Director, Global Cybersecurity Detect Response & Forensics

Posting Number 2021-9082
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/13/2022 12:31 PM)
Location : Location
Office of Information Security
NYU IT (WS1170)
Compensation Grade
Band 54

Position Summary

The Director, Global Cybersecurity Detect Response & Forensics will report directly to the Associate VP Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and will lead the critical components of cyber incident response, threat intelligence, digital forensics and security infrastructure operations. This includes leading an NYU cyber incident response team (CIRT), forensic investigations, and covering cyber monitoring, detection of indicators of compromise, and managing third-party solution providers for managed services to achieve optimal delivery of global solutions. In this role the Director, Global Cybersecurity Detect Response & Forensics will be collaborating with peer teams within OIS, NYU-IT, functional areas, and schools, international campuses, and study abroad sites to identify and implement technical improvements. The position works directly with the Associate VP Global CISO to ensure alignment of priorities, and directives consistent with the vision of the Associate VP Global CISO, NYU IT and institutional goals. The Director, Global Cybersecurity Detect Response & Forensics works directly with the Associate VP Global CISO to ensure alignment of priorities, and directives consistent with institutional and NYU-IT goals, and overall vision of the Associate VP Global CISO; and, is responsible for developing the cybersecurity Detect Response & Forensics team including: hiring, setting goals, establishing metrics, monitoring performance, providing reviews, and establishing individual professional training and development plans. This role supervises full-time employees, student employees, contractors and 38 indirect reports.  This role will be 100% remote work.




We demonstrate our core beliefs everyday in our interactions, attitude and performance.


People at the heart of everything we do: We listen to our clients, and colleagues, and use our expertise to anticipate and address their needs.


Create space to innovate: We challenge assumptions and seek out fresh perspectives and new ways of thinking to fuel our productivity.


Right promise. Right delivery: We set clear goals and priorities, and execute with speed and agility to deliver better results.


Share information. Build trust: We engage in open and honest communications that reflect inclusiveness, fairness and respect for each other.


Teams and partnerships work. Boundaries don’t: We collaborate to maximize the value we bring to NYU because our best ideas come from working together.


Insist on excellence: We take pride in what we do, strive to improve constantly and hold ourselves accountable for the results.



Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent Information Security, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree Computer Engineering, Information Security or equivalent

Required Experience:
10+ years of direct experience leading cyber security incident response teams and related processes. 7+ years of direct experience implementing and incorporating threat intelligence into security operations. 5+ years of direct experience leading, building, and maintaining a digital forensics program. 7+ years of supervising employees.

Preferred Experience:
1+ years Any experience with Higher Education and IT Security and Compliance is a plus.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Evidence of strong leadership, communication, collaboration, and team building skills with a successful track record of developing others through coaching, mentoring, motivating and training. Ability to absorb complex technical information and communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences. Identifies complex problems and reviews related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Effective conflict management and interpersonal skills. Ability to analyze and solve problems with innovative, creative solutions.

Additional Information

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