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Senior Director of Information Technology Security

Posted on Jun 18, 2022 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
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Sr Director of Information Technology Security

Salary: Open + 25% Bonus

Location: Chicagoland Area

Hybrid role: 3 days remote, 2 days in-office

*We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role*

*Bonus Eligible*

A prestigious company is seeking a Sr. Director of Information Technology Security. This role will be the Head of Security reporting to the V.P. of Infrastructure to head up all Security, IAM, Infrastructure, GRC, Network Security, Firewalls, Cloud, DLP and manage 4 people.


  • 10+ years' work experience in information security and/or related functions (such as IT Audit, Risk Management or Security Architecture)
  • Exposure or understanding of the following concepts, practices, and technologies: network security and perimeter security, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, Workstation, mobile device, and network design standards.
  • Knowledge of and experience in developing and documenting security architecture and plans, including strategic, tactical and project.
  • Strong people skills, collaborative ability to work with IT stakeholders inside and outside of the organization, able to mentor team members with diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to formulate network security architecture vision and translate vision into execution.
  • Thorough understanding of Information Security frameworks and good practices (eg CSA), and proven ability to strike a balance between an academic and pragmatic approach.
  • Experience with one or more major cloud technologies like AWS, Azure, or Google cloud.
  • Has participated in the design, implementation, and migration to a cloud environment.
  • Specially have working experience to the following cloud security concepts; identity and compliance related disciplines such as IAM, account management, storage policies, WAF, DDoS, compliance tools, key management, logging and monitoring, data protection, etc.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills to drive efficiencies and continuous improvement
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills demonstrating ability to effectively partner and negotiate with people at all levels within the organization as well as vendors and partners
  • Recent hands-on experience with an ITSM toolset (Remedy, ServiceNow, etc.)


  • Implementation of industry leading practices around cyber risks and security for on-prem and cloud solutions
  • Designing and developing security policies, standards and procedures eg Firewall management, SSL/IPSec, security incident and event management (SIEM), data protection (DLP, encryption), user account management (SSO, SAML), and password/key management.
  • Support security aspects of business & IT initiatives by assisting in architecture, design, implementation, deployment, and operational transition of innovative & secure technology solutions.
  • Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend and plan the implementation of new or updated information security technologies.
  • Play an advisory role in IT projects to assess security requirements and controls and to ensure that security controls are implemented as planned. Complete remediation activities and initiate actions to ensure that compliance and security gaps are successfully addressed.
  • Evaluate security controls employed by technology services providers to ensure information assets are adequately protected.

Reference: 1634156004

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