Chief Information Security Officer (ID:42717)
Our client's mission is to unlock people’s full potential through finances and provide them with clarity through every step of the loan process. They make lending approachable. By bringing transparency and consistency to every part of the financial world, our client strives to guide people to decisions that are in their best interest.
Please note: This is an onsite role, candidates must be local to Mpls/St. Paul. Candidates with experience in highly regulated industries, specifically Banking/Investments/Mortgage, are strongly encouraged to apply.

The CISO is a senior-level executive responsible for safeguarding an organization's information assets by developing and implementing an information security program, which includes procedures and policies designed to protect enterprise communications, systems and assets from both internal and external threats.  They ensure the company's IT infrastructure is secure through the detection, containment, and remediation of IT threats including the management of incidents across the entire enterprise; ensuring they are properly identified, analyzed, communicated and resolved.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Infrastructure security
    • Ensure appropriate controls are in place for the security of information assets.
    • Safeguard information by seeing that security risks are identified, assessed and accurately reported.
    • Manage internal and external security audits, including remediation of findings (i.e., GCR, IVS, penetration testing, social engineering tests, etc.).
    • Acquire tools (i.e., Tenable) and develop a schedule to regularly assess and report on network security for Headquarters, and all branch offices.
  • Software & Systems security
    • Create inventory of systems and develop plans for auditing and reporting on access and security levels.
    • Manage security software (i.e., ESET, ConnectWise, etc.) and reporting.
  • Manage information security programs and policies.
  • Assist with development of cybersecurity training programs.
  • Business continuity programs.
  • Deployment of infrastructure devices (servers, SANs, backups systems, firewalls, etc.).
  • Develop and uphold the company’s culture, mission, and vision. 
  • Management of end user support team (5 employees)
  • Complete training as assigned and comply with all regulatory requirements. 
  • Comply with all regulatory requirements.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • 10+ year’s experience in combination of risk management, information security and IT
  • Experience in banking, mortgage, investments (highly regulated environments)
  • Strong understanding of corporate finance and performance management 
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards 
  • Ability to work with all levels of management 
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills 
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm 
  • Innovative thinking and leadership with an ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, and NIST.
  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline
  • Certified Information Security Manager, issued by ISACA, or Certified Information Systems Security Professional, offered by ISC.

  • Competitive compensation reliant on ability and experience
  • Excellent benefits package including health, dental & vision
  • Life and AD&D Insurance, as well as additional voluntary benefit possibilities
  • 401K with robust company match
  • Flexible PTO program second to none
  • The opportunity to work for the Midwest’s fastest growing lender
About Versique:
Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.

Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.


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