Threat and Incident Manager (Information Security)

  • Competitive
  • Greenwich, CT, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Interactive Brokers
  • 23 Feb 18 2018-02-23

Threat and Incident Manager (Information Security)


Interactive Brokers seeks an individual to join our information security threat team. The successful individual will have at least five years experience with Information Security.

Interactive Brokers, a subsidiary of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) is a direct access electronic broker catering to the needs of professional and frequent traders, institutional investors, financial advisors, and introducing brokers. Our clients have access to more than 100 market centers in 26 countries from a single account. We are the lowest cost provider of brokerage services and the largest U.S. electronic broker based on daily average revenue trades executing 657,000 trades per day*. At Interactive Brokers, you will be part of a dynamic, multinational, fast paced, results oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.

*Figures as of March 31, 2017. For more information about Interactive Brokers visit:


• Monitor the evolving information security threat landscape
• Identify security gaps, vulnerabilities and weaknesses in systems, networks and applications
• Identify, analyze and prioritize specific external threats faced by the enterprise
• Collect, process and disseminate actionable threat intelligence to relevant internal teams
• Evaluate existing threat intelligence collection capabilities and propose/implement improvements
• Lead and coordinate all Incident Response activities
• Develop and maintain Incident Response plans, policies and procedures
• Compile and present incident reports
• Plan and conduct table-top and live-fire exercises
• Evaluate existing Incident Response tools/instrumentation and propose/implement improvements
• Participate in the ongoing evaluation of the firm's overall cyber security tools and controls
• Research new security methodologies and technologies for potential adoption by the firm
• Contribute to risk assessment and risk management activities, including third-party assessments
• Assist in responding to clients' inquiries into the firm's security posture
• Lead and/or participate in security awareness and training initiatives


• At least 5 years of broad Information Security experience
• Experience in threat intelligence collection and analysis
• Experience with SIEM tools and the workings of SOC
• Basic familiarity with digital forensics and evidence collection
• Close familiarity with the full life cycle of Incident Response
• 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:
o Application development
o Network engineering or operations
o 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