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Director Information Security

Hunter Gibbons Washington, DC

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

This position is responsible for running the cybersecurity program and implementing new technologies and processes to protect the digital assets of the organization; ensuring the alignment of activities within the established cybersecurity framework as adopted by the organization; and will be responsible for development and adherence to policies that balance cybersecurity and business processes.


  • Manage cybersecurity programs
  • Implement and maintain cybersecurity policies and procedures
  • Conducts network monitoring and intrusion detection analysis using various cybersecurity tools, such as Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), firewalls, SIEMS, etc.
  • Develops and maintains security architecture artifacts (models, templates, standards and procedures) that can be used to leverage security capabilities in projects and operations
  • Conducts security assessments of internal systems, applications, vendor relationships (in coordination with legal counsel) and IT infrastructure as part of the overall risk management practice of the organization
  • Provide primary escalation point for other information system groups
  • Develop and maintain system metrics
  • Work with business units to perform risk assessments and develop risk mitigation processes
  • Hire, train, develop, performance management, and crisis/incident support of team members. •
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to provide timely and actionable threat intelligence in line with the business objectives
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s Degree is a plus.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • 8+ years in progressive cybersecurity positions
  • 5+ years of experience in information security, especially on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • 3+years of experience with cybersecurity management frameworks, especially NIST CSF 1.1 and NIST 800
  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking, willingness to challenge status quo. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong project management and hands on implementation skills
  • Advanced written and oral communications, self-motivator. Team player and independent worker, highly adaptive.
  • Experience responding to and taking a leadership role in information security incidents
  • In-depth knowledge of information security protection/detection and authentication systems (firewalls, IDS, IPS, anti-virus, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of commonly accepted information security principles and practices, as well as techniques attackers would use to identify vulnerabilities, gain unauthorized access, escalate privilege, and access restricted information.
  • Experience in cloud-based systems security
  • Knowledge of current operating environments (Microsoft, Linux).
  • Understanding and experience in deployment and management of security systems including NAC, SIEM, EDR, Firewalls, E-Mail Protection, and others

Hunter Gibbons


Washington, DC
20001 USA



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