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Director, I.T. Cyber Security in Hamilton Township, NJ at Sonepar USA

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Director of IT Security

Sonepar USA is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B2B distribution of electrical products and related services. We are a member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. In the USA, we are represented by 15 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors with over 700 locations and coverage in all 50 states.


Sonepar USA is looking for a Director of IT Security to establishes and administer the overall strategies, policies and procedures for information security. As the Director of Security, you will develop and implement information security in accordance with organizational information security standards, achieves and maintains NIST CSF compliance across all IT. You will also evaluate information risk on a regular time schedule and promote information security awareness within the organization.

As the Director of Security, you will have the opportunity to build the department for the ground up and manage a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function, working in close conjunction with the networking/server/ERP/digital teams.  This role will interface with our extended I.T. team outside the US.

The Director of IT Security is based in Hamilton, NJ.  This office offers a very laid back, comfortable environment with a favorable work/life balance. 


  • Maintain NIST CSF compliance / develop security stance in conjunction with other departments
  • Balance security needs with the organization’s strategic business plan, identify risk factors, and determine solutions to both
  • Oversee the testing, deployment, and maintenance of security hardware and software products as well as outsourced arrangements.
  • Plan and test responses to security breaches, including the possibility for discussion of the event with customers, partners.
  • Creates and implements metrics and reporting framework to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the program, facilitating appropriate resource allocation, and increasing the maturity of enterprise security.


  • 8 -12 years of IT experience
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in security, policy, and management fields
  • Demonstrated ability to build, lead, and develop effective, cohesive and collaborative management and operational teams
  • Cybersecurity experience in large complex business organizations; Business consulting experience
  • Experience presenting results of assessments, findings, and other project information to customers with professional presentations skills and demeanor, facilitating meaningful discussion and feedback
  • Ability to communicate technical security information with all stakeholders and customers in straightforward terms, making complicated technical issues relatable for all
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply new technologies to solve problems practically
  • Working knowledge of IDS/IPS, pen tests, and incident response


401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Employee Discounts and more.


Sonepar USA is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/Disability /Veteran


Business Unit: Sonepar


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