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VP, Information Security

Atlanta, GA, USA | Sharecare

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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The Vice President of Information Security is the leader of the security function for Sharecare. The purpose of this role is to be responsible for establishing and maintaining the enterprise vision, strategy and program to ensure that Sharecare's physical and digital information assets and technologies are adequately protected. This position will be based at Sharecare's Atlanta, GA and reports directly to Sharecare's CTO.

 

Essential Functions:

* Oversee the team of security employees and vendors who safeguard the company's assets, intellectual property and computer systems

* Develop, implement, and manage the overall enterprise process for security strategy and associated architecture and engineering standards

* Identify protection goals, objectives and metrics consistent with corporate strategic plan and work with executives to prioritize security initiatives and spending based on appropriate risk management and/or financial methodology.

* Manage the development and implementation of global security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security

* Strategy, roadmap and budgeting

* Agile, versatile, flexible and the ability to work with constantly changing priorities

* Lead efforts to maintain and expand ISO 27001 and HITRUST certifications

* Lead crisis management exercises in preparation for security event

* Chair Enterprise Information Security Forum/Council, and sit on Enterprise Risk Committee

* Incident Readiness and Incident Recovery

* Organization structure and accountability

* Strong verbal and written communication skills, especially in the areas of presentation and interaction with people at all levels across an organization

* A track record in the successful management of programs and people, both internal and external, as well as demonstrated complex program/project/vendor management skills

* Strong contract negotiation skills for working with customers and vendors on security contract requirements

Requirements

Qualifications:

* University degree or equivalent

* 10+ years in Information Technology or an IT related field (e.g. IT Audit)

* 3+ years in a senior security management role

 

Specific Skills/Attributes:

* Healthcare industry experience required with extensive knowledge of HIPAA Security Rule, and familiarity of HITRUST CSF

* Risk management experience with proven ability to effectively apply risk principles to challenging business situations

* Exceptional executive presentation and communication skills, excellent influencing and problem resolution skills

* Strong negotiation skills

* Security certifications preferred (CISSP, CISA, CISM, etc.).


 


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