Cyber Security Lead

Swift Prepaid Solutions - Buffalo Grove, IL3.3

Swift Prepaid Solutions is an open-loop Visa® and MasterCard® prepaid program manager ready to deliver funds on our clients’ behalf in over nine currencies, safely and securely, and to more than 160 countries. A global leader, Swift’s technical and consultative approach provides innovative product offerings that exceed our clients’ expectations. Virtual cards; physical cards; digital and mobile-enabled; and with complete corporate over-sight. Swift is on the leading edge of product development, delivering technology, tools and solutions to help clients provide fast and agile corporate-funded incentives and disbursements.

Cyber Security Lead

This is a new role at Swift Prepaid Solutions and will be part of the Technology department. As a Cyber Security Lead, you will be responsible for implementing and leading the overall IT security strategy for Swift Prepaid Solutions, including risk, compliance, governance and cyber security of business, customer and consumer data and related applications

  • Drive the strategy for how Swift handles information technology security, risk and compliance challenges
  • Drive evangelization and education of cyber security services within the organization
  • Design and implement procedures and controls necessary to ensure and protect the safety and security of all information system assets within the organization
  • Participate & lead organizational security efforts including audits, penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, patches, access control and other policies
  • Monitor and audit applications, networks and systems for security issues and ensure compliance
  • Lead security related investigations as needed
  • At least 7 years prior experience managing information security at commercial software companies
  • BS/BA in computer science, engineering or related discipline desired
  • Expert-level understanding of today’s technology threat landscape and information security architectures, as well as applicable laws, regulations, and compliance frameworks (SOC I/II, PCI-DSS, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and drive the right response and investments to deal with risk
  • Proven experience instituting a culture of security where security becomes ingrained in every employees day to day activities
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISSLP, or CISSP-ISSMP, CISA, CEH, ISSAP, ISSEP
  • Experience with Agile SDLC
  • Must have the desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process and product quality

  • Ability to consider context and adapt communication and design style based on the deliverable and the target audience
  • Outstanding attention to details and genuine interest in using technology to solve problems
  • Ability to turn data and stakeholder goals into easily navigable experiences
  • Thrives in a team environment but can also work independently
  • Ability to adapt in a high-growth company
  • Demonstrates ownership by managing time wisely, being proactive regarding due dates and redistributing tasks or implementing creative solutions to meet project goals
  • Considers the goals and objectives of all stakeholders, weighs options and executes crisply when making a decision
  • Please no solicitation