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Department Manager - Security

St. Louis, MO 63105

Posted: 05/13/2019 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Category: Project Management/Business Analysis Job Number: 12466

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the St. Louis, Kansas City, and Denver Areas.


We are currently looking for a Department Manager - Information Security to join our team.


Position Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership in the areas of Identity and Access Management.
  • Promoting, implementing and supporting the company’ s strategic vision for managing systems access and threats.
  • Through collaboration with other IT and Security teams you will ensure security posture is strong, proactive and ready to meet today’ s challenges.
  • Leadership responsibilities will include development of your teams from career planning/support, training, interviewing, hiring, rewarding, disciplining, and performance and salary reviews.
  • Responsibilities for this team also include design and support of security-specific strategies, operations and processes.
  • You will also define quality standards for services; ensuring adherence; and incentivizing continuous improvement.
  • Stay current with security trends, specifically related to Identity and Access Management
  • Lead teams to establish a roadmap for the implementation of a modern Identity and Access Management practice
  • Align departmental work with other information security and IT initiatives
  • Establish KPIs, identify opportunities and improve processes
  • Build and develop teams which are integrated and high performing
  • Conduct analysis to determine best path for solving business problems/opportunities that may include process improvement, systems enhancement, and/or user training
  • Ensure solutions developed across organization are aligned to enterprise architecture standards and principles, leverage common solutions and services, and meet financial targets (cost and benefits)
  • Build strong relationships across our Global IT teams to ensure consistency, transparency, and best practices 
  • Analyze, influence, and translate security requirements into concepts and strategies that align with our overall technology vision


Required Qualifications
  • 8 or more years of related experience
  • Experience successfully leading teams through transformation
  • Experience leading Information Security teams
  • Professional experience in Identity and Access Management
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
  • Proven success developing high performing teams through executing responsibilities including career planning/support, training, interviewing, hiring, rewarding, disciplining, and performance and salary reviews.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, collaborate effectively, communicate directly and achieve results
  • Experience and prior responsibility for planning and implementing a strategic vision, including anticipating and navigating road blocks to achieve success
  • Prior success simultaneously managing a team' s operations while driving and implementing strategic change
  • Superb relationship management skills, specifically related leading change with the ability to create a non-adversarial atmosphere and be viewed as a partner
  • Exceptional communication skills as demonstrated by the ability to effectively promote ideas and solutions; convey complex information in a manner that is easily understood and actionable to both non-technical and technical leaders
  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • Experience in a large Enterprise
  • Experience leading and managing resource planning to support business objectives
  • Experience presenting and interfacing with internal business stakeholders


Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.


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