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Director - Cybersecurity Services

Treliant LLC, a multi-disciplinary compliance and strategic advisory firm specializing in banking / financial services, seeks a Director to join our Cybersecurity Services Practice.  With offices located in Washington, DC and New York, NY, this is an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial-minded, independent thinker who is detail-oriented and able to work in a fast paced environment.  

To be successful, you will work on client teams with experienced consulting professionals, including recognized industry experts and former bank executives and regulators, to conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses across a range of compliance and risk management consulting projects, presenting you with an opportunity to develop skills and deliver value across a range of disciplines.

You should possess well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills, robust data management capabilities and excellent written and oral communication skills.  A successful candidate has demonstrated proven experience within financial services; particularly in the areas of banking compliance, risk management, information security and financial crimes. 


Work as part of a team to deliver cybersecurity services including security program assessments, security governance, security metrics definition, industry benchmarking, process reviews and compliance testing

Deliver comprehensive cybersecurity program assessments that are focused on improving clients security posture

Develop and implement risk-based security policies, procedures, guidelines, and controls for clients that meet business requirements and are aligned with industry regulations and security frameworks

Review work performed by the engagement team and maintain relationships with client account leadership to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and services to be delivered

Oversee engagement objectives, strategize to comply with professional standards, and mitigate risks inherent in the engagement

Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies and evolving threat landscape

Participate in business development activities as required

Travel as required. 


Experience with information security programs especially governance, policy, controls, processes, technology architecture, training and awareness

In-depth practitioner experience of industry frameworks and standards e.g. ISO, NIST, PCI, COBIT, GDPR, etc.

Deep understanding and experience with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Experience in multiple security domains:

     Infrastructure and Perimeter Security

     Forensics and Incident Response

     Threat and Vulnerability Management

     Identity and Access Management

     Cloud Security

     Privacy and Data Protection

     Third Party Risk Management

     IT Governance Risk and Compliance

     Software Development Lifecycle and Security

     Security Strategy, Innovation and Architecture

Experience in scoping and estimation of security implementation projects

Experience in security process design and optimization

Experience developing security metrics for program evaluation

Track record of success as a consultant, interfacing with clients and delivering complex cybersecurity services

Entrepreneurial spirit to help build and grow the business

Excellent communication and prioritization skills

Must be innovative and a self-starter with the ability to deliver multiple projects/initiatives on deadline

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and ten years of work experience with at least four years in an Information Security leadership role

Certified in one or more of the following:  CISSP, CRISC, CSSLP, CISA, CIPP etc.


In addition to a competitive base salary, candidate is eligible for incentive pay as well as a full range of health benefits, vacation plan, and 401k plan.

Treliant LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability, or military status in employment or provision of services. When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office so that proper arrangements can be made.