Director, Cybersecurity Technology

Key Role:

Interface directly with internal firm leadership, and partner with stakeholders and peer organizations while leading the development and implementation of a cybersecurity technology strategy to expand enterprise-wide visibility, maximize coverage and integration of the security technology stack, and reduce cyber risk to data and infrastructure. Define and employ a systematic approach and methodology to successfully translate complex functional requirements into a comprehensive reference architecture and technology roadmap for enterprise-class cyber solutions encompassing network security, application security, cloud security, and vulnerability management to improve cyber threat prevention, detection, and response capabilities. Design, build, and develop a diverse team of architects and engineers to provide cybersecurity architecture and engineering services for internal and client-facing information technology projects, lead consensus-building and collaborative discussions with architecture peers and stakeholders, and work in a matrixed fashion with other technical domains across the CIO organization. Provide original authorship of technical documentation and standards to ensure technology and data implementations are aligned to the cybersecurity strategy, industry best practices, and compliance and regulatory requirements. Set a strategy and implementation plan for threat detection technologies and define security requirements for technology configurations and calibration. Maintain subject matter expertise across the cybersecurity realm, including emerging threats, defensive technologies, regulatory and industry standards, and research and development of cybersecurity innovations and trends. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia. 
 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 15+ years of experience with cybersecurity solution engineering, security tools and technologies, including intrusion prevention system, endpoint detection and response, SIEM, DLP, vulnerability scanner, and penetration testing tools 

  • 15+ years of experience with supervising programs or projects by developing engineering, technical and management procedures and controls, monitoring, and reporting progress 

  • 15+ years of experience with management and supervision in leading technical teams 

  • Experience with public cloud services providers, including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure 

  • Experience with leading complex engineering capability design and implementation projects, including the implementation of new people, processes, and technologies for threat prevention, detection, and response 

  • Knowledge of Zero Trust principles, the Mitre Att@ck Matrix, Cyber Kill ChainTM, TCP/IP networking concepts, and DNS 

  • Knowledge of Federal compliance standards, including NIST 800-53, FIPS, and FedRAMP, CMMC 

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance 

  • BA or BS degree or 10+ years of experience with information security, computer engineering, information systems, or telecommunications 

  • SANS GIAC Security Certifications, including Administration, Software, Forensics, or GSE Expert or ISC2 CISSP Certification  

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Experience with coaching and mentoring junior staff on functional expertise 

  • Ability to be a self-starter and thrive in a fast-paced environment 

  • Ability to oversee and manage multiple simultaneous work assignments with a consistently high degree of quality, establishing and meeting deadlines, and identifying and maintaining assignment resources 

  • Ability to establish goals and deadlines, in consideration of team skillsets, and quickly become acclimated to and productive in dynamic environments, while working in collaboration with senior program leadership and as a member of the senior staff. 

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • MA or MS degree 

Clearance: 

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 

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