Cybersecurity Leader

Last Updated: October 31, 2023By

Job title: Cybersecurity Leader

Company: SmartWorx Global LLC

Job description: MyKrill is a dynamic and rapidly growing, Houston Based, IT Consulting firm specializing in Strategic Enterprise IT Consulting, Managed IT Services, and Application Development leadership. We are committed to providing innovative and efficient IT services that deliver triumphant outcomes to our clients.

Information Security Officer

Job Summary:

The Information Security Officer (CISO) will play a critical role in defining, implementing, and managing the cybersecurity strategy for MyKrill and Our clients. This role is responsible for establishing and maintaining a robust cybersecurity framework that effectively mitigates cyber risks associated with backend and user-facing systems. Essential Responsibilities and Duties include:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy aligned with MyKrill’s business objectives, ensuring the protection of sensitive information and systems.
  • Establish cybersecurity policies, procedures, tools, and guidelines, and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations, such as NIST, ISO, and GDPR.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities and threats, and develop mitigation plans to reduce cyber risks across the company and client portfolio
  • Create and manage an incident response plan to effectively address and mitigate cybersecurity incidents, ensuring minimal disruption to business operations.
  • Develop and implement cybersecurity awareness programs for employees, promoting a culture of security consciousness throughout the organization.
  • Evaluate and manage the cybersecurity posture of third-party vendors and partners to ensure the security of shared systems and data.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of secure architecture for both internal and external systems / networks, including cloud infrastructure and product development.
  • Implement robust monitoring and alerting systems to detect and respond to security threats in real-time (CIM).
  • Conduct regular security audits, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing to identify weaknesses and recommend improvements for MyKrill and Clients.
  • Ensure timely reporting of security incidents to relevant authorities.
  • Build and scale a client facing Cyber Information Management organization.
  • Integrate advanced automation tools and AI capability into the CIM portfolio.

Previous Experience and Competencies

  • Bachelor of Computer Science in IT related discipline
  • minimum 15+ years equivalent experience working Cyber Security
  • Experience leading a cyber security function & team.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) as a CISO or in a senior cybersecurity leadership role.
  • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks, standards, and best practices.
  • Experience with cloud security and managing cybersecurity in a cloud environment.
  • Familiarity with enterprise IT consulting, managed IT services, and product development support.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to influence and educate stakeholders.
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CISA are a plus.


  • Competitive compensation structure.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan.
  • A collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Opportunity to shape and lead the cybersecurity strategy of a growing firm.

Expected salary:

Location: Houston, TX

Job date: Sun, 29 Oct 2023 22:46:45 GMT

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