Emerging Technology and Innovation Associate Director




Jersey City, NJ


Position summary

Are you ready to make an impact at DTCC?

Do you want to work on innovative projects, collaborate with a dynamic and encouraging team, and receive investment in your professional development? At DTCC, we are at the forefront of innovation in the financial markets. We're committed to helping our employees grow and succeed. We believe that you have the skills and drive to make a real impact. We foster a growing internal community and are committed to creating a workplace that looks like the world that we serve.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive

  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location

  • Pension / Retirement benefits

  • Paid Time Off and Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • DTCC offers a flexible/hybrid model of 3 days onsite and 2 days remote (onsite Tuesdays, Wednesdays and a third day unique to each team or employee).

The impact you will have in this role:

Emerging Technology and Innovation Associate Director demonstrates a broad spectrum of technology leadership and teamwork capabilities. You will serve as a primary cyber-security individual with the responsibility for; identifying emerging technology opportunities for within a function, guiding the team to turn opportunities into reality, with a focus on todays and tomorrow's cyber threats.

Your Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a leader presence during the overall management of the review of emerging technologies and business innovations.

  • Drive alignment on vision through clear communication and direction to OTR members on identified emerging technology challenges, in-scope activities, and best-practice approaches for solutioning.

  • Inspire and Engage members to bring maximum value to Emerging Technology and Innovation.

  • Monitor for changes in standards and regulatory requirements that can possibly impact DTCC businesses.

  • Develop strategic methods to ensure emerging technologies are reviewed, triaged, and supervised for potential impact to DTCC business.

  • Align the cyber threat landscape to technology solutions to protect DTCC.

**NOTE: Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **

Talents needed for Success:

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience

  • Proven expertise across and within multiple Cyber-Security and Technology Risk proficiencies: (https://i.e. Technology Risk Assessments, Threat Modeling, Project Management, Cyber Controls, Metrics, etc.)

  • Ability to understand, break down and prioritize a problem into workable parts, collaborate with teams to tackle it and build a compelling product vision and roadmap focusing on the highest business value.

  • Ability to think about objectives from multiple perspectives and considers non-conventional ideas and approaches for achieving organizational goals.

  • Senior-level communication skills (presentation, speaking, written) especially related to aligning on a vision with team members; A confident communicator who can use data to tell a clear and compelling story.

  • Experience with secure technology deployment and monitoring of applications and infrastructure into public cloud services (https://e.g., AWS or Microsoft Azure).

  • Experience with Design Thinking stages (Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, & Test)

The salary range is indicative for roles at the same level within DTCC across all US locations. Actual salary is determined based on the role, location, individual experience, skills, and other considerations. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Why you should apply for a job to DTCC:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2022

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.9/5 in supportive management

  • 95% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 98% would recommend this company to other women

  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index and was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

  • Flexible + Hybrid work options available

  • Corporate Social Responsibility initiative focuses on charitable giving and volunteerism.