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Information Security Director (CSIRT)

U.S. Bank

U.S. Bank

Cincinnati, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.

Job Description

The successful candidate understands that incident response isn’t limited to business hours and is an interrupt-driven and dynamic environment. They will direct the strategic direction of the CSIRT, and manage and coordinate the goals and objectives of highly-skilled, senior cyber security professionals geographically dispersed around the globe. This leader will collaborate not only with the Security Operations Center and Threat Hunting managers to deliver a comprehensive incident response program, but also with other information security teams and partners across the enterprise.


  • Drive the strategic direction of the CSIRT in conjunction with the goals and objectives of partner teams while supporting the mission of Information Security Services.

  • Respond with urgency to suspected and actual cybersecurity incidents according to existing response processes.

  • Manage the near-term goals and objectives of the CSIRT staff.

  • Manage and develop the maturity of the team and partner with the leaders of other incident response teams to achieve the same.

  • Knowledge of models and frameworks such as NIST CSF and MITRE ATT&CK.

  • Participate in cyber incident response activities, red/blue/purple team training and “live fire” exercises.

  • Generating reports, presentations and collateral from cyber security incidents.

  • Strong understanding of latest security tools and techniques.

  • Strong understanding of security operations, incident response, and toolsets used, including threat intelligence platforms, SIEM, and case management systems.

Skills and experience:

  • 10+ years experience in cyber security.

  • 6+ years with demonstrable expertise in personnel management.

  • 4+ years experience as an incident responder, SOC analyst, technical lead and manager.

  • Technical or management certification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM is preferred but not required.

  • Demonstrable written and verbal communication skills suitable for executive leadership.

  • Ability to work in an extremely fast-paced, demanding work environment.

  • Detail-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks, workstreams and events at a time.

  • Knowledge of NIST CSF, MITRE ATT&CK, and similar standards and frameworks.

  • Experience in the financial sector is preferred but not required.

  • Incident response expertise in cloud environments is a definite plus.

  • US Government clearance is preferred but not required.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants.

Learn how the way we work at U.S. Bank drives meaningful relationships with our customers and collaboration across the company.


Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That's why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):

  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)

  • Basic term and optional term life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Pregnancy disability and parental leave

  • 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan

  • Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)

  • Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities

  • Adoption assistance

  • Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

EEO is the Law

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS EEO poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program.

The salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, which is listed first. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role. In addition to salary, US Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401k contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $135,660.00 - $159,600.00 - $175,560.00