SVP - Chief Information Security Officer

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego County
Job ID
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Information Technology


BofI Federal Bank [NASDAQ: BOFI] with over $8 billion in assets is one of the fastest growing banks in the nation. We are rated in the top 5 online banks in the country!  


High profile, key role as CISO!!


  • Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security program to ensure that the integrity, confidentiality and availability of information that is owned, controlled or processed by the organization.  As part of this program, document and maintain a risk assessment framework covering both information and physical security, and leverage such risk assessment to support prioritization of enhancements required.  Additionally, the comprehensive plan must also consider the expanding ecosystem as the Bank pursues the open-API strategy as part of its growth plans, and increases the cyber risk and data privacy issues
  • Facilitate information security governance through the implementation of a governance program
  • Develop, maintain and publish up-to-date information security policies, standards and guidelines. Oversee the approval, training, and dissemination of security policies, standards and guidelines
  • Partner with the Vendor Management organization to define standards and processes and provide subject-matter expertise to oversee vendor information security risk and inform periodic audits of third-party service providers' information security and business continuity controls
  • Develop and manage information security budgets, and monitor them for variances
  • Create and manage information security and risk management awareness training programs for all employees, contractors and approved system users
  • Provide regular and consistent reporting on the current status of the information security program to enterprise risk teams, senior business leaders and the board of directors as part of the strategic enterprise risk management program
  • Create a framework for roles and responsibilities with regard to information ownership, classification, accountability and protection
  • Develop and enhance an information security management and control framework based appropriate information security industry standards
  • Provide strategic risk guidance for IT projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls
  • Coordinate information security projects with resources from IT and business unit teams
  • Ensure that security programs are in compliance with relevant laws, regulations and policies to minimize risk and audit findings
  • Define and facilitate the information security risk assessment process, including the reporting and oversight of treatment efforts to address findings
  • Manage security incidents and events to protect corporate IT assets, including intellectual property, regulated data and the company's reputation
  • Monitor the external threat environment for emerging threats, and advise relevant stakeholders on the appropriate courses of action
  • Develop and oversee effective business continuity and disaster recovery policies and standards to align with enterprise business continuity management program goals. Coordinate the development of implementation plans and procedures to ensure that business-critical services are recovered in the event of a security event.  Provide direction, support and in-house consulting in these areas
  • Facilitate a metrics and reporting framework to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the program, facilitate appropriate resource allocation, and increate the maturity of the security

Desired Career Experience & Education Requirements:

  • 10+ years of security management experience in a regulated company
  • Experienced in developed comprehensive security program, including risk assessment framework
  • Hands on manager
  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • Security certifications


Job Functions and Work Environment:


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time. Manual dexterity and coordination are required while operating standard office equipment such as computer keyboard and mouse, calculator, telephone, copiers, etc.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.



Equal Employment Opportunity:


BofI Federal Bank is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.



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