Information Security Manager

  • location: Dallas, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $145,000 - $160,000 per year

job description

Information Security Manager

job summary:
The Manager of Information Security is a hands-on role and is responsible for creating and implementing an information security program, including cybersecurity.

The specific responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing I.T./Information Security policies, standard operating procedures, compliance, and security initiatives for I.T. Infrastructure and I.T. Business applications
  • Working with internal/external audit initiatives, e.g., Information Security audits, I.T. General Controls audits, SOX audits, S.O.C. audits, or other regulatory compliance related initiatives
  • Ensuring the technical and administrative support for the development of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Programs, including testing, tabletop exercises, etc.
  • Vulnerability and Patch Management initiatives
  • Information Security Controls & Monitoring
  • Implementing and/or developing/delivering information security awareness training and notifications
  • I.T. Security Risk Assessment
  • Penetration Testing - (external, internal, wireless, A.W.S., hardware, etc.)
  • Cyber incident policy, procedure, controls, and monitoring
  • Other information security-related duties as required
Essential Functions:



  • Write, manage, and execute I.T. policies, procedures, and processes
  • Manage I.T. vendor management program (3rd party review/diligence, system, policies, risks, etc.)
  • Create and implement an effective Information Security Program focused on uptime, availability, performance, and cybersecurity
  • Engage with trusted vendors to establish key business relationships
  • Assist with contract negotiations related to I.T.
  • Manage direct reports (employees & contractors) as applicable
  • Support technology initiatives and staff as appropriate
  • Implement a security-focused governance, risk, and compliance (G.R.C.) program
  • Effectively build a cybersecurity posture without crippling end-user efficiency
  • Support business development in due diligence efforts to establish the safety and security of I.T. systems
  • Implement security measures and policies/procedures for approved devices, systems, software, and processes that the company requires to perform its day-to-day business
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:



  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and I.T. individuals at all levels, including the executive level
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the "big picture" view
Qualifications:



  • B.A. or B.S. or equivalent experience is required; M.A. or M.S. is highly desirable
  • Information security and/or cybersecurity certification a plus
  • 10+ years of proven I.T. security and architecture experience
  • A proven record of dealing with complex projects and meeting conflicting demands
  • Demonstrated ability to meet G.R.C. needs (HIPAA, SOX, PCI-DCC, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models
  • Balanced business/technical background:

    • Sufficient level of technical background to collaborate with technical teams and to be able to evaluate information security of infrastructure and application solutions accurately and objectively
    • Ability to collaborate with business partners and develop/communicate security strategies and solutions effectively
 
location: Dallas, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $145,000 - 160,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
The specific responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing I.T./Information Security policies, standard operating procedures, compliance, and security initiatives for I.T. Infrastructure and I.T. Business applications
  • Working with internal/external audit initiatives, e.g., Information Security audits, I.T. General Controls audits, SOX audits, S.O.C. audits, or other regulatory compliance related initiatives
  • Ensuring the technical and administrative support for the development of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Programs, including testing, tabletop exercises, etc.
  • Vulnerability and Patch Management initiatives
  • Information Security Controls & Monitoring
  • Implementing and/or developing/delivering information security awareness training and notifications
  • I.T. Security Risk Assessment
  • Penetration Testing - (external, internal, wireless, A.W.S., hardware, etc.)
  • Cyber incident policy, procedure, controls, and monitoring
  • Other information security-related duties as required
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Manager
  • Minimum 8 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
 
skills:
  • INTRUSION PREVENTION
  • Manager
  • Network Security
  • SECURITY ENGINEER
  • SECURITY ANALYST
  • SECURITY

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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