DrFirst services the healthcare industry through its product and consulting service. We are excited to be recruiting for the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). The CISO will be responsible for leading the IT security department, and driving IT security strategy, and implementation forward. This is a C level position and the successful candidate will be responsible for keeping senior leadership well informed of the current state of security, emerging trends, as well as demonstrating continued progress towards stated goals.
The successful candidate must have previously held a Director level, or CISO position at an Information Technology organization. Knowledge of IT Security best practices, familiarity with IT policies, standards and procedures as well as an understanding of information systems, web applications and Software as a Service is a must. High level communication skills are essential to successfully translate technology and requirements into business terms.
This role lies within the Information Security function, reporting to the Chief Administration Officer, but is closely aligned with other corporate functions such as Information Technology, Product Management, and Legal, and may involve liaison with third party suppliers and business partners.
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