Information Systems Security Specialist

  • Next Gen Cyber LLC
  • Interactive Brokers - Greenwich, CT
  • Apr 29, 2018
Full time Risk Management Software Development Systems Requirements Planning Systems Development Customer Service and Technical Support Network Services Systems Administration

Job Description

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBKR) is an automated electronic broker and market maker in equities, options, futures, bonds and foreign exchange around the world. With over $15 billion in market capitalization, IBKR trades 9% of the listed equity options volume worldwide, executing, clearing, settling and accounting for over one million trades per day. The Company’s brokerage operations are conducted by its Interactive Brokers subsidiaries and its proprietary market-making operations are conducted by its Timber Hill subsidiaries. IBKR employs approximately 1,200 people and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.[1]

Interactive Brokers (“IB”) is the largest U.S. broker, measured by trades, offering direct-access electronic trade execution and clearing for active traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. IB serves more than 370 thousand customers in trading securities, commodities and foreign exchange in 23 currencies on over 100 market centers in 24 countries around the world. The firm leverages highly automated systems it builds for all aspects of its business to maintain a low cost base as the business expands. The business is in a stage of rapid growth.

[1] Figures as of September 30, 2016. Information on the company can be found at


  • Identify security gaps, vulnerabilities and weaknesses in systems, networks and applications
  • Conduct security risk assessments both at the enterprise and system levels
  • Develop and maintain a security risk register
  • Track risk remediation activities
  • Evaluate security policies, standards and procedures, and suggest improvements
  • Conduct third-party security risk assessments
  • Evaluate existing security controls and participate in specifying and developing of new controls
  • Assist in security incident response activities
  • Lead and/or participate in security awareness and training initiatives
  • Identify, analyze and keep current on information security threats faced by the enterprise
  • Collect and disseminate actionable threat intelligence


  • At least 5 years of broad Information Security experience
  • Working knowledge of risk management methodologies
  • Familiarity with common security frameworks and standards, including NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO/IEC 27001:27013, CIS CSC, PCI DSS
  • Prior significant experience in at least one of the following:
  • Application development
  • Network engineering or operations
  • System administration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior analytical abilities
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Information Security: 4 years