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Cybersecurity Leader 17347 Scottsdale, AZ 9/18/2023 9:12:00 AM

FTE - Client

Job Description

The Senior Leader, Cyber Security will report to the Chief Information Security Officer and be a senior member of the IT leadership team. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Accountable and responsible for the ongoing development of the cyber security strategy, roadmap, and design for the organization
  • Prepare and execute on an annual budget; code projects and external resources per defined standards to deliver against scope-schedule-budget
  • Collaborate with IT stakeholders to design, build, test, deploy, integrate, and maintain an enterprise class program
  • Collaborate closely with Identity leadership to drive maturity within the company's workforce identity program; expand program to include customer and vendor identities
  • Leverage the IT Network Operations Team to provide 24x7x365 visibility to security alerts and escalation protocols
  • Expand on existing threat intelligence capabilities; elevate to support a diversified hybrid cloud environment
  • Align and deliver against a cyber security strategy and roadmap, to organizational roadmap and priorities
  • Institute world class cyber security governance, risk, and compliance standards, to include business relevant metrics and regular reporting to the CISO, CIO; and Board of Directors
  • Work directly with internal IT and business stakeholders to adopt cyber security best practices
  • Actively participate in standards creation for cyber security, to support the development and implementation of applicable security and enterprise architecture standards and best practices
  • Maintain subject matter expertise; remain current on latest industry and emerging cyber security and identity technologies
  • Lead cyber security operational and enhancement activities; drive continual service improvements in support of the business
  • Ensure design diagrams, system configurations, process design documentation, operating procedures and application integration documentation is delivered and maintained
  • Identify and mitigate resource constraints preventing delivery of a world class cyber security team; and delivery of IT business segment projects
  • Prepare organizational awareness and training campaigns to educate employees about the company's cyber security and identity programs; to include benefits and improvement opportunities
  • Support IT processes and program standards; contribute to IT Gauge Teams to drive quality and on-time delivery.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 8 years of experience managing direct reports; creating and measuring individual performance goals; and an understanding of servant leadership
  • Minimum 8 years of prior management experience leading cyber security teams and delivering enterprise class solutions
  • Minimum 3 years architecture experience, establishment of technical standards; and management of a governance process highly preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in, or collaborating with, and identity team highly preferred
  • Demonstrated experience leading and implementing enterprise information security services including threat management, identity management, access management, endpoint security, data privacy and retention, incident monitoring and response, and risk assessments
  • Experience managing vendors and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP)
  • A security first mindset; capability to communicate risk; and to build plans upon risk-based prioritization
  • An analytical demeanor and strong decision-making skills
  • Capability to assess, plan and execute cyber security and identity integration in a merger and acquisition scenario
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as the successful candidate will have frequent interaction with key business partners, IT management, vendors, and other technology teams
  • Extensive knowledge of cyber security and identity concepts, strategies, standards, and technologies
  • A solid technical foundation in enabling and delivering enterprise technologies
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities while effectively multitasking
  • Ability to design, evaluate and document processes and lead teams in accomplishing process review and improvement
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback to team members
  • Develop and mentor team members both technically and professionally to drive and support career development
Educational Requirements:
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering; MBA highly preferred
  • CISSP, CISM, or GSEC certification preferred; PMP certification beneficial