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Cloud and Application Security Lead

Posted on 6/28/2024

PJT Partners

PJT Partners

1,001-5,000 employees

Global alternative asset advisory and fundraising services.

Financial Services

Compensation Overview

$135k - $170kAnnually

+ Rewards + Incentives + Benefits


New York, NY, USA

IT & Security
Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
  • Equivalent experience is acceptable
  • 7-10 years in cloud security architecture, and/or cloud application security
  • Strong knowledge of cloud service providers (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and their native security tools
  • Extensive experience in SaaS security
  • Knowledge and experience in CSPM and SSPM platforms
  • Expertise in secure coding practices, ethical hacking, and security in a CI/CD environment
  • Knowledge of security frameworks such as NIST, CIS, and ISO
  • Familiarity with security incident and event management (SIEM) tools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex security issues to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong leadership and mentorship skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize workload
  • Strong knowledge of incident response
  • Experienced in managing consultant teams
  • Assist the Head of Information Security and Technology Risk with ensuring cloud and application security
  • Develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive cloud security architectures, policies, and procedures to protect sensitive data and systems in cloud environments
  • Lead the application and SaaS security initiatives, including but not limited to threat modeling, vulnerability assessments, code reviews, and security testing
  • Collaborate with IT, engineering, data and applications teams to integrate security practices into the DevOps pipeline and software development lifecycle
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits to identify vulnerabilities, evaluate risk, and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements
  • Respond to and manage security incidents, including providing post-mortem analysis and implementing preventative measures to avoid future incidents
  • Stay abreast of emerging security threats, vulnerabilities, and controls, and recommend enhancements to the existing security posture
  • Facilitate security awareness training and promote a culture of security consciousness within the organization
  • Manage relationships with external security vendors and consultants, including overseeing penetration tests and other security services
  • Provide expert guidance and leadership to junior security team members, fostering a collaborative and proactive approach to security

PJT Park Hill offers global alternative asset advisory and fundraising services, specializing in private equity, real estate, and alternative credit/hedge funds. The company employs a highly tailored approach to primary fundraising and brings deep expertise in real estate private capital markets, along with customized services for best-in-class primary fundraising.

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