Careers at The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Current job opportunities are posted here as they become available. Candidates from Presbyterian communities in the global south and other historic Presbyterian Communities of Color, preferably with theological training and fluency in languages other than English, are encouraged to apply.


Director, Infrastructure Systems and Cybersecurity

Department: Information Technology
Office: Home Office
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Director, Infrastructure Systems and Cybersecurity

The Director, Infrastructure Systems and Cybersecurity reports to the Vice President, Information Technology, and leads the strategic technology planning, research and design in support of business goals related to the organization’s architecture, telecommunications, networks, and virtualized end user environments. This individual is responsible for maintaining and upgrading the Board’s computer infrastructure, internal and external networking systems, telecommunications and electronic communications, and overall cyber security. This individual oversees all information security objectives, controls, policy enforcement, upgrades and mitigating controls to protect and enforce data integrity at the Board, and monitors information security trends, control techniques, threats and vulnerabilities.

The Director, Infrastructure Systems and Cybersecurity collaborates with the Director, IT Strategy and Transformation for the evaluation and selection of technology solutions. In partnership with the Vice President, Information Technology, this individual provides direction in technology-related issues in support of infrastructure, cyber security and organizational strategy.

The Ideal Candidate Possesses

  • a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering or related discipline; Master’s Degree preferred;
  • 15+ years progressively responsible related IT experience, including 10+ years of leadership experience managing or directing technological staff and operations including network/system and security administration, engineering and design, and Infrastructure as a Service migration and/or support, 5 years of experience with designing, planning and implementing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery testing, 5+ years managing cyber security, and 5+ years demonstrated skill in project and vendor management;
  • Microsoft MCSE, VMware VCP, and Cisco CCNA/CCNP technical certifications (preferred);
  • Security Certifications, CISSP, CISSO, CISM and Security Plus (preferred);
  • experience in strategic technology planning, execution, and policy development;
  • excellent knowledge of technology environments, including telecommunications, networks, programming, media, and desktop environments;
  • a solid understanding of computer system characteristics, features, and integration capabilities;
  • extensive knowledge of data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, and outsourced systems;
  • technical experience with system networking, databases, web development, and user support;
  • specific experience with Cisco and Ethernet networking (switches, firewalls, routers), TCP/IP , web technologies, Remote Access (Cisco VPN),  IBM AIX, Microsoft Windows 10, Windows Server 2008/2016, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Azure, MS SQL Server , MS Office 2016/19, Apple iPhone/iOS, and Cisco phone technologies, Call Manager, Contact Center and Quality Manager and SIP trunking and/or PRI (voice) communications;
  • experience with implementing network security technologies;
  • experience with Cloud Computing technologies; and
  • experience with implementing and managing LAN and Mobile wireless technologies.

The Ideal Candidate Strongly Desires To Serve the Board of Pensions with

  • the ability to learn and understand the work of the Board’s business units;
  • the ability to take initiative and proactively support and anticipate client needs; 
  • a positive, problem solving, solution driven client focus;
  • excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills;
  • excellent analytical and technical problem solving skills;
  • excellent time management, prioritization, and follow-through skills;
  • the ability to plan and manage projects from beginning to end as well as to support matrix management project structures; 
  • the ability to plan, develop, and manage annual budgets; and
  • the ability to report any suspected or confirmed incidents, complaints, or breaches of the privacy or security of the Board’s PHI and PII as soon as they are discovered, and immediately forward all related communications to the Board’s Privacy and Security Officers and the employee’s manager so that appropriate action can be taken.

The Ideal Candidate Would Receive  

  • medical and retirement benefits, plus …
    • a minimum of 22 days’ personal leave, plus sick time and paid holidays
    • employer matching contributions to 403(b)(9) plan
    • up to 70 percent tuition assistance
    • health and well-being resources;
  • satisfaction gained from working for a service-oriented employer; and
  • volunteer and other service opportunities in the community at large.

About the Board of Pensions

The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is committed to engaging the entire Church in becoming inclusive of diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and language groups. As an agency of the Church, we share in and align with its values. Our staff is diverse in gender, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and generation, reflecting the community around us. Our different perspectives foster creativity, and mutual respect enables us to execute the ideas that creativity generates.

Candidates from Presbyterian communities in the global south and other historic Presbyterian Communities of Color, preferably with theological training and fluency in languages other than English, are encouraged to apply.

View our We Serve video and see and hear from prospective colleagues at the Board of Pensions. If you believe you have the professional and personal credentials to join us as a colleague and would like to support the Board of Pensions as we serve more, serve better, and serve the Church, please visit pensions.org to view our current openings and apply.

The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is an equal opportunity employer.

The work environment is typical of an office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job the incumbent may expect to sit for prolonged periods of time. Close vision and manual dexterity are required to access data utilizing a personal computer or other electronic device.

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