We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best – host and entertain fans during a basketball game or special event. We’ve been closely monitoring the impact of the pandemic on our communities and team members. As part of our commitment to health and safety, we are implementing a mandatory vaccine requirement for current full-time and part-time team members, as well as all newly hired employees. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide - and the Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that the Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena is able to reasonably accommodate. Learn more here about our COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Learn more here.

Who are we: A professional basketball team and state-of-the-art arena/entertainment venue that specializes in creating memorable experiences for each guest we interact with. Some of our favorite things are live sports, concerts, comedy shows, family shows, and most any other world-class event you can think of, and we’re looking for someone who shares the same interests. We live for the fast pace world of sports & live entertainment, and as such, we work hard, run fast, execute flawlessly, and party it up when it all comes together. Lastly, we strive to deliver wonderful experiences that create lasting memories, and we prefer to surround ourselves with those who are the best at what they do.

Who are you: An enthusiastic lover of sports, live entertainment, and people. You have true passion for engaging in meaningful interactions and creating memorable experiences for all guests. You strive to be helpful, engaging, and knowledgeable of all things Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena. You enjoy being a part of an exciting and dynamic group, and you’re committed to continuously enhancing the productivity and effectiveness of your team. Lastly, you enjoy working hard and celebrating hard, and you’d be shocked if guests weren’t positively impacted by their interactions with you.

Job Summary: The Information Security Manager will be responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring enterprise cybersecurity and IT risk management program. The role will provide the leadership necessary to manage the risk to the organization and will ensure business alignment, effective governance, system and product availability, integrity, and confidentiality. This position reports to Chief Innovation and Technology Officer (CITO).

What you will do: (Responsibilities)

  • Provides the direction for data and cybersecurity protection, and oversees technology governance and policies

  • Develops security strategy, security awareness programs, security architecture, and security incident response

  • Provides strategic risk guidance for IT projects, including evaluation and recommendation of technical controls

  • Educates IT on appropriate security risk and mitigation strategies

  • Coordinates the IT component of both internal and external audits to ensure security programs follow relevant laws, regulations, and policies

  • Develops, maintains, and publishes up-to-date security policies, standards, and guidelines. Oversees training and dissemination of security policies and practices

  • Evaluates new cyber security threats and IT trends and develop effective security controls. Oversees development of security awareness programs

  • Develops and oversees effective disaster recovery policies and standards to align with business continuity management program goals. Coordinates development of implementation plans and procedures to ensure business-critical services are recovered in the event of disasters or other incidents and provide direction, support, and consulting in these areas

  • Evaluates potential security breaches, coordinate response, and recommends corrective actions.

  • Define and report on information security metrics.

  • Maintains current knowledge of the industry and regulatory trends and developments for the enterprise technology

What we need from you: (Required Skills/Abilities)

  • Experience in establishing cybersecurity and risk metrics for reporting

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with business managers and IT operations staff

  • Experience working with legal, audit, and compliance staff

  • Experience developing and maintaining policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines

  • Experience with common information security management frameworks, such as International Standards Organization (ISO) 2700x and the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the field related to the title of the position

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification, a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. of equipment

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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