Information Security Manager

Date PostedOctober 12, 2020
Job ID10608
Employment TypeDirect Hire

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Job Description:

We are assisting our Dallas, TX client in a search for an Information Security Manager. The Manager of Information Security is a hands-on role and is responsible for creating and implementing an information security program, including cybersecurity.


  • Developing and implementing I.T./Information Security policies, standard operating procedures, compliance, and security initiatives for I.T. Infrastructure and I.T. Business applications.
  • Working with internal/external audit initiatives, e.g., Information Security audits, I.T. General Controls audits, SOX audits, S.O.C. audits, or other regulatory compliance related initiatives.
  • Ensuring the technical and administrative support for the development of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Programs, including testing, tabletop exercises, etc.
  • Vulnerability and Patch Management initiatives.
  • Information Security Controls & Monitoring.
  • Implementing and/or developing/delivering information security awareness training and notifications.
  • Penetration Testing - (external, internal, wireless, A.W.S., hardware, etc.).
  • Cyber incident policy, procedure, controls, and monitoring.
  • Write, manage, and execute I.T. policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Manage I.T. vendor management program (3rd party review/diligence, system, policies, risks, etc.).
  • Create and implement an effective Information Security Program focused on uptime, availability, performance, and cybersecurity.
  • Assist with contract negotiations related to I.T.
  • Manage direct reports (employees & contractors) as applicable
  • Implement a security-focused governance, risk, and compliance (G.R.C.) program.
  • Effectively build a cybersecurity posture without crippling end-user efficiency.
  • Support business development in due diligence efforts to establish the safety and security of I.T. systems.
  • Implement security measures and policies/procedures for approved devices, systems, software, and processes that the company requires to perform its day-to-day business.


  • B.A. or B.S. or equivalent experience is required; M.A. or M.S. is highly desirable.
  • Information security and/or cybersecurity certification a plus.
  • 10+ years of proven I.T. security and architecture experience.
  • Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and I.T. individuals at all levels, including the executive level.
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet G.R.C. needs (HIPAA, SOX, PCI-DCC, etc.).
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models
  • Sufficient level of technical background to collaborate with technical teams and to be able to evaluate information security of infrastructure and application solutions accurately and objectively.
  • Ability to collaborate with business partners and develop/communicate security strategies and solutions effectively

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