Director of IT Security Engineering - Endpoint and Network Security in Coppell, TX at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 10/15/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Coppell, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/15/2021
  • Job ID:
    21-01901

Job Description

Job Title: Director IT Security Engineering - Endpoint and Network Security

Location: Dallas, TX

Status: Full-time role

Our client, a global leader in the Financial Services Industry, is looking for a Director to join their Cybersecurity Engineering department. In this role you would be responsible for the Network and Endpoint Protection capabilities, driving the Agile squads to engineer, innovate, and implement best-in-class security solutions.  Your purpose would be to bring & implement the best security solutions available to protect the organizations' assets and systems.

In this role you will manage the security engineers aligned with these responsibilities.  Strong candidates will have experience guiding & coaching staff as it relates to their capabilities, identifying areas to optimize their capabilities, and stretching the team to meet their maximum performance.  Team members may be within the US or global.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Network and Endpoint Security Engineering agile squads
  • Influence the direction of the Network Security and Endpoint Protection roadmaps by proactively looking for security gaps and mitigating those gaps
  • Participate in iteration planning, backlog management, and other agile ceremonies with Scrum Masters
  • Lead talent planning, career development mentoring, coaching and feedback to squad members and remote employees while evaluating team member performance leading to continuous optimization of the squads.
  • Build partnership with stakeholders and management, keeping them up to date with status of major deliverables and sustaining strong working relationships with business partners, peers and agile squad to enhance business value
Qualifications:
  • Strong Information Security experience in Network Security and Endpoint Security (firewalls, IDS/IPS, network behavior analytics, DNS, WAF, DDOS protection, network segmentation, DLP, Endpoint Detection and Response, File Integrity, and SIEM etc.)
  • Strong people leadership skills with experience leading Agile security engineering team
  • Strong communication skills, including executive communication to senior leadership
  • Strong, demonstrable experience in Cybersecurity engineering, design, implementation, and documentation. Good understanding of network and infrastructure (Networking protocol knowledge is an advantage- TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, firewalls, proxies, IDS, IPS etc.)
  • Knowledge of industry-standard Information Security frameworks, policies and procedures
  • Security certifications (CEH, CCSP, CISSP, OSCP) are a plus
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