Chief Information Security Officer

Posted 11 months ago

Job Role: Chief Information security Officer

Experience: Minimum of 5 -7years experience in security and safety related experience, including a minimum of 2 years in a Cloud SAAS platform products global organization. Total Experience cannot exceed 12 years.

Qualifications: Graduate from a recognized top tier university in India or the USA.

Ideal Certifications: CEH, CISA, CISM , CISSP among others. A B.Tech in IT Systems or CS.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the entire Cloud Solutions Information Security , Architecture and Thtreat metrics of the ZingHR Cloud Products Business across global geographies for its entire customer ecosystem.

Job Responsibilities

  • Protecting the Enterprise Digital Assets of its customers on the ZingHR Digital Platform first with tolerance for 0 error.
  • Managing Cyber Security for the entire organization and its customers across geographies and time zones.
  • Achieving Annual Processes of security compliance’s and code security processes like VAPT, Web VAPT etc
  • Setting up and certifying SOC teams to do internal audits and processes.
  • Running constant Threat Hunting processes with the internal teams to proactively handle Cyber attacks of any kind.
  • Running without errors Incidence Response Plan, DLP Plan , Threat Modelling and DRP Plan.
  • Achieve Zero Trust Security in our engagement with customers along with Internal Digital Footprint management.
  • Achieve Remote Working by design for our engaged workforce – in and outside of our Networks.
  • Achieve successful implementation of the Privacy Framework
  • Be a key team member of the leadership team with high visibility in the CIO networks. Key Role


  • Strategic Planning in consultation with key leadership team.
  • Policy Planning & Implementation
  • Information Security Management
  • Information Security Audits
  • Customer Communication with key industry CISO/CIOS

Key Job Traits

  • Decision making Skills and Authority
  • Excellent communications and relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English is mandatory

 Key Result Areas

  • Responsible for data , security & threat management , compliance’s: GDPR, Privacy Provisions, Data Compliance’s
  • Responsible for financial: constant evaluation of the information security architecture leading to optimal financial investment metrics to invest, maintain and grow this practice.
  • Responsible for customer interaction: manage key customer conversations at various Stages in the prospecting cycle for business where this is a must have capability.
  • Responsible for people: department team members associated with providing andn facilitating security management

Technical Skills

  • A CISO must be aware of the architectures of enterprise and security. You should know the practices and methods when it comes to IT strategy.
  • A good background in computer networking concepts such as DNS, authentication,
  • VPN, proxy services and DDOS mitigation technologies is necessary. Experience with
  • TCP/IP, routing and switching is also required.
  • Must be proficient to work with Windows and Unix like operating systems. One must have experience in various programming languages like Python, Java and PHP.
  • Must be able to define and develop network security architecture.
  • As a CISO you are expected to help with regulatory compliance and so it is necessary to know about PCI, HIPAA, NIST, GLBA and SOX compliance assessments as well.
  • Should be able to deal with frameworks like ISO 27001/27002, ITIL and COBIT.
  • Know protocols that deal with intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, and firewalls.
  • Techniques for ethical hacking and threat modeling and also the concepts of practices for secure coding is also essential.

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