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Director Information Security

  • Location:

    Nevada

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $170,000/yr - $210,000

  • Contact:

    Gloria Hernandez

  • Contact email:

    g.hernandez@locke-mccloud.com

  • Contact phone:

    480-818-6995

  • Job ref:

    Nevada - Remote

  • Published:

    12 Tage her

  • Expiry date:

    2024-03-12

This company is seeking a Director of Information Security to lead and shape its cybersecurity landscape.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and administer information security strategies and procedures.

  • Develop and implement information security and governance programs aligned with organizational standards.

  • Evaluate information risk regularly and raise security awareness within the organization.

  • Create sub-function strategies and objectives, including budget, policies, and procedures.

  • Apply deep hands-on knowledge of security principles and best practices.

  • Identify security risks and vulnerabilities, proactively implementing countermeasures.

  • Lead and manage the security team, including hiring, training, and evaluations.

  • Review and update security measures as necessary.

  • Oversee daily security operations, identify risks, and propose enhancements.

  • Conduct security risk assessments, audits, and vulnerability studies with mitigation plans.

  • Investigate and resolve security matters.

  • Analyze security trends and incidents to adjust security protocols.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field (Master's preferred).

  • 5+ years of experience in information security, with a minimum of 5 years in leadership roles.

  • Deep understanding of cybersecurity frameworks, compliance standards, and regulations.

  • Strong knowledge of security technologies, tools, and best practices.

  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CISA.

  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary in the range of $170,000 - $210,000.

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and retirement plans.