Information Security Officer

Austin, TX

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Information Technology Job Number: 23630

Job Description

Information Security Officer 

Location: Austin 

Why this company: 

  • Join a people-first organization that has a reputable mission in giving back to their communities 

  • Prime time to join a company in growth mode and still be visible to make an impact 

  • IT team is collaborative, welcoming, and has a family-oriented nature 

  • Competitive, negotiable compensation based on abilities and impressive 10% 401k match 

  • Opportunity to influence the business and provide elegant security solutions   

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Design and enforce policies and procedures that protect the organization's computing infrastructure  

  • Identify vulnerabilities and collaborate with the department to resolve them, ensuring that the network and data remain secure 

  • Develop the Information Security Program and subsequent control framework and report to the Board of Directors and Senior Management on the status 

  • Manage the Information Security Risk Assessment (ISRA) and mitigate identified security risks through implementation of technical security controls, training, and/or process enhancement 

  • Define and measure enterprise Information Technology compliance with defined policies, standards, and guidelines 

  • Evaluate and recommend security solutions 

  • Engage with management to understand new initiatives, IT and other departments to understand the flow of information and the risks to that information 

  • Participate in industry-collaborative efforts to monitor, share, and discuss emerging security threats 


  • Expertise in Cyber & Information Security, Data & Program Analysis, and Incident Response 

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in Disaster Recovery, Information Technology Risk, and IT Standards and Controls 

  • Financial industry background is preferred 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information System, Information Technology or Cyber Security 

  • Strong communication abilities across all levels of organization 

Meet Your Recruiter 

Felicia Avalos | Direct: 210.807.5605 | 

Felicia is a Director at Deacon Recruiting who specializes in Information Technology searches. She is the IT guru in the office and loves helping companies find a great candidate to join their team! 

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