Lead Data Loss Prevention Analyst

    • Vanguard
  • Dallas, TX
  • Posted 32 days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Data loss prevention
Policy writing
Security controls
Threat modeling
Threat analysis
Regular expression
Cloud computing
Value engineering

Job Details

Global Risk and Security (GR&S) at Vanguard enables business strategy, protects client and Vanguard interests (e.g., assets and data), and stewards a strong risk culture. Our teams leverage enterprise-wide insights, deep expertise, and trusted advice so that across Vanguard leaders and crew drive faster, stronger, risk-informed decisions.

Within GR&S, the Enterprise Security and Fraud (ES&F) sub-division is responsible for the global protection of Vanguard crew, property, data, and client assets. We are the trusted advisors that protect the pride of Vanguard with state-of-the-art security and fraud capabilities. We are a world-class destination of highly-engaged, passionate, and diverse talent expected to continuously learn and develop in an ever-changing security landscape.

In this role, you will:
  • Lead the policy creation for various facets of DLP at Vanguard.
  • Lead, develop, manage, maintain and enhance security controls (alerts, rules, policies, and signatures) for the security platforms.
  • Conduct threat modeling exercises by leveraging threat intelligence frameworks. Orchestrate threat hunts in coordination with department and divisional partners to determine gaps in existing security controls.
  • Ensure proper defense depth design, configurations, and best practice for preventive solutions pertaining to the network environment for new and evolving cyber threats. Identify malicious activity by performing analysis on logs, traffic flows, and other investigative detective activities.
  • Provide support on tool and vendor assessments for Vanguard's DLP needs.
  • Provide written assessments focused on threats, vulnerabilities, and technologies relevant to Vanguard Infrastructure.
  • Lead with IT and business teams to ensure prompt and effective distribution of findings so incidents are addressed in the most effective and efficient manner possible. Provide department support to the business on enterprise-wide security initiatives and projects.
  • Mentor junior team members to improve their technical acumen.
What it takes:
  • Minimum of eight years related work experience.
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience required. Graduate degree preferred.
  • Experience in DLP (Cloud, Email, Network, and End Point) preferred.
  • Expertise is configuring policy in DLP platforms and regular expressions preferred.
  • Preferred CISSP within one year of hire.

Special Factors


Vanguard is offering visa sponsorship for this position.

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we're changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn't just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose - and that's how we've become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let's make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: "Do the right thing."

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard's core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

How We Work

Vanguard has implemented a hybrid working model for the majority of our crew members, designed to capture the benefits of enhanced flexibility while enabling in-person learning, collaboration, and connection. We believe our mission-driven and highly collaborative culture is a critical enabler to support long-term client outcomes and enrich the employee experience.