Job Description :
VDart is a IT staffing firm based out of Atlanta, GA specializing in Digital & Emerging technologies. Founded in 2007, VDart has over 1700+ employees and contractors spread across 3 continents. We specialize in providing the Fortune 1000 companies, niche hard to find skills in technologies including Social, Mobile, Big Data Analytics, Cloud, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. With delivery centers in UK, Mexico, Canada and India, we provide talent solutions to global customers covering EMEA, APAC & Americas. We provide deep technology and domain expertise in BFSI, Energy & Utility, Technology, CPG & Retail industry verticals. VDart is an award winning organization recognized on Inc 500 Hall of Fame; Atlanta Business Chronicle's Fastest Growing Companies; NMSDC's National Supplier of the Year; Ernst & Young's Regional Entrepreneur of the Year and more. Information Security Director- Location: Santa Clara, CA Contract The Information Security Director will be responsible for leading Client's Security Operations team. Primarily, the Security Operations Director must ensure an appropriate, risk-based approach for Security Incident Response, Remediation and Recovery. This will be accomplished through the effective management of technical security operations staff, Implementations and maintenance of processes, and deployed security tools for detection, prevention and response. What You'll Do: Drive results for Security Operations leveraging team and tools to accomplish objectives with a strong focus on business acumen and knowledge of IT infrastructure, operations, and development. Provide strong leadership for cross-functional / stakeholder communications. - Develop and maintain documentation, communications and training related to Security Operations including but not limited to: Incident Response planning and correlating Runbooks for identified areas of greatest risk Business Continuity planning, practices, and communication Disaster Recovery and testing focused on critical business functions Technical and configuration standards and practices focused on security engineering and infrastructure Vulnerability management and Endpoint security Solution management for deployed security controls Auditing, Logging, monitoring and alerting practices SOC management Project management - Proactively assess exposure to attack and reduce the attack surface to minimize exposure without disruption to services. Continuously evaluate the security posture of security engineering and operations people, processes and tools and adjust accordingly to ensure effective preparation, detection, containment, investigation, remediation and recovery during a security incident. Engage in Change Management to ensure the status of security posture is not negatively impacted by changes to IT operations. Provide metrics on identified processes to illustrate trending and status in security posture. Actively acquire, evaluate and disseminate information regarding vulnerabilities and threats tethered to correlating assessments of risk and impact based on our infrastructure, applications and known exposure. Lead and engage in projects focused on ensuring the deployment of security controls and the secure implementation of IT systems and software. Manage on-call procedures and schedule for Security Operations to ensure a rapid response to security events Minimum Experience & Qualifications: BS in Information Technology or Computer Science or equivalent degree with 10+ years of overall information security engineering and technology operations experience with an emphasis on leading teams Strong knowledge of networks, operating systems, cryptography, preventive, detective and offensive security solutions. Excellent understanding of information security concepts, protocols, tools, industry best practices and strategies. Strong leadership abilities, with the capability to provide guidance for information security team members Focus on a business appropriate measured response, strong time management, effective prioritization and appropriate sense of urgency in day-to-day Security Operations Experience with common information security management frameworks and best practices sourced from NIST/FIPS, ISO, CIS, CMU, SANS, OWASP, etc. Advanced threat-modeling based on technical acumen, knowledge of system and application architectures, vulnerabilities and information assimilated from multiple resources. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including in-depth knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles as a means of relating business needs to security controls. Knowledge of and experience in developing and documenting security architecture and plans, including strategic, tactical and project plans. Strong analytical skills to analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls. Experience in application technology security testing (white box, black box and code review Experience in system technology security testing (vulnerability scanning and penetration testing Ability to identify needs, take initiative and prioritize work efforts - balancing operational tasks with longer-term strategic security efforts Curious, inquisitive, innovative, lifelong learner and self-starter Strong documentation and communication skills If your skills match these requirements please send your resume to for immediate consideration. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience. Candidates should e-mail resume to address above. Be sure to reference the job number and title in the subject line. Referral Program: Ask our recruiting team about how you can be a part of our referral program. If you refer a candidate with this background and if the candidate accepts the role our team pays a generous referral. We are keen on networking and establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with you. We are Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. VDart Inc Alpharetta, GA Follow us on Twitter for the hottest positions: @VDart_Jobs Follow us on Twitter: @vdartinc