Chief Information Security Officer

Location: Weston, Massachusetts, United States


Requisition Number: 1630

Position Title: VP, Information Security_G01

External Description:

Chief Information Security Officer



Monster is seeking an experienced and visionary Chief Information Security Office to globally direct strategy, operations, and the budget for the protection of enterprise information assets. Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, the responsibility encompasses multiple disciplines, including security engineering & architecture, fraud prevention & customer compliance, governance, risk, and IT compliance.


Job Responsibilities

  • Manage all teams, employees, contractors, and vendors involved in IT security
  • Leverage information security team and technology to support a secure infrastructure, secure applications, and overall data security
  • Maintain a risk management program for technology efforts
  • Lead strategic security planning with IT, development teams, and users across the organization
  • Review and approve security policies, controls, and cyber incident response planning
  • Review investigations after breaches or incidents, including impact analysis and recommendations for avoiding similar vulnerabilities
  • Maintain a current understanding of the IT threat landscape for the industry
  • Ensure global compliance with the changing laws and applicable regulations; translate that knowledge to identification of risks and actionable plans to protect the business
  • Coordinate the delivery of security audits, vulnerability assessments, and penetration tests
  • Make sure that cyber security policies and procedures are communicated to all personnel and that compliance is enforced
  • Provide training and mentoring to security team members
  • Constantly update the cyber security strategy to leverage new technology and threat information
  • Brief the executive team on status and risks, including taking the role of champion for the overall strategy and necessary budget
  • Communicate best practices and risks to all parts of the busin Provide guidance to management on a wide range information security standards, best practices, and compliance requirements
  • Work with engineering and architecture teams to ensure security is appropriately built into the software development lifecycle
  • Oversee Monster’s Fraud Prevention & Customer Compliance teams, which analyze and prevent attempts at inappropriate use of Monster services
  • Advise and assist in creating programs necessary to achieve ISO27001, SSAE16/18 SOC2 or equivalent certifications, where appropriate.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or technical discipline, or equivalent experience in an IT-related field
  • 10 years of experience in the information security field, especially in a security engineering or architecture role, and 5+ years of leadership in an information security role
  • Proven experience with current IT security technologies
  • Demonstrated understanding of technological trends and developments in the areas of information security, risk management, web architectures, and cloud computing
  • Demonstrated ability to frame security and risk-related concepts to both technical and nontechnical audiences
  • Ability to put security risks in appropriate business contexts, and to work with the businesses to prioritize security improvements that maximize business risk reduction





Additional Preferred Qualifications


  • Professional information security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CISA
  • Ability to drive organizational change and work with multiple global and complex business units of an organization to effect change
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Strong management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills up to and including board level

About Monster

Monster is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are.  For more than 20 years, Monster has helped people improve their lives with better jobs, and employers find the best talent. Today, the company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment, and talent management capabilities.

Monster continues its pioneering work of transforming the recruiting industry with advanced technology using intelligent digital, social, and mobile solutions, including our flagship website® and a vast array of products and services.

Accessibility Accommodation

Monster is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment through a culture of diversity, equity, safety, and belonging. Our goal is to make work a happy and productive place for all through transparency and accountability at all levels of our organization. 

If there’s an accommodation you need or prefer as  part of your application, or if you have some feedback for us on ways we can make our process more accessible for all, please send us an email at or call 1-800-MONSTER and let us know how we can help! 

Please do not direct any general employment related questions to this email and/or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodations will be responded to from this email address and/or phone number. 

Monster is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to creating a diverse environment. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of  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.




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Company Profile:

Monster (Randstad Group) is the worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities. From the web, to mobile, to social, we help companies find people with customized solutions and we use the world's most advanced technology to match the right people to the right job.

We've made it our mission to help companies find better candidates. And nobody brings more cutting-edge tools to help them do just that than Monster. Whatever their needs are, we have the products and technologies to build a bespoke solution for our clients, to help them find #TheRightFit.

Innovation is the heart of our success... and our future. We're changing the way people think about work, and we're helping them improve their lives and their work performance with new technology, tools and training.

What makes Monster great…

Monster is synonymous with innovation; we are passionate about bringing great people and great companies together. In fact, we are obsessive about it – it’s what we do every day. We believe that the work that we do has a noble purpose... Making people’s lives better.

At Monster, we let people breath, giving everyone the opportunity to shape their destiny and provide the development support that allows them to do so.

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