Smith Arnold Partners

Fully funded cutting edge FinTech, Digital Asset firm is seeking a hands on Head of IT Security. As a leader and an Information Security expert, you will define strategies, policies, and systems to ensure a most highly secure organization. Responsible for setting initial strategy, identifying and addressing risks, incident management, continuity of operations, and the hands on expertise to build it all. This is a great opportunity to architect, build, and manage the IT Security and Policy posture.

Title: Head of IT Security
Location: Fairfield County, CT
Salary: $175,000 – $195,000 + Bonus

• Design, deploy, and lead Security and Policy programs: Information Security, SDLC, Business Continuity, Privacy
• Develop information security systems including hardware and software applications, networking, etc.
• Identify and deploy critical information security solutions (IAM, Splunk, etc)
• Evaluate, negotiate and manage security service and product vendors for large scale deployments

• 8+ years of hands on experience in Security and Risk Management
• 3+ years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role
• Experience in hands on developing, designing, deploying information security solutions and policies
• Experience managing cloud technologies security such as AWS/Azure/Google
• Experience managing teams in a 24/7/365 mission critical environment, inclusive of response teams
• Experience in Financial Services and/or Digital Assets
• Product security and application security experience
• Certification: CISSP, CISM, or similar