Vice President, Information Security

3 days left

Washington, DC
Feb 07, 2021
Mar 09, 2021
Full Time
Business Unit Description

AARP is the nation's largest non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With nearly 38 million members and offices in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and advocate for what matters most to families, with a focus on health security, financial resilience, and fun and fulfillment.

AARP seeks a Vice President to integrate governance and risk compliance requirements, controls, oversight, and validation into information technology. You will be responsible for defining enterprise objectives and strategies for the operational security risk identification and mitigation activities to ensure all intellectual property and information assets have proper safeguards.

You will oversee four key areas including: Incident Management and Security Operations; Security Engineering and Architecture; Security Outreach; and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC). You will be responsible for the overall direction of all security functions associated with information security education, network applications, communications (voice and data), and computing services within AARP. You will also ensure that security strategies, execution, and third-party relationships align with business objectives of the organization and are coordinated with technology groups and business leadership teams regarding threats, risk levels, data, and technology security

Specific qualifications include:
  • 12+ years of progressive experience in computing and information security, including experience with data privacy, internet technologies, threat and detection (e.g., malware, phishing), and other security issues.
  • At least 5 years of senior management experience in a complex organization, with team management responsibilities, to include the management of information security specialists.
  • Experience in application security and database technologies used to store enterprise information, directory services, financial information, and information systems auditing.
  • Strong understanding of how to apply current and emerging security technologies to solve business problems.
  • Track record of developing and implementing comprehensive strategic security response and recovery strategies, plans, and procedures.
  • Proven skills in effectively articulating and influencing senior leadership.
  • Wide knowledge of information security technologies, markets, and vendors including firewall, intrusion detection, assessment tools, encryption, certificate authority, web, and application development.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Technology, Computer Science, or Cyber Security preferred; or equivalent field experience in lieu of a degree.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for AARP. Applications should also be submitted via email to
Benefits Offered

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.

At AARP, the health and well-being of our candidates, employees, and members is a top priority. As a result of the COVID pandemic, all interviews will be held virtually and all non-essential employees will continue to work remotely until further notice. AARP has established social distancing policies to ensure the safety of our essential employees.
Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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