Director of Information Security

Location Ireland
Contact name: Mick Duffy

Contact email: mduffy@softwareplacements.ie
Job ref: 1011
Published: 7 months ago

Client

My client currently has a requirement for a Director of Information Security to join their growing team to provide the highest quality of information security solutions to their SaaS customers. You will be responsible for administering the enterprise-wide information security technology activities, primarily focused on threat protection and enhancing the security of their network devices, servers, and data.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of the Information Security Program, providing leadership, vision and direction to the organization.
  • Provide regular reporting on the current status of the security program to the senior leadership team and the Board of Directors
  • Develop information security policies and standards in alignment with company requirements and regulations.
  • Lead the development and delivery of annual enterprise wide security awareness training.
  • Review and update the Security Incident response plan. Serve as incident leader on Security Incident response teams. Apply forensic investigation techniques to document root cause and impact of detected computer security incidents
  • Lead IT Security assessments or audits of internal networks and systems and document findings in written reports with recommendations for remediation
  • Assist Engineering and the Management Information Systems (MIS) team with the development, documentation, and monitoring of an overall IT Security architecture to assure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of company IT assets
  • Develop and manage the company’s Security Risk Management program with focus on: Vulnerability Management, ongoing risk assessments and penetration testing, vendor risk management, and risk management as a supplier of software services.
  • Work across business groups to meet documentation requirements imposed by compliance standards such as SOC 2, Sarbanes-Oxley and data privacy regulations.
  • Foster a culture of security, transparency and accountability.
  • Manage operating budget and resources for Information Security initiatives.

Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Security Management or related field.
  • 6+ years of hands-on experience developing and implementing security solutions across an enterprise, at least 2 years in a senior leadership role in Information Security
  • Knowledge of common information security standards such as NIST and OWASP
  • Advanced understanding of security technologies such as authentication, encryption, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, threat management, SIEM, DLP, network segmentation, and Identity and Access Management
  • Experience implementing controls related to GDPR, SOC, SOX, and other information security and data privacy standards
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Ecommerce and Software as a Service (SaaS) experience preferred
  • Professional security management certification preferred

Contact

If you feel this role is for you please contact Mick Duffy on +353 1 525 4647 or mduffy@softwareplacements.ie