Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)


Los Alamos National Laboratory


Los Alamos, New Mexico


The Chief Information Office (CIO) is seeking an energetic and customer focused executive to serve as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and manage a team of individuals whose primary focus will be to orchestrate information security across the Laboratory through governance, risk management, and certification and accreditation of IT systems. The CISO effectively addresses Laboratory goals, maintains effective working relationships with Laboratory senior management and internal and external stakeholders. The CISO must demonstrate integrity, the ability to establish trust, commitment to quality and excellence in support of LANL's multiple missions, and commitment to diversity and excellence in the workforce.

The CISO will serve as a key member of the leadership team as LANL's chief point-of-contact for information security and will brief CIO and other executives regularly on current cybersecurity threats and challenges, and the status of the information security management systems aiming to improve information security continuously and measurably across the laboratory. The CISO will be responsible for supporting the mission of the laboratory in establishing and maintaining the enterprise vision, strategy, architecture, and multi-year roadmap that ensures that the assets of the laboratory are adequately protected. The CISO implements, oversees, and audits cybersecurity identification, protection, detection, response, and recovery processes and systems, with emphasis on IT Security and Compliance.


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated success in leading large, complex, multi-disciplinary organizations with significant fiscal and programmatic responsibilities to include both technical or operational work.
  • Proven ability developing business metrics to measure the effectiveness of the security management program and increase the maturity of the program over time.
  • A strong record of demonstrating personal integrity, accountability, fiscal responsibility, trustworthiness in relationships, commitment to teamwork, and commitment to quality and excellence in programs and operations.
  • CISSP required.

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