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Chief of Staff

Job ID: R-011716 Date posted: 11/09/2020 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill

The Chief of Staff to the CISO is role within LPL Financial’s Technology organization providing executive support to the Chief Information Security Officer, the candidate assists in developing strategy, monitors department financials, metrics and reporting, as well as maintains content in preparation for board-level discussions and presentations.  The Chief of Staff role is a high visibility position, responsible for ensuring the department is aligned to its operating plan, innovating and engaging employees every day.

This qualified professional has a working knowledge of Information Security, with a strong bias towards action and collaboration. Exceptional organization, working as part of a larger management team and the ability to act as a delegate for executives as needed is imperative.  This is a collaborative, strategic and operational role and one that requires a combination of adaptability and security skills. A successful candidate provides program management and budgetary experience, alongside technical and regulatory experience to promote departmental success and a firm-wide appropriate security posture. The candidate will serve on the Information Security leadership team, with a seat at the table for shaping organizational initiatives, providing mentorship, guidance and accountability across the department.  

Primary Responsibilities will include:

Prepare technical, as well as program-level presentations to executive management and committees as appropriate
Act as a liaison in support of Agile teams, HC and procurement activities as it relates to the Information Security organization
Develop and maintain an inventory of initiatives in which the awareness and involvement of the CISO is essential
Develop a regular cadence of metrics and reporting in support of operational and strategic goals and vision
Facilitate and organize management reporting in the form of staff, management and town-hall meetings, investment, regulatory and risk committees
Promote an intuitive, engaged and positive workplace for employees in the Information Security organization

What you’ll bring:

Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Information Security or equivalent with 5+ years of experience
PMP and CISSP certifications a plus
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a strong attention to detail and multi-tasking
Ability to work in a variety of environments and adhere to strict guidelines pertaining to completing a given task
Demonstrate creativity, leadership and communication skills
Ability to work independently and contribute to team deliverables
Good collaboration and interpersonal skills, self-motivated, willingness to take on challenges and adaptability to change
Understanding of risks in banking/financial services sector will be an added advantage

Why LPL? 

At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.

We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.

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Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum.  During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card.  Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.

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