Sr Information Security Engineer
Company: LPL Financial
Posted on: November 18, 2021
Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you
interested in working in meaningful projects? Do you want to work
with cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in being part of a
team that is working to transform and do things differently? If so,
LPL Financial is the place for you!
LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the
firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around.
Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more
than 19,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment
programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast
in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that
Americans deserve access to objective guidance from a financial
advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom
they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology
resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they
have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they
know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors,
so they can take care of their clients.
Job Overview: We are seeking a Senior Engineer, Information
Security to join our team! This position is apart of the growing
Information Security organization reporting to the AVP, Incident
Response. As a senior engineer, you have several years' experience
in the cybersecurity industry to assist with maturing LPL 's
Incident Response program. You will be performing daily tasks
associated with cyber incidents and investigations. You will be
responsible for augmenting and strengthening your personal DFIR
skill set, as well as helping develop the skills of your peers and
Responsibilities: Conduct security incident response and maintain
high levels of knowledge with host and/or network-based forensics
across Windows, Mac and Linux platform
Assess and develop the incident response program/strategy in a
proactive fashion to help mature the security posture of
organizations prior to an incident.
Establish goals that align with the mission and complete
Responsible for supporting Security Operations during normal
business hours and in an on-call rotation outside normal business
Review and analysis of intrusion detection systems, security
incident event management systems, network traffic and data from
solutions such as anti-malware, advanced endpoint
detection/prevention, firewalls, internet/email gateways and
Assessment and audit of compliance against the security policies
Maintain and develop IR playbooks
Stay current with the latest malware, attack vectors and security
Actively manage the response activities for information security
incidents including discovery, triage, containment, recovery, and
remediation plan coordination
Coordinates efforts among multiple business units during response
Create and automate processes for common investigations and
Can effectively communicate with executives on the topics of
forensics and incident response
Provide mentorship and technical guidance to less experienced
Incident Responders and SOC staff
Conduct advanced computer and network forensic investigations
relating to various forms of malware, email compromises, computer
intrusion, theft of information, denial of service, data breaches,
What are we looking for? We want strong collaborators who can
deliver a world-class client experience . We are looking for people
who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team
oriented , and are able to execute in a way that encourages
creativity and continuous improvement .
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Information Security or
Technology related field
5+ years of experience in information security, especially in an
incident response role
Experience driving measurable improvement in monitoring and
response capabilities at scale.
Experience with analysis of server, network, web and mail security
Core Competencies: Understanding of network security devices,
protocols, routing, and services
Familiarity with Information Security Risk Management practices
Good written and verbal communication skills
Scripting experience, preferable with python
Proficiency with industry-standard DFIR toolsets, including X-Ways,
EnCase, FTK, and Volatility.
Experience with performing host or network incident response,
malware analysis, or forensics
Experience with Business Email Compromise and Ransomware
Knowledge of host and network log sources to apply to investigation
and IR methodology in investigations
Familiarity with MITRE ATT&CK and Cyber Kill Chain.
Experience working with SIEM systems, threat intelligence
platforms, security automation and orchestration solutions,
intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), file
integrity monitoring (FIM), DLP and other network and system
Preferences: Knowledge of a variety of Internet protocols.
knowledge of memory forensics
Experience with cloud infrastructures for the enterprise, such as
Amazon Web Services, G Suite, Office 365, and Azure. Experience
with conducting log analysis of Windows Event Logs, Apache, IIS,
and firewall logs.
Proficiency with database querying and analysis.
Experience with command line tools (grep, sed, awk, powershell),
python, and other programming languages.
Familiarity with Laws, Rules, and Regulations (LRRs) attendant
Financial Institutions Information Security requirements including
Privacy LRRs e.g. GDPR, NYDFS, SEC Guidelines.
Security certifications such as CISSP, GCIH or GPEN are a plus
At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a
fundamental need for everyone. As the nation 's leading independent
broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary
technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide
you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and
growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and
the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing
We are - one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so
they can take care of their clients.
Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize
the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to
supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different
perspectives and backgrounds of our employees. We also care for our
communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This
creates an environment in which you can do your best work.
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Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life 's
aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an
account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.
Information on Interviews:
LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lp
lfinancial.com email address and will never conduct an interview
online or in a chatroom forum. - During an interview, LPL will not
request any form of payment from the applicant, or information
regarding an applicant 's bank or credit card. - Should you have
any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL
's Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.
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