Director of IT Security

  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Posted 45 days ago | Updated 4 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Depends on Experience
Full Time

Skills

IT Security
cybersecurity
network security
security strategy
compliance audits

Job Details

Resource 1 is seeking a Director of IT Security for our client in Fort Worth, TX. This crucial role requires the ideal candidate to possess a deep understanding of Information Security, experience developing new security policies and procedures, overseeing compliance audits, and familiarity with modern security tools. Although this is a Director-level position, we require someone who will be hands-on, highlighting the significance of this role within the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive information security strategy and lead the overall development of the IT Security Roadmap.
  • Update and create security policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Oversee compliance audits and collaborate closely with the audit team.
  • Work with other directors and stakeholders to integrate security into business processes and initiatives.
  • Identify, assess, and prioritize information security risks, and develop strategies to mitigate these risks.
  • Develop and enforce security requirements and agreements for external partners.
  • Manage vendor relationships.
  • Administer and manage the overall cybersecurity program.
  • Communicate professionally with leadership and stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of overall experience, including 5+ years in security management.
  • Hands-on experience with various security areas, such as network security and incident response.
  • Information security certification required (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CEH, CompTIA Security+).
  • Experience working in high-security industries (e.g., healthcare, finance).
  • Familiarity with compliance standards such as HIPAA, NIST, SOX.
  • Experience with Microsoft security tools.
  • Ability to communicate professionally with leadership and stakeholders.
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