Cyber Security Applications Assurance DevSecOps VP

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
18 Nov 2022
27 Nov 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for

The State Street Cyber Architecture & Engineering (part of Global CyberSecurity team) is looking for a VP level Cyber Security Application Assurance Engineer with excellent intellectual and analytical capabilities, entrepreneurial problem-solving skills, strong communications, and influencing capabilities. You will work on consulting with multiple IT application development lines, as well as business owners to test that security has been coded properly into their environments at the build point. You will help make sure have build their applications with the agreed on security architecture, and their deployment CI/CD pipeline results in secure code, not code that we need to secure. You should have a passion for effecting change across the organization. This role will have a broad range of responsibilities and security code reviews, design, and redesign for scale.

What you will be responsible for

As a Cyber Security Application Assurance Engineer, you will:

  • Consult with multiple IT Application Development and business areas to assure security build for scale and assure the building of zero trust code to enhance end-to-end layered security maturity.
    • Be part of long-term security strategy development and execution within the Security Architecture practice.
    • Exercise experience and influence to make well-informed decisions for build vs. buy debate within GCS and within IT solutions.
    • Mentor, coach, and guide junior talent to help create a pool of healthy subject matter experts.
    • Assist in architecting and implementing highly scalable and secure enterprise solutions
    • Work as a hands-on technical leader with a good understanding of cloud-native concepts and tradeoffs.

  • Project leadership

  • Oversee implementation of multiple key initiatives within IT and the business, working closely with line management responsible for executing change.
  • Work closely with functional areas at state street to develop plans and materials related to standard security NFR and validation process.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role, the ability to:

  • Demonstrated resilience and tenacity to keep stakeholders energized and committed to journey throughout the change lifecycle, managing fatigue, and sticking with the change to realize expected business benefits.
  • Strong communication skills to promote critical wins and new behaviors throughout the organization.
  • Collaborative leadership and work style with the ability to effectively interact with and earn the trust of peers, development teams across the organization
  • Project and process management skills, including proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Self-starter with a keen sense of ownership and commitment to work, and passion for delivering results.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's or MS degree.
  • 5-10 years' experience with
  • Designing, deploying, and maintaining multiple automated scripted and programmed code scanning tools within a CI/CD Agile pipeline.
    • PKI infrastructure, security protocols, Zero trust networking, routing, and networking segmentation.
    • Working with scaling systems to billions of secure transactions while maintaining SLA and performance.
    • Access controls using Active Directory, AAD, and IDP
    • Containerization and its security challenges
    • Designing and microservices management using Kubernetes
    • Designing and understand DR scaling and resilience challenges
    • Expertise with Splunk and other data/log aggregation tools
    • Strong coding skills, esp in any of Java, C, C++, .net, Python
    • Strong CI/CD pipeline skills in such tools as Jenkins, Git(hub or lab), Jira, or similar.
    • Strong open source skills.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.
Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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