Cyber Security Lead

at Infinity Consulting Solutions
Location Buffalo Grove, IL
Date Posted January 3, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Seeking a Cyber Security Lead for a financial services organization. This is a new position within the organization and will work directly with the CTO. As a Cyber Security Lead, you will be responsible for implementing and leading the overall IT security strategy, including risk, compliance, governance and cyber security of business, customer and consumer data and related applications. Must have experience working in an Agile environment. Excellent communication skills are required.


Drive the strategy for how the company handles information technology security, risk and compliance challenges

Drive evangelization and education of cyber security services within the organization

Design and implement procedures and controls necessary to ensure and protect the safety and security of all information system assets within the organization

Participate & lead organizational security efforts including audits, penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, patches, access control and other policies

Monitor and audit applications, networks and systems for security issues and ensure compliance

Lead security related investigations as needed


7+ years prior experience as a Cyber Security focused professional (Applications and Network Security)

Previous experience managing Information Security at commercial software companies is ideal

Previous experience working within a .NET SaaS organization is desired.

BS/BA in computer science, engineering or related discipline desired

Expert-level understanding of today's technology threat landscape and information security architectures, as well as applicable laws, regulations, and compliance frameworks (SOC I/II, PCI-DSS, etc.)

Previous experience growing out a team as well as established processes, procedures and best practices is highly desired.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate and drive the right response and investments to deal with risk

Proven experience instituting a culture of security where security becomes ingrained in every employees day to day activities

Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISSLP, or CISSP-ISSMP, CISA, CEH, ISSAP, ISSEP preferred

Experience with Agile SDLC

Must have the desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process and product quality

Ability to consider context and adapt communication and design style based on the deliverable and the target audience

Outstanding attention to details and genuine interest in using technology to solve problems

Ability to turn data and stakeholder goals into easily navigable experiences

Thrives in a team environment but can also work independently

Ability to adapt in a high-growth company

Demonstrates ownership by managing time wisely, being proactive regarding due dates and redistributing tasks or implementing creative solutions to meet project goals

Considers the goals and objectives of all stakeholders, weighs options and executes crisply when making a decision

Financial experience is desired.