Information Security Manager - Technology - Vice President

  • Competitive Base plus Bonus
  • Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Jefferies
  • 10 Dec 18

We are looking for an individual who reports directly to the Head of International Information Security, they will be the German Information Security operative who is responsible for working on Information Security activities from Germany.

Company

Jefferies, the world's only independent full-service global investment banking firm focused on serving clients for over 50 years, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. Our firm provides a full range of investment banking, sales, trading, research and strategy across the spectrum of equities, fixed income, and foreign exchange, as well as wealth management, in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: JEF), a diversified financial services company.

 

Team

At Jefferies, information is an integral part of our activities. Global Information Security (GIS) group, part of the IT organization, has a mission to deliver products and services to protect all of Jefferies IT resources globally. 

 

Role

We are looking for an individual who reports directly to the Head of International Information Security, they will be the German Information Security operative who is responsible for working on Information Security activities from Germany.

 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Act as the point of contact for GIS within Germany.
  • Conducting Security Operations activities.
  • Ensure all Information Security requirements in Germany and European countries (as required) are understood and articulated back to GIS management as well as implemented.
  • Liaising with local regulators on Information Security matters.
  • Delivering education and awareness as required to Jefferies employees.
  • Work with other stakeholders within Jefferies International Limited (JIL) such as Technology, Internal Audit and Operational Risk to carry out the mission of the GIS function.  This includes participation in management committees as appropriate.
  • Works seamlessly with other Technology and business functions to achieve the aims of the business in a secure manner.
  • Provide communication to keep Senior Information Security management informed of all Information Security issues.
  • Work with Operation and Engineering teams to test implementation of security solutions.

 

Qualifications 

Person Specification

The following skills and experience are required for this role: 

  • Previous experience in the field of Information Security is essential.
  • Knowledge of German Regulatory landscape and requirement related to Information Security.
  • Experience in Security Operations as Enforcement Verifier handling alert management, escalation and response.
  • Working experience in Security Assessment and/or Audit.
  • Solid IT background (IT degree holder preferred).
  • Ability to explain technical risks in a business context.
  • Highly self-motivated and capable to work under pressure.
  • Solid communications skills, fluent in German and English.
  • German based and must be willing to travel

 

Desired Characteristics

  • CISSP, CISA, CISM, ComTIASecurity+ or equivalent certification.
  • Experience with ISO, COBIT, FFEIC, RISK IT, NIST;
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of IT Staff located in multiple sites, including proven effectiveness working with global teams.