Oct 03, 2023

Chief Information Security Officer

  • HRplus Software Limited
  • Aranguez Main Rd, San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago
Permanent (Full Time) Application Development / Software Application Development Analyst Information Technology

Job Description

Job Description 

We are looking for a highly motivated chief information security officer to develop and implement a comprehensive information security strategy for our company. You will also ensure that the IT security system adheres to regulatory requirements and analyze threats to the computer system in real-time.

To be a successful chief information security officer, you should have a comprehensive knowledge of possible IT security risks and mitigate them. Ultimately, a top-notch chief information security officer should prepare the company for potential cyber-attacks and have a keen interest in business development.

Chief Information Security Officer Responsibilities:

  • Working with all business units to determine possible risks and risk management processes.
  • Business development planning and acquiring the correct technology.
  • Analyzing IT security threats in real-time and mitigating these threats.
  • Ensuring that newly-acquired technology complies with the IT security regulations.
  • Planning, designing, and implementing an IT and network strategy for the company.
  • Managing the continuous maintenance of the IT network to ensuring optimum security levels are maintained.
  • Sourcing the necessary hardware and software to implement the IT strategy, and negotiating contracts.
  • Ensuring that no internal breaches or misuse of data take place.
  • Determining the cause of internal and external data breaches and instituting appropriate corrective action.
  • Presenting regular feedback reports on IT network security to the board of directors.

Chief Information Security Officer Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field. An MBA is preferable.
  • A minimum of seven years' experience in risk management, information security, or programming.
  • An exceptional understanding of scripting and source code programming languages, such as C#, C++, .NET, and Java.
  • Knowledge of information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001 and NIST.
  • Experience in financial forecasting and budget management.
  • Outstanding negotiation skills for negotiating contracts and IT support services to be rendered.
  • Excellent understanding of current legislation and regulations relevant to our organization.
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills.
  • First-rate written and verbal communication skills.

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree / M.B.A.

Experience Level (years)



Trinidad and Tobago

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