AI Cybersecurity Architect

Cybersecurity Architect with an AI focus at FactSet, you will play a critical role in shaping and executing comprehensive cybersecurity strategies and projects. You will have a particular responsibility for overseeing the secure assessment and integration of AI technologies, such as Large Language Models, into our services. While most of your responsibilities are consistent with traditional cybersecurity architecture, you will use your AI expertise and knowledge to enhance security for the subset of AI-enriched business applications, ensuring risks specific to AI are understood and mitigated, and that these capabilities are leveraged securely. As a Cybersecurity Architect, you will liaise between the key stakeholders within FactSet Cybersecurity and FactSet’s Technology teams and Strategic Business Units, advise stakeholders on security architectures and compliance initiatives, and align our cybersecurity strategy to the company’s business risk appetite. Furthermore, you will represent FactSet’s Cybersecurity team with clients and suppliers and support external security and compliance audits and assessments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform security reviews of business applications, highlighting risks and providing recommendations, with a focus on AI integration where relevant.
  • Engage with business partners, customers, and external stakeholders to communicate FactSet’s overall security posture and maintain stakeholder trust.
  • Work with business stakeholders to identify, track, and prioritize high-value assets across both AI and non-AI services for effective cybersecurity programs and activities.
  • Own and drive the implementation and maturation of security controls based on industry-recognized security framework and standards such as NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, and ISO 2700x.
  • Mature and campaign the security governance program to help ensure business product, services, and solutions are designed with cybersecurity in mind.
  • Orchestrate the provisioning of central cybersecurity services to support business partners and segments.
  • Deliver metrics-guided scorecards or dashboards to keep executive leadership updated on the business cybersecurity health.
  • Collaborate with IT to help drive a best of breed security strategy and improve the overall security posture.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in Information Security/Cybersecurity, Security Architecture, or a related field such as IT Service Management, with a strong understanding of both AI and non-AI cybersecurity principles.

Critical Skills:

  • Broad and diverse experience across cybersecurity domains such as strategy, operations, security architecture, vulnerability management, and cloud security.
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency in overseeing and executing highly complex, cross-organizational initiatives and applying cybersecurity controls.
  • Proven ability to engage and advise executive-level stakeholders on complex matters with limited oversight and guidance.
  • Excellent communication skills to present complex technical topics to senior non-technical audiences.

Additional / Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience with threat modeling methodologies.
  • Experience with Generative AI and Large Language Models, including their security and compliance implications.
  • Awareness of AI-specific guidelines, such as NIST AI 100-1 (AI RMF 1.0) or ISO/IEC 23053:2022.
  • Ideally, familiarity with international security standards such as ISO/IEC 2700x, SOC 2 Type 2, or PCI-DSS.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Formal education such as ISC2 CISSP or ISSPM, ISACA CRISC or CISM etc. is welcome but not required.


At FactSet, we celebrate diversity of thought, experience, and perspective. We are committed to disrupting bias and a transparent hiring process. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, family status or veteran status. FactSet participates in E-Verify.

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