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IT Security Manager

Company: WorldStrides
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview: At WorldStrides, we work with teachers to build incredible international travel experiences and travel programs for their students and school. In addition to offering the best value in educational travel, we also provide scholarships, need-based financial assistance, and a variety of resources to ensure that every student is able to join their classmates on the trip of a lifetime. We help more than 400,000 students and teachers experience exceptional educational travel each year.

Information Security Manager - Job Overview: WorldStrides is looking for an Information Security Manager to identify, implement and maintain security processes, policies and technologies in support of the company's business strategies and objectives. The Information Security Manager will champion the Information Security program and advocate for a balanced approach that considers both security and usability. The Information Security Manager will seek to enable WorldStrides business through precise application of security controls. Primary responsibilities will include identification of relevant technology, management of security related projects, operational oversight of key security processes and compliance with required standards and regulations.


  • Development and maintenance of an Information Security roadmap, including selection of or adherence to an industry accepted framework
  • Implementation of processes and controls that support a comprehensive and measurable framework
  • Measurement of process maturity and identification of improvements to achieve target maturity
  • Selection and implementation of security related technologies
  • Ownership of security related operational processes and procedures as well as supporting technologies
  • Training and mentorship of WorldStrides employees
  • Management of security vendors and relationships
  • 10% travel to other WorldStrides sites and data centers may be required

    At WorldStrides, the experience is everything. By joining our team you help provide moments that delight our participants and open up the world of learning. Our team is truly passionate about making each experience a once in a lifetime opportunity for that is easy to manage from A to Z. Each journey is different, which is why we offer a broad range of experiential learning programs for groups and individuals of all ages throughout their lifelong learning journey.

    If we've learned anything over this last year, it's that being able to experience different places and things while interacting with new people is imperative not only for personal growth but also to general well-being. So, let's get out there... together! To learn more about our brand, our mission and our commitment to health and safety, please visit our website at .

    Members of our team are able to take advantage of our generous paid-time off (PTO) policy, comprehensive insurance plans (medical, dental, vision and more), flexible spending accounts, paid parental and care giver leave, a casual work environment and a flexible work policy with several options to meet both your professional and personal needs. In addition, we offer travel perks on our products. We also take COVID protocols very seriously and are committed to the health and safety of our team members, participants, vendors and partners which is why we've put extensive measures in place around PPE and other safety guidelines that follow both the CDC and World Health Organizations guidance.

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WorldStrides is committed to building a diverse workforce supported by an environment that promotes inclusion and belonging. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
    Home Office - US; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; El Dorado Hills, CA; Orlando, FL; Glenwood, MD; Vienna, VA; Richmond, VA; Charlottesville, VA - Headquarters; San Diego, CA; Austin, Texas; Williamsburg, VA; Houston, TX; DC Tour Central; Salt Lake City, UT
    The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications, experience, and personal attributes:

    • Minimum of 5 years of hands on experience with security technology
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience with security processes, controls, policies and frameworks
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT Operations, Infrastructure or Software Development
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience leading projects and initiatives
    • Information Security frameworks, including ISO 27000 Management and implementation of projects
    • Network Engineering experience and deep understanding of IP internet connectivity
    • In depth understanding of security related technologies, including firewalls, endpoint and data protection, encryption, monitoring and logging
    • Experience with implementing and maintaining a program to comply with HIPAA, PCI, PII or COPA standards
    • Management of industry standard penetration testing and vulnerability scanning tools, as well as remediation of findings
    • Maintenance of Operating System and software versions, patching levels and overall security posture
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills
    • Highly motivated and goal oriented.
    • Positive attitude, successfully working as a team player with business and technology stakeholders
    • Self-starter, able to multitask and prioritize competing deliverables
    • Strong integrity and detail oriented
    • Collaborative and consultative engagement style

      Desired Skills/Experience:

      • CISSP highly preferred
      • PMP or other Project Management certification preferred
      • ITIL certification and/or experience preferred
      • Certifications in security related technologies desired
      • Process expertise and knowledge of Lean and/or CMM desired
      • Exposure to a structured SDLC desired


Keywords: WorldStrides, Newport News , IT Security Manager, Executive , Williamsburg, Virginia

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