Assistant CISO

Security, CISO, VP, Vice President, Risk assessment, Security architecture, Threat modeling, Compliance
Full Time
$200,000 - $220,000
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Please note I have direct access to the Hiring CISO on this position.

Compensation: Salary + Bonus + Options

A leading national publicly traded financial institution is looking for an Assistant CISO. The company has experienced significant growth over the past 5 years including increase in profit from $60 million to $180 million, increase in net assets from $5 billion to $15 billion and growth of the security department five fold.

The Assistant CISO will be responsible for the management of a Security Department implementing and administering the industry s Best of Breed Security tools and technology. The Assistant CISO will be responsible for:

  • Performing an enhanced overall companywide Enterprise Security Risk Assessment and Methodology
  • Coordinate with IT Management in identifying, establishing and implementing new and additional security initiatives, standards, policies, procedures, controls and best practices throughout the organization
  • Specific technical areas to be addressed include:
    • Securing Azure Cloud Environment (currently running as SAAS and PAAS and moving to IAAS)
    • Complete the build out and implementation of the DevSecOps environment
    • Securing the SDLC
    • GRC
    • Threat Monitoring, Threat Modeling, SIEM (Qradar), Vulnerability Management (Qualys), Incident Response and Remediation, Network Behavior Anomaly Detection (NBAD), etc.
    • Establishing and managing Security SLA's and KPI's

The Assistant CISO reports to the CISO


  • Experience at the Security Architect, Manager, Director, VP, ISO and/or CISO level
  • Expertise in one or more of the following Security Areas:
    • Enterprise Security Risk Assessments
    • Securing the implementation and management of Azure and/or AWS Cloud environments
    • Managing the design, build out and administration of a DevSecOps environment
    • Securing the SDLC
    • Threat Monitoring, Modeling and Operations, Vulnerability Management and Incident Response
  • Experience with any of the following are only a PLUS; NOT mandatory
    • Experience in highly regulated/compliance environment
    • Familiarity with The Three Levels of Defense Model
    • Architecture risk analysis
  • BS or MS degree in CS or related field and/or CISSP, CEH, OPST, OPSA, CPSSE, ECSP, GSSP, Certified Security Software Engineer


The company offers full benefits (PPO & HMO) including dental and vision, matching 401K, 3 weeks of vacation, 8 paid sick/personal days, Short/Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness Programs, casual dress and flexible work hours that all start upon employment.

Dice Id : equest
Position Id : 6299803
Originally Posted : 6 days ago
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