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Information Security Associate



United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Axoni is building the next generation of capital markets technology. Our solutions are used by the world’s leading banks, asset managers, hedge funds, and infrastructure providers. Our diverse team focuses every day on our goal of building products that will change and improve how our clients and the markets will interact.
We are seeking talented, motivated professionals that want to be part of this once-in-a-career opportunity to not only see, but also drive the incredible changes coming to global capital markets. We are building a culture where our team feels valued and everyone is given an opportunity to grow and succeed. We try to live by our Core Values and demonstrate what we believe represent the kind of company we are working to build. These Values are: Delivery is everything; Choose Kindness; Be better every day.
As an Security and Compliance Associate specializing, you will be integral to our cybersecurity team. This role involves leading compliance programs, contributing to security operations, and enhancing our security posture through strategic initiatives. You will work closely with various teams to ensure robust security measures are designed, implemented, and maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements and best practices.
*Selected Hiring Hubs Include: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, DC Area, North Carolina, Florida, Texas, and England*

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and drive compliance programs, focusing on audit, continuous improvement, and maturity of our SOC 2 compliance framework.
  • Develop an understanding of company processes and collaborate with team leads to drive security initiatives.
  • Monitor, identify, and lead technical investigations of security incidents ensuring swift resolution.
  • Configure and maintain security tools across our infrastructure including VPN, web gateways, email security, endpoint protection, operating systems, cloud services, and identity & access management systems.
  • Prepare and present detailed reports and presentations on GRC processes and cybersecurity topics.
  • Assist in conducting vendor security risk assessments and monitor cybersecurity threats.
  • Contribute to the development of security policies, procedures, and user awareness training curriculums.
  • Work with the Information Security Architect and IT staff to improve security tooling and infrastructure.
  • Create and maintain security operations dashboards and metrics based on detected incidents.
  • Communicate project goals, limelines, and expectations clearly to non-technical team members, ensuring understanding and buy-in.
  • Develop and implement project management strategies to effectively organize and prioritize tasks.
  • Navigate competing priorities among stakeholders in order to finish projects and tasks.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or a related technical field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Information Technology, with at least 3 years dedicated to Information Security.
  • Proven experience with SOC 2 compliance processes as well as familiarity with ISO27001 or NIST cybersecurity frameworks.
  • Strong technical acumen with experience in scripting, cloud operations, and network administration highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across various departments to enhance security.
  • Security certification (e.g.,CISSP, CEH) is preferred.
  • Understanding of public cloud security best practices, specifically AWS and GCP.
  • Detailed note-taking and documentation skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to manage complex situations.
Individuals seeking employment at Axoni are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.