Manager of Information Security

Location: St Louis, MO
Date Posted: 01-12-2018
We are looking for someone with:
at least 10 years of experience.
A Master’s degree is preferred, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related field is required.
Below are some of the skills they are seeking:
 
Should possess CISSP or other security certifications.
Experience should include security policy development, security education, network penetration testing, application vulnerability assessments, risk analysis and compliance testing.
Important to have relevant technical depth.
Ability to effectively manage(1-2) people and have previous management experience is critical
Experience in professional services business is preferred
 
·         Serves as an internal information security consultant to the company.
·         Advises the company on current information security issues, technologies, and related regulatory issues.
·         Coordinates the activities of the Information Security Committee.
·         Assists in and coordinates development of policies and procedures regarding business continuity planning, loss prevention, fraud prevention, and privacy.
·         Coordinates security efforts across the company, including administrative departments and other departments.
·         Manages the development and implementation of global security policy, standards, guidelines, and procedures.
·         Ensures information security policies and procedures are implemented in the organization.
·         Ensures security provisions are maintained and updated.
·         Initiates, facilitates, and promotes activities to enhance information security awareness within the organization.
·         Identifies and incorporates industry security standards where applicable.
·         Prioritizes security initiatives.
·         Assists in coordinating IT security projects.
·         Assists in the development of network access and monitoring policies.
·         Assists in development of risk management assessments and remediation plans.
·         Assists in development of emergency procedures, incident responses, and contingency plans.
·         Investigates and reports security breaches.
·         Assists in administering security related disciplinary procedures.
·         Conducts audits to find vulnerabilities in the security platform, procedures, and workflows.
·         Ensures security considerations are incorporated into the planning process for any mergers, acquisitions, or divestitures.
Job Requirements
·         Must be knowledgeable of information security standards (e.g., ISO 27002), rules, and regulations related to information security and data confidentiality (e.g., FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) and desktop, server, application, database, and network security principles for risk identification and analysis is desired.
·         Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills.
·         Must possess a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills so as to be able to work well with employees at all levels within the organization and maintain all information in the strictest of confidence. Required to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others.
·         Must possess strong consultative skills.
·         Must have ability to read, write and communicate fluent English; ability to compose documents in the appropriate business style using correct grammar and spelling; ability to communicate clearly using proper grammar and diction over the telephone.
·         Must possess attention to detail, ability to balance multiple projects and have strong time management skills.
·         Must have ability to reason and apply common-sense understanding to situations encountered.
·         Ability to process routine daily functions while being able to resolve sensitive issues and complex assignments utilizing above average critical thinking skills.
·         This is a full time position which requires working in the office a minimum of 40 hours on a regular basis. Oftentimes it may include working outside of normal business hours to ensure completion of position requirements. 
·         Ability to travel if necessary. 
·         The physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee in order for him or her to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. These include being both mobile and stationary throughout the work day, having the ability to transport 20 pounds and being able to operate a computer and other business equipment found in the office
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