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Senior Information Security Engineer

Job ID: R-006233 Date posted: 04/03/2019 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations CA-San Diego

We are currently looking to hire a Senior Engineer Information Security to join as a part of LPL’s Technology Information Security organization. The Sr. Engineer receives, researches, triages and documents all application security scan results and alerts. This individual supports multiple security-related platforms and technologies, application security issues, interfacing with others within the IT organization, as well as other internal business units and external customers/partners. The Sr. Engineer works closely with the LPL Development team to evaluate and assist in the remediation of application code and vulnerabilities.  

The Sr. Engineer Information Security reports to the VP Information Security - Security Architect and is an involved member of the Information Security team. This role must display an in-depth understanding of new trends and technologies related to IT security and compliance, and contribute to the company IT security strategy and roadmap. 

Essential Functions:

As an active member of the team, monitor and process response for security events on a 24x7 basis.

  • Work with LPL Development team’s and assist them with the scanning for the identification of vulnerabilities in the LPL code and remediation of that code utilizing our vendors and their application security expert resources.  
  • Plan and execute regular incident response and postmortem exercises, with a focus on creating measurable benchmarks to show progress (or deficiencies requiring additional attention).
  • Stay current with and remain knowledgeable about new threats. Analyze attacker tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) from security events across a large heterogeneous network of security devices and end-user systems.
  • Participate in threat modeling collaboration with other members of the security team.
  • Leverage automation and orchestration solutions to automate repetitive tasks.
  • Assist with incident response as events are escalated, including triage, remediation and documentation.
  • Aid in threat and vulnerability research across event data collected by systems.
  • Work alongside other security team members to hunt for and identify security issues generated from the network, including third-party relationships.
  • Seek opportunities to drive efficiencies.
  • Manage security event investigations, partnering with other departments (e.g., IT) as needed.
  • Evaluate policies and procedures, and recommend updates to management as appropriate.
  • Adhere to service level agreements (SLAs), metrics and business scorecard obligations for ticket handling of security incidents and events.
  • Partner with the security engineering team to improve tool usage and workflow, as well as with the advanced threats and assessment team to mature monitoring and response capabilities.
  • Leverage knowledge in multiple security disciplines, such as Windows, Unix, Linux, data loss prevention (DLP), endpoint controls, databases, wireless security and data networking, to offer global solutions for a complex heterogeneous environment.
  • Maintain working knowledge of advanced threat detection as the industry evolves.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of application security or related development experience.
  • Experience working in a 24x7 operational environment, with geographic disparity preferred.
  • Experience driving measurable improvement in monitoring and response capabilities at scale.
  • Experience in system and application vulnerability scanning and remediation.
  • Experience working with SIEM systems, threat intelligence platforms, security automation and orchestration solutions, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), file integrity monitoring (FIM), DLP and other network and system monitoring tools.
  • Knowledge of a variety of Internet protocols.
  • Record of accomplishment of acting with integrity, taking pride in work, seeking to excel, being curious and adaptable, and communicating effectively.
  • Working knowledge/experience with network systems, security principles, applications and risk and compliance initiatives such as Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), Payment Card Industry (PCI), Health Information Portability and Accountability Ace (HIPAA), Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Excellent advanced troubleshooting skills, policy review
  • Experience working in a 24x7 operational environment, with geographic disparity preferred.
  • Availability to work a rotating on call schedule evenings and weekends.

Our Company:

LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer since 1996* and the fourth largest broker/dealer overall, serves as an enabling partner to more than 14,000 independent financial advisors and approximately 700 financial institutions. Since its formation decades ago, LPL has focused on one primary mission -- enabling independent financial advisors to bring objective and un-biased financial advice to millions of Americans.

Headquartered in Boston, with offices in San Diego, and the Charlotte area, and powered by more than 3,300 client-centric employees, LPL is financially strong and growing.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees.

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships. 

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

* As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2016, based on total revenue.

About LPL Financial:

LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer*. We serve independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with the technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs they need to create and grow thriving practices. LPL enables them to provide objective guidance to millions of American families seeking wealth management, retirement planning, financial planning and asset management solutions. LPL and its affiliates have more than 3,700 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees. 

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.  

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

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2017, based on total revenue.

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