VP, Corporate Security

  • Galaxy Digital
  • New York, NY
  • May 09, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

Who We Are:

At Galaxy we are building products and services to help the world invest in economic progress. We believe crypto and blockchain innovations will permeate and improve all aspects of our global economy. Our vision is a society where value and ownership flow as freely as information. Galaxy is a digital asset and blockchain leader helping institutions, startups, and individuals access and navigate the crypto economy. As one of the most well-capitalized and trusted companies in the industry, we provide platform solutions custom-made for a digitally native ecosystem across multiple synergistic business lines: Trading, Asset Management (passive and active strategies), Principal Investments,  Investment Banking Services, and Mining. Galaxy’s CEO and Founder Michael Novogratz leads a team of crypto enthusiasts, and institutional veterans focused on the future of finance and Web3. The Company is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Hong Kong, the Cayman Islands (registered office), and New Jersey.

Additional information about the Company's businesses and products is available on www.galaxydigital.io.

What We Value:

We are a diverse team of free thinkers, and fast movers united to help investors and creators energize the global economy. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a culture of builders and overachievers and embrace high performance, transparent feedback, and a mission-first approach. Our culture shapes our way of working and gets us where we want to be.

  • Seek Excellence.
  • Be Selective To Be Effective.
  • Be Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled.
  • Disagree Transparently.
  • Encourage Independent Decision-Making.
  • Build Dream Teams.

About You

Galaxy is seeking a VP of Corporate Security to develop the overall corporate security strategy, policies, and standards to ensure the physical security and safety of all employees, executives, customers, and visitors to the organization's facilities as well as the security of property and assets.


  • Establish physical security policies and assessment and inspection protocols to review, identify, and mitigate any security vulnerabilities or gaps.
  • Plan and prepare for crisis response, disaster recovery, evacuation, workplace violence, and other emergency or adverse events.
  • Assess security systems (e.g., access control, badging, monitoring), cameras, alarms, and other physical security measures for effectiveness. Monitor for threats and respond effectively.
  • Design and deliver company education programs regarding corporate security policies and physical security topics to ensure staff is adequately informed and equipped to manage relevant security issues.
  • Participate in local, state, provincial, or federal working or advisory groups to keep abreast of all security-related intel, directives, and events.
  • Provide daily situational awareness and intelligence to the broader security team. Report on trends and concerns. Escalate immediate concerns as needed.
  • Lead and direct investigations and event responses in coordination with internal Legal, Security and business teams as well as law enforcement and other officials or agencies.
  • Possess broad knowledge of law enforcement methods, tactics, and procedures.
  • Plan and execute security plans and protection for special events.
  • Provide and execute a comprehensive program for executive protection and travel security.
  • Manage internal security staff, contract guard programs, and required security vendors.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, law, security, or related discipline preferred.
  • 7+ years in law enforcement, intelligence, or related military occupations, including leadership positions.
  • Proficiency with current corporate security technologies and 3rd party applications (e.g., access control systems, surveillance systems, etc.).
  • Track record managing all or part of an end-to-end corporate (public or private) physical security program as a head of security or deputy.
  • Experience working with guard programs and EP teams.
  • Understanding of overseas environments and global situations desirable.
  • Experience in financial services or tech industry preferred.
  • CPP or PSP Certification desirable.
  • Ability to travel to remote offices as needed.

Galaxy respects diversity and seeks to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital or partnership or caregiver status, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military or veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete the application process or to participate in an interview, please contact careers@galaxydigital.io.