Burns & McDonnell Information Security Section Manager in Kansas City, Missouri


This position is responsible for the direction and leadership of the Information Security Section of the Core IT Department within the Operations Global Practice.Areas of responsibility include general roles supporting Core IT Department and specific roles relative to the Information Security Section including the following.

  • Protect the Burns & McDonnell brand and reputation, minimize employee productivity loss, safeguard company sensitive information, and comply with client data security requirements.

  • Lead and manage the security services including: Perimeter Security, Remote Access, Endpoint Security, Vulnerability Management, Identity and Access Management, Certificate Management, Software Deployment and the Incident Response process.

  • Focus on creating a culture of information security awareness, understanding and meeting the growing business security requirements, and maintaining a resilient security posture.

  • Interpret and establish policies, procedures, and strategic goals

  • Demonstrate creativity, foresight and judgment in anticipating and solving problems.

  • Provide administrative, supervisory and technical direction

  • Assign work and review performance to ensure quality and efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.

  • Recruit, develop, train and retain personnel.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Cyber/Information Security or Information Technology from accredited program.

  • Minimum 7 years related professional experience.

  • Direct Experience managing an Information Security and/or Technology team.

  • Strong understanding of information security breech trends

  • Experience implementing security and compliance best-practice processes and procedures

  • Strong understanding of IP, TCP/IP, and other network administration protocol

  • Strong understanding of Network Architecture

  • Current Security Certification is preferable.

  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.

  • Position requires the ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change.


Job Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 180506