Chief Information Security Officer

Chief Information Security Officer is responsible for determining enterprise information security policy and strategy. Oversees the development, implementation, and enforcement of information security standards and procedures. Being a Chief Information Security Officer ensures that all information systems are functional correctly regarding secure policy. In charge of IT risk evaluations, audits, and security incident investigation. Additionally, Chief Information Security Officer requires a bachelor’s degree. Typically reports to top management. The Chief Information Security Officer manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. To be a Chief Information Security Officer typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function.

Chief Information Security Officer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Chief Information Security Officer to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform IT audits to ensure policies and procedures are properly followed;
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with NCUA, PCI and other applicable regulations;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Lead the ICCU Security Team providing oversight, direction and accountability;
  • Knowledge of industry trends and current and emerging risks;
  • Developing effective communications systems to quickly disseminate information and solutions to manage potential threats and mitigate risk;
  • Partner with Sales & Marketing to be the reference customer and industry engagements on thought leadership;
  • Lead the Data & Insider Threat Program partnering with the key stakeholders like Legal, HR, Finance, and other functional areas;
  • Lead a secure supply chain program to ensure the vulnerabilities and threats are managed appropriately inside and outside the company;
  • Partner with Product Management, CTO and R&D to execute the internal program as a Lighthouse customer and Customer Zero;
  • Mentor, develop, and grow next generation IT Security leadership;
  • Develop Enterprise-wide Security Programs Keep Infinera safe from cyberthreats;
  • Design and develop an information security program roadmap to align and scale with company growth;
  • Advocate for secure application and infrastructure best practices, ensuring a security presence at all stages of the software development lifecycle;
  • Lead compliance activities including external audits, regulatory compliance projects, and overall information security reviews.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated track record of building and maintaining highly collaborative, flexible, and productive cross-organization teams;
  • Demonstrated experience managing threat response;
  • Advanced understanding an experience in managing business processes and budgeting;
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery processes;
  • Demonstrable experience in implementing strategic plans and managing an information security program;
  • A university degree in Information or Technology Management or Risk Management or equivalent work experience;
  • Enterprise level experience including managing and successfully delivering cross functional initiatives;
  • Experience interacting & engaging directly with customers to support contract & proposal engagements;
  • Demonstrated experience in development of a comprehensive security program that balances risk and the changing needs and goals of the business;
  • Skilled at relationship building and establishing credibility with senior leadership, colleagues, and clients;
  • US citizenship is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job;
  • Demonstrated success working with internal audit teams, external auditors, outside consultants, and legal affairs in a lead capacity;
  • Lead the Data & Insider Threat Program partnering with the key stakeholders like Legal, HR, Finance, and other functional areas;
  • Partner with Product Management, CTO and R&D to execute the internal program as a Lighthouse customer and Customer Zero;
  • Mentor, develop, and grow next generation IT Security leadership.