About Lord Abbett:
Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is an independent firm with a singular focus on the management of money. Over the course of our history, we’ve earned a sterling reputation for our leadership, influence, and innovation in the asset management industry. Today, our independent perspective, our commitment to active management, and our intelligent product design continue to make us relevant to individual and institutional investors.
From the very beginning, we’ve recognized that our people are our greatest asset. As an investment-led, investor-focused firm, we value intellectual curiosity, teamwork, and collaboration across the organization.
We’re looking for people with a keen interest in working for a trusted leader in the asset management industry, a desire to expand their knowledge, and a passion for delivering a client experience that exceeds expectations.
Now that you know our history, are you ready to be a part of our future?
The chief information security officer (“CISO”) is responsible for maintaining, enhancing and overseeing an information security program for Lord Abbett, including the governance, management, and advising on or coordinating as appropriate, the information security efforts across the organization. This position reports to the Chief Information Officer and will be a member of the Information Security Management Leadership team. Working with senior management and the General Counsel in the Legal Department , the CISO will maintain and enhance as needed, a firm -wide information security strategy and vision. The CISO oversees the maintenance and enhancement of information security policies and procedures, leads security risk assessment efforts, and drives information security awareness and training programs. He or she also advises and collaborates on development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, audit, vendor management, and regulatory compliance practices. The candidate will work closely with the CIO, technology security partners, and business stakeholders to ensure that Lord Abbett’s information security program follows industry best practices, SEC, FINRA, NFA, and other regulatory and legal requirements, and aligns with company business objectives.
The CISO will provide leadership and work in partnership with the business and individuals across Lord Abbett to maintain and enhance security policies and procedures, assess security risk, and establish strategic direction. The CISO will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing existing standards and practices to manage the confidentiality, integrity and availability of assets and data. The CISO will oversee the governance and management of the information security program, and will advance its overall mission to identify and mitigate any information security-related risks that could potentially create inappropriate exposure to Lord Abbett’s business or its clients’ data.
Specific Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Lord Abbett is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. All employment decisions at Lord Abbett are based solely on the applicant’s relevant experience, skills and qualifications.