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Information Security Specialist

Vistage Worldwide
San Diego, CA 92121
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We are looking for an individual with a diverse background in information security assurance, audit and the administration and management of related technologies to lead our new IS/IA program. Reporting directly into our CIO, this role will be Vistages first dedicated infosec specialist.

The right person for this role will be organized, independent and inquisitive. Were looking for a team player who is a strategic and analytical thinker, detail-oriented, an effective communicator, creative and lively intellect. Lastly the right person will need to have an appropriate sense of urgency and the ability to learn new skills particularly in technology while being risk aware.


Vistage is the worlds largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize business (SMB) leaders. We offer the most effective approach for SMB enterprises to achieve better results and grow faster as well as for SMB leaders to maximize their impact.

The 22,000+ members we serve are CEOs, owners and executives of SMB organizations located across the US and in 22 counties around the world. These SMB executives typically spend a day or more with Vistage every month to immerse themselves in our comprehensive platform for making better decisions, getting better results and becoming better leaders. Our platform features three core elements: valuable perspectives from a trusted group of peers, professional guidance and meeting facilitation from an accomplished business leader (the Chair), and deep insights from subject matter experts.

Vistage was founded more than 60 years ago and weve grown every year since then by innovating to stay on the cutting-edge of business and being relentless in delivering value to our members. Our success is demonstrated by the fact that Vistage member companies grow 2.2 times faster than non-Vistage peer companies. Learn more about us at www.vistage.com.


Vistages success is anchored by a unique culture which reinforces employee commitment to the Vistage mission. It is a spirit of collective success and achievement which is also reflected in our workplace. Heres a sample of the employee experience that helps drive our success:

  • Welcome to our home. Our US headquarters sits in the heart of San Diegos UTC area. It features an open, modern aesthetic with lots of collaboration spaces, free lattes and Kombucha on tap! From our San Diego base, we collaborate with colleagues based across the country and around the world.
  • We sweat the details. Our onsite gym is decked out with Peloton bikes, a Mirror workout system and plenty of other equipment to keep your workout challenging and fresh. On-site yoga classes, chair massages and smoothie days also help to keep us focused and healthy!
  • We invest in your career. Each employee has an actionable career progression plan developed through individual collaboration with their manager. We focus on promoting from within and employee progression plans are complemented by all-staff development days held in our state-of-the-art learning center as well as access to tons of individualized development resources and a tuition reimbursement program.
  • We invest in you. Our employee benefits program is one of the most generous youll find. Fully-paid healthcare is provided for employees through Anthem Blue Cross along with access to dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Take care of your financial future with 401(k) matching funds eligibility after your first month as an employee and utilize the free individual investment counseling we provide to help you grow the money youve saved. Youll also start with 16 days of paid time off per year to allow you to relax and recharge . . . employees receive additional annual paid days off based on tenure.
  • We keep it fun! Whether youre enjoying our summer baseball outing, unwinding during an employee happy hour or toasting your co-workers at our epic annual holiday party, youll see that we take having fun as seriously as helping our members succeed! The office vibe is business casual with flexible schedules along with freedom to work from home in bunny slippers if thats your thing! We value mutual respect and laughter . . . we hate stiff formality. Youll have regular access to Vistage executivesour CEO even buys everyone doughnuts several times a year to fuel his informal employee chats!

Vistages culture and sense of mission drives employee loyalty: more than half of our staff has been with the company for five years or longer. Are you ready to start your Vistage journey?


We set the bar high and constantly take on new challenges. Vistage is a fast-paced environment where every day is game day. Were accountable, inclusive and have an all-in attitude as we set goals and take action. We love celebrating your success but dont have time for excuses. Do you have what it takes?


  • Manage and operate security controls throughout the enterprise including providing oversight and verification of user and customer lifecycle and access controls
  • Work with engineering, systems and product teams to manage the security implications and components of new projects
  • Develop and maintain policies and plans including incident response, disaster preparedness, PCI, privacy and data protection compliance
  • Prepare, deliver and verify company-wide infosec awareness training
  • Monitor key infosec platforms including endpoint antivirus, remote access, authentication, firewalls, intrusion detection conduct investigations as needed
  • Operate vulnerability and risk management tools, prioritizing remediation
  • Orchestrate and verify periodic controls including annual risk assessments, quarterly configuration reviews etc
  • Provide updated infosec risk assessments, proposing mitigation and new initiatives to address emerging threats, platform/vendor obsolescence etc


  • 3-5 years experience in an information security related role (analyst or engineer) in a small or medium enterprise
  • Current certifications in the infosec field, for example CISSP (preferred), CISM or CISA
  • Experience with managing enterprise grade security tools and infrastructure, including log/event monitoring
  • Experience of audit, assurance and compliance in a corporate environment, working with internal or external audit teams and authorities
  • Prefer experience working with at least one IT/IS governance framework (COSO, COBIT, NIST, ITIL etc)
  • Preferably past experience in a system administrator or system engineer role

Vistage is an equal opportunity employer.



Posted: 2021-06-28 Expires: 2021-07-29
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