Associate Director – IT Systems Security – Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad
Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN
2h ago

Associate Director - IT Systems Security - Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad

Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN

Job Title & Level : Head of IT Systems Security

JobDescription :

Global Head of IT Systems Security willbe part of the Enterprise Digital team and will be responsible for providingleadership to Enterprise system security teams on Cybersecurity programs andoperations.

The leader will also be responsible for ensuring Virtusa and theirClient’s information assets are protected and compliant to contractual andregulatory requirements.

This positionrequires a strong leader with ability to lead and motivate cross-functionalteams to achieve desired objectives.

This role will be based in Sri Lanka andwill report to both Global Head of IT Infrastructure & TechnicalInformation Security Officer of Virtusa.

Key Roles& Responsibilities :

  • Serve as an expert advisor in design, implementationand maintenance of IT System Security Controls
  • Securing the enterprise by maintaining IT securitystandards and ensuring IT security compliance across infrastructure andservices that enables 20,000 employees globally.
  • Establish security standards, controls andsolutions across Endpoints, on-premise physical infrastructure, on-premiseVirtual, Cloud (IaaS) and Mobile.
  • Global systems Threat management, Data Security,Data leakage, PAM, IAM, Security configuration management, Application, Patchmanagement, HA / DR and Physical access control, Surveillance.
  • Vulnerability management at the operating system (Windows, Linux / Unix,macOS and VMware), application, software and hardware level.
  • Oversee the evaluation, selection andimplementation of cost-effective security solutions
  • Provide periodic update on coverage andeffectiveness of existing controls to Executive Leadership
  • Manage responses to external and internalaudits on cybersecurity controls
  • Maintain and strengthen compliance toindustry standards such as NIST CSF and ISO27001
  • Improve detection and responsetimes through implementation of innovative solutions, automation andorchestration
  • Global IT system security budget and cost controlaligning to organizational business strategy.
  • Maintain strong relationshipwith Internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience & Skill Requirements :

  • 12 years of IT Experience preferably in ITServices or highly regulated industries such as Banking
  • 8 years of IT Security experience with atleast 5 years in leadership role
  • Experience in implementing and managingcompliance to industry standards such as NIST CSF, ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS
  • Experience in implementing and managingendpoint & Perimeter security solutions
  • Experience in working with latestcybersecurity solutions and technologies will be an added advantage
  • Strong knowledge of current threatlandscape and latest trends in security technologies
  • Strong knowledge and experience inimplementing best practices and tools for cloud environments will be a plus
  • Strong knowledge and experience in managingPatch and Vulnerability management
  • Excellent written and verbal communicationskills.
  • Education & Certification :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technologyor Computer Science or Engineering
  • Master’s Degree or Information SecurityDegree will be an added advantage
  • Professional certifications such as CISM,CISSP, SANS GIAC will be a plus
  • MCSE Security, SSCP or CCSP will be anadded advantage
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