Full-Time

VP – IT & Security

Posted on 4/27/2024

AlphaSense

AlphaSense

1,001-5,000 employees

AI-powered market intelligence search platform

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Financial Services

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Management
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, or related field
  • Master's degree or MBA preferred
  • Minimum 10-15 years of experience in IT and cybersecurity, with 5 years in a senior leadership role
  • Extensive experience in IT, cybersecurity, and infrastructure management
  • Proficiency in cybersecurity tools, technologies, and frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001)
  • Industry Certifications: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCSP, and other relevant IT and cybersecurity certifications
  • Proven experience in leading and managing IT and security teams
  • Strong strategic thinking, problem-solving, planning, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to develop and execute IT and security strategies aligned with organizational goals
  • Experience in vendor management, contract negotiation, and budget management
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of the company's industry, market, and competitive landscape
  • Commitment to staying current with the latest trends, developments, and best practices in IT and cybersecurity
Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement comprehensive information security policies, procedures, and standards
  • Monitor and assess potential security risks and vulnerabilities
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, standards, and industry best practices related to information security
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of the organization's IT infrastructure
  • Ensure the availability, reliability, and scalability of IT infrastructure
  • Implement and manage cloud computing strategies and solutions
  • Lead the organization's cybersecurity efforts
  • Coordinate incident response and management in the event of a cybersecurity breach or incident
  • Develop and execute the organization's IT strategy and roadmap
  • Identify and prioritize IT initiatives and projects
  • Ensure effective governance, budgeting, and resource allocation for IT projects
  • Evaluate, select, and manage relationships with IT vendors, suppliers, and service providers
  • Negotiate contracts and service level agreements with vendors
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Conduct regular testing and drills of disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Build, develop, and lead a high-performing IT and security team
  • Provide mentoring, coaching, and professional development opportunities to team members
  • Collaborate with executive leadership, business units, and stakeholders
  • Communicate IT and security strategies, initiatives, and performance metrics
  • Create training materials and collaborate on security and privacy training

AlphaSense offers a market intelligence and search platform powered by AI and NLP technology, allowing users to extract insights from millions of documents such as equity research, company filings, event transcripts, and expert calls. The platform enables easy tracking of companies, topics, and industries across a wide range of content, saving time on manual work and facilitating more in-depth analysis.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$770M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

19%

1 year growth

51%

2 year growth

107%