AVP, Security Operations (M&A)
Company: LPL Financial
Posted on: November 22, 2021
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 19,000 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
Job Overview: LPL Financial is seeking an AVP, Security Operations
(M&A) to work within its growing Information Security
Operations organization reporting to the VP, Security Operations.
As a subject matter expert you should be a motivated and driven
individual that has the direct responsibility supporting the
security operations team focused on Mergers and Acquisitions. This
role will have direct responsibility to enhance and enable Security
Operations by conducting comprehensive assessment of the M/A
targets environment to identify security posture, align with
business requirements and provide appropriate level of security
controls. As a subject matter expert within the Security Operations
team, focused on providing expert consultation and relationship
management specific to M&A activity and collaborating across
information security. This position partners with key business
leaders, project and integration teams, technical leads, finance,
Responsibilities: Manage the full life cycle of day-to-day security
integration activities including coordination of detailed
functional plans, communication with key stakeholders, and issue
resolution. Create awareness of cross- functional
inter-dependencies and establish prioritization for plan execution
to minimize disruption on daily operations.
Establish goals that align with the mission and complete
Responsible for supporting Security Operations during normal
business hours and in an on-call rotation outside normal business
Work hand in hand with security program management and tactical
deployment teams to ensure alignment with strategy and vision.
Standardize and improve existing due diligence and security
integration methods with inputs from across the Information
Security team in order to comprehensively assess the target
organization's technical environment, security posture and
capabilities, and inherit internal and third-party risks. Capture
best practices and lessons learned throughout the due diligence
period for continuous improvement for future acquisitions.
Develop and maintain Security M&A Runbook to support
Coordinates efforts among multiple business units during M&A
Develop solutions that balance business requirements with
information security requirements
This position will also be supporting teams across Security
Operations and extended Information Security teams including:
Endpoint and Network Security
Cloud Service, Provider, and Platform Security
Identity & Access Management
Risk, Compliance, and Security Management
Security Operations and Incident Response
Threat Hunting, Intelligence, and Analytics
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 degree in Information Security or
Technology related field
5+ years of experience in information security, especially in a
cross functional information security role
2+ years of experience supporting M&A activities in an
Information Security Team
Solid business acumen, flexibility, and judgment to evaluate
issues/problems of high complexity and make sound decisions.
Experience driving measurable improvement in assessing security
posture and recommending solutions to align with security
requirements in a scalable and supportive method.
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 vulnerability scanning,
identify and access technologies, and other network and system
Core Competencies: Good written and verbal communication skills
Excellent understanding of technical security safeguards.
Preferences: Security certifications such as CISSP or relevant
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
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
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account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.
Information on Interviews:
LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lp
lfinancial.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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