Security Leader Job Description

Security Leader Job Description

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Security leader provides solution architectures and systems integration designs for modern information security capabilities covering all aspects of information risk & security including but not limited to application security, cloud and legacy infrastructure hardening, data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, endpoint and network security and identity & access management.

Security Leader Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

You will manage a small team of operations engineers to support production and test systems to high levels of security and ensuring The Logic Group’s PCI DSS KPi’s are met at all times
Building ANZ Security Consulting Practice - working with country teams to build the security practice
Consulting & Systems Integration – help build country level practice leveraging global competencies and global delivery resources
Responsible for structuring effective go-to-market and communication plans working with various GMT teams
Actively applies subject matter expertise externally in the marketplace (for example, through social media, digital tactics and at client events)
You will take a hands-on approach to the Windows based infrastructure in addition to leading the team
You will be the primary contact and escalation point for the team’s primary stake holders, the Information Security Officer and Information Security Engineer
In addition to these tasks Security Operations will work closely with Technical Architecture as a point of support for security design, architecture compliance, threat and vulnerability management and penetration testing
You will own developing and maintaining supporting documentation, you will be required to assist in deploying automation of operational processes and procedures, identify weaknesses, propose, plan and deploy improvements to address and enhance the infrastructure design
You will always ensure best practice is followed in a commercial environment that supports high profile transactional web sites using industry standards

Security Leader Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Security Leader

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PSIRT, GBE, CPR, II, GCIA, ITIL, CISSP, CEH, CSSP-A, IAT

Education for Security Leader

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the security leader job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technical, Information Technology, Business, Technology, Education, Computer Engineering, Science, Information Security

Skills for Security Leader

Desired skills for security leader include:

Application architectures
Cloud Security and broader security technologies
Secure infrastructure architectures
IoT network technologies
Access Risk Analysis
Application risk identification and evaluation techniques
Business Role Management
CI/CD and automation tools

Desired experience for security leader includes:

Monitor team performance through the development of work standards
Developing a structured program for assessing software and application development for cyber security and other risks
Bachelor’s degree in and minimum 7 years of experience in software or systems engineering or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Relevant information security certifications preferred
Addressing customer related inquires
Aligning product security teams security best practices (patching, application security)

Security Leader Examples


Security Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a security leader. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for security leader
  • Ensuring Secure Business Solutions, including remote operations
  • Extending security services like vulnerability management at the business level
  • Develop and implement an effective Strategic Plan that clearly defines the business roadmap, product portfolio priorities, channel management activities, and competitive landscape
  • Provide active leadership necessary to drive critical programs and projects to successful completion and implementation
  • Operates with frequent guidance from the customer CISO
  • Proficiently utilize and monitor the access control and alarm monitoring system in use (LENEL) and the integrated CCTV monitoring system
  • Perform various security inspections, audits and investigations as required and as instructed
  • Lead the newly created GSP IT Digital initiative, helping to drive growth, innovation, and productivity through the implementation of next-generation solutions
  • Lead the IT efforts associated with the GSP Cloud program, helping to define the roadmap and supporting execution efforts
  • Become an expert on key cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure, and help IT and Engineering teams learn how to properly leverage
Qualifications for security leader
  • Very strong communication Skills (written, verbal, shows)
  • At least 15 years working experience as an adviser in capacity building programmes, targeting national Ministries of agriculture or related Ministries
  • At least 10 years proven experience as a Team Leader managing advisory teams at national and regional level
  • At least 10 years of working experience in Africa Sub-Sahara including as embedded advisor
  • Demonstrated experience in Agriculture policy reform process facilitation, public-private dialogue, and multi stakeholder coordination
  • Knowledge of and experience with EuropeAid procedures and regulations

Security Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a security leader. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for security leader
  • Partner with the GSP Engineering functions globally to accelerate product development efforts through IT engagement and solutions
  • Identify opportunities to leverage mobility solutions, and implement as appropriate
  • Develop expertise in IoT (Internet of Things) and analytics to identify opportunities to leverage in GSP
  • Ensure on-budget and on-time high-quality project deliverables
  • Lead PMO and ACE activities for GSP IT
  • Ensure the implementation of other security policies and procedures within the company such as Workplace Violence Prevention, Travel Security, Supply Chain Security (AEO/C-TPAT)
  • Develop, approve and track Standard Operating Procedures, set site security access control requirements, security systems, and overall implementation of site security programs
  • Develop strategy to migrate Power applications to contemporary platforms, ie
  • Develop an effective strategy to mitigate risk, maintain continuity of operations, and safeguard the organization
  • Cross training with the Leader SOC to stand in for incident response activities should the need arise
Qualifications for security leader
  • Experience in facilitating training of Ministry Staff
  • Good understanding of Human resource management
  • At least 7 years experience as Sales Manager for Security software
  • At least 2 years experience as Software Sales Leader
  • 5+ years extensive experience in product management and/or product development in major internet and/or mobile payments property preferred
  • Knowledge of Information Security policies is a plus

Security Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a security leader. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for security leader
  • Build & grow world class security team that ensures high quality security testing service for every product release
  • Lead and enhance our DevOps culture through automation and partnering with development community
  • Ensure assessments are completed on time and consistent with the needs of the business
  • Lead initiatives to develop/acquire defensive intelligence for our products (e.g., Honeypots, 3rd party intelligence services)
  • Provides strategic guidance to the Global CSO and works with Security PMO to develop detailed work plans for the completion of tasks and programs
  • Exceed assigned Security revenue
  • Research, evaluate, and participate in build vs
  • Performing and tracking security risk assessment
  • Execution of mitigation plans
  • Lead the global Security Compliance program
Qualifications for security leader
  • You will establish technical credibility in sales cycles, personally and through the broader technical team to credibly drive discussions with CTOs, CIOs, Chief Architects, Senior Developers, from both customer and partners
  • You have detailed knowledge of compliance standards
  • Technical degree highly desired
  • 4+ years of experience within similar role in the security industry
  • Ability to Develop security initiatives and offerings for security consultation with a focus on strategic and complex security offers and solutions
  • Experience in providing detailed technical architecture and integration expertise with major Vendor solutions NetIQ, Cisco, HP, McAfee, RSA, Juniper, Fortinet, Citrix, CA, Oracle, VMware

Security Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of security leader. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for security leader
  • Drive organisational wide processes
  • Engage with client representatives and partners to solicit input on application and cyber security strategy and priorities
  • Establish a prioritised roadmap of actionable application security initiatives to harden existing code base further in light of future deployment models
  • Span of Influence
  • Guide and promote employee health and safety performance by developing health and safety systems, policies and procedures, metrics, campaigns and programs to prevent occupational injuries and illnesses, and enhance the overall site safety culture resulting in management engagement, employee involvement and the reduction in unsafe conditions and behaviors
  • Provide technical consultation that includes assessment and management of EHS&S issues and risks arising from operations, to prevent incidents, protect company assets and business affairs
  • Assist and guide internal and external customers with regards to Environmental, Health, and Safety and Security issues, including special projects, new products, and complaints or concerns
  • Conduct assessments, inventories and inspections for various environmental and safety regulations
  • Job Hazard Assessments
  • Hazard control and Prevention Reports
Qualifications for security leader
  • Minimum two years' of relevant work experience in larger operation
  • Ability to assume broad responsibilities requiring direct personal initiative and decision making as the principal on-site representative of facilities and security management during non-business hours
  • 5 - 12 plus years’ overall experience in a security-related role, either in the military, police, intelligence or corporate security
  • 5+ years of experience managing IT, datacenter and web security systems
  • Ability to lead cross-functional team and negotiate prioritizations
  • Solid organizational skills, attention to detail, and consistent follow-through

Security Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a security leader. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for security leader
  • Perform facility audits, surveys and inspections to identify environmental, security and occupational hazards and weaknesses, to promote effective practices and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and develop recommendations that provide solutions, remedies or process improvement
  • Leads the development and deployment of EHS management systems (ISO 14001 / OHSAS 18001) the continuous improvement of the EHS system
  • Own management and daily leadership of security team at the site and overall emergency response plans including business continuity and crisis management plan
  • Manage the Industrial Hygiene program in compliance with regulatory and company requirements
  • Adhere and maintain 100% compliance with federal, state and local regulatory agencies
  • Oversee all chemical and hazardous waste management, including transportation
  • Develop and implement training for all personnel to assure understanding and compliance of EHS&S programs and environmental permit conditions
  • Collaborate with corporate subject matter experts or functional leaders to develop and drive corporate/local initiatives
  • Develop and oversee EHS&S budget
  • Administer and manage the Workers’ Compensation and Random Drug Testing programs including individual case management where appropriate
Qualifications for security leader
  • Web hosting, IT infrastructure experience
  • Experience managing sales, development and engineering teams
  • Experience in security planning
  • Represent the AWS partner strategy for Security to our internal and external stakeholders including the AWS sales teams media coverage and industry events focused on the Security segment
  • Security Supervisor/F644/79714/2
  • Practical experience in information security and cooperation in a Security Operations Center or comparable Team

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