Friday, August 16, 2013

Security Job: Director, Security Policies & Procedures, Security Awareness & Training, Las Vegas, NV

Director, Security Policies and Procedures, Security Awareness and Training
Las Vegas, NV has been engaged to build an entire cyber security department under a CISO we know very well. This is a newly created position responsible for building a global company-wide security awareness and training program including security policies and security procedures and metrics to track the progress of this effort. This program does not currently exist. This is an opportunity to build a global program from the ground-up.

This role will have direct reports and will include hire, fire and budgetary management authority. This role reports directly to the CISO who in turn reports to an Executive Vice President. This role will have significant exposure to the organization’s highest levels of executive leadership.  Emphasis for this search is to find a candidate at the Director level who possess strong Leadership abilities coupled with a deep background in the creation and management of security policies and procedures for a global company.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement and oversee Security Policies, Security Procedures, Security Standards and Security Awareness and Training.
  • Develop and maintain information security policies and guidelines and ensure that procedures are properly mapped to the appropriate information security standards.
  • Ensure that all security policies and procedures remain compliant with legal and regulatory mandates and guidelines.
  • Develop and implement company-wide information security awareness and information security training programs.
  • Oversee, develop and maintain policies, standards and procedures documentation and mapping for all new products and services introduced into the corporate information systems production environment.
  • Establish and lead a cross-functional steering committee that includes members from Human Resources, legal, Audit and other key business units.
  • This is an abbreviated job description. A full corporate job description will be provided to qualified candidates.


  • Candidates who can demonstrate deep backgrounds that include the development of Security Policies, Procedures and Standards.
  • Candidates will have previously built an enterprise-wide Security Awareness and Training program.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and to provide strategic vision.
  • Demonstrate experience in building security awareness programs and using distribution and policy management tools.
  • A BA/BS in Computer Science, MIS, Network Security or related discipline is preferred.
  • Requires 5+ years of experience in a leadership role within information technology.
  • A CISSP, CISA and/or QSA certification is highly desired.
  • This role requires outstanding verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to collaborate effectively with a wide range of audiences including business people and technologists.
  • Candidates must pass a background check in order to receive a valid gaming license.

Director, Security Policies and Procedures, Security Awareness and Training
Location: NV-Las Vegas
Compensation: Mid $100s Package, Bonus, Stock
Relocation: Yes
Education: BA/BS Preferred

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