Senior Director, Information Security (REMOTE)

Missouri, Armed Forces Americas

Remote position available

Job Description

This Sr. Director - Information Security role has the ability to work remote from anywhere in the US. We would PREFER this candidate should also have some kind of security or audit certification, but not required, such as CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CISM, CIPP/US, etc.

Looking for:
• Hands on engineer with scripting/coding experience
• Thought leadership for automating numerous Info Sec processes, then take a hands on role in leading the transformation to automate;
• Candidates should list programming languages and coding skills
• Have an app dev background.
• The engineering experience is more important, as we can help build out the Info Sec expertise.
• This is a Director level role, but also involves hands-on work as a high level Engineer.

This position is the technical leader for a business unit or an operational area within the company. This individual should be a visible leader both internal and external to Magellan. Will be included in evaluating potential mergers and acquisitions and help drive Magellan to become a global leader in using technology to deliver better outcomes to our members. Is a technologist, a think tank and visionary in the scope of the portfolio managed by assigned department. Understands strategy of other business units and exchanges best practices with the counterparts.
  • Influences changes and system enhancements to business processes, policies, and infrastructure to deliver the most effective IT services.
  • Manages the selection, evaluation, contracting and integration of externally available hardware, software, and processes to deliver business solutions.
  • Directs and manages, through analysis, the planning, design, development, testing, installation and maintenance of support systems for both internal/external clients.
  • Selects and builds strong teams through formal training, diverse assignments, coaching, mentoring, and other team development techniques, along with regular individual and group meetings.
  • Develops tactical and strategic plans to satisfy technical business needs and new business proposals.
  • Manages and develops project cost estimates, benefits, justification and assessment of potential project risks.
  • Manages projects, staff, customer expectations and business priorities to achieve customer and business unit satisfaction. 
  • Manages, plans and tracks all budgets and expenses.
  • Oversees vendor relationships and projects.
  • Directs and manages business process re-engineering associated with existing, developing and implementation of systems.
  • Develops and maintains strong, cooperative relationships with other IT services groups.  Shares and establishes best practices experiences and opportunities throughout the organization.
  • Applies Agile development practices in delivery of transformational programs as required.

General Job Information


Senior Director, Information Security (REMOTE)



Job Family

Info Technology Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience



Bachelors: Information Security (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • 12+ years of relevant experience deploying and/or administrating infrastructure solutions.  Requires strong knowledge and experience with multiple infrastructure solutions.
  • 2 or more certifications of the following:  AWS Sysops Certification, MTA, MSCA, Cisco-CCNA, CCNP, Database Administration (Oracle, SQL Server, Big Data/Hadoop), Avaya (ACA, ACSS, ASIC, ACE), AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification, ITIL v3 Foundations, Kepner-Tregoe Resolve or Agile and Design Thinking (Coursera).
  • Critical thinker.
  • Demonstrated problem solving techniques.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to coach and build skills within the team.
  • Experience in health care, insurance or related field.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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