Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO)


Marco Technologies LLC

Marco understands how organizations do business. It provides them with business technologies and managed services to take their business further.

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Marco is a high-performing technology services company with a track record of creating rewarding careers. Whether you are a recent graduate ready for an exciting opportunity, or a seasoned professional eager to elevate your skills with an IT services and consulting industry leader, then you have come to the right spot. 

More about us. We make business technology Better. Simple. Secure.  We do it all – from hosted/cloud services, copiers/printers, managed services, phone systems, document management, business IT services, audio/video systems and shredding. We are an organization led by salespeople with hundreds of engineers and technicians ready to fix any and all customer problems. With over 50 years in the industry, Marco has a Gold Standard Culture with a focus on employee engagement, client satisfaction, vendor partnerships, and community support.   

Join our growing team. You won’t regret it.

​​The Virtual CISO role is responsible for working with Marco clients, including those enrolled in our recurring consulting services program and point in time scoped engagements.  During these engagements, the vCISO will be responsible for working with senior IT management and executive leadership to strategically develop the company’s information security program and/or IT service management program. The Virtual CISO will provide Chief Information Security Officer focused services and will be an industry expert in one or more areas of technology and information security as it relates to business operations, IT strategy, and risk reduction.  Success of this role is measured by developing repeat and high value client relationships.​ 

*Successful applicants must reside within driving distance to a Marco Technologies office. A list of Marco offices can be found here.


  • ​​Perform high value, point in time client consulting engagements 
  • ​Develop long term consulting relationships with clients enrolled in a recurring consulting services program 
  • Review client’s current security and service management program and assist with developing program maturity 
  • Identify gaps in current solutions and practices and build a corresponding roadmap that can be communicated to key stakeholders within the organization 
  • Act as client’s head of technology or security within executive level meetings 
  • Work with leadership teams to determine whether or not new technologies can be integrated into existing systems to improve efficiency or reduce costs 
  • Participate as a member of client’s change advisory board and act as an emergency change approver 
  • Manage the direction and priorities of client’s IT projects and initiatives 
  • Host or participate in client’s technology and/or security team meetings  
  • Coordinate and advise on vendor specific partnerships 
  • Assist with client’s annual technology budgeting process 
  • Serve as a liaison between upper management and technical staff to ensure project goals are met by all parties involved 
  • Advise in security risk assessments and help clients determine business risk 
  • Continually train and gain industry expertise in your area of expertise which may include any of the following: Information Security, IT Service Management, Digital Transformation, Advanced Technologies 
  • Work with internal Marco teams to provide solution specific guidance and pricing options 


  • ​​​​Bachelor’s degree and six years of experience as a proven industry expert; or equivalent combination of education and experience.​​ 
  • Previous service management experience preferred.​​ 
  • Experience with service management concepts, systems testing, and evaluation methods (e.g. ITIL v4).​​ 
  • vCISO candidates should have at least one of the following certifications, or the ability to obtain within six months of being hired: CISSP, CRISC, CCISO, SANS GIAC​​ 
  • Proven experience in IS infrastructure planning and development preferred.​​​ 
  • Professional working knowledge of information security standards and guidelines such ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, NIST CSF, CIS, PCI DSS, and HIPAA 
  • ​​​​Valid Driver’s License, proof of personal insurance and an acceptable driving record.​​​ 


  • ​​Business financial acumen with ability to translate technology needs into financial decisions 
  • ​High degree of emotional intelligence when communicating with executive level leaders 
  • Natural aptitude for outcome-based reasoning. 
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills with internal and external clients. 
  • Self-starter, ability to plan and implement sales strategy with limited supervision. 
  • Ability to thrive in a competitive, goal-driven environment. 
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to maintain accurate and detailed records of sales activity.  
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and to operate with changing priorities. 
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively and professional with all types of people and situations.  
  • Demonstrates a strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy and quality. 
  • Strong desire to help others achieve sales success, anticipate their needs and take initiative to ensure positive sales outcomes. 
  • Proficient with business collaboration tools including Microsoft Office Suite, CRM and company specific programs.
We’re not just competitive when it comes to business tech – we’re also pretty proud of what we offer our employees. Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance. We also have paid holidays and vacation, 401k with generous company match, flexible spending accounts, employee purchase program, employer-paid life insurance, voluntary-term life insurance, short and long-term disability, critical illness and accident benefits, and pet insurance. Yes, we care about your furry family too.

*all benefits are dependent on employment status   
Equal Opportunity Employer /AA Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities 
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Tags: CISSP Cloud CRISC Driver’s license GIAC HIPAA ISO 27001 ITIL NIST PCI DSS Risk assessment SANS Strategy

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Insurance

Region: Remote/Anywhere
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