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Senior Application Security Architect - Exciting start-up owned by a Multi-billion dollar company

Senior Application Security Architect - Exciting start-up owned by a Multi-billion dollar company

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Category: Executive
Company Description: If life insurance could start over, this is what it would be.
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Location: New York-NY
Job Number: 8992

Job Description



Our client is an innovative insurtech startup with a simple (but important) mission to make life less hard.

They're streamlining the experience of purchasing life insurance by tailoring that experience to the modern consumer. Easy. Convenient. Affordable. Entirely online.

They combine the culture of a startup with the stability and backing of a Fortune 100 company to create an environment that is truly unique.

We’re looking for good, smart, collaborative people who want to work on the latest technology stacks and have a desire to disrupt.

The office is located in NYC's Flatiron district, and, in case you were wondering, yes, they have free snacks. Coffee and yogurt too.



We are seeking an Information Security Officer (“ISO”) to work with the CTO, Solutions Architect, and Development teams to ensure proper technology risk and security considerations are covered throughout the software development cycle and in the production environment. The ISO will interpret relevant regulatory rules and security standards and help to provide solutions to address exposures or mitigate risks.



  • Establish and maintain a comprehensive cyber security program that meets applicable laws and data security best practices
  • Define policies and processes targeted to Haven Life’s tech stack, business, and development model
  • Perform information security risk assessments on new products, features, framework components, cloud-based infrastructure, and external vendors
  • Report concerns and gaps as applicable based on assessments
  • Work with development teams and architects to develop corrective action plans as appropriate and track to closure
  • Interface with the client's parent company, on processes, standards, and reporting
  • Work with external information security vendors on periodic independent black box and white box testing and assessments
  • Promote awareness of information security objectives, policies, and processes to all employees


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant information security experience
  • Strong information security skills including regulation and standards interpretation, policy and procedure definition, risk assessment, solution evaluation, and corrective action plan definition and tracking
  • Deep knowledge of information control areas and concepts including authentication, authorization, access control, auditing, cryptography, and information classification
  • Experience with development strongly preferred, ideally with JavaScript, Java, and/or C++
  • Professional certifications such as CISSP or similar preferred
  • Entrepreneurial minded and driven self-starter
  • Experience in an agile environment preferred
  • Strong communication skills, including experience with drafting policies and procedures and presenting to diverse audiences
  • Proven ability to influence stakeholders who don’t have a direct reporting relationship
  • Relevant experience in working for (or with) a financial services firm preferred
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.


We pay competitive base salaries and we reward performance. Our salary structure is commensurate with experience. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program including medical insurance and 401(K).


Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
Vishal Mehta

Vishal Mehta

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