Director Information Security (San Diego, CA)

92128, San Diego


Are you looking for more than just a job? Do you want to have a voice and feel a sense of belonging? At ICW Group, we hire innovative people who consistently adapt, grow and deliver. We believe in hard work, a fun work environment, and embracing creativity that only comes about when talented people collaborate to develop solutions. Our mission is to create the best insurance experience possible.

Headquartered in San Diego with regional offices located throughout the United States, ICW Group has been named for seven consecutive years as a Top 50 performing P&C company offering the stability of a large, profitable and growing company combined with a small-company entrepreneurial spirit. Our purpose-driven ethos provides team members with opportunities to contribute, develop, and belong.


The Director of Information Security is responsible to develop, implement, and drive compliance of both technical security and technical risk management across the enterprise.


Lead strategic information and cybersecurity program for the enterprise

  • Define and drive the information security strategy protecting ICW's systems, data, and networks while achieving business goals.
  • Manages risks related to information security, business continuity planning, crisis management, privacy, and compliance
  • Bring together key security and risk stakeholders to develop and review enterprise security and risk strategies
  • Understands “voice of the customer” and develops mechanisms to proactively sense adoption and usage patterns of consumer technologies by end-users so that policy can align with need.
  • Cultivate, disseminate, and enforce policies, standards and procedures.
  • Ensures all staff members are trained on enterprise and industry-regulated security requirements through awareness programs.
  • Ensures data quality, adherence to IT security guidelines, profitability and other risk-related metrics for self and members of the team.


Directly supervises IT project managers and other IT team members and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws.


  • Bachelor of Science degree and five (5) years' experience in managing and leading related IT and information security experience;
  • 10+ years of general IT-related job experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in cyber security with working knowledge of data analysis, risk assessment and mitigation, investigation methods, incident management concepts and practices, with background in intrusion detection and forensic analysis.
  • Possess technical ability to use and manage Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Firewalls & Log Analysis, SIEM, Network Behavior Analysis tools, Antivirus, Network Packet Analyzers, Malware analysis and forensics tools.
  • Knowledgeable in networking and proven experience in Windows and Linux environments, including Group Policy and Active Directory.
  • Demonstrable track record for taking initiative and getting things done under minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of national regulatory compliances and frameworks such as ISO, SOX, HIPAA, and PCI.


None required; preferred professional certifications: CISSP, GCIH, GCIA, CEH, GPEN, Security +


  • Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering on premice and in the Cloud, system and network security, authentication and encryption protocols.
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise and actionable manner.
  • Expert in policy formulation, information security management, and business risk management
  • Competent in IT risk assessment and management, IT continuity management, IT governance formulation, and organizational change management.
  • Working knowledge of IT financial management and IT audit.


  • A flexible work schedule, hybrid opportunities
  • Challenging work and the ability to make a difference
  • You will have a voice and feel a sense of belonging
  • We offer a competitive benefits package, with generous medical, dental, and vision plans as well as 401K retirement plans
  • Want to continue learning? We'll support you 100%

ICW Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. ICW Group will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.