Director, Corporate Cyber Security at Zayo

| Greater Boulder Area
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Company Description

Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.

The Director, Corporate Cyber Security provides direction to a team that designs, develops, implements, maintains and troubleshoots infrastructure that directly protects the Company's global product portfolio and company enterprise environment. In addition, this role will be responsible for identifying security risks to Zayo’s corporate environment, its products and services environments, and Zayo’s public brand; identifying policies and controls to protect against those risks; and validating that the controls are effective.



  • Identify, recommend and implement best best practices, policies, standards, baselines, guidelines, procedures, and security solutions. This role requires strategic and technical experience with proven results to lead the overall information security strategy, vulnerability management, incident management, application security standards, and security monitoring.

  • Develop Zayo’s corporate security roadmap 

  • Leads, develops and maintains technology policies, processes, procedures, and key metrics related to all internal and cloud systems 

  • Deep understanding of identity systems, security threats, code validation tools, cryptographic algorithms.

  • Ensure risk controls are implemented and fully monitored throughout our system lifecycle

  • Stay abreast of the shifting security landscape, and communicate across engineering teams to ensure alignment 

  • Lead the security team for any regulatory or compliance requirements project

  • This is a hands-on role that include security Operation, Engineering and Governance, Risk, and Compliance

  • Keeps abreast of industry related security issues and evaluates those against Zayo’s security posture

  • Identifies and ensures implementation of best practices, policies, and standards.

  • Recommends additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise security posture.

  • Participates in the design and review of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, and security audits.

  • Develop, socialize, implement, and support a multi-year technical roadmap of products and architectural approaches to secure our hybrid cloud and on-premise environments.

  • Works collaboratively with internal stakeholders and partners to create a comprehensive roadmap and implement it in a phased approach to realize the overall security roadmap.

  • Identifies, evaluates, and reports on cybersecurity risk related to network/infrastructure assets.

  • Lead the development, maintenance, and testing of the Information Security Incident Response Playbook(s). In addition, perform annual tabletop exercises integrating critical functions across the organization.

  • Coordinates with auditors in the execution of audits. Develops a strategy for handling audits and external assessment processes for relevant regulations

  • Provides strategic and tactical security guidance for all IT projects, including evaluating and recommending technical controls.

  • Lead Zayo's global Privacy program



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and 10 -15 years of software development and management work experience, including five years of Security and Infrastructure compliance management experience and five years of project, business, or management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required. 

  • Experience and knowledge of audit and compliance management methodology 

  • Experience running embedded security engineers in development teams to educate and grow understanding of secure coding practices. 

  • Working knowledge of global data privacy rules and regulations. 

  • Strong writing skills and communication skills. 

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and make effective and timely decisions.

  • Base salary range for CO   $142,000 - $173,700

Benefits, Rewards & Wellness

  • Annual Incentive Plan (AIP) - Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary AIP which is based on the performance of the Company, an employee’s business segment, and the individual employee

  • Sales Incentive Plan - Full-time Zayo sales employees are also eligible for discretionary incentive cash compensation through our Sales Incentive Plan

  • Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Retirement 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Fitness membership discounts

  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Please note, in accordance with Zayo's commitment to providing and maintaining a workplace free of recognized hazards, all U.S. and Canadian employees and any employee, vendor, customer, or visitor who enters a Zayo office or facility in the U.S. and Canada must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of such vaccination. If you are hired by Zayo, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

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In Colorado we have campuses in Downtown Denver and on 29th Street Mall in Boulder, where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!

What are Zayo Perks + Benefits

Zayo Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial security to our employees and their families.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
If you are out of work for an extended period or time due to a disabling injury or illness, disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Dental exams can help you & your dentist detect problems in the early stages when treatment is simpler & costs are lower. Regular exams are an important part of maintaining your medical health.
Vision Benefits
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health Insurance Benefits
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life Insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) Matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
We encourage our employees to give back to our communities by providing 4 hours of Volunteer Time Off per quarter.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational Clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness Subsidies
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning

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