Coalfire Systems Director, Cyber Risk Advisory in Dallas, Texas

Director, Cyber Risk Advisory

Assessment & Advisory Services
Dallas, TX



About Coalfire:

As a trusted advisor and leader in cybersecurity, Coalfire has more than 15 years in IT security services. We empower organizations to reduce risk and simplify compliance, while minimizing business disruptions. Our professionals are renowned for their technical expertise and unbiased assessments and advice. We recommend solutions to meet each client’s specific challenges and build long-term strategies that can help them identify, prevent, respond, and recover from security breaches and data theft. We’re on the cutting edge of one of the world’s most important industries, and we protect our clients from ever-evolving security threats through our innovative advisory, auditing, and ethical hacking solutions. We’re growing rapidly and are currently seeking a Director for our Cyber Risk Advisory practice.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead multiple and diverse teams of Information Risk & Security professionals

  • Interact with C-Suite and other executive and managerial level professionals as well as technical and non-technical groups

  • Define and roll out enterprise information risk and security strategies and governance provisions

  • Perform enterprise-wide information risk and security related assessments, including testing related controls

  • Oversee organizational compliance with information security policies, procedures, controls and applicable regulatory requirements

  • Proactively identify, qualify and mitigate enterprise information risk

  • Provide managerial guidance and oversight in the design and implementation of enterprise information security programs, inherent components and related projects and initiatives

  • Be familiar with statutes and regulations across multiple industries that are relevant to IT (e.g. SOX 404, HIPAA, FEDRAMP, GLB, Patriot Act)

  • Project management and project delivery concepts and practices and ability to apply them effectively

What you’ll bring:

  • At least ten (10+) years working experience in compliance, GRC, cyber related policy, and management consulting

  • Moderate to strong understanding of enterprise information systems architecture and enterprise security architecture

  • Maintains consistent awareness of the latest information risk and security innovations, trends, challenges and solutions

  • The ability to leverage a balanced mix of managerial and technical skills and experiences

  • Knowledge of typical enterprise information security program domains

  • Experience with industry acclaimed information governance, risk and security standards/frameworks and professional practices (NIST, ISO, COBIT, ITIL, ISSA, etc.)

  • Proficiency with information security related solutions, tools and utilities

  • Bachelor’s degree (four-year college or university) in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • You must hold at least two (2) of the following certifications: CISM certification, CISSP certification, CISA certification, CGEIT certification, CRISC certification, PMP certification, ITIL Foundations (or higher) certification

Bonus points:

  • Master’s Degree

Why you’ll want to join us:

Our people make Coalfire great. We work together on interesting things and achieve exceptional results. We act as trusted advisors to our customers and are committed to client-focused innovation as well as innovation in the industries that we serve. Coalfire offers our people the chance to grow professionally with colleagues they like and respect while tackling challenges that stretch their minds and expand their skill sets. We’re connected by our desire to innovate and our goal of helping to make the world a more secure place.

Coalfire’s high energy, challenging, and fast-paced work environment will keep you engaged and motivated. Work-life balance is a core priority at Coalfire – we work hard and we play hard, and the two often overlap. We host family-friendly events and happy hours along with professional meetups and informal networking sessions, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution

  • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)

  • A generous 401(k) plan

  • A corporate wellness program

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • A kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beverages

Coalfire is proud to be an EEOE, M/F/D/V, and we are committed to diversity both in practice and spirit at the corporate level.