Information Sys Security Officer (ISSO)

Category: Cyber Security
Main location: , Atlanta
Alternate Location(s): United States, Alabama, Birmingham
United States, Colorado, Denver
United States, Illinois, Chicago
United States, Louisiana, Lafayette
United States, North Carolina, Charlotte
Position ID: J0622-1033
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

This is a rare opportunity to join a fast-growing team of information security experts as we transform, enhance, and expand the security program for one of the largest information technology providers in the world. You will join the United States Global Technology Operations (US GTO) Security Strategy and Solutions team supporting governance, risk, and compliance consulting services as well as security service delivery across one or more US-based industries. The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of current security practices as well as the ability to identify and apply legal, regulatory, and industry-specific security requirements. You will help our clients define and deploy effective security solutions and strategies while addressing ever-changing regulatory and industry compliance challenges. You must be able to collaborate with a variety of technical and management disciplines including infrastructure and security architecture, security operations, application development, project managers, product owners, and others.

This role can be located at any CGI office in the U.S.

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $84,000-$120,000*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:
•Competitive base salaries
•Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category
•401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
•Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
•Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
•Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•Serve as a security subject matter expert for one or two US-based CGI industry sectors, such as finance, insurance, healthcare, energy, or state and local government.
•Understand whether and how to apply legal, regulatory, and industry-specific security requirements and practices, such those described under Required Qualifications.
•Analyze and design controls to secure on and off premise private, public, community, and hybrid cloud environments
•Participate in ongoing security-related activities in support of new or existing client contracts, including but not limited to assessing proposed application or infrastructure changes for security impacts, assisting with the development and maintenance of disaster recovery plans, and producing routine security status reports
•Coordinate and participate in the preparation of document packages for regulatory submissions from all areas of company as well as for internal and external audits and inspections. Potentially serve as point of contact for interactions with regulatory agencies for defined matters.
•Perform information security maturity assessments for clients, and assist clients in developing information security roadmaps/programs as required.
•Assess 3rd party cloud service providers for the client and industry standards compliance
•Analyze business activities and operations for risk. Identify areas of potential loss or damage and quantify impact. Implement and evaluate compliance with business risk-reduction policies, processes and standards.
•Assist in assessing and responding to public sector bid solicitations.
Travel between 25-50% of time.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

•Minimum Education Required: High School Diploma/GED
•Five years of experience related to information security, IT infrastructure, architecture, or applications.
•At least one industry recognized certifications in information security (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, SANS/GIAC certifications, etc.)
•Three years of experience working with one or more legal, regulatory, and industry-specific security requirements, guidelines, and practices, such as:
oThe NIST 800 series of Special Publications, including especially SP 800-53 and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
oPayment Card Industry – Digital Security Standards (PCI-DSS)
oIRS Publication 1075
oHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) / Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH)
oCloud Controls Matrix (CCM)
oSecurity, Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR)
oInternational Organization for Standardization (ISO) 2700x
oThe Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)
oNorth American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)
oCritical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards
oSarbanes-Oxley (SOX), or
oGramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLBA)
•Three years of experience delivering consulting services including interaction with executive or senior client management
•Three years of working in risk assessments, risk management, controls monitoring, controls audits.
•Three years of policy, procedures, standards, work instructions, report generation, and managing projects.
•Three years of experience with multiple, simultaneous vendor management
Must be based in proximity to a CGI office.


•Experience in the financial services and/or insurance industries
•Additional industry recognized certifications in information security (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, SANS/GIAC certifications, etc.)
•Experience in information security testing (e.g., penetration testing, web application security assessments, vulnerability assessments and technical security assessments
•Secure SDLC, Agile, or DevOps experience
•Experience in Identity and Access Management (IAM)
•Experience in virtualized security environments
•Experience with security vendors providing cloud-based IAM, data protection, security monitoring, and security-related SaaS offerings
•Experience with Linux and Windows operating system administration
•Experience with application development
•Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
•Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
•Desire to work in an information systems environment
•Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
•Excellent leadership and management skills

Preferred - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university


  • Compliance
  • Cloud Computing
  • Identity and Access Mgt (IAM)
  • Linux
  • System Administration

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.