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Cybersecurity Engineer

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Business Unit:

Global Information Technology

Reporting To:

Manager, Cybersecurity


EMEA/UK (Mar-Nov 1:30 pm – 10:30 pm IST / Nov-Mar 2:30 pm – 11:30 pm IST) (India)

About Russell Investments, Mumbai:

Russell Investments is a leading outsourced financial partner and global investment solutions firm providing a wide range of investment capabilities to institutional investors, financial intermediaries, and individual investors around the world. Building on an 87-year legacy of continuous innovation to deliver exceptional value to clients, Russell Investments works every day to improve the financial security of its clients. The firm is the world’s sixth-largest investment adviser, with $1 trillion in assets under advisement (as of June 30, 2022) and $288.3 billion in assets under management (as of March 31, 2023) for clients in 30 countries. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington in the United States, Russell Investments has offices around the world, including London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai – and has opened a new office in Mumbai, India in June 2023.

Joining the new Mumbai office is an incredible opportunity to work closely with global stakeholders to support the technology and infrastructure that drives the investment and trading processes of a globally recognized asset management firm. Be one of the first to join this new team based out of Goregaon (East) in Mumbai and be a part of creating the foundation and culture for the firm’s growing operations in India. The Mumbai office operates 5-days a week from Monday to Friday with varying shifts to accommodate time zones around the world.

For more information, please visit https://www.russellinvestments.com.

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Cybersecurity Engineer to join our Mumbai based Cybersecurity Identity and Access Management (IAM) team. The IAM team is responsible for supporting Russell Investments endpoint privilege management, secrets management, and password manager platforms. These platforms support our least privileged security model. This role requires engineering experience. You’ll work alongside the Seattle based Cybersecurity team, IT support teams, and other groups within Russell Investments to ensure our IAM platforms are configured and performing optimally. Your expertise in IAM technology will be crucial in safeguarding our organization's critical assets and ensuring the integrity of our systems and data.

Years of Experience

Minimum 3 years’ experience in Cybersecurity or related field with a focus on IAM platforms


Experience with endpoint privilege manager, secrets management, and password manger platforms, including deploying, configuring, and upgrading.

Special Requirements

Occasional after hours or weekend work as needed.


  • Oversee all aspects of our endpoint privilege manager, secrets manager, and password manager tools, as well as other IAM related platforms.

  • Create and maintain documentation.

  • Plan and lead various projects, including platform refresh and upgrades.

  • Respond to user requests for elevated access.

  • Understand and enforce Russell Investments security policies and standards.

  • Propose solutions to enhance our security posture.

  • Regularly audit endpoint population to ensure compliance with management systems.

  • Provide monthly metrics on system compliance, as well as other reports as needed.

  • Develop and maintain operational procedures.

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity or a related field.

  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CEH, GCIH, etc.) are highly desirable.

  • Proven experience of at least 3 years in a similar role within Cybersecurity

  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity principles, methodologies, and best practices, including network security, host security and application security.

  • Familiarity with industry standards and frameworks, such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework and ISO 27001.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex issues and propose effective solutions.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Core Values

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and collaboration skills with all levels of management

  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to adapt to shifting priorities and meet frequent deadlines,

  • Demonstrated proactive approach to problem-solving with strong judgment and decision making capability.

  • Highly resourceful and collaborative team-player, with the ability to also be independently effective and exude initiative and a sense of urgency.

  • Exemplifies our customer-focused, action-oriented, results-driven culture.

  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities, has a desire for continuous learning, and proposes solutions.

  • Ability to act with discretion and maintain complete confidentiality.

  • Dedicated to the firm’s values of non-negotiable integrity, valuing our people, exceeding client expectations, and embracing intellectual curiosity and rigor.