Data Protection Lead

at Apex Systems Inc

location New York City, New York

Updated on Aug 14, 2019

Contract Position
6 month(s)

  • Referral Bonus


  • Signing Bonus



Pay Rate $70.00 per hour

Experience 7-12 Years

Eligibility Green Card, US citizen


Information Technology Services


Not Specified

Job ID


Working Remotely Allowed



In person interview required.

Primary Skills: 10+ years' experience, Data management, data quality, data security, data privacy

The candidate would have a leadership position focused on developing, designing and implementing technology and process to drive a comprehensive data protection strategy. The team will be chartered with:
* Determining the firms data protection business and technical requirements for data protection including legal, regulatory and compliance drivers including data privacy, data protection monitoring and data classification 
* Defining and documenting the firms cyber data protection policies and standards 
* Provide architectural advice and guidance to the firms enterprise data protection solution providers including business, application, and infrastructure teams 
* Driving adoption of firm standard solutions for data protection 
* Develop the data protection monitoring strategy by analyzing common vectors for data leakage 
* Identify data protection metrics to be presented regularly to leadership The function will include managing the people, process and technologies responsible for: 
* Perform research and analysis of business needs, technology capabilities, and legal, jurisdictional or company requirements related to data protection. 
* Develop data protection controls recommendations through understanding of key business processes, prioritization of data protection, and technology capabilities limitations. 
* Perform data protection assessments of the existing environment to identify areas from potential control uplift 
* Provide subject matter expertise in the development and maintenance of policies, standards, and governance surrounding data protection 
* Coordinates the implementation of various data protection initiatives, collaborating as part of a global governance team 
* Define data protection monitoring rules and develop workflow for reacting and escalating potential incidents. Supports the evaluation of and response to data protection incidents.

* Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred. Industry certifications such as CISSP or CISM a plus. 
* 12-15 years of experience in information security or related technology experience required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus. 
* Minimum seven years of cyber security and data protection or privacy experience 
* Strong knowledge of leading edge data protection technologies such as encryption, data leakage prevention, secure data disposal, physical and logical security, data masking and obfuscation, and digital rights management 
* Solid understanding of geographically diverse data protection and privacy issues and concerns. Familiarity with various global regulations and industry standards for data protection
 * Understanding of information security issues impacting data protection and data privacy programs including recommended application architecture for those applications which process personal or client confidential data 
* Strong verbal and written communication skills. Notes from Manager: 
* Will this be temp to perm? NO * How many years of experience are you looking for? 10-15 
* Is financial experience a must? NO 
* Degree required/type? BA or Masters * What are the top 3 skills that youll be looking for on a resume? Data security, strategy, cybersecurity

Note: Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship

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