Are you interested in a dynamic IT career where you make a difference to customers and share in the success of the company? Spherion Staffing has an amazing direct hire opportunity with a client in Fargo. If you are an experienced cyber security professional that is looking for an opportunity to build a robust practice from the ground up, this is the perfect opportunity with a long runway for career advancement. The Chief Information Security Officer has overall responsibility for the cost-effective enablement of, and ongoing support for, the security platforms and processes necessary to deliver customer service offerings and internal security requirements. Responsibilities include executing daily operations, development and pursuit of long-term strategic plans and tools that enable our Security Practice growth trajectory. The Chief Information Security Officer is a very hands-on position that requires up to date technical skills, excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), relationship skills and team management skills. This role is a direct report to the VP of Services and member of the Security Leadership team.The role also considers and addresses internal governance of data/information, audit, compliance, and all required policies, procedures, and standards. This role is the champion of proactive, responsible, and resilient security strategies.Salary $100-120k/year DOEDirect Hire OpportunityResponsibilities:Responsibilities:-Lead, manage, and monitor the design, development, implementation, support, and troubleshooting of all cyber security services, engineering, and application security-Be the key contact of customers, senior leaders and legal groups throughout incident response processes, providing regular updates of facts of the event, responses and recommendations and next steps-Ensure that all cyber security related initiatives consider the proper data, SLA's, audit, compliance, disaster recovery, and business continuity initiatives the company requires-Design and drive all daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly activities that represent the bedrock of security operations for our customers-Effectively communicate cyber security operations maturity metrics, relevant threats and cyber security controls to a variety of audiences-Develop and monitor internal and external key security metrics-Contribute to the creation of information security technology strategies and roadmaps based on business strategy, IT trends and the overall threat landscape, as well as current and future architectures-Direct a virtual team of cyber security engineers while coordinating work with direct managersWorking hours: Various Shifts AvailableSkills:See belowEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:10+ yearsQualifications:Requirements:-5+ Years of Leadership Experience (team lead or manager)-10+ Years of IT Experience-5+ Years in Cyber Security focused around security principles, practices, technologies, programs and procedures, accompanied by an understanding of risk management methodologies and frameworks-Proven ability to work with diverse stakeholders, manage competing agendas and priorities and translate complex information across internal and external audiences-Demonstrated expertise in regulatory and compliance regulations, including Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in multi-platform environments.-High-quality analytical skills, leadership experience, and exceptional relationship management competencies-Extensive experience driving and managing to metrics and leveraging process improvement to increase cyber security operations maturity-Experience building and scaling teams and leading high growth organizations-Certifications such as Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) preferred To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply or email your resume to email@example.comSpherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.