Center for Internet Security, Inc.

Information Security Operations Manager - Remote

Job Locations US
Software Development, Tools and Information Technology
Regular Full-Time


The Center for Internet Security (CIS) makes the connected world a safer place for people, businesses, and governments through our core competencies of collaboration and innovation. We are a community-driven nonprofit responsible for industry leading best practices for securing IT systems and data. We lead a global community of IT professionals to continuously evolve these standards and provide products and services to proactively safeguard against emerging threats.


The Information Security Operations Manager is assigned to the Office of the CISO at the Center for Internet Security. Reporting to the CISO this position will collaborate with other cybersecurity team members to promote the CISO operational security standards and help support the growth of the CISO organization. The primary purpose of this position is to monitor the effectiveness of implemented security controls and define new operations and policy for the protection of the enterprise information assets.

What You'll Do

  • Support CISO efforts to develop, implement, and monitor a comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program
  • Operationalize future Information Security implementations with guidance from the Security Architect
  • Review and update security policies, controls and cyber incident response planning documentation
  • Provide regular reporting on the status of the information security program to senior staff
  • Ensure continued compliance of the security programs with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Manage security incidents and events to protect corporate IT assets, including IP, data and company reputation
  • Create and support a CISO plan for the development of continuous audit and assessment practices
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of the most current version of the CIS Critical Security Controls
  • Maintain a current understanding of the Cyber threat landscape
  • Coordinate security tool deployment and implementation
  • Communicate best practices and risks across the organization
  • Lead, mentor and coach team members to meet department goals, while also allowing for professional development and training opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT Security or related field*
  • 10+ years’ experience in IT and Security
  • 5 years’ experience with modern SIEM technologies (Splunk, Elastic, ArcSight, etc.)
  • 2+ years’ experience managing, coaching, and/or mentoring individuals and/or teams
  • Technical knowledge of different types of networking, applications and operating systems
  • A working knowledge of the CIS controls and implementation strategies
  • Regulatory compliance knowledge, including NIST, SOC2, and GDPR
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination may be required

It's A Plus If You Have:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity or related field
  • One or more of the following professional certifications is preferred:

*Additional years of relevant experience or a combination of an Associate’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.


At CIS, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment in which the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and views of our employees, members, and customers are valued and respected. It is through this commitment that we are able to work together towards our common mission: to make the connected world a safer place.


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