Cyber Security Manager (Leading Advisory Firm)

New York, NY

Posted: 09/19/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Information Security Job Number: 70
Job Type: Full Time or Contract
Location(s): Indianapolis, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, or San Francisco

Job Description and Synthesis
The Cybersecurity Manager will be responsible for supporting planning, supervising staff, and executing cybersecurity projects. The Cybersecurity Manager will serve as a project or team lead to ensure high-quality delivery. This position will perform work, as well as oversee the technical work of some junior level personnel. This position will work directly with other project leads, managers, and/or executives to communicate business and technical aspects of the work being performed. The Cybersecurity Manager will set performance expectations for junior level personnel and provide constructive performance feedback on a regular basis. This person may also assist the engagement economics of the projects, including budget status tracking, billing, and collection analysis.

Specific Responsibilities
The Cybersecurity Manager will perform the following responsibilities:
  • Conduct and lead Cybersecurity Projects, including:
  • Cybersecurity Strategic Advisory
  • Information Security and Risk Management Consulting
  • IT Risk Assessment
  • Cybersecurity Assessments
  • Penetration Testing
  • Choose based on industry: FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessments, HIPAA Assessments, etc.
  • Cloud Security Reviews
  • IT Security Technology Implementations
  • Prepare reports or other necessary documentation to detail results of evaluation and otherwise meet the objectives of the Project.
  • Submit recommendations to client for corrective action or to support a recommend approach to solving the client’ s needs.
  • Participate in planning and implementing of client information systems, including structure, process, and security.
  • Participate in strategic and tactical objectives to include new product offerings, identify additional client needs, and generating new business leads.
  • Correspond with a variety of clients and communicate security issues, recommendations, and deliverables effectively.
  • Evaluate and/or implement cybersecurity solutions and controls to ensure data security and integrity for our clients.
  • Generate ideas for new cybersecurity solutions aligned with our clients evolving needs
Key Qualifications
  • Bachelor' s degree required, candidates must possess significant analytical skills, which likely evolved from early academic training in Cybersecurity, Information Systems, Computer Science, or similar discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of business experience in the areas of Information Security.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) or willingness to obtain
  • Experience within consulting or professional services, or at leading industry public companies is preferred.
  • Prior experience supervising junior level resources in the areas of Information Security.
  • This position requires national travel of 60% or higher.
  • Knowledge of internetworking technology.
  • System and network administration experience on UNIX, Linux, and Microsoft Windows.
  • Knowledge of security areas such as Auditing, Policy, Database Security, Firewall Design and Implementation, Risk Analysis, Identity Management, Access Management, or Web Services is very desirable.
  • Strong writing and interpersonal communication skills.
  • The ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
cybersecurity, information security, CISSP, or CISA

Spencer Knibbe
Managing Partner

Spencer is the Founder and Managing Partner of MBK Search, LLC - an executive search firm that specializes in the governance, risk, compliance, and cybersecurity market space. Prior to founding MBK, Spencer was Head of Operational Risk at Bridgewater Associates. Before moving to Bridgewater, Spencer was the Head of Risk for ICAP, Plc covering the Americas Region. He started his career in venture capital as an investment associate.

Spencer graduated from Harvard University in 2001 and resides in Ridgefield, CT with his wife and two sons.

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