Senior Analyst – Cybersecurity


Our client is an independent research and advisory firm focused on business, technology, and regulatory issues and their impact on the financial services industry. With expertise in banking, payments, wealth management, capital markets, and insurance, the firm’s analysts deliver comprehensive, actionable advice to key market participants in financial services. Headquartered in Boston with a presence in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, London, and Milan, this organization works with its clients as a partner, advisor, and catalyst, challenging their basic assumptions and ensuring they remain at the forefront of industry trends.


The Analyst in this role will be covering cybersecurity in the financial services and healthcare industries, and conveying their findings through influential writing.  Security Engineers, Information Security specialists, and Identity & Access Management (IAM) professionals are all welcomed as candidates for this role; pertinent healthcare and/or banking/financial experience within these fields is highly valued.


The Senior Analyst should have solid technical skills in the cybersecurity field and will strive to become a thought leader and trusted advisor to financial institutions, established technology vendors, startups, and venture capital firms. The focus of this role will be on providing actionable recommendations to customers by producing research papers, interacting with clients, and leading consulting engagements.

Senior Analysts are expected to excel in the following areas:

  •  Producing high-quality research papers on a monthly basis;
  •  Providing ongoing support to the financial institutions and technology vendors that subscribe to our research practice;
  • Supporting the sales team in expanding our client base for our research and consulting practices;
  • Securing speaking engagements on a regular basis at industry and client conferences and events;
  • Becoming a source of reference for the trade and top-tier press in their domain of expertise.


The Senior Analyst in this role should have a solid background in Security Engineering or Identity & Access Management (IAM) with experience in endpoint security, penetration testing, network intrusion, and DLP.  A Senior Analyst with an Information Security background in Banking/Financial Cybersecurity and Compliance and Process issues is also welcomed for this role.


The ideal candidate brings solid industry expertise (six to ten years of experience in cybersecurity at a financial institution, technology vendor, industry analyst firm, or management consultancy), proficiency in technology and business strategies, proven written and oral communication skills, an ability to formulate original analyses, actionable recommendations, and proven quantitative analysis skills. Remote work considered.


Additional skills needed:

  • Candidates must be fluent in English.
  • Fluency in another language, such as French, German, Spanish, Mandarin or Japanese is a plus.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. An MBA is a plus.


Our client believes their success depends on the human and professional qualities of its employees. They seek well-rounded, personable individuals that can work independently with minimal supervision and also excel in a team-oriented environment. The company welcomes inquiring minds and provocative thinkers who, in addition to closely following their own sector, keep current with domestic and global social, economic and political trends and issues.

This organization has high expectations for the individuals they attract, and is committed to offering these individuals a professional and rewarding environment. Compensation consists of a base salary along with a bonus, which is based on performance.

Applicants should contact our search firm:

Wallace Associates