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Relocation Package: Yes
Job Type: Full-Time
Required Education: BA/BS, Masters Preferred
SecurityRecruiter.com has been retained by one of the largest and strongest regional banking organizations in the Northeast to identify, recruit and deliver their next Chief Information Security Officer. Our client has more than $20 Billion in assets under their control. They sit on a loan portfolio generated by high quality loans funded by deposits. Their portfolio contains no sub-prime or Alt-A loans or risky securities. This combination of financial strength and smart investing strength positions our client to more than double in size through acquisition over the next few years. This CISO role represents an opportunity for a seasoned Banking, Financial Services and/or Insurance industry CISO level professional to help position the organization for growth through acquisition. Our client is a diversified financial services company providing consumer banking, commercial banking, insurance, retail investments and wealth management services to personal and business customers. The CISO role has the primary responsibility to develop strategies for the protection of the organization's information systems from unauthorized access and use. The CISO develops information security policies and procedures. He/She evaluates and recommends hardware and software to provide the appropriate level of protection for data, software and hardware. The CISO will need to be a talented executive with vision, strong management and sound execution capabilities. He/she will be a key contributor to the overall health and growth of the organization. A full corporate job description will be provided to qualified candidates.
While education at the Masters level is preferred, a BA/BS degree is required. CISSP certification is required. Candidates must demonstrate: Business Capabilities 10+ years of relevant experience leading information security teams. Current banking experience or banking experience within the past 5 years is strongly preferred. Exceptions to the banking experience requirement include experience in financial services and/or insurance organizations where regulatory requirements are similar to those found in banking. A track record of success working with bank regulators and internal / external auditors Superior theoretical and practical expertise in information systems security. Superior influencing and negotiating skills and an ability to present issues in a persuasive manner. Articulates with conviction, points of view and ideas that are in the best interest of the organization. Superior ability to inform, educate and influence management throughout the organization to support corporate goals and initiatives. Superior ability to recognize and focus on critical issues; can balance and respond to competing needs within the organization. Superior ability to analyze, evaluate and quantify the financial impact of the issues involved. Personal Characteristics Drives results, change and accountability Customer centric Develops others Impeccable ethical standards and integrity Outstanding communication skills in both verbal and written formats. Communicates with a compelling and inspired vision. CISO Jobs, Chief Information Security Officer Jobs, Bank Security Jobs, Connecticut Security Jobs, Executive Security Jobs