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Cybersecurity Supervisor

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

People & HR, Operations
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024

Business Unit:

Global Information Technology

Reporting To:

Manager, Cybersecurity


US/Seattle (Mar-Nov 8:30 pm - 5:30 am IST / Nov-Mar 9:30 pm - 6:30 am 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 Supervisor to lead our Mumbai based Cybersecurity Proxy team. The Proxy team is responsible for supporting the Russell Investments web proxy infrastructure. This role requires both manager/supervisor and general cybersecurity experience. You’ll work alongside the Seattle based Cybersecurity team, IT support teams, and other groups within Russell Investments to ensure our web proxy platforms are configured and performing optimally. These mission critical platforms are used for internet access by nearly every system in the environment. Your expertise in proxy technology will be crucial in safeguarding our organization's critical assets and ensuring the integrity of our systems and data.

Years of Experience

Minimum 5 years’ experience in Cybersecurity or related field, with 2-3 years of experience leading a team.


Experience with web proxy infrastructure, including deploying, configuring, upgrading, and maintaining proxy appliances and cloud proxy services.

Special Requirements

Occasional after hours or weekend work as needed


  • Oversee all aspects of our web proxy infrastructure.

  • Understand Russell Investments network architecture.

  • Create and maintain documentation.

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

  • Manage the Proxy team members to ensure engagement, motivation, and job satisfaction.

  • Participate in the hiring of new team members.

  • Conduct performance evaluations.

  • Ensure all team members have the materials and resources they need to excel in their individual roles.

  • Organize training and professional development for each team member to facilitate career growth.

General Proxy Team Responsibilities

  • Configure and maintain web proxy platforms.

  • Review proxy policies to ensure new and emerging threats are accounted for.

  • Generate web usage reports.

  • Propose solutions to enhance our security posture.

  • Be familiar with our security Policies and Standards.

  • Initiate monthly access reviews for required systems.

  • Develop and maintain response plans, playbooks, and procedures.

Candidate Requirements

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

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

  • Proven experience of at least 5 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.

  • Understanding of networking technology such as load balancers, firewalls, switches, and routers.

  • 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.