Cybersecurity Manager

$140,000 - $160,000 yearly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Remote
Location: Northbrook, Illinois
Job ID: 138336
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LaSalle Network is partnering with a SaaS based insurance provider that prides themselves on innovation, reliability and security. As a remote-first company, they embrace distributed teams and value the flexibility and diverse perspectives they bring.

Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Cybersecurity Manager to join their team remotely. The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing the organization's cybersecurity infrastructure, implementing security measures and ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations. This role requires strong technical expertise, strategic thinking and excellent communication skills.

Cybersecurity Manager Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement cybersecurity strategies, policies and procedures to safeguard the company's systems, networks and data
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits to identify vulnerabilities and recommend corrective actions
  • Manage the deployment and maintenance of security tools, such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems and antivirus software
  • Monitor security logs and alerts for suspicious activities and respond to security incidents in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate security best practices into software development lifecycle and infrastructure deployment processes
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging threats, vulnerabilities and security technologies to proactively mitigate risks
  • Provide guidance and support to internal teams on security-related matters, including incident response, data protection and access control
  • Conduct security awareness training and workshops for employees to promote a culture of security awareness and compliance
  • Liaise with external auditors, regulatory agencies and third-party vendors to ensure compliance with relevant standards and regulations
  • Prepare and present reports on cybersecurity metrics, incidents and compliance status to senior management and stakeholders

Cybersecurity Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. Advanced degree or relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA) preferred
  • 5+ years in a technical cybersecurity role, with a focus on designing and implementing security solutions in complex environments
  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity principles, technologies and best practices, including network security, encryption, authentication and access control
  • Hands-on experience with security tools and technologies, such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, endpoint protection and vulnerability management systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze security incidents, assess risks and develop effective mitigation strategies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working in a remote or distributed team environment is a plus

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Kelsey Person
Associate Principal
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.