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Lead Cyber Security Specialist*

Location: Fairhaven, MA

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  • Hours: 8am - 5pm


The Lead Cyber Security Specialist role is responsible for leading efforts in the areas of security engineering, security monitoring, intrusion analysis, incident handling, data loss prevention, privileged user monitoring, security incident management, malware detection/eradication and recognizing hacker/incident response tactics, techniques and procedures. Efforts will also include building security program artifacts, conceptual security architecture schemes and aligning and maturing the cyber security program to industry standards and benchmarks. Plan, design and engineer solutions in the Acushnet security stack to protect and detect against attacks and ensure a layered, defense in depth approach. Assist with monitoring the vulnerability posture of internal and external assets and applications partnering with IT in ensuring that the program is managed within agreed SLAs. Provide Tier 2/3 support for the response to security events and alerts as well as lead and participate in incident response activities. Lead and assist in the development and maturity of security programs supporting the best practices, framework-informed approach of the Acushnet IT Security strategy. Lead and mature the Acushnet data protection program. Conduct and oversee regular technical risk assessments/audits of systems and infrastructure for both existing and new Acushnet business initiatives. Evaluate new and existing security technologies, designs, architectures and products to determine appropriateness for supporting business and strategic plans, examining compatibility, functionality, integration, cost and overall benefits. Assist in the creation and maintaining of Information Security architecture standards. Responsible to maintain the company’s information security infrastructure and compliance posture.


Bachelor’s in computer science or related field or equivalent security industry experience. CISSP, CISA, GCIH, CCNP or other relevant industry certifications or training preferred.

A minimum of 8+ years’ experience with a mix of exposure to network, server, desktop security products, web application protections, Firewall Management and Configuration Expertise; VPN technologies, Intrusion Detection and Protection Systems, Security Event Monitoring solutions; Infrastructure and Application Vulnerability Management.   Cloud architecture experience with a solid foundation in Cloud security principles. Experience with building and updating Information Security Program, Policy and Processes.   Service Provider/Vendor Management experience.   Knowledge of data protection concepts, regulatory requirements and compliance issues specific to security and data protection in a large, global organization. Strong working knowledge of IT security for Windows operating systems, TCP/IP.   Demonstrated analytical skills, technical knowledge and practical application of information security at a business aware and technical level. Excellent interpersonal skills including communication and organizational awareness with the ability to influence at multiple levels in a global organization.   Ability to present technical security information to a wide variety of internal and external audiences.

Acushnet Company offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package consisting of medical & dental; 401 savings plan; tuition assistance; life & disability insurance; vacations/holidays; on site wellness facility; and generous product discounts. Visit the Acushnet Company employment website for more information (

Acushnet Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among others, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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