Securian Financial Group

Information Security Consultant-Securian Financial Service (SFS) (Hybrid)

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Position Summary:

The Information Security Consultant for Securian Financial Service (SFS) is responsible for support of the SFS Security Operations Center (SOC) as a second point of contact, support analyst, and cybersecurity incident handler.

Supporting the SFS Cohort in a variety of capacities is critical, including various types of compliance investigations, report generation, surveillance, privacy, and anti-money laundering issues, as well as Financial Professional conduct reviews. This will require knowledge of corresponding FINRA and SEC regulations, compliance systems, policies, and processes.

The individual in this position will create, distribute, and report on Phishing campaigns and administer or develop other cybersecurity and privacy training.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Investigate, analyze, contain, eradicate, report on and document all aspects of cybersecurity incidents. 

Triage alerts and notifications to escalate or respond to incidents.

Monitor and resolve security alerts and/or security technology service disruptions using documented procedures or run-books. Works with senior associates as needed.

Interface with other Securian teams or vendors and use available tools to respond to incidents.

Support or lead investigations following written procedures.

Conduct or participate in after action reviews of events, incidents and investigations.

Create and maintain reports showing incident trends.

Maintain knowledge of regulatory and state requirements to identify changes in risk.

Provides information security and information security technology consultative services for assigned projects related to the business area and ET initiatives of varying complexity.

Uses prescribed guidelines or policies in analyzing situations relative to the SFS Cohort.

Identifies learning opportunities to strengthen information security and technical expertise.


Experience in financial services risk management, and information security highly preferred.

Experience in balancing risk with customer experience.

Ability to work with associates from across the enterprise (cybersecurity, compliance, fraud investigations, technology, data and analytics, operations, etc.) to identify requirements and implement security solutions.

Excellent analytical, research, problem solving skills, technical skills, attention to detail and inquisitive mindset to thoroughly assess and understand emerging and critical risks.

Expertise in analyzing data to inform decisions.

Technical background: Networks, networking, Windows Operating Systems, iOS operating Systems and devices, Wi-Fi, cloud environments, and VPN.

Familiarity with security technologies, including security information and event management (SIEM), endpoint detection response (EDR) technologies.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, analytical ability, and the ability to work effectively with both technical and management associates.

A strong collaborative, team first mentality.

A solid understanding of core networking concepts.

Experience with reporting tools, such as Microsoft Excel or similar.

Preferred Qualifications:

Financial services / Broker Dealer / Investment Advisory industry experience.

Familiarity with compliance mandates, security standards, risk methodologies and taxonomies specifically NIST CSF, NY-DFS Part 500, NAIC Cybersecurity Model Law.

Strong Microsoft Excel Experience.

**This position will be in a hybrid working arrangement**

Physical job requirements:

Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse and computer for up to 8 hours per day

Ability to work at least 40 hours per week

Ability to utilize telephone for up to 8 hours per day

Ability to perform grasping tasks throughout the entire work day (examples: handwriting, grasping of equipment/machines, paper manipulation, sorting, folding, handling stacks of paper)

Securian Financial has been around for 140 years. We’re committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There’s a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition:

  Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you!
  Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian!
  Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan – great resources to secure your financial future.
  Continuous opportunities for new challenges.
  Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans.
  Paid maternity/paternity leaves.

Securian Financial Group, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, status in regard to public assistance, status in a local human rights commission, or any other status or condition protected by local, state or federal law. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please contact us by telephone 651-665-5522 (voice), 711 (telecommunications relay), or by email at

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