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CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Director of Information Security - any location in Austin, Texas

Director of Information Security - any location

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Director of Information Security - any location

Category: Cyber Security

City: Austin, Texas, US United States

Position ID: J0421-2720

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI, a global leader in IT service outsourcing is seeking a Business Unit Security Leader (BUSL) to support multiple business units across the US. The BUSL is a leadership position that is a direct report to the Director/VP of Security for US Operations within the Office of the Chief Security Officer. The role will focus on all aspects of corporate security, from physical, cyber and information security disciplines. The BUSL is the primary security point of contact (POC) to support the business unit in executing CGI security requirements within the U.S., responsible for the overall security posture of the business unit and supporting and responding to client security related matters.

Opportunity to work in a converged security environment with exposure to diverse domains.

Membership in a cross-functional security team encompassing physical security, workforce protection, information security and Business Continuity Planning.

Responsible for the safety and well-being of members in the assigned Business Unit.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Business Unit Security Leader (BUSL) manages the implementation of internal corporate policies, procedures, and standards within the Business Unit (BU).

• The BUSL manages the BU security posture by:

 Assessing and mitigating BU security risks;

 Ensuring that CGI security policies & standards are applied to internal and shared (multi-client) systems;

 Approving & managing security exception requests;

 Implementing security education, training and awareness programs and security communication;

 Developing, implementing and testing Business Continuity plans, including Crisis Management plans;

 Where applicable, maintain compliance to ISO 27001 certification and ensuring its alignment to ESMF.

• Central Point of Contact for Security within the BU

 The POC for CGI security audits within the BU, ensuring the BU security program is in alignment with CGI security policies and directives.

 Where applicable, the POC for communicating and supporting client proposals

 Representing the voice of the SBU to contribute to the evolution of ESMF;

 Functions as an extended member of the Corporate Enterprise Security team to

 Provide guidance and advice to SBU management and members with regard to the CGI security program (scope covers Information Security/Cybersecurity, Privacy, Physical, BCP, IP protection, Insider Threat & member protection)

• Managing Security Incidents and Crisis/Risk Management

 Oversee the management of security incidents (including client incidents as needed); escalation to management, risk based incident management;

 Establishing SBU/BU crisis management capabilities

• Reporting on Security Metrics

 SBU security posture / dashboard: risk level, policy compliance report, incident reports.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• A minimum of eight or more years in an information security role.

• Ability to work in a high-stress, often fast paced environment. Within security, and especially during incident response, business hours often do not conform to standard and/or extend beyond the traditional eight-hour “work day”.

• Experience with contract reviews based on best practices and company policy

• Understanding of risk management principles

• Experience with security incident response.

• A results-focused approach to work which values service quality, economy and collaboration.

• Demonstrated judgment and the ability to adapt to a dynamic environment.

• Must be a self-motivating, and self-starter capable of operating with little to no supervision to succeed. Candidates that are reliant upon day to day oversight and/or instructions will not be successful in this environment.

• Must be comfortable with executive presentations and general interactions. Must be a proficient public speaker.

Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level

Security Team 8+ Years Expert

Security Leader 2+ Years Expert

Security SOW/MSA Contract Review 3+ Years Expert

Foundational Enterprise Security Technologies 5+ Years Expert


• Security related certifications are a plus (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.).

• A Bachelor’s degree or additional years of experience in lieu of.


  • Communication (Oral/Written)

  • Contract Management

  • Leadership

  • Problem Solving/DecisionMaking

  • Security

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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