Information Security Manager

Direct Hire

Boston, Massachusetts

Job Overview:
Motion Recruitment Partners is seeking a dynamic and experienced Information Security Manager to spearhead our efforts in safeguarding our information systems. This role demands a blend of technical expertise, strategic planning, and a collaborative approach to enhance our organization's security posture and ensure compliance with regulatory standards. The ideal candidate will be a proactive leader skilled in navigating the complexities of information security, data privacy laws, and regulatory compliance. Being located on the east coast is preferred.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Subject Matter Expertise: Serve as the subject matter expert on all aspects of information security, ensuring compliance with key regulatory frameworks such as NIST SP 800-171, GDPR, CCPA, and CMMC, and advising on best practices to mitigate risks.
  • Policy Development: Develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive security policies and procedures, ensuring they align with regulatory requirements and industry best practices, and regularly review and update them to address emerging threats.
  • Security Operations Management: Oversee and enhance the Security Operations Center (SOC) capabilities, ensuring proactive monitoring, detection, and response to security incidents and threats.
  • Cybersecurity Program Management: Manage the overall cybersecurity program, including security assessments, incident response, policy implementation, and employee training and awareness initiatives.
  • Regulatory Compliance and Certification: Conduct compliance audits and assessments, ensuring alignment with SOX and other relevant regulations. Perform gap analyses and coordinate with internal teams to implement necessary controls. Lead efforts to achieve and maintain relevant security certifications and attestations including CMMC and SOC 2. Develop and maintain a System Security Plan (SSP) and POAM in line with Department of Defense requirements for CMMC certification.
  • Integration and Collaboration: Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to align security practices and controls, fostering a unified security approach across the organization.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay informed of the latest security technologies, threat landscapes, and regulatory changes, and adjust the security strategy accordingly to maintain a robust defense posture.
  • Leadership and Development: Act as a player-coach, providing hands-on support to the security team while fostering their professional growth and development.
What are the qualifications to apply:
  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or a related field. A Master's degree or equivalent experience is a plus.
  • Certifications: Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or relevant Microsoft security technology certifications are highly preferred. Additional certifications in cloud security or other specialized areas are advantageous.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in information security with proven experience in managing compliance with NIST SP 800-171, GDPR, CCPA, and CMMC.
  • Communication Skills: Demonstrated ability to communicate complex security concepts in an understandable manner to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Leadership: Experience in leading cross-departmental collaboration and supporting senior management’s vision for information security.
  • Technical Skills: Proficient in the use of security technologies such as AlienVault USM, Tenable, Microsoft Defender, Microsoft Endpoint Manager, and Entra ID.
What’s in it for you:
  • Fully remote position – an opportunity for you to gain more value, flexibility, and work-life-balance in your career. Occasional travel to the corporate office may be required.
  • Compensation: Range from $145,000 - $165,000 commensurate with skill level and experience.
  • Highly competitive benefit package including health, vision, dental, paid time off (includes vacation and sick time), medical and dependent flexible spending (FSA), health savings (HSA), critical illness coverage, volunteer and activism time off, paid parental leave (even pawternity leave!), 401k match with pre and post-tax options as well as an annual wellness reimbursement.
  • Training, training, and more training – our virtual training program offers a library of 100+ courses with classes-based, as well as self-led content that will develop the necessary foundation for you to succeed and flourish in your role, as well as continue your learning throughout your time at Motion Recruitment Partners.
  • Ongoing one-on-one support and mentorship in all aspects of your role and development.
  • Fun, energetic, team-oriented work environment that makes you excited to go to work every day.
Since 1989, Motion Recruitment Partners LLC has grown into a leading global recruitment service provider offering outsourced talent solutions, perm and contingent staffing, and MSP programs to growing companies around the world. Motion Recruitment Partner’s network of operating brands (Motion Recruitment, Sevenstep, and The Goal) have a strong and proven track record with filling mission-critical positions using a unique, team-based approach to talent acquisition.
We are accepting candidates 15 days following job post. Apply now to learn more about the job opportunity and our unique culture and work environment.
Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.