REMOTE -- Sr. Director of Cyber Security

CISSP, GIAC, Cybersecurity, Security, Lead, Manage, Customer Service, Security Operations
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

Responsible for directing the Georgia Tech (GT) cybersecurity program, Institute-wide security engineering, tools management functions, and the cybersecurity operations center. Responsible for leading technical investigations and analysis in supporting the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) as well as the broader incident response team during cyber incidents and other investigations. Leverage SecOps tools and services to enhance protection of GT information assets and capabilities and enable stakeholders to further the GT mission. Responsible for setting employee and/or group goals, deciding on organizational structure to meet the goals, assessing employee and/or group performance and providing feedback, and making pay recommendations. This position will interact on a regular basis with: External and internal Institute-wide executive leadership, OIT senior leadership, project managers, campus partners/stakeholders, cross-functional teams, law enforcement agencies.

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Advise and assist the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) with creating and maintaining the Georgia Tech cyber security program which aims to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information systems and data, and enabling GT stakeholders to advance the GT mission.
  • Direct the GT cybersecurity security operations unit (SecOps) which includes security engineering, security technology acquisition, vendor management, tools management and integration, and oversight of the Georgia Tech cybersecurity operations center (SOC).
  • Responsible for providing leadership and oversight in developing and implementing controls to meet USG requirements, state and federal requirements, and other data use agreements needed to conduct research and academic engagements.
  • Advisor and key member of the Cyber Security leadership team responsible for developing and implementing the Cyber Security program for the overall Georgia Tech institute
  • Partner with law enforcement and other external agencies to ensure that the Georgia Tech Cyber Security function continuously makes improvements to address current and emerging threats in a timely manner.
  • Lead the response, and report on cyber security incidents, providing initial assessment of impact, severity and type of incidents being addressed according to documented procedures and guidelines. Assess the impact on the business unit/customer caused by theft, destruction, alteration, or denial of access to information and reports to senior management
  • Manage and establish clearly defined programs for:¿ Risk assessments including system, network and applications including penetration testing; System and network hardening; Intrusion detection systems; File integrity checks; Endpoint Security; Secure Application Development; Database security; PKI and encryption; Malware, Anti-virus implementation; Security in a virtual environment; Log and event monitoring; Incident response processes and Firewalls.
  • Oversee and develop complex technical and programmatic assessments, evaluate engineering and integration initiatives, and provide complex technical support to assess security policies, standards, and guidelines.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC); or other equivalents.
Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master’s degree.
Preferred Experience
Ten or more years of job-related experience.

Expert ability to manage and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse population, perform and effectively, make important decisions under pressure, communicate complex technical subjects to non-technical audiences, and effectively manage/direct team.
Proficient technical knowledge in state and/or federal procurement processes and requirements; expert level of working knowledge of IT auditing and enterprise risk assessment, expert level of knowledge of cybersecurity legal and policy requirements and methodologies; IT infrastructure in an enterprise setting.
Proficient skills in written and verbal communication, analytical thinking, project management tools, creating statements of work, customer service, organization, problem-solving, and strong attention to detail; proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

Dice Id : RTX1533da
Position Id : 7473456
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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