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Vice President, Security Advisory Services (CONSULTANCY)

ANYWHERE, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire

Our client, a global consulting firm specializing in cybersecurity, risk management, and e-discovery services, seeks a Vice President, Security Advisory Services to join their Proactive Security Advisory team. As part of the leadership team within the cyber advisory division, this candidate must have experience building and managing large teams of technical consultants and executing on complex cybersecurity client engagements. These engagements will fall into various areas of cybersecurity including security strategy, compliance, risk management, governance, and more. The successful candidate will have experience assisting in areas of practice development and new client pursuit initiatives. Send resumes to [email protected].

Position Overview

  • Builds and leads teams of consultants in performing cyber security consulting engagements
  • Manage and lead delivery of various client engagements, ensuring engagement
  • Assist with various practice development and client engagement pursuit initiatives, including the development of client engagement proposals
  • Assess and investigate client IT security programs and environments via interviews and technical information analyses
  • Understand existing client processes and controls and associated risks with respect to electronic and non-electronic information security
  • Develop client security programs by reviewing existing programs; conducting comprehensive reviews of threats; evaluating and analyzing relevant data points
  • Architect and design of security solutions (SIEM, IDS, etc.) for client environments
  • Develop Information Security Plans and Policies, customized to client requirements and risk profile
  • Develop incident response plans and procedures, and advise clients on steps to achieve incident response readiness (logging and monitoring configurations, triage and escalation procedures, wider stakeholder liaison, etc.)
  • Advise clients on the implications of various compliance matters from a security perspective
  • Provide recommendations on IT solutions to help clients manage information security risk
  • Assess IT network and security architectures as they relate to managing identities and access privileges, delegated administration models, workflow and access control models
  • Document results of security risk analyses and formally present to clients
  • Formulate executive level recommendations related to Information Security strategy
  • Understand current regulatory environment and related implications to security management compliance
  • Enhances team competence by answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; mentoring team members
  • Track emerging security practices and contribute to building internal processes

Candidate Qualities

  • Significant experience in progressively sophisticated roles in information security consulting coupled with demonstrable experience in various cybersecurity domains, including risk management, compliance, security strategy, security engineering, and/ or operations
  • The position requires a strong, diverse technical background and truly exceptional oral and written communications skills
  • The candidate must demonstrate proven success in working in a team as well as independently and exhibit follow-through to understand root causes of issues
  • This position requires handling multiple engagements with overlapping deadlines; a demonstrated ability to write clear, coherent and precise reports on a multiplicity of complex technical issues is essential
  • A collaborative approach is a must, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of technical and non-technical personnel
  • The ability to travel is required
  • Security certifications (CISSP, CISA, CISM, GIAC, OSCP) a plus

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