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Director, Security Advisory Services (CONSULTANCY)

ANYWHERE, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire

Our client, a top-tier global consulting firm specializing in cybersecurity, e-discovery, and risk management is adding a Director, Security Advisory Services to join the Proactive Security team. As a leader within the group, this individual will be responsible for building and overseeing teams of high-performing consultants as they execute and deliver on various cyber engagements for clients. The ideal candidate will have several years of combined leadership and sophisticated security consulting experience in various cybersecurity domains including compliance, risk management, vulnerability testing, and more. This position requires strong technical and consultative background with exceptional written and oral communication in order to document, formulate, and advise clients in all areas of proactive security services. Send resumes to [email protected].

Responsibilities 

  • Builds lead teams of consultants in performing cyber security consulting engagements
  • Manages and leads delivery of various client engagements, ensuring engagement
  • Assists with various practice development and client engagement pursuit initiatives, including the development of client engagement proposals
  • Assess and investigates client IT security programs and environments via interviews and technical information analyses
  • Understands existing client processes and controls and associated risks with respect to electronic and non-electronic information security
  • Develops 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
  • Develops Information Security Plans and Policies, customized to client requirements and risk profile
  • Develops incident response plans and procedures, and advises clients on steps to achieve incident response readiness (logging and monitoring configurations, triage and escalation procedures, wider stakeholder liaison, etc.)
  • Advises clients on the implications of GDPR and other data privacy matters from a security perspective
  • Provides recommendations on IT solutions to help clients manage information security risk
  • Assesses IT network and security architectures as they relate to managing identities and access privileges, delegated administration models, workflow and access control models
  • Documents results of security risk analyses and formally present to clients
  • Formulates executive level recommendations related to Information Security strategy
  • Understands 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
  • Tracks emerging security practices and contribute to building internal processes

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have several years 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  
  • A strong, diverse technical background and truly exceptional oral and written communications skills 
  • Must demonstrate proven success in working in a team as well as independently and exhibit follow-through to understand root causes of issues
  • Ability to handle 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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