• Director, Security Strategy, Architecture and Consulting

    Location Name CT, Greenwich
    Date Posted
    5 months ago(8/29/2018 12:29 PM)
    Berkley Technology Services LLC
    Primary Location
    Information Technology
  • Company Details

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    About Us!

    Berkley Technology Services (BTS) is a dynamic company committed to providing world class IT services. We offer a unique culture, enabling our team members to be on the cutting edge of technology while delivering high quality solutions. We are looking for outstanding individuals who will bring unique perspectives, insight and innovation to our teams. BTS, a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, has facilities located in Des Moines, Iowa and Wilmington, Delaware. Our functions include working with various third parties to develop, integrate, and support insurance systems of WRBC's operating units. BTS strives to provide these functions in a holistic manner including helpdesk support, system connectivity, and operational support. Additional responsibilities include coordinating communications regarding best practices in the use of our supported systems and researching new technology. At BTS, there are opportunities associated with being a part of an established and empowering corporation while maintaining a positive personal working environment. Additionally, we provide a competitive compensation and benefits package including a casual dress code. BTS is constantly growing and expanding to meet the changing demands of one of the most successful insurance organizations in the world. If you are ready to jump start your career, BTS is the place for you. Visit us at to learn more information.


    The Director - Security Strategy, Architecture, and Consulting is a key member of the Global Information Security Management team.  This individual is responsible for coordinating and consulting on the day to day management and execution of the Information Security program. Through effective governance routines, project and program execution tracking, this leader will support all Information Security verticals in their efforts to improve and mature the security posture of the firm.


    As a Security Architect, this individual will also participate in the organization's evaluation of emerging technologies in Cyber Security space. More specifically, this role will require that the successful candidate evaluate the potential cyber security opportunity for an emerging technology, understand the applicability to our corporate and operating units, build compelling business cases, and communicate these concepts across leadership. The Security Strategist will be responsible for working with the team and our various partners to establish and communicate points of view, while working with the business leadership to evaluate investments, staffing, target markets, and ROI expectations for areas of emerging technology that are recommended for pursuit. The successful candidate should be accomplished in building business cases, including financial projections that clearly articulate the mission and anticipated goals of any particular investment strategy.


    This leader will assist the CISO and the Head of Security Architecture in the continuous development and documentation of the Information Security program while keeping up to date on industry best practices, upcoming regulatory requirements, and emerging technologies to help ensure that WRBC can take a proactive approach to information security.


    Core Responsibilities:

    The Information Security Architecture (Consultants) will interact with all levels of personnel, including executives, business operational heads and technical staff, to bring them together to ensure the coordination to define, design and implement controls that reflect business and operational needs balanced with legal and regulatory requirements and risks.


    This position is responsible for the overall Information Security Program implementation within the organization including all information security verticals as well as regulatory compliance. Responsibilities include coordinating, tracking and reporting on the implementation of program components and alignment to regulatory requirements. Additional duties include development of meeting materials for executive governance committee meetings, technology team meetings, security architecture and strategy in all corporate domains.


    This person will lead the development of the requisite governance committees to run information security including technology governance as well as architecture governance. 


    The leader will work jointly across the enterprise with the Legal, Technology, Human Resources, Audit and others in the development and management of the Information Security Program through:

    • Translating strategy into execution plans
    • Tracking and status reporting at program level
    • Interacting with other IT teams to coordinate project and program tasks
    • Governance design, governance routines with executives, IT teams, regulatory project teams
    • Assistance in developing operational models for the Security verticals
    • Ensure the ongoing integration of information security with business strategies and requirements.
    • Partner with other Information Security leadership team members to collectively build and drive the Information Security Program, Strategy, and Roadmap



    Required Experience:

    • Demonstrated experience in developing and leading security programs in a multi-platform environment
    • Organizational/Program Management Skills
    • Superior written, presentation, and verbal communication skills, ability to describe complex problems simply
    • Business and technology process mapping and visualization
    • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal and team skills
    • Ownership orientation to solving problems
    • Information governance, data security, information privacy responsibility along with one or more of the following: security services, managed detection and response, cloud security strategy, consulting & system integration, SSDLC, Vulnerability Management, Application Security and Secure DevOps.


    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Professional Certification – CISSP or relevant experience is a must
    • Experience managing large global programs



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