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Head of Security Operations (Director)

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Salary: $175,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JOR 171123
  • Sector: Cyber Security, Information Security
Job Description


Barclay Simpson’s Information and Cyber Security Recruitment team is currently partnered with a cutting edge technology company to bring on a Director of Security Operations. This individual will report into the CISO. You will be responsible for owning and growing their security operations function and mitigating cyber risks.


  • Manage the effectiveness of the Information Security technologies.
  • Serve as an internal information security subject matter expert
  • Lead all information security implementation projects and provide hands-on support
  • Work with the incident response team to triage, contain, and investigate security events, and prevent future information security breaches through thorough analysis
  • Develop and oversee: IDS/IPS, data security, network security, vulnerability management, code review, etc.


  • 7+ years’ experience in information technology; 3+ in leading an information security operations
  • 5+ years of progressive information security work experience
  • Education – Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related area
  • Industry recognized certification in security (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, etc.) 
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