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VP Product Security

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Job ID R-024667 Date posted 08/16/2022 Primary Location SD-Remote Other Locations CA-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 (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:

Information Security is essential to what we do at LPL, from protecting our employees, our advisors and their clients. As a VP, Product Security you will join a growing organization responsible for securing our advisors and their clients, enabling the business to innovate while balancing the need to reduce risk. 

Responsibilities:

  • Hire, lead, and grow a diverse team, inclusive culture, and collaborative processes that reward behaviors in addition to delivery. 

  • Lead the team to “shift-left” in the product lifecycle and develop proactive, forward-looking information security approaches that support our product roadmaps and portfolio.

  • Interface with key business and IT leaders for the purpose of understanding priorities and delivering information security strategies and solutions that enable the company’s vision and extraordinary growth.

  • Perform as a domain expert who partners with Product and Engineering Leadership to drive security and risk mitigation.

  • Provide technical & business advice on IT risk issues to internal partners to ensure adequate information security.

  • Document, socialize, maintain and train key stakeholders on security requirements that enables secure design and build of solutions.

  • Provide information security advisement & direction and advisement for product or integration initiatives that span, agile development, mobile and cloud technologies.

  • Proactively identify noncompliance and areas of potential improvement, and facilitate development and deployment of standard solutions

  • Analyze systems, threat model new features, identify security vulnerabilities prior to implementation, and require security controls to ensure end to end protection

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:

  • Strong technical background and solid understanding of application security (including OWASP), network security, Identity and Access Management, cryptography and cloud security technical requirements.

  • Experience working in Agile methodology and a deep understanding of phased approaches to the Software Development Life Cycle

  • Strong knowledge of industry standards (NIST, OWASP, FFIEC, FINRA) as they relate to information security management.

  • Experience working in a matrix model, as the role supports operational and transformational efforts for a variety of product teams.

  • CISSP, GIAC, CCSP/Other Cloud Certification

Preferences:

  • Strong executive presence and ability to engage with customers regarding security

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with both technology/development and business partners

  • Ability to drive change and scale processes in a fast paced and changing environment

  • Experience with AWS & Azure security strongly preferred

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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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