Information Security Engineer

Location US-NY-New York
Date posted 1 week ago(3/9/2018 3:27 PM)
Corporate professionals
Position type


ITG is looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Information Security Engineer to join our global security team in New York.


Here at ITG, technology is our middle name. Literally. With nearly half of our staff working in technology roles, our technologists empower our business to provide best-in-class service to our clients around the world. From conceptualizing ideas to bringing them to market, ITG engineers work alongside our business units to build technology for institutional traders that enables them to improve returns for investors. 


  • Perform security assessments and analysis, as well as design, implement, and coordinate with global IT teams to mitigate discovered risks
  • Evaluate, design, and deploy emerging security solutions, including but not limited to: vulnerability management, anti-malware, network IDS/IPS, security information and event monitoring (SIEM) systems, network flow technologies, and user behavior and entity monitoring
  • Maintain awareness of emerging threats, specifically those within the financial services sector; this position requires self-motivation, a strong willingness to learn, and passion for the information security field


  • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in IT, Computer Science or other related discipline
  • 5 – 7 years of experience in Information Technology and 2 – 3 years in Information Security
  • Understanding and experience with Windows and Unix operating system fundamentals
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and the OSI model
  • Experience with Active Directory (or other directory services)
  • Security event and incident management
  • Good prioritization skills and the ability to effectively switch tasks on varying projects and initiatives
  • Excellent communication and writing skills


  • Exposure to different technologies, such as breach detection and prevention, user and entity behavior analytics, network flow monitoring, vulnerability management, and security automation
  • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to production in three months
  • A smaller team environment with 7-10 security analysts and engineers
  • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
  • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
  • A company that’s investing a sizable amount in its technology department
  • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
  • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
  • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between


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