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Director, Information Security Sr

Jacksonville, FL, USA | Acosta

  • Industry:
    Consumer Products
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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TheSr. Director of Information Security’s role is to lead the organization’ssecurity team while working with the business to provide strategic directionspecific to the security practices for enterprise systems processing and datamanagement/storage, in alignment with corporate risk management directives, ISOIT Controls framework, and IT Risk Management.

The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the followingAcosta values: • PeopleMinded

– Must show dignity and respect to all people• Integrity

– Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior• ResultsOriented

– Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed• Trust

– Must be honest, sincere and confident• Teamwork

– Must build trusting relationships• Innovation

– Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision• Balance

– Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what isimportant in life.


Leadsthe design, implementation, and operation of information security technologies,based on active IT Controls and ISO standards, VPNs, routers, firewalls, andrelated security and network devices; adhering to industry standards and bestpractice

Leads the Information Security Steering Committee topartner with internal stakeholders to drive information security riskassessments and controls selection activities

Forms a Center of Excellence for information securitymanagement, offering internal and management consulting services for practicalassistance on information security risk and control matters. Promotes theadvantages and benefits of managing information security risks efficiently andeffectively

Provides leadership and strategic direction, ranging fromplanning and budgeting to promotional activities expounding the value ofinformation security

Partners with related functions including IT Development,IT Technical Operations, Physical Security/Facilities to develop standards andbest practices throughout the organization on information security matters suchas routine security measures, vendor management, and emerging security risk andcontrol technologies

Ensure that implementation of IT software services andhardware are performed in a secure fashion

Review and update information security policies and proceduresannually

Monitor, on a regular basis, compliance againstinformation security policies among employees, contractors, alliances and otherthird parties to keep current. Refer findings or issues to appropriatedepartment managers or administrators

Follow up with internal stakeholders to ensure appropriateactions are being taken to bring Acosta in compliance with information securitypolicies and procedures

Partner with our Corporate Communications department tocreate an appropriate awareness

Provide fresh content for and track compliance with annualSecurity Awareness Training

Review contracts with vendors, suppliers, clients andcustomers to provide guidance internally on how to comply with client/customerrequirements and our vendors/suppliers

Monitor, Investigate and Lead efforts associated withidentifying and remediating vulnerabilities, exposures and breaches as theypertain to security-related incidents and emerging threats

Schedule and conduct security assessments, audits, riskassessments and vulnerability testing

Maintain cybersecurity incident response plan for theEnterprise

Maintain a current understanding of the IT threatlandscape for the industry

Manages Information security staff and resources

Recruits and develops staff – performance management,career development, and mentoring

Meeting the physical requirements – listed below

Otherduties as assigned



Bachelor’s Degree

CISSP certificate

WorkExperience Requirements:

10 years’ experience in Information Security

5 years of prior management experience, leading information security teams, ispreferred

Knowledge,Skills and Abilities Requirements:

Proven analytical, strategic vision drawing on strong problem-solving abilities

Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly languageappropriate to both executive and managerial audiences

Highly self-motivated and directed

Keen attention to detail

Skilled in working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment

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