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Director of Information Security - Austin, TX

  • Location: Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Director of Information Security - Austin, TX

**Prestigious Information Technology & Services Organization in Austin, TX is currently seeking a Director of Information Security to join their growing team. Direct Hire. WILL consider candidates willing to relocate. WILL NOT provide sponsorship.**

Responsibilities:

  • Own the security road map and manage all security related initiatives and projects.
  • Manage the state of vulnerabilities across multiple operating environments, assets, products, and services.
  • Expose security vulnerabilities and risks and presents those risks to executive leadership and other technical individuals with risk assessment, recommended solutions and prioritization to mitigate such vulnerabilities.
  • Investigate and identify technical security issues and weaknesses and design solutions to prevent future re-occurrences.
  • Effectively communicate the importance of information security through proactive security awareness and training (in a way that engages employees, partners, and/or clients to embrace and adopt changes).
  • Certify that security programs are compliant with relevant international laws, regulations, and policies to minimize risk and audit findings.
  • Mentor and build a world class team of security engineers and security professionals.
  • Responsible for in-depth technical security testing of company websites, network infrastructure, and applications using a combination of automated & manual commercial/open-source tools.
  • Design, document, report and implement technical information security processes, procedures, guidelines, and solutions.
  • Provide security metrics based on best practices and defined key risk indicators.
  • Assist in the execution of audits and assessments performed both internally or by external third parties.

Skills/Experience Preferred (not all required):

  • Experience working in large scale enterprise environments
  • Adept at implementing security hardening techniques for entire enterprise-wide environments: database systems, web and application servers and all network infrastructures.
  • Proven experience in managing engineers and security teams.
  • Strong experience assessing security vulnerabilities (threat modeling and attack detection), application analysis, malware analysis, protocol analysis, and debugging.
  • Advanced proficiency in analytical, organizational, project management, interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) both internally and externally.
  • Ability to function at a high level in a fast paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities and multiple demands under tight deadlines
  • Broad work experience across product and IT organizations, including security incident response, disaster recovery, identity and access management, information privacy, security operations and security architecture.
  • Experience implementing regulatory compliance programs such as ISO, SOX, SOC, HIPAA, PCI, FISMA, FIPS, and comparable US and international standards.
  • CISM preferred and previous experience and/or certification for security frameworks and regulations (ISO, HIPAA, NIST, PCI)
  • CISSP preferred
  • GISM or CCSP certification also a plus.

Company Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • PTO
  • Will pay for desired training & certifications
  • Bonuses

**This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career within the ever expanding world of Cyber Security - if this seems like the right role for you please apply now.**

Oscar Associates Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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  • Travis Englishbey
    Cyber Security Recruitment
    Call:+1-713-568-1968

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