IT Cyber Security Director


Cleveland, OH, US, 44115

Company:  1100-Applied Industrial Technologies

Join one of the best companies to work for in Northeast Ohio. Applied Industrial Technologies is a 20-time winner of the NorthCoast 99 best places to work in Cleveland. Headquartered in Midtown Cleveland, we are a Fortune 1000 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AIT). With over $3.2 billion in annual sales we are one of the largest industrial distributors in the world.

Benefits include: health, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, free secured parking, onsite fitness center, cafeteria, tuition reimbursement, bonus opportunity and career development opportunities.

Position Overview: 
The Director of Cyber Security will be responsible for an enterprise cybersecurity and IT risk management program. You will provide the leadership necessary to manage the risk to the organization and will ensure business alignment, effective governance, system availability, data integrity, and meet all compliance and regulatory requirements.

•    Develop strategic plans and procedures for effectively managing the information security operations. Measure the results
•    Approve and assign projects and tasks to Information Security Analysts that are designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information technology resources.
•    Supervise, train and assess the performance of the staff responsible for the firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and other systems that are designed to protect the network and data from unauthorized access and alteration. 
•    Manage the equipment, licenses and services including budget projections for all hardware and software used by the cyber security department.
•    Lead technical analysis on investigations, assessments, and compliance-based initiatives.
•    Conduct regular security assessments on announced vulnerabilities to determine their level of impact on company resources. Work with IT Operations and Development teams to develop plans to address any concerns.
•    Evaluate new cybersecurity threats and IT trends and develops effective security controls.

•    5+ yrs proven experience in security protocols round commercial software development and marketplace deployment
•    Technical skills such as firewall administration, Cloud security (Azure, O365), network ACLs, VLANs, data protection products (backups, SNAPs). 
•    Incidence response planning and execution, including leading table-top exercises with corporate and divisional departments and teams. 
•    Staff supervision, project management and communications skills. 
•    Forensic and/or investigation methodology including evidence acquisition, processing, and reporting.
•    Ability to communicate relevant risks and mitigation options in both written and verbal form
•    Experience with multi-location enterprises with distributed personnel and endpoints
•    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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