to the risk profile to risk owners including breaches of risk appetite limits, and identifying remedial strategies to bring exposures within tolerance

Conduct root cause analysis on events/incidents and agree control enhancements with control owners

Conduct analysis on the technology architecture - risks and controls - at the request of the Head of Technology & Cyber Risk or the Chief Risk Officer

Perform credible challenge reviews of risk assessments completed by the first line of defense technology and security functions

Partner with technology leads and SMEs to ensure the effectiveness of the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery programs

Skills and Knowledge

Minimum 5 years of experience in technology and IS risk management in financial services industry

Applied knowledge and hands-on experience in relevant technology and IS domains is strongly desirable (e.g., software development, change management, identity and access management, technology operations, cybersecurity, data protection and privacy and/or cloud technologies)

Experience in developing, deploying and maintaining technology and IS risk management frameworks, policies, processes and guidance

Understanding of technology and IS risk management frameworks and industry standards (e.g., COBIT, ISO, NIST, ITIL, etc.)

Knowledge of US regulatory requirements and other regulatory obligations related to data privacy and data protection within the financial services sector

Demonstrable experience in conducting technology and IS risk assessments

Highly diligent individual - results driven and hard working - ability to execute risk assessments to a high degree of quality; professionally skeptical

Strong interpersonal skills, excellent work ethic, highly credible and influential presenter (verbal and written); strong communicator and influencer; team player

Superior analytical abilities and decision-making skills; ability to exercise independent judgment

Strong MS Office skills


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security or a related field

Relevant professional certifications preferred (CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP, etc.)

Company Benefits & Perks

Competitive salary, annual performance-based bonus and stock grant

Retirement plan 401(k) with competitive company match

Excellent health and welfare benefits including medical, dental, and vision benefits

Wellness screenings and assessments, health coaches and counseling services through Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Paid time off and a generous parental leave policy

Daily company paid lunch and a fully stocked kitchen with healthy options for breakfast and snack

Corporate events including team outings, dinners, volunteer activities and company sports teams

Education reimbursement and learning opportunities

Modern offices with multi-monitor setups


Company Overview

Interactive Brokers LLC, a subsidiary of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (Ticker: IBKR) is a direct access electronic broker serving professionals, frequent traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. Our clients have access to more than 150 market centers around the world from a single integrated account. Our employees are part of a dynamic, multi-national, fast-paced, results-oriented team that has spent four decades focused on advanced technology and automation that equips our clients with a uniquely sophisticated platform to manage their investment portfolios. We provide our clients with advantageous execution prices, risk and portfolio management tools, research facilities and investment products, at low or no cost, positioning them to achieve superior returns.

Headquartered in Greenwich, CT, USA. IBKR has offices in more than 15 countries across the world.

IBKR is a member of NYSE, FINRA, and SIPC. Interactive Brokers Group brokerage affiliates are regulated by securities and commodities agencies around the world.

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