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Head - Information Technology and IT Security

Corporate
Pune
About Us
SG Analytics (SGA), a Global Insights and Analytics company, focusses on ESG, Data Analytics, and Investment & Market research services. The company has presence in New York, San Francisco, Austin, Seattle, Toronto, London, Zurich, Pune, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad and growing consistently for the last few years.

SGA is a Great Place To Work (GPTW) certified company, and with its thriving work environment shaped by a growth mindset, abundant learning & collaboration opportunities, and a meritocracy-driven culture, SG Analytics has also been awarded regional best employer in 2016, 2018 & 2020.
Job Description
As Head, Information Technology & Information Security” your responsibilities amongst others may include:
  • Leads or commissions the preparation and authorizes the      implementation of necessary information security policies, standards,  procedures and guidelines, in conjunction with Compliance Committee
  • Leads the design and operation of related compliance      monitoring and improvement activities to ensure compliance both with      internal security policies.
  • Leads or commissions suitable information security      awareness, training and educational activities
  • Leads or commissions information security risk      assessments and controls selection activities
  • Leads or commissions activities relating to contingency      planning, business continuity management and IT disaster recovery in      conjunction with relevant functions and third parties
  • Liaise with the clients and give them operational      comfort on SGA’s information security framework
  • Leadership and strategic direction for the function,      ranging from planning and budgeting to motivational and promotional      activities expounding the value of Information Technology
  • Recruitment, leadership and direction for maintaining      all client networks, remote desktops, security servers, data security, etc      distributed throughout the organization
  • Contribute to “centre of excellence” for information      security management, for example offering internal management consultancy      advice and practical assistance on information security risk and control      matters throughout the organization and promoting the commercial      advantages of managing information security risks more efficiently and      effectively
  • Responsible for managing daily operations and BAU for      all IT, Network, Infrastructure, Compliance and Helpdesk activities for      the entire organization
Additional responsibilities:
1. IT/IS Ambassador -
  • Design and conduct Employee CSAT surveys and then work      closely with BU Heads to implement new systems and processes. A viable      cost-benefit analysis should be conducted to justify the investments.
  • Identify “Best in Class IT and IS Practices” in our      industry sector and implement them
2. Business Process Owner -
  • Design SOPs of IT and IS processes and induct them into      the organizational DNA through seamless change management
  • Study the existing IT/IS lifecycle and recommend      process automation opportunities – focus on system efficiencies,      minimizing unforced errors and saving organizational time and efforts
  • Design and implement IT and IS Balance Scorecards to      enhance the departmental efficiencies
  • Integrate IT/IS systems, processes and in-house tools      into the organizational ERP
3. Chief Knowledge Agent
  • Build an internal mindset of Information Security and      Control. Educate BU Heads on effective Information and Data Security      policies and share the value-adds for the organization
  • Own the IT/IS portion of Knowledge Management      repository and come up with innovative and effective ways to enhance the      organization-wide adoption of our KM database
4. Security Compliance Director –
  • Leads the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of the Information Security Management System based on the      ISO/IEC 27000 series standards, including certification against ISO/IEC 27001 where applicable
  • Contribute to “centre of excellence” for information      security management, for example offering internal management consultancy advice and practical assistance on information security risk and control      matters throughout the organization and promoting the commercial advantages of managing information security risks more efficiently and      effectively
  • Lead or commission the preparation and authorizes the  implementation of necessary information security policies, standards,  procedures and guidelines, in conjunction with Compliance Committee
  • Lead the design and operation of related compliance monitoring and improvement activities to ensure compliance both with      internal security policies.
  • Lead or commission suitable information security  awareness, training and educational activities
  • Lead or commission information security risk  assessments and controls selection activities
  • Lead or commission activities relating to contingency planning, business continuity management and IT disaster recovery in conjunction with relevant functions and third parties
5. Company’s IT/IS Spoke person -
  • Front face with clients and focus on understanding their information security, server, infrastructure security frameworks as  well as their international standards
  • Liaise with the clients and give them operational  comfort on our information security framework
6. Infrastructure Management Lead-
  • Lead client service background exercises
  • Responsible for the organization’s IT Infrastructure      Management applications and information security
  • Responsible for the organization’s seamless functioning      of Windows 2012 AD, email infrastructure, datacenter monitoring tool      (Manage Engine) for multiple office locations
  • Manage BCP-DR as per compliance & IT Audits; manage      the organizational IT Assets & Vendors
  • Reduce IT cost using appropriate solutions
IT operations.
  1. Leads team of IT staff.
  2. Designs and implements IT strategies and      infrastructure.
  3. Analyzes business requirements for IT needs and      systems.
  4. Works to increase end user satisfaction.
  5. Evaluates IT operations with regard to established      goals.
  6. Communicates within IT team and across departments as      needed.
  7. Assesses need for new equipment and software.
  8. Prepares progress and budget reports for upper      management.
  9. Hires new members of IT staff.
  10. Builds and maintains relationships with outside      vendors.
  11. Manages company help desk.
  12. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related      results as needed.
  13. IT vendor management and periodical evaluation.
  14. Should have experience managing      database thru Cloud
IT Security.
  1. Oversees IT related compliances.
  2. Identifies and eliminates security risks.
  3. Submit periodical Compliance report to Compliance team.
  4. Taking ownership of IT policies, procedures and review, enhance it periodically.

Job Requirement
Education, and Experience Requirements:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in information technology, information systems, computer science or related field (Post graduate degree a plus)
  2. Minimum fifteen years’ experience working in IT operations and IT security
  3. Minimum five years’ experience overseeing IT teams and projects
  4. IT operations, Security Certifications
  5. Have fair knowledge wrt ISO 27001, GDPR, SOC 2, UK DPA, HIPAA, ECOVADIS etc external audits.
  6. Sound understanding of computer systems, networks,  security, telecommunications, databases and storage systems.
  7. Knowledge of Cloud managed Data centre and Disaster      recovery site management.
  8. Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership      skills
  9. Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and projects
  10. Solid working knowledge of all relevant coding      languages and security protocols
  11. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  12. Team oriented

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