Director of Assessment and Testing

Location: remote, remote
Date Posted: 08-16-2018
Director of Assessment and Testing Practice
Practice Directors are viewed as authorities and experts within their domains.  As such, this position requires both strategic and tactical leadership.  The successful candidate will continuously monitor industry trends and client needs and serve as a thought-leader both internally and externally.  They will be responsible for developing personnel, program oversight, financial management, and supporting sales and marketing activities.  They will also frequently work side by side with other practice directors, managers, and consultants to address client needs, align support personnel, and oversee quality and sufficiency of work tools and deliverables. 
The selected individual will represent Revolutionary Security externally as a subject matter expert.  In this capacity they will speak at conferences, support industry panel discussions, develop blog and whitepaper content, and support webinars and similar activities.
The Assessments and Testing practice supports our clients in evaluating and improving their cyber security practices and defensive capabilities.  This includes utilization of industry-standard and proprietary assessment frameworks and tools, such as NIST CSF and ISO 27001.  It also includes technical vulnerability assessments and penetration testing.  Upon completion of assessments and tests, our teams develop comprehensive reports of observations and findings, risk-prioritized and actionable recommendations, and strategic roadmaps to improve our clients’ defensive postures.
Required Qualifications:
  • Extensive experience leading and managing personnel as a functional manager
  • Prior experience leading cyber security programs for large and mature organization(s)
  • Prior experience in a professional services or consulting role supporting commercial enterprises
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of cyber security operations, functions, and best practices
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of vulnerability assessment and offensive testing methodologies, tools, and techniques
  • Experience coaching, mentoring, and providing positive and constructive feedback to subordinate managers and employees
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including experience with public speaking and public-facing written content development (e.g. blogs, whitepapers, journal articles, etc.)
  • Experience developing training plans and aligning employee career goals to growth opportunities
  • Experience managing relationships to include personnel, client, leadership, and serving as a direct liaison to clients and external entities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent relevant work experience
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience managing other functional managers
  • Experience developing proposals, statements of work, and general content to support business capture
  • Experience in financial services and/or oil & gas
  • Project management experience
  • Financial management (forecasting, cost estimating) experience
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field of study
Position Type: Salaried / Exempt.  Compensation commensurate with candidate’s knowledge and professional experience.
Primary Location: Remote/Virtual within Continental US
Travel Requirement: Up to 50%
 
 
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