• Principal, Cyber Assurance

    Job Locations US-GA-Alpharetta
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/19/2018 4:46 PM)
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  • Who We Are

    More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.

    About the Role

    The Principal, Cyber Assurance is a key member of the Cyber Assurance team and responsible for managing and reporting on security compliance programs in a manner that meets corporate, legal and regulatory requirements. The Principal, Cyber Assurance is also responsible for the creation and maintenance of the Information Security Assurance Program documentation.

    This position requires a strategic thinker with strong collaboration skills, detailed working knowledge of compliance best practices, and familiarity in implementing programs for maintaining compliance for a highly regulated business environment. The Principal, Information Security Assurance must be highly knowledgeable about the business environment and must ensure that information systems are proactively maintained in a fully functional, compliant mode.



    • Define, implement and monitors the Cyber Assurance program
    • Manage the Information Security controls baseline and controls maturity model
    • Communicates and ensures programs are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and standards
    • Coordinates with IT Leadership Team, First and Second Line Risk Teams, and Internal Audit to facilitate key compliance processes and identify acceptable levels of risk 
    • Collaborate with executive management and department leaders to assess near- and long-term Information Security compliance needs
    • Serve as subject matter expert to internal business and technology teams on range of compliance standards as influenced by regulatory mandates (e.g. GLBA, SOX 404, HIPAA, etc.) and industry best practices (e.g. NIST CSF, ISO 27001, ITIL, COSO, COBIT, etc.)
    • Participate in key initiatives as the subject matter expert to ensure alignment with Information Security programs and initiatives



    • Minimum 4 years of experience in Information Security, Internal Audit and/or IT Risk Management functions
    • Minimum 4 years of experience with managing IT, Internal Audit or Information Security compliance programs
    • Minimum 4 years of experience with IT and information security best practices
    • Minimum 3 years demonstrating technical abilities across a broad range of technologies: Windows, Linux, relational databases (Oracle, MS SQL, etc.), firewalls, routers, mobile devices, virtualization and cloud computing
    • 4+ years of information security risk, governance, and control frameworks such as ISO/IEC27000 series, NIST CSF, CSA CCM and PCI DSS
    • 4+ years of project management and organizational skills, specifically managing multiple, concurrent projects
    • A minimum of 4+ years in the following areas:
      • Exhibiting strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
      • Working as a self-motivated and directed professional, with keen attention to detail
      • Displaying excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making abilities
      • Effectively prioritizing tasks in a high-pressure environment
      • Providing strong customer service and solution-focused orientation
      • Working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline is highly desired.
    • CISSP, CISA, CISM or CRISC certification is highly desired


    We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit https://www.etradecareers.com/why-work-at-etrade/employee-benefits/ to learn more about the opportunities.

    E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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