IT Security Director
Posted on: January 14, 2019
We Are seeking a talented Information Technology Executive to champion IT security, risk, and compliance strategies for a global, industry-leading manufacturing company. This highly visible role will interface regularly with executive leadership, provide vision and leadership for the IT Security department, and develop and implement companywide security initiatives and strategies covering more than 30 locations worldwide.The IT Security Director also ensures the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of company data, compliance with security and regulatory controls, and disaster recovery capabilities. This includes oversight of security audits and reviews for existing and acquisition assets, as well as protection of sensitive information, intellectual property to protect the companys brand and reputation.Responsibilities include: Ownership of enterprise wide cyber security strategy that adequately protects company and anticipates future potential threats with contingency and recovery plans for information incidents to minimize business impact. Ongoing analysis and assessment of IT Security incidents and their impact on the business. Monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of key performance and key risk indicators (KPIs and KRIs) to leadership, to provide accurate assessments of the effectiveness of information risk and security strategies. Oversight of development and continuous improvement of applications and systems to provide required IT security and policy continuity across the enterprise. Management of the integration of new security technologies and services into existing architecture with minimal negative impact. Development and implementation of ongoing cyber security awareness and training programs. Execution of risk management and compliance activities including management of related SOX controls and collaboration with process owners to maximize risk mitigation. Development and maintenance of enterprise information security architecture, partnering with other IT functional areas. Strategic security and infrastructure planning, management of global security projects and related cross-functional teams. Ownership of HIPAA Security (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and global security-related policies and procedures in accordance with local and federal laws applicable in all countries in which the company conducts business including compliance with EU GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulations). Evaluation and security risk identification for acquisitions and divestitures, including acquisition and divestiture security plans. Assessment and solution recommendations based on internal/external security audit reports. Management of enterprise records management program and software purchase, licensing and compliance. Third-party security risk evaluations and controls (customers, suppliers, vendors, etc.) Regular collaboration with legal counsel, internal audit, human resources, and other related departments to ensure compliance with security and privacy policies.Requirements: 4-year degree (BA/BS) in computer science or related field required. Advanced degree or MBA strongly preferred. At least one security-related certification (CISSP, Security+, CISA, CISM, GSEC, etc.). 8+ years of Information Technology Leadership experience in a global manufacturing company with a large, geographically diverse user base. 3+ years of IT security ownership experience, including direct experience with cyber security frameworks such as NIST, COBIT, ISO27002, and/or 800-171. Proven knowledge of current cyber security trends, emerging technologies, and threats and the ability to develop effective related safeguards. Driver of continuous process improvements and in-depth use of continuous improvement tools (Lean, MAIC, Six Sigma, Kaizen, etc.) to analyze operational statistics, trends and variances. Empowering leader who fosters collaborative teamwork in problem solving and decision making. Exceptional communication and presentation skills, capable of presenting technical information to all audiences and levels, including Board Members. Ability to travel up to 15%.
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