Virgin Galactic, www.VirginGalactic.com (NYSE: SPCE), recognizes that the answers to many of the challenges we face in sustaining life on our beautiful but fragile planet, lie in making better use of space. Sending people to space has not only expanded our understanding of science, but taught us amazing things about human ingenuity, physiology and psychology. From space, we are able to look with a new perspective both outward and back. From space, the borders that are fought over on Earth are arbitrary lines. From space, it is clear that there is much more that unites us than divides us.
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Virgin Galactic is currently seeking a highly skilled Director, Information Security to join the IT leadership team and help lead the evolution of electronic information security. As a member of the IT leadership team, reporting directly to the Chief Information Office, the Director, Information Security will enhance and oversee the global information security operations activities of a diverse and decentralized computing environment. The Director, Information Security is accountable for the management of the global security operations and architecture, including incident response, security technologies management and change management. The Director, Information Security will lead the in-house IT and outsourced security operations personnel to ensure operating environments are maintained to optimal performance and meet defined service levels. Key success criteria in this position are an in-depth understanding and management of global information security, security technologies such as intrusion detection and content filtering, threat patterns, security architecture, application architecture, and compliance criteria. This role will anticipate Information Security industry future direction, implement best practices, operational discipline and integrate appropriate changes as business needs require.
Key result areas of responsibility will include:
To confirm to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR§120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.