Corporate Information Security Officer, CISO (Filled with 1st Resume)

Position Reference Number: CISOBUFFALO
Executive Package
Relocation Package: Yes
Job Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Bachelor, Masters Preferred

Job Description was retained to recruit a CISO. We filled the job with a candidate who has been promoted several times in the past 3 years and is now our client's CTO. This is a rare opportunity to step into one of the nation's top 20 banks at a strategic leadership level where the right candidate exercised a balanced blend of tactical and strategic skills to lead the organization's Information Security and Technology Risk Management efforts. You'll be responsible for all aspects of technology risk management and information security across the enterprise. Due to regulations driven by the FFIEC, New York State Banking Department, Security and Exchange Commission, OCC, OTC, Federal Reserve Board and PCI credit card compliance, you'll be the bank's authority on regulatory compliance issues. You'll chair a bank-wide committee on Information Security and Technology Risk Management, manage staff, report regularly to the Executive Management Committee, the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors and to the Board of Directors and drive the continuation of a 3 year technology risk program while continuing to lead the bank towards more efficient, compliance and more secure ways of doing business. You'll have a staff in the 40 person range and will have a significant multi-million dollar budget. This role reports to a highly polished CIO who owns 1/3 of the bank's entire operations. Growth opportunities abound for the right person and the nature of future growth will depend greatly on past experience and demonstrated success once on board. Outside of the job, you might appreciate knowing that Buffalo's real estate is as less expensive than average city USA and substantially less expensive than larger cities such as NYC, Boston, San Francisco, etc.. Schools in the Buffalo area boast a low student to teacher ratio and expenditure per student is twice what is in many other parts of the country. A highly competitive compensation package with relocation is attached to this position and will be constructed around the right candidate.

Job Requirements

Requires a Masters Degree or equivalent work experience equating to 10-15 years in Information Technology plus 10+ years of work history specifically in Information Security and Risk Management. You'll demonstrate a deep understanding of enterprise-wide multi-platform operating system security, network security, application security, database security, regulatory compliance, risk management, etc. You'll also demonstrate a track record of having to deliver a balance between strategic leadership and tactical effort. You must demonstrate extensive experience working with strict regulatory compliance issues such as those from governing bodies such as the FFIEC, OCC, SEC, and Federal Reserve. You'll be well-versed in regulatory compliance issues such as SOX, GLBA, PCI, etc. Significant experience with Enterprise-level Risk Management and Operational Risk Management experience is critical to this role. Your communication skills will be exceptionally strong. You'll be just as comfortable presenting to the Board of Directors or the Federal Reserve examiners as you are in presenting concepts to business unit leaders, technology leaders and your own security staff. You'll have prior experience managing multiple direct reports and will have total span of control in excess of 25 staff. You'll have a CISSP and/or CISM. Additional certifications such as the CISA or other vendor certifications are preferred. Bank Security Job, CISO Job, Corporate Information Security Officer Job, Information Security Job, Security Leadership Job, Executive Security Job, Risk Management Job, Technology Risk Management Job, New York Security Job, Buffalo Security Job