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Director of Cybersecurity

Pittsburgh, PA Information Technology (IT) Job ID: 1372082


The Director of Cybersecurity is a leadership role within IT, reporting to the Chief Information Officer. The Director of Cybersecurity will lead the development, implementation, and operations of the company’s cybersecurity program. This individual will work closely with IT and other business units to ensure protection of company information assets, systems, and operational technology from internal and external threats.

The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of cybersecurity frameworks, risk management, and compliance requirements. The Director will manage a team of IT staff, third-party service providers and third-party consultants, as needed. 


  • Lead a comprehensive cybersecurity program that aligns with the company’s business objectives, IT strategy, and meets regulatory compliance requirements using a risk-based approach.
  •  Maintain a cybersecurity governance structure that defines roles, responsibilities, and decision-making authority for cybersecurity-related issues.
  •  Manage policies, procedures, and standards to protect the company’s information assets from cyber threats, including data breaches, cyber-attacks, and insider threats.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments to identify vulnerabilities, threats, and implement mitigation strategies to address them.
  • Ensure the company’s IT infrastructure, networks, applications, operational technology networks and ICS/SCADA systems are secure by design and adhere to cybersecurity best practices.
  • Lead the incident response process to detect, contain, and mitigate cybersecurity incidents.
  • Maintain effective communication with business units and all levels of company leadership to educate them on cybersecurity risks and provide guidance on best practices. 
  • Oversee company-wide training and education on cybersecurity risks, tactics, and threats.
  • Manage the cybersecurity team and ensure they are trained and equipped to effectively execute the cybersecurity program.
  • Monitor emerging threats and technologies to ensure the company’s cybersecurity program remains up-to-date and effective.


  • Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, information science, computer science or related field.
  • Cybersecurity-related certification such as Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Ten years of progressive leadership experience with focus on cybersecurity and infrastructure.
  • Experience developing and implementing cybersecurity frameworks and governance structures within organizations operating critical infrastructure, operational technology, and industrial control systems.
  • Deep understanding of risk management and compliance requirements such as NERC, CIP, ISO 27001, and NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Strong technical background in cybersecurity, including network security, endpoint protection, and cloud security.
  • Experience managing incident response and recovery efforts.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills with demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with business units, IT teams and external partners.
  • Comfortable under high stress, exhibiting poise and focus.
  • Demonstrated project management skills to proactively plan work and team workloads.
  • Ability to bring teams of diverse responsibilities and backgrounds together to identify and solve problems in a collaborative manner.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks, delegate responsibilities appropriately, and make good decisions quickly.

LOCATION: Pittsburgh Metro


Job ID# 1372082

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