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Director of Security 10423 Scottsdale, AZ 12/30/2019 11:58:00 PM

Director
FTE - Client

Job Description

Secure access to information assets is critical to achieve business objectives. The Director IT, Information Security is responsible for establishing and maintaining the information security program to ensure that information assets and associated technology, applications, systems, infrastructure and processes are adequately protected in the digital ecosystem in which we operate. The Director is responsible for identifying, evaluating and reporting on legal and regulatory, compliance, IT and cybersecurity risk to information assets, while supporting and advancing business objectives.
 
The Director coordinates the IT organization's technical activities to implement and manage security infrastructure, and to provide regular status and service-level reports to management. This role is a leadership role that requires an individual with a strong technical background, as well as an ability to work with the IT organization and business management to align priorities and plans with key business objectives. He or she will also be responsible for working with business and IT stakeholders to balance real-world risks with business drivers such as speed, agility, flexibility and performance.
 
Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline required.
  • Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Professional security management certification is desirable, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other similar credentials
Experiences
  • A minimum of ten years of IT experience, with five years in an information security role and at least three years in a managerial capacity is required.
  • Experience working with legal, audit and compliance staff is preferred.
  • Experience developing and maintaining policies, procedures, standards and guidelines is required.
  • Familiarity with applicable legal and regulatory requirements, including, but not limited to, the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the European Union Privacy Directive, and the Japanese Financial Instruments and Exchange Law ("J-SOX").

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