Senior Director of IT Security in Las Vegas, NV at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

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Job Description

We are looking for a seasoned Sr. Information Security Director who has a passion for operations, running big programs and having impact.

  • Partner with the CIO, IT leadership, and information security team to set the direction of the information security program
  • Manage implementation and ongoing operations of outsourced Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP)
  • Manage implementation and ongoing operations of outsourced Phishing and Training vendor
  • Manage onboarding of incident response outsourced vendor and ongoing operations
  • Drive information security programs in partnership with a project manager including but not limited to Azure information protection, AD audit remediation, PKI, Mobile Device Management, Data Loss Prevention, network segmentation, ransomware readiness, pen test remediations, polices and standards, overseeing marketing awareness creation/deployment campaign across the Hutch.
  • Partner with systems, network and other IT engineering teams to ensure successful deployment of technology and tools as related to information security
  • Partner with enterprise information security architect to determine best practices, IT risk assessment processes
  • Build strong relationships and be a trusted advisor to customers
  • Optimize information security operations, improve customer experience of partner teams, drive efficiencies, and streamline processes using industry best practices
  • Facilitate and drive team and executive leadership meetings
  • Utilize program and project management frameworks and best practices to manage portfolio and provide visibility into health of program
  • Keep up to date on information security best practices, innovative business and industry technology trends in governance, risk, and compliance and advise leadership on technology initiatives in research and healthcare

  • BA/BS required or equivalent experience, Masters degree a plus
  • 7+ years program or project management experience
  • CISSP, CIRSC, CISM or other associated information security certifications
  • Strong working knowledge of information security fundamentals, domains and frameworks, engineering concepts, service deployment operations, access control, secure coding and software development, penetration testing, network and identity isolation fundamentals and incident response
  • Vendor management experience required
  • Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies, information security policies and standards, compliance frameworks and security operations in complex technical environment
  • Experience and/or knowledge of information security tools and technologies such as threat modeling, Splunk or other SIEM tools, Nessus/Qualys outputs, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with HIPAA, HiTrust, NIST and ISO compliance frameworks
  • Strong working knowledge of information security fundamentals preferred including: engineering concepts, access control, penetration testing, network and identity isolation fundamentals and incident response
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; proven aptitude for communicating effectively with a variety of audiences
  • Strategic acumen and demonstrated consulting skills with proven ability to influence with senior leaders, stakeholders and cross-functional project teams
We are unable to sponsor for this position and are not open to third party or C2C vendors.


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