Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) – ION Analytics

ION Analytics, Full-time, London
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The Role:

We are looking for a visionary and strategic leader to join our team as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). You will be responsible for overseeing the security and risk management of our information assets, systems, and services. You will work closely with senior management and business stakeholders to align our security strategy with our business objectives and compliance requirements.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and monitor a comprehensive information security program that meets the highest standards of compliance and best practices.
  • Lead, manage and mentor a team of security professionals, whilst maintaining close relations across ION Group’s central Security, Audit & Compliance functions.
  • Identify, assess, and mitigate potential cyber threats and vulnerabilities that could impact our reputation, operations, or customers.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication channels with internal and external parties to raise awareness of security issues and promote a culture of security within the organization.
  • Provide guidance and direction on security policies, standards, frameworks, tools, and technologies.
  • Evaluate new security solutions and innovations to enhance our security posture and capabilities.

Required Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or a related field
  • At least 10 years of experience in information security leadership roles in financial services, or other regulated industries.
  • A professional certification in information security management (such as CISSP), risk management (such as CRISC), or governance (such as CISA)
  • In-depth knowledge of common information security threats, risks, challenges, and best practices in the financial services sector.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities to identify complex security issues and provide effective solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills to build trust and collaboration with diverse stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • A strategic mindset and business acumen to balance security needs with business goals.
About Us:
We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.
• Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
• Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group with 13,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe.
Our ever-expanding global footprint, cutting edge products, and over 40,000 customers worldwide provide an unparalleled career experience for those who share our vision.
ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.
ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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