The Deputy Chief Security Officer (DCSO) role works closely with the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing enterprise-wide business technology cybersecurity initiatives. The DCSO assists with directing the planning and implementation of cybersecurity solutions for IT systems in support of business operations in order to ensure business systems and relevant data maintains the highest levels of confidentiality, integrity and availability. This role is responsible for providing recommendations to and executing guidance from the CSO for all aspects of the organization’s information technology and systems. The DCSO is a member of the executive management team and contributes to the strategic direction of the company, including evaluation of relevant merger and acquisition opportunities and associated integration strategies.
This position requires work in support of the Company’s contract with the United States Department of Education (“ED”). As such, the United States Government requires that any applicant for this position must complete United States Government security clearance. Effective June 1, 2018, ED has informed Nelnet that security clearance applications for foreign nationals are not being accepted or processed. In light of this direction from ED, Nelnet will be unable to hire applicants without United States citizenship for such positions.
Strategy & Planning
Acquisition & Deployment
University degree in the field of computer science, information security, other relevant technical fields or business administration. Master’s degree or higher preferred.
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