Director of Information Security

Location: Cypress, CA

Skills: Security Leadership, Cyber Security expertise, CISSP (preferred), security road maps, internal and external audits

Job Description
Why you want to work here:
  • Opportunity to work for a stable company who has been in business for over 75 years!
  • Interested in growing? This company encourages growth. If you are a standout employee, you will be recognized.
  • Offers a casual work environment and a positive work atmosphere.
  • Many opportunities for advanced technical training.
What You Will Do
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to assess current and future threat landscape.
  • Develop and continuously improve a comprehensive security program that addresses identified risks.
  • Oversee the ongoing review, selection, deployment, monitoring, maintenance and enhancement of the company’s security technology and architecture.
  • Develop and manage Information Security roadmap, strategies, and budgets based on industry standards, emerging technologies, and issues.
  • Define, implement, and communicate enterprise security policies and standards, including security training and awareness program to promote adoption and practice.
  • Monitor and advise on any changes in industry standards or legislation.
  • Create and maintain a security incident response plan that includes ongoing testing of the program’s effectiveness, as well as investigate security incidents and lead response teams.
  • Support for internal/external audits, and manage/develop “self” audits to ensure compliance with policy, including the use of vulnerability assessments and penetration tests.
  • Oversee the creation, approval, and implementation of business continuity/disaster recovery plans, including periodic tests of the plan.
  • Serve as a member of Cyber Security Committee, develop agendas, distribute minutes/track progress on action items, and provide technical expertise to the Audit Committee during Quarterly meetings.
  • Lead and mentor Information Security & User Provisioning teams with responsibility for hiring, training, performance management and implement key metrics.
What Gets You the Job?
  • 10+ years of information security management experience required (progressive managerial responsibility gained in a distributed enterprise environment preferred)
  • Demonstrable experience of emergency preparedness, critical incident management, business continuity, and disaster recovery
  • Experience with large IT Infrastructure and/or IT security projects, (i.e. firewall deployment, NAC implementation, web proxy upgrade etc.)
  • Prior experience with information security frameworks, secure network architecture and design, cloud computing, and secure application architecture/design preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of information security technologies, markets and vendors, including firewall, intrusion detection, assessment/monitoring tools, encryption, certificate authority, and cloud networks
  • Previous history developing policies and procedures for identity and access management, security programs, procedures, and standards
  • Ability to present technical information to executive leadership
  • Experience working within a centralized/decentralized matrix business environment highly desirable
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related field required
  • Industry certification such as CISSP preferred
Keywords: Security Leadership, Cyber Security expertise, CISSP (preferred), security road maps, internal and external audits

Compensation: $170,000 Per Year

For immediate consideration please click Apply or email resumes to:

Jennifer Carlson
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