Job: Information Security evangelist (Fargo; relocation provided)

Title Information Security evangelist (Fargo; relocation provided)
Categories Information Technology
Salary $125-145k base + bonus
Start Date 2018-05-09
Location 58102
Job Information

We have been retained by an exploding Midwest-based company to identify their information security evangelist. This company has been a Top 5 player in their space for the better part of 30 years where innovation drives their continued growth, along with one of the best corporate cultures in the Midwest (they’ve won a Best Place to Work Award for the last 4 consecutive years).

This role will be the first information security evangelist position at the company; and will be tasked with staying abreast of the latest & greatest in information security. As a member of the senior IT leadership team, the position will engage with cross-functional leaders across the organization and individual contributors among the security team to create a strong Security practice, serving as the organization subject matter expert. Think helping author whitepapers, attend InfoSec conferences, etc.

Unlike many cultures, they not only attract some of the best talent in the industry, they don’t lose them: they have low single digit turnover as an organization across their 700+ employees.


Desired Skills and Experience:
  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related technical degree required; an MBA or similar advanced degree is a distinct plus.
  • 8+ years of experience in IT security
  • Knowledge of technological trends and developments in the area of information security and risk management
  • Experience in technology support, risk management, networks, enterprise security, and business continuity planning
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (both oral and written), skills required with the ability to interact and relate necessary information to executive management.
  • Excellent communication, organization, analytical, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal and collaborative skills; and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences
  • Ability to think critically with strong problem-solving skills
Type Management
Functions Information Security
Job ID# SWS616
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