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Director of Information Security

SENIORITY LEVEL

Full-time with Benefits

INDUSTRY

Broadcast and Technology

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Full-Time

DEPARTMENT

Information Technology

JOB FUNCTIONS

SUMMARY

As security becomes a more critical factor in both developing and deploying technology solutions, we are seeking a Director of Information Security to both develop and implement the organization’s security strategy. This position will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop, implement, and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security program to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information owned, controlled, or processed by the organization
  • Develop, implement, and maintain incident response plans and procedures, ensuring the organization’s ability to respond to all security incidents in a timely and effective manner
  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive information security training program and ongoing awareness activities to ensure that staff across the organization have the appropriate knowledge and tools to operate securely
  • Managing the organization’s information technology budget
  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the information technology team
  • Communicating with senior management about the organization’s information security
  • Conducting security audits and assessments
  • Plays R&D role in analyzing different Hardware and platforms for the company’s products and services
  • Makes recommendations and does analysis of emerging technologies and trends to assist Product Development
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strategic thinking
  • Project management skills
  • Knowledge of industry regulations and standards
  • Ability to learn, evaluate and utilize tools and internal applications
  • Exceptional communication skills, analytical and trouble shooting skills
  • Team oriented and highly motivated
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment
  • Proactive approach and feels sense of ownership to ensure organizational success
  • Ability to think creatively about solutions

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security, and IT roles
  • Professional security management certification, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other similar credentials
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, ITIL, COBIT as well as those from NIST
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate information security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences

BENEFITS

  • 401(K)
  • 401(K) Matching
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Other types of voluntary benefits (FSA, Short Term Disability and much more)
  • Floating holiday
  • Sick pay
  • Vacation
  • Paid Holidays

ABOUT BITCENTRAL:

Founded in 2000, Bitcentral is a software company that provides efficient media workflows and customized solutions to maximize the value of video content. Our Core News™ solution is the No. 1 news production platform in the U.S. reaching millions every day. More than 1,000 broadcast operations worldwide rely on Bitcentral’s news production and master control automation software supported by 24/7/365 white glove customer support team. Bitcentral customers include CNN, Fox, Hearst, Nexstar and Allen Media to name a few. More recently with the launch of ViewNexa™, we are able to target and deliver personalized content across digital platforms (OTT, web, apps, mobile devices), social media and syndication partners.

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