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Sr. Analyst, Advisor Security Risk

Job ID: R-022982 Date posted: 05/24/2022 Primary Location SC-Remote Other Locations SD-Remote , TX-Remote

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 is one of the nation's leading financial services companies and a publicly traded company under ticker symbol LPLA.  We support over 18,000 financial professionals—including over 14,000 independent advisors, more than 700 financial institutions, and over 4,000 institutional clearing and technology subscribers. We enable advisors to focus on their clients by reducing the complexity of running their practice and we support their business by offering enabling technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and independent research. At LPL, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients. And Technology is at the center of our mission.

Job Overview:

Job Overview:

Information Security is essential to what we do at LPL, protecting our employees, our advisors, and their clients.  As a part of the Advisor Security team, the Advisor Security Risk Sr. Analyst will play an integral role in identifying, evaluating, and reporting on information security risks specific to LPL advisor offices.  This individual will be responsible for supporting the creation, execution and improvement of processes and procedures for advisor security risk management activities, providing essential information to leaders to facilitate decisions regarding information security and technology risk.


  • Support the design and implementation of Advisor Security Risk Management program enhancements to proactively manage risk amongst the advisor population.

  • Identify opportunities to improve risk posture, proposing solutions for remediating or mitigating risks, and assessing residual risk of advisor offices.

  • Deliver analysis, reporting, and continual enhancement of key risk indicators to measure and provide visibility to the security posture of advisor offices.

  • Support in maturing, conducting and reporting on information security advisor risk assessments driving leadership action, escalation, and risk acceptance processes as a result.

  • Manage relationships with security, technology, and business stakeholders to identify and communicate security risks and remediation approaches.

  • Drive cross-team Risk Management processes to support overall Advisor Security objectives.

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.

  • You are highly motivated and self-driven with a passion for technology and the information security field.

  • You are able to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to create collaborative relationships with colleagues across various teams and levels.

  • You have effective analytical, research, and problem-solving skills with a strong attention to detail.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Cybersecurity, Technology, Information Systems, Business, or related discipline.

  • 4-6 years of experience in technology risk, information security, or related field.

  • Experience in identifying information security risks, corresponding control gaps, and applicable remediation strategies.

  • Experience in information security with a technical understanding of key security concepts such as, logging and monitoring, networking, application security, cloud security.


  • 3+ years of relevant experience in Banking or Financial Services

  • Relevant information security certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CISA, OSCP)

  • Knowledge of IT control frameworks, such as NIST, COBIT, SOX

  • Familiarity with national and state laws and regulations as they relate to cybersecurity, such as NYDFS.


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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