Director, Cyber Risk Management

Category: Technology
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Job ID: 11065
Posted Date: October 10, 2018

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.


The Director, Cyber Risk Management is a key member of the Cyber Governance, Risk & Compliance leadership team and responsible for directing and reporting on IT and Information Security risk programs in a manner that meets corporate, legal and regulatory requirements. The Director, Cyber Risk Management is also responsible for the development and maintenance of E*TRADE’s Cyber Risk Management Program.

This position requires a strategic leader with strong collaboration skills, detailed working knowledge of IT and Information Security best practices, and familiarity in leading a distributed team in effectively managing risks for a highly regulated business environment. This position serves as the process owner of all operational activities related to the ongoing identification, management and reporting of key IT and information security risks. The Director, Cyber Risk Management must be highly knowledgeable about the business environment and must ensure that risks to information assets are proactively managed within the business risk appetite.

In this role you will:

  • Define, implement and monitors the Cyber Risk Management program strategy, framework and related procedures
  • Establish and maintain cyber risk appetite statements and applicable risk metrics
  • Communicates and ensures IT and information security risks are managed 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 risk management processes and define acceptable levels of risk
  • Collaborate with executive management and department leaders to assess near- and long-term IT and Information Security risk management needs
  • Participate in key initiatives as the subject matter expert to ensure alignment with IT and Information Security strategies and roadmap

Minimum Required:

  • Minimum 10 years experience in Information Security and/or IT Risk Management functions
  • Minimum 5 years experience with talent management
  • Minimum 10 years in the following areas:
    • Managing IT or Information Security risk functions
    • IT risk and compliance best practices
    • Technical abilities across a broad range of technologies: Windows, Linux, relational databases (Oracle, MS SQL, etc.), firewalls, routers, mobile devices, virtualization and cloud computing
    • Information security risk, governance, and control frameworks such as ISO/IEC27000 series, NIST CSF, CSA CCM and PCI DSS
    • Project management and organizational skills, specifically managing multiple, concurrent projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated and directed professional, with keen attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong customer service and solution-focused orientation
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit 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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