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VP Technology - Threat and Incident Response Manager

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Job ID: R-026341

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Overview

LPL is an entrepreneurial, transformative financial services company, driving growth and exciting possibilities for our clients, their customers, and our own people. This is where you can dream up new ideas for financial services, deliver solutions on modern platforms, and leverage digital-first technologies – all as we become a cloud-based technology organization. Join us and discover everything you can touch with the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer firm and a Fortune 500 company.

  • Full Time
  • Level: VP

Success Profile

What makes a good Tech Professional at LPL Financial? Check out the traits we’re looking for to see if you have the right mix.

  • Communicator
  • Proactive
  • Self-starter
  • Collaborative
  • Curious
  • Team player

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We are as obsessed with our employee experience as we are passionate about the success of our customers and work hard to ensure an inclusive and entrepreneurial environment where our people can innovate and thrive.

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We’re a Fortune 500 company that is also the largest independent broker dealer in the country. With LPL, you have the opportunity to join the organization at the beginning of our technology transformation journey to a cloud-based organization.

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LPL is a growing company with a healthy balance sheet that is heavily investing in its technology. Our company culture is collaborative, humble and supportive, and our entrepreneurial spirit helps drive us toward innovative solutions that exceed the expectations of our customers.

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Technology is best when it brings people together. LPL takes care of our employees because we know the best talent, when encouraged to be creative, produce real solutions that deliver the highest value to our advisors and their investors. Your voice matters.

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SVP, Planning and Portfolio Management

Our Culture

Collaborative. Welcoming. Entrepreneurial. Mission-driven.

We’ve created an amazing environment at LPL, but we’re not done yet. Join us on an exciting transformation as we embrace our inner-fintech and define the future of wealth management technology.

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Benefits

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave

  • 401(k) & ESPP

  • Professional Development

  • Flexibility

  • Health & Wellness Programs

  • Agile Environment and Collaboration

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Responsibilities

Job ID R-026341 Date posted 12/05/2022

Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in working in meaningful projects? Do you want to work with cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in being part of a team that is working to transform and do things differently? If so, LPL Financial is the place for you!

LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 18,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to personalized guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Job Overview:

LPL Financial is seeking a VP of Threat and Incident Response Manager to work within its growing Information Security department reporting to the SVP, Security Operations.

Leading the Threat and Incident Response team covers all aspects of internal/external threats and performing investigations across a range of technologies and environments, databases, applications, mobile and cloud. You will be working directly with technology partners and collaborating with the Security Operations team to help identify, investigate and remediate security threats using industry incident response methodologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Information Security’s Threat Intelligence, Incident Response, and Cyber Investigations functions

  • Improve and enhance function while helping team members execute against overall strategy

  • Seek to identify and implement process and program improvements

  • Presents and reports on current issues to executive leadership

  • Ensure the successful completion and reporting of incident response activities to support remediation efforts, risk reduction and compliance.

  • Help develop and automate daily SOC activities to improve overall response efficiency

  • Serve as a technical resource for Information Security and other internal LPL organizations

  • Through incident response activities, identify gaps in existing security infrastructure/processes and recommend improvements

  • Manage the consolidation of large data sets from internal/external platforms and develop use cases for response activities

  • Develop and automate reporting and metrics

  • Maintain current knowledge on incident response, threat intelligence and forensic investigation techniques

  • Lead and assist in developing countermeasures to isolate, contain and prevent intrusive actives

  • Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy.

  • Other duties as assigned

What are we looking for?

We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Information Security or Technology related field

  • Experience driving measurable improvement in monitoring and response capabilities at scale.

  • 10+ years of proven experience with incident response, threat intelligence and cyber investigations

  • 5+ years of experience in a management, leadership, or supervisory role

  • Experience and knowledge of Python

Core Competencies:

  • Expert level experience with incident response, threat intelligence and log correlation/analysis to determine root cause

  • Experience with industry leading technologies such as: end point detection and response platforms, SEIM, forensics toolsets, cloud technologies

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Ability to develop effective partnerships with peer organizations

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, resourceful, responsive with strong follow through.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferences:

  • In addition, the following certifications and skills are desired CISSP, CISM, SANS (GIAC Certified Incident Handler, GIAC Network Forensics Analyst, GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware) or equivalent

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Pay Range:

$133,280-$199,920/year

The salary range is dependent on a number of factors, including the applicant’s skill, experience, and work location.

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 @lplfinancial.com 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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