Cyber Security Manager

Direct Hire – Full Time – Strong Base Salary Plus Bonus

The Cyber Security Manager will provide oversight and leadership for our customer’s Information Security function. Working under the general direction of the Director of IT Security & Compliance, the Cyber Security Manager will define and execute strategic and tactical plans designed to protect our customer’s most critical IT assets. Managing a small team and key relationship with our cyber security partners, the Cyber Security Manager will be responsible for developing the ongoing maturation and effectiveness of the cybersecurity program. This position will provide information security direction, consultation, and advice for the company and will lead enterprise-wide security initiatives to ensure sustained and reliable security controls.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

•    Manage the process of gathering, analyzing, and assessing the current and future threat landscape, as well as providing a realistic overview of risks and threats in the enterprise environment
•    Works with the Director of Security to develop a security program and security projects that address identified risks and business security requirements
•    Lead security team consisting of internal staff and external security expertise
•    Leads the selection and implementation of Information Security technologies and tools
•    Provides organizational wide cyber security oversight leveraging a comprehensive and sustainable governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) framework (NIST)
•    Develops and evolves IT security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures to ensure operating efficiency and regulatory compliance
•    Ensures systems' security by conducting audits, monitoring reports, and evaluating threats
•    Analyzes the results of various security scans, process appraisals and other improvement efforts
•    Performs and manages the implementation of countermeasures or mitigating controls
•    Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices, research, malicious code reverse engineering, penetration testing, and threat intelligence
•    Leads in performance and coordination of Security Incident Response activities
•    Coordinates with users to discuss issues such as access needs, security violations, and security training needs
•    Works closely with 3rd party partners to secure data and assets
•    Works with the enterprise architecture team to ensure that there is a convergence of business, technical and security requirements; liaise with IT management to align existing technical installed base and skills with future architectural requirements
•    Manages the day-to-day activities of threat and vulnerability management, identify risk tolerances, recommend treatment plans, and communicate information about residual risk
•    Manages security projects and provide expert guidance on security matters for other IT projects.


•    Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or equivalent experience required
•    5-7 years of IT experience, including security management and operations, and at least 1-2 years of leadership experience
•    CISSP certification highly preferred
•    Must have technical competency in IT/Systems, combined with business acumen to understand and translate between business and technical requirements
•    Experience and strong understanding of security tools/technologies and working with legal, audit and compliance staff
•    Able to support multiple efforts in parallel, in a highly matrix, fast-paced, multi-site organization experiencing rapid growth
•    Proficient in performing risk, business impact, control, and vulnerability assessments, and in defining treatment strategies
•    Experience in developing and documenting security architecture, policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and plans, including strategic, tactical and project plans
•    Strong interpersonal skills required, with a positive approach to collaboration and relationship building
•    Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Strong analytical, organizational, and demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills
•    Travel required to various operating locations along with business-related meetings & conferences

Our customer offers a casual, progressive, and engaging work environment, located just minutes from the AC Expressway and Route 73 in Southern New Jersey. Candidates interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity.

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