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Director Information Security


This is a Contract position in Roseland, NJ posted November 27, 2019.

The Director of Information Security will be responsible for developing, implementing and Operating a comprehensive enterprise cybersecurity and IT risk management program.

The director is responsible for managing the security organization to ensure non-stop monitoring and response to security threats.

This position is also responsible for architecting and implementing a comprehensive monitoring, troubleshooting, alerting, reporting, and Response fabric.

This fabric must protect the Enterprise against threats and attacks globally.

Early detection and prevention of unauthorized access to critical assets is a must.

This position must also serve as the POC for managing communications and actions in an Incident response situation.

This position will represent the company in engagement with customers where internal security is a concern.

This position will provide the leadership to answer IT security questions in response to external customer opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide the direction for company data and cybersecurity protection and oversee technology governance and policies.

• Develop company-wide security strategy, security awareness programs, security architecture, and security incident response.

· Oversee the operation of the security organization.

· Architect and implement a security fabric for monitoring, preventing, detection, alerting, troubleshooting and reporting on cyber threats and attacks.

· Ensure that critical assets are protected from unauthorized access and attacks.

· Provide round the clock monitoring, alerting and remediation of attacks against the Enterprise
• Provide strategic risk guidance for projects, including evaluation and recommendation of technical controls.

• Educate leaders on appropriate security risk and mitigation strategies.

• Collaborate with IT Operations, DevOps, and R&D to ensure security program compliance.

• Develop, maintain and publish up-to-date security policies, standards and guidelines.

• Oversee training and dissemination of security policies and practices.

• Evaluate new cybersecurity threats and IT trends and develop effective security controls.

• Evaluate potential security breaches, coordinate-s response, and coordinate corrective actions.

• Develop security metrics and reporting.

• Provide project management and leadership to staff and external resources in support of established goals and objectives, improved efficiencies, and problem resolution.

• Ensure accomplishment of all objectives in accordance with company policies, procedures, and strategic direction, as well as regulatory standards.

• Maintain current knowledge of industry and regulatory trends and developments for the enterprise technology.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with degree preferred in Computer Science or Information technology systems security or related field.

Master’s degree preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS: CISSP CISM and/or CISA CEH 10 years of information security experience in any combination of risk management, information security and information technology leadership.

• Must have deep Security knowledge in protecting networks, servers, application, cloud, end points, remote access and mobile devices.

• Successful and hands on Practical experiencing in managing an Enterprise security organization.

• Must be able to develop and implement a comprehensive Security architecture, including hardware, software and processes.

• Must be able to communicate to employees, management, customers, press about security and threats.

• Deep knowledge of intrusion prevention and detection tools
• Must be familiar with NIST and other industry Standards and Guidelines
• Must have demonstrated skills in Threat assessment and response
• Demonstrated management skills, e.g., budget development and administration, policy development and implementation, personnel administration, staff training and development.

• Knowledge of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) with respect to security administration and information technology governance in a multi-platform environment.

• Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.

• Ability to do problem determination and escalation.

• Build and manage a team of highly skilled Security Engineers.

Build an operation that provides round the clock monitoring and response to cyber-attacks and threats.

Recruit and develop staff as needed to create an industry leading cyber protection organization.

Benefits: Paid Time Off Generous Holiday Schedule Flexible Health/Dependent/Commuter Spending 401K with Match Medical Dental Vision Disability Life Insurance