Cyber Security Manager

Frederick, MD

Posted: 06/24/2019 Industry: Cybersecurity Manager Job Number: 65729

Currently, Vision Technology is seeking a Cyber Security Manager to join our team and work directly on client projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Sr. Manager of Infrastructure & Security, the role of the Information Security Manager is to provide security technology leadership and to support the implementation of the Cyber Security Strategy, Security Policy and Standards. The principal purpose of this role is to reduce and mitigate security risks according to an agreed risk appetite and to be the liaison between the CISO and the cyber security department.
  • The Information Security Manager is responsible for all security considerations during the selection, planning and implementation of IT systems and providers to maintain IT security risk at a tolerable level in accordance with risk appetite.
  • Leadership – Be the trusted source of information and cyber security expertise, and pro-actively provide leadership and guidance to IT and the business functions. Be a recognized focal point for Information Security related matters. Apply a pragmatic and “ can do” approach to all aspects of the role, ensuring that security is an enabler to all business units. You will lead a team of security analysts who perform risk analysis, vulnerability and network testing, compliance audits, and perform research to build the type of secure environment our customers have come to expect. You will establish and enforce the policies and standards to run a security organization that is highly motivated and endlessly driven and won' t settle for anything less than total success. Mentor the entire team on security best practices
  • Strategy Development & Oversight – Work closely with CISO to develop implementation plans to deliver the Cyber Security Strategy outcomes and provide management reporting with metrics as required. Must have risk-based decision-making skills
  • Security Policy Implementation – Ensure that Security Policies & Security Standards, created by the CISO, are implemented and adhered to and that exceptions are managed under governance. Provide subject matter expertise into the development of Group Policy and Standards as required
  • 3rd Party Oversight – Lead the oversight of 3rd party’ s implementation of security and provide strong challenge where needed
  • Security Awareness & Training – Implement local security awareness and training initiatives in line with the awareness and training plans
  • Incident Management – support the business divisions in responding to cyber-incidents as and when necessary
  • Relationship Management – Establish and maintain effective relationships and governance arrangements with senior stakeholders; provide effective independent escalation and reporting of security issues, risks and deficiencies to business unit management, the Office of the CISO, and relevant governance bodies
  • Drive Automation in Key Areas:
    • Security audits - identifying issues and developing mitigation plans that work at scale
    • Vulnerability scanning and detection
    • Security monitoring for our infrastructure, application, and network

Education/Experience Requirements: 
  • B.S. in Cyber Security or equivalent work experience
  • Technical training and memberships with ISO27001, CISM, etc.
  • CISSP Certified
  • IT Security, including in-depth understanding of associated frameworks, technologies and architectures
  • Strategic planning, project management and execution
  • IT controls and associated protocols; penetration testing and vulnerability scanning tools
  • IT & Cyber regulatory environments, including HIPPA, NIST, Cyber Security requirements for New York State Dept. of Financial Services & GDPR
  • In-depth understanding of network security and Cloud architecture, solution infrastructure and application security and vulnerability management
  • Fully abreast of trends and changing technologies as they relate to information security threats
  • Architectural security controls: application, infrastructure, network, database
  • Relevant experience Managing IT and Information Security, ideally in the financial sector
  • Track record of delivery of security solutions across an enterprise
  • Proven ability to build successful working relationships and team dynamics
  • Practical, common sense approach to delivering successful, collaborative outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability in solving complex security problems
  • Working with 3rd parties and outsourced providers
  • Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through day to day management
  • Managing and interpreting performance to enable business improvements
  • Proven leadership & mentorship ability
  • Strong understanding of networking, virtualization, cloud & varying degrees of server operating systems

Knowledge/Skill Requirements: 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical issues and information both verbally and in writing to management
  • Customer focus with superior analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong understating of network topologies, routers and firewall configuration
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to present ideas in business friendly and user-friendly language

If interested in learning more about Vision Technology Services and the opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to


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Job Order Number: 65729 (Please reference in call or email)


Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you.
Vision Technology Services, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is a leading provider of IT talent and project management services to companies throughout the mid-Atlantic region and selected markets across the country. We open doors for IT professionals to top employers with a wide variety of IT needs and opportunities. To learn more about our services, visit

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