• Director, Cyber Risk Advisory

    Job Locations US-CO-Westminster | US-DC-Washington, D.C. | US-TX-Dallas | US-GA-Alpharetta | US-WA-Bellevue | US-WA-Seattle
    Regular Full-Time
  • About Coalfire

    As a trusted advisor and leader in cybersecurity, Coalfire has more than 15 years in IT security services. We empower organizations to reduce risk and simplify compliance, while minimizing business disruptions. Our professionals are renowned for their technical expertise and unbiased assessments and advice. We recommend solutions to meet each client’s specific challenges and build long-term strategies that can help them identify, prevent, respond, and recover from security breaches and data theft. We’re on the cutting edge of one of the world’s most important industries, and we protect our clients from ever-evolving security threats through our innovative advisory, auditing, and ethical hacking solutions. We’re growing rapidly and are currently seeking a Director to join our Cyber Risk Services, NIST Advisory team.

    What you'll do

    Directors are leaders in the Cyber Risk Advisory space who bring deep knowledge of client engagement and development, and practice management.  Using your strong experience with a broad range of risk and control frameworks, you will lead teams to conduct enterprise-level cyber risk assessments, cybersecurity program builds, and other cybersecurity functions. As a team lead you will be responsible for leading the client engagement, assigning work, reviewing team contributions, and assuring quality reports are provided. Up to 40% of your time in this position may be spent traveling. 

    • Monitor the progress of the project and adjust as necessary to ensure successful completion of the project
    • Responsible for the managed revenue and team utilization.
    • Lead project status meetings to include information for: schedules, data requirements, assignments.
    • Manages escalations of client engagements, ensuring delivery of quality products and services.
    • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
    • Resolves and intervenes on client/staff escalations
    • Collaborates closely with sales team to drive strategic growth in their respective practice.
    • Manage team, responsible for talent decisions regarding performance management, compensation and hiring.
    • Provide mentorship and coaching to team members in areas of cybersecurity disciplines, analytical frameworks, client development, and writing.
    • Continuous professional development in maintaining industry specific certifications.
    • Manage projects and team to achieve gross profit and revenue targets.
    • Participate in sales calls and proposal development to achieve sales targets. 
    • Develop or contribute to blogs, white papers, webinars, and platform appearances to support business development and marketing activities.

    What you'll bring

    • Consulting experience with a major consulting/accounting firm or specialized cybersecurity consultancy
    • Regulatory breadth, including deep familiarly/expertise in HIPAA, PCI, GLBA, SSAE 16, ISO, BPA, FINRA, FFIEC, 23 NYCRR 500, etc.
    • Deep expertise in program, risk, and control frameworks such as the NIST CSF, CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls, NIST RMF, etc.
    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
    • Understanding of or experience with cloud technologies
    • Experience dealing with Boards, Senior Executives, CIO/CTOs, and CISOs,
    • 8+ years in information technology consulting, security, audit or advisory
    • Advanced technical certifications in audit, security, or IT certifications (CISSP, CCSP, CISA, MCP, CCNA, etc.)
    • Experience in leading a team of 4-5 individuals
    • Experience in selling complex advisory services to potential clients

    Bonus Points

    • An advanced degree in a technical or business field is preferred
    • Experience in financial services, health, or other regulatory verticals
    • Experience in consulting (Big Four, Management Consulting, or
    • Interest in gaining additional technical certifications
    • MBA

    Why you'll want to join us

    Our people make Coalfire great. We work together on interesting things and achieve exceptional results. We act as trusted advisors to our customers and are committed to client-focused innovation as well as innovation in the industries that we serve. Coalfire offers our people the chance to grow professionally with colleagues they like and respect while tackling challenges that stretch their minds and expand their skill sets. We’re connected by our desire to innovate and our goal of helping to make the world a more secure place. 

    Coalfire’s high energy, challenging, and fast-paced work environment will keep you engaged and motivated. Work-life balance is a core priority at Coalfire – we work hard and we play hard, and the two often overlap. We host family-friendly events and happy hours along with professional meetups and informal networking sessions, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including:

    Coalfire is an EEO employer. 


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