EDWARD JONES SecurityTeam Leader, IS in Saint Louis, Missouri

What IS System Security DoesBecause of our highly regulated industry, security at Edward Jones is a top priority without sacrificing the user experience. Our teams play a vital role in protecting client data by ensuring security around mobile devices, software, file transfer, network, and perimeter applications. With nearly 14,000 individual branches, three home-office campuses, nearly 1,400 home-based associates, hundreds of vendors, more than 7 million clients, and strict regulatory controls, our security teams use some of the most advanced digital technology to keep our business running and our information safe. What You'll DoPlans, directs, and manages the activities of a team of associates/contractors responsiblefor security related operations, support, development, and implementation ofSystem Security applications and related components. This includes authentication and password management including multi-factor, privileged access controls, as well as application, server device hardening. Establish and maintain effective communications and relationships within and across teams, business areas, and vendors. Align team activities and responsibilities with the firm's strategic direction. Develop and execute on-going improvements to all processes related to team as well as department opportunities (e.g. metrics, systems support for users ) Ensure prudent use of the firm's financial resources while keeping our infrastructure systems secure and managed in a dynamic environment.Provide leadership, development, and mentoring to associates through examples and timely feedback. Develop successors for key positions on their team.What You'll NeedBachelor's degree in Information Technology, Telecommunications or Engineering preferred or equivalent related work experience. Minimum of 5 years of experience directly related to Information Systems technology with at least 1 year in a leadership role (mentoring associates, lead analyst, project leaders, etc.) Preferred. Functional SkillsRequired understanding of technologies related to or dependent on the team's systems. Detailed understanding of system development methodologies and processes within IS (change management, QA, PLC, etc.) Understanding of team systems, processes and technologies and how to modify them in a changing environment.Able to identify factors in the ever changing threat environment and evaluate and implement solutions to protect against them.Provides direction and leadership; creates strong team environment and builds talent; able to lead and influence others directly or indirectly.Process oriented; skilled in establishing and executing plans; able to establish metrics and monitor progress Excellent interpersonal skills; develops relationships; seen as credible and trustworthy. Able to communicate (written and verbal) effectively Manages and develops self while internalizing leadership feedback.Must be able to effectively communicate to businesses, vendors, associates, and leaders.Able to communicate in a succinct manner, verbally and in writing.Fosters open communication by listening to others.Problem Solving:Able to appropriately react to system availability issues with commensurate urgency.Able to look at business objectives and provide solutions to problems that are right for thefirm. Decision Making:Team Leaders will execute a large number of decisions regarding systems within their own area of responsibility. They must be able to handle escalations within the team. These escalations will vary in complexity and often impact other areas.The individual will be responsible to a Department Leader or Director, but the day to day decisions are made without input from higher levels. Full supervisory responsibility for one team of six to ten associates/contractors. Span of Influence:Daily decisions made can impact the entire firm's technology availability, performance, andability to meet the customer's needs (approving system changes, code promotions, etc.). Team Lea