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Information Security Manager

Location : Ocala, FL
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 11338831
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 4
Required Education : 4 years of practical experience in Information Security and/or Technology,3 years of practical experience in auditing technical environments
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

The Information Security Manager is responsible for planning, implementing, upgrading, and monitoring security protocols for the protection of the organization's computer networks and information. This position will ensure the company meets all mandated security and compliance standards and will be responsible for safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the company and client's information. This position requires strong partnership and collaboration with the various lines of businesses and functional areas while simultaneously observing the independence of the security function.


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following statements describe the principal functions of this position and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may be expected to perform other duties as assigned, including working in other areas to cover absences or balance the workload. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Performs other duties as assigned

  • Maintains a professional demeanor toward all residents, visitors and co-workers

  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices

  • Performs all duties in adherence to Company standards

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws

  • Directly supervises members of the warranty team, to include: interviewing, hiring and training staff, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding, counseling and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems

  • Pursues and participates in continuing education initiatives pertaining to Information Security and Cybersecurity, joins webinars and similar educational platforms frequently

  • Performs internal and third-party risk assessments

  • Subscribes to US-CERT, InfraGard, and similar channels, communicates beneficial information to the technical teams

  • Reviews weekly and monthly security results on multiple technology platforms, works with technical teams to ensure vulnerabilities are resolved on time

  • Creates tickets and tracks associated mitigation

  • Gathers or coordinates the collection of necessary evidence

  • Provides Information Security leadership and assistance to other departments to ensure compliance by guidance, reporting and tracking progress, and issue resolutions

  • Oversees internal security projects

  • Develops information security awareness training and education programs, presents material to organizational personnel

  • Collaborates with management and Information Technology teams to improve security

  • Conducts security audits and assessments, provides recommendations and feedback on findings

  • Oversees all activities related to development, implementing, reviewing, and maintaining, company wide information security policies and procedures

  • Directs ongoing and proactive risk assessment programs for all new and existing systems, remains familiar with business goals and processes as to develop effective controls to maintain a strong security posture

Required Qualifications :
Qualifications (Education, Experience, Technical Skills)
Education and Experience:

  • Experienced in evaluating, recommending, and implementing systems for detection and prevention of information privacy and security breaches

  • Experienced with IDS/IPS, threat detection, log aggregation, threat hunting, and endpoint protection

  • Experienced in leading IT/IS project teams

  • 3+ years of practical experience in auditing technical environments required

  • 4+ years of practical experience in Information Security and/or Technology required

  • IT-related certifications preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology and/or Security preferred

Skills and Knowledge:
Time management and prioritization skills including ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure, and resolve specific problems within stated deadlines

  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in dealing with matters of significance and sensitive nature

  • Skilled understanding of computer hardware, software, and network environments

  • Knowledge of emerging technologies

  • Skilled in evaluating systems for compliance with information privacy and security policies and procedures, federal and state laws, and industry standards through a risk assessment process

  • Ability to communicate complex, technical concepts to management and business leaders

  • Ability to establish working relationships at all levels of the organization, possess the ability to manage upward and downward

  • Customer service skills

  • Must be able to read, write and understand English and have verbal and written communication skills

Personal Attributes:

  • Continuous learner

  • Detail-oriented with desire to acquire technological and analytical skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Team builder and team player

  • Skilled organizer, cross-functional collaborator

  • Ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization

Organizational Relationships

Reports to: Chief Information Officer
Supervises: Information Security Analyst Trainee

Certifications or Licenses:

  • Certifications: Security+, CISSP, CEH, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GPEN, GCCF, CCNP or similar security certification preferred

  • A valid Florida Driver's License for required travel. Must maintain driving record compliance with company policy.

Work Schedule: Full Time

Salary: DOE
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