Practice Director, Data Governance and Protection | Remote, USA
Travel Required: 20 - 29%
Company Description At Optiv, we’re on a mission to help our
clients make their businesses more secure. We’re one of the fastest
growing companies in a truly essential industry.
In your role at Optiv, you’ll be inspired by a team of the
brightest business and technical minds in cyber security. We are
passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that
the best solutions for our clients’ needs come from working hard
together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do
important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations.
Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that
you will always have room to learn and grow. We’re proud of our
team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more
Job Description Who we are looking for:
The Practice Director provides leadership, vision, and growth
strategy for the Data Governance and Protection Technical
Community. Ensures high quality, profitable services engagements
that build a trusted advisor relationship with our clients. Manage
key metrics for consulting (utilization, profitability and revenue
growth, customer satisfaction) for the Data Governance and
Acts as the point of reporting for all individual contributors
throughout the Data Governance and Protection organization, the
Practice Director is responsible for the care and development of
the entire delivery team.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Select and develop key leaders into Managers and Senior
In accordance with best practices and functional requirements
develop and maintain the Center(s) of Excellence (COE) for Data
Governance and Protection across Optiv.
Develop partnerships across other service and domain areas.
Oversee creation and maintenance of key sales tools for Data
Governance and Protection Area.
Develop and maintain key vendor and other partner relationships
within Data Governance and Protection.
Develop relationships across Solution Areas and Practices.
Develop relationships with national, area, and regional Sales
leadership. Act as a mentor to all resources.
Responsible for the overall skills and capabilities of the
delivery team to maximize quality, performance, and
Effectively train and equip resources to ensure alignment with
customer expectations and delivery of services.
Responsible for personnel performance and escalations.
Manage a global services team.
Maniacal focus on client satisfaction during service
Oversee team's engagement schedule and resource utilization.
Enhance, improve, and streamline product security service line
Grow, develop, and retain direct reports.
Assist sales in identifying and closing new business
Qualifications Education and Skills Requirements:
7+ years of information security and/or professional services
4+ years of professional services mentoring and management
Deep understanding of consulting financial metrics (utilization,
profitability, revenue recognition, backlog).
Deep understanding of Data Privacy and Security Regulations
including GDPR, HIPAA, and CCPA.
Deep understanding of Data Governance and Data Protection
capabilities and technology required for Data Management across
hybrid environments. (Examples, Masking, Encryption, DLP, DAG, Data
Discovery, Data Classification, Database activity and anomaly
Understanding of Identity and Access Management and the
synergies with Data Management.
Experience with leading Data Governance and Protection
solutions; Varonis, Symantec, Stealth bits, MFST, and
Experience building, growing, and leading geographically diverse
Experience delivering and leading professional services
engagements across multiple industry verticals.
Operational experience building consulting offerings and taking
them to market.
Understanding of current cyber security trends, threats, and
pressures experienced by customer security leaders.
Self-starter with strong written and verbal communication
Strong desire to grow and mentor individuals both within and
outside of the Data Governance and Protection practice.
#LI-DH1 Additional Information Why you’ll love it here:
If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters
success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv!
As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has
the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners
to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history
with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000
clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial,
government and education. We have the proven expertise to plan,
build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management,
Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security
Operations – Managed Services and Identity and Data Management.
Optiv remains committed to championing Diversity, Equality and
Inclusion within our organization and throughout the industry.
With Optiv you can expect:
Work/life balance. We offer “Recharge” a flexible, time-off
program that encourages eligible employees to take the time they
need to recharge
Professional training resources, including tuition
Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique,
Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees
to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
The ability and technology necessary to productively work
remote/from home (where applicable)
Optiv is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants
for employment will be considered without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national
origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status,
or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
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