• Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #4012
  • Salary: $95,000

NextPath Career Partners is currently seeking an Associate Director, IT Security to join our client’s team in Boston, MA. This is a direct hire position with remote flexibility. Candidate must reside in Boston, Washington DC, New York City, San Jose, Baltimore or Dallas.

SALARY: $95-115K (depending on experience)


  • 4-6 years of overall technology experience required.
  • 2+ years of Cybersecurity management experience required.
  • Deep familiarity with the security requirements of some combination of Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft 365, Windows and Linux Servers, Meraki Networks, Salesforce, AWS Cloud Hosting, Financial and Human Capital Management Systems, Application Development, Student Learning Management Systems, Data Warehouses and Enterprise Identity and Access management (IAM) systems required.
  • Strong understanding of widely used security control frameworks, such as CIS or NIST, required.
  • CISSP certification a plus.
  • Higher Education experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a matrix organization.
  • Strong analytical skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into cybersecurity requirements.
  • Commitment to continued professional development and growth.
  • Comfort with change in a fast-moving environment.
  • A passion for working with young adults, an unshakable belief in their potential and a strong commitment to the mission of the Company.
  • Understanding of the Opportunity Divide and its drivers.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion.


  • Manage internal and external Security Team members to advance Company’s Security Program and continuously improve our security posture, leveraging the Center for Internet Security controls as a guide.
  • Provide written quarterly Security Program updates to the CTO and work together on executive briefings to the Board of Directors.
  • Manage internal and external Security Team members in their administration of security platforms and timely resolution of service desk tickets and security alerts.
  • Work cross-functionally to provide all required documentation and implement requested improvements to ensure Company’s successful completion of our yearly Cybersecurity insurance renewal.
  • Oversee quarterly security audits of critical systems and processes across the organization.
  • Participate in various projects, technology acquisition processes, and Company’s weekly Change Control Board meetings to ensure proper cybersecurity guidelines are being followed.
  • Manage cybersecurity training for all staff and contingent workers, so that the Company meets all regulatory and customer requirements.
  • Work with senior leadership and Legal to draft and/or update security policies on a regular basis.
  • Perform initial security and privacy reviews of customer contracts as needed and serve as a backup to the CTO to negotiate related concerns and or limitations.
  • Manage backlog of security enhancements across a variety of applications.
  • Help drive business partner satisfaction by providing regular updates on active work, proactively identifying ways to improve services, and developing action plans needed to address improvement areas.
  • Provide Tier 1 support for security applications as needed; System administration is a portion of this role.

NextPath is a candidate centric recruiting firm focused on your career goals to help you find your next path! Our team of professional recruiters have over 80 years of combined experience to help you navigate a job change. Our clients span local and national with roles in sales, creative, marketing, and staffing on a direct, contract-to-perm, and contract (project) basis.
If the position above doesn’t appear to fit, we do have a host of clients with roles that could be a match and not every position will be posted. Feel free to reach out to find a better match by emailing your resume to apply@nextpathcp.com for a recruiter to engage.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer 
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