Guidepoint Security Washington , DC 20319
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GuidePoint's Chief Information Security Officer ("CISO"), is responsible for securing GuidePoint's operations, both internally and client-facing. GuidePoint's CISO also serves as GuidePoint's Chief Technology Officer ("CTO"), and is responsible for GuidePoint's technology decisions and implementations. GuidePoint's CISO manages both the IT and INFOSEC teams, as well as serves as an Executive Sponsor to GuidePoint's Technology Integration line of business. Additionally, GuidePoint's CISO serves as an industry thought-leader, attending and presenting at marketing events such as CISO roundtables, vendor conferences, and industry shows.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Responsible for all aspects of GuidePoint's Information Security program, including people, process, technology, and oversight/governance.
Responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable regulatory mandates, including PCI DSS, SOC 2 Type II, GDPR, HITRUST, and more.
Responsible for ensuring ability to meet client third party assessment requirements.
Responsible for all aspects of GuidePoint's Information Technology department, including people, process, technology, and oversight/governance.
Serve as executive sponsor for Technology Integration (Engineering) professional services line of business.
Serve as a thought-leader by developing and presenting materials at industry events, GuidePoint's blog, and more.
Develop and manage to budgets for Information Security and Information Technology departments.
Evaluate emerging cybersecurity and IT technologies for adoption within GuidePoint, as well as provide guidance to sales and engineering teams.
Brief GuidePoint's leadership team on a regular basis on Information Security and Information Technology relevant trends, data, and more.
Work with clients (both internal and external) to identify business requirements and implement people, process, technology, and/or oversight/governance to achieve desired outcome(s).
Previous experience as a Chief Information Security Officer ("CISO") is required.
Previous experience presenting in front of both technical and executive audiences is required.
A strong ethics and understanding of ethics in business and cybersecurity is required.
Deep technical knowledge of cybersecurity tools, applications, and processes is required.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Federal Clearance is required.
Working knowledge of Windows, Mac, and Linux based systems, as well as networking and application development is preferred.
Previous project management experience is preferred.
Previous experience as a Chief Technology Officer ("CTO") or Chief Information Officer ("CIO") is preferred.
Previous experience working in a technical role at a consulting organizations is preferred.
Previous experience with applicable regulatory mandates (PCI DSS, SOC 2 Type II, GDPR, HITRUST, and more) is preferred.
Strong relationships with other CISOs and cybersecurity vendors is preferred.
GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller and solution provider that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 300 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 1,200 clients.
Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company's success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.
This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with the one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.
Some added perks.
Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
100% employer-paid medical and dental with generous employer family contributions
Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment
Equal Opportunity Employer
GuidePoint Security, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.