Come Build the Future of Investing  

NDVR builds and analyzes sophisticated custom portfolios, optimized by advanced algorithms to boost expected return and efficiency. These sophisticated portfolios are delivered within an exceptional client experience that leverages elegant client-facing applications. Our tight-knit team is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with a sizable presence in Budapest, Hungary, and is spearheaded by a tech industry veteran CEO who has led multiple companies from foundation through IPO. 

About the Role  

Cyber resilience and data privacy are top priorities for us and our customers.  We are looking for a Vice President – Security to build and manage our enterprise security and related functions.  You will work with leaders across the company to design and implement effective programs, report regularly to our Board and senior management, engage with our auditors and regulators, serve as a resource to clients, and educate colleagues in the U.S. and Hungary.   

What You’ll Do  

Drawing on your expertise, you will collaborate with your colleagues, including our Senior Security Architect, and leverage third-party resources to design and oversee the monitoring and continuous improvement of a risk-based enterprise security program across several domains including: 

  • Security: cyber and physical 
  • Privacy: data privacy and identity protection, including compliance with applicable state, federal and international standards 
  • Operational Resilience: business continuity planning, disaster recovery, and crisis management 
  • Third-Party Risk Managementvendor/partner due diligence and ongoing monitoring 

You will conduct risk assessments and lead the development and implementation of policies and procedures, including state-of-the-art controls, in these areas.  On an ongoing basis, you will: 

  • leverage automation, data analytics, vendors and leading risk management techniques to: 
  • evaluate the efficacy of our programs and continually seek to improve them 
  • identify emerging threats 
  • anticipate changes in business and regulatory requirements 
  • protect our digital platforms and physical locations 
  • monitor for anomalous or potentially malicious events, and lead the incident response efforts 
  • coordinate security projects and initiatives together with engineering, and other business teams 
  • provide oversight and guidance to functional leaders 
  • review vendor security, privacy and operational resilience plans and contractual provisions 
  • work closely with engineering, product management, compliance, HR and service delivery teams 
  • promote a culture of risk awareness and accountability 

Our Ideal Candidate  

We are looking for an experienced, energetic leader who wants to join a high-performing team focused on our customers’ success.  The ideal professional background will demonstrate: 

Broad subject matter expertise 

  • Risk management and security 
    • specific experience in cybersecurity, data privacy, operational resilience, and incident response 
    • strong technical background in security operations, software security, and risk measurement through metrics and reporting 
  • Governance 
  • Regulatory compliance 

Experience, leadership ability and other qualities 

  • 10+ years of experience in a combination of risk, security, operational, or legal/compliance roles 
  • Significant operational experience  
  • Ability to build and lead elite enterprise security teams to support growing companies 
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • High level of personal integrity 
  • Passion for security - security is essential to our business, and we are focused on preserving the trust our customers place in us 

Experience valued but not required 

  • Financial services 
  • High-growth technology companies 
  • Product security 
  • International operations 
  • Privacy laws 

What We Offer   

Opportunity to join a well-funded, early-stage FinTech startup. You’ll have a chance to collaborate alongside a brilliant team (consisting of Quant PhDs, world-class engineers, and financial service veterans from companies including AQR, Fidelity, Morgan Stanley, State Street, and BlackRock)and have immediate impact. We offer comprehensive health & dental plans, 401K, unlimited PTO, a flexible work schedule, competitive pay with equity, paid parental leave & more. 

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