Director, Application & Cloud Security
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Director, Application & Cloud Security
Ref No.: 18-00064
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
HSI is looking for a Full-Time Director Application & Cloud Security for our Client in Des Moines Iowa.
Director, Application & Cloud Security

Job Description

The Director Application & Cloud Security position facilitates identification, evaluation, selection, and implementation of application security and cloud security processes products, and services to meet strategic goals and business drivers.   This position protects application and cloud security services and aligns with the Company's business units, application development teams, digital operations teams, IT infrastructure teams, and other technology providers.   
The Director Application & Cloud Security position collaborates to:
  • develop, institute, and maintain secure application development processes across the enterprise
  • develop, institute, and maintain cloud security architecture standards
  • identify and facilitate remediation of application and cloud security exposures and vulnerabilities
  • perform risk assessments of internal and external applications, web sites, cloud services, and technology platforms and facilitate appropriate risk mitigation with various technology delivery teams
This position has strong application security skills and cloud infrastructure services delivery experience, has excellent communication skills, strong relationship building abilities, and effectively interacts with senior executives and business stakeholders
II. Essential Job Functions
Weight %
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
Lead the Application and Cloud Security Team
Application Security
Cloud Security
Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing (Red Team)
Technology Risk Assessments
Other Duties as Assigned
  1. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered
Bachelors Degree in Information Assurance, Computer Science, Information Systems or similar discipline; Masters Degree beneficial.
Minimum of 7 years' information technology experience consisting of a combination of secure application development, cloud infrastructure deployment, and information security.
Must have experience managing people, providing work direction, managing complex projects, and delivering results in an environment with competing priorities. 
Must have experience developing secure software using state of the art technologies, and deploying secure cloud infrastructures.    Must have experience identifying and remediating technology and application risks.
Current information security certifications such as CSSLP, CCSP, CISSP, CISM are beneficial.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to manage the work activities and deliverables of subordinates.
Ability to deliver results through facilitation and collaboration.
Ability to quickly assimilate and apply new job-related information.
Ability to listen to customer's needs and provide appropriately security solutions.
Ability to work independently, reliably, and responsibly. 
Ability to handle confidential information with integrity.
Relationship building skills.
Written and verbal communications skills.
Project management skills.
Vendor management skills.
Knowledge of OWASP secure coding practices.
Knowledge of common information security management frameworks such as NIST, ISO, COBIT, ITIL.
% Travel Required (Approximate):  less than 10%