Manage and mentor team of 3 - 5 skilled IT professionals responsible for managing the Information Security programs at Bluestem Brands including ecommerce capability. The IT Security Manager champions information security across Bluestem Brands providing expert IT security analysis of complex business issues and discerns their implications for systems security, compliance and risk management.
Manages the IT Security Program, ensuring alignment to information security standards and frameworks
Sets goals and objectives, tracks and communicates status, acts as spokesperson to business partners and colleagues on program subject area
Identifies and improves security processes and standards across IT (e.g., security incident response, vulnerability management and monitoring)
Provides oversight over managed security service providers
Proposes new standards and policies to improve information security
Manages provisioning of user access to networks, systems and applications.
Manages the Data Privacy Program including operational reviews for compliance, and collaborating with Legal, Compliance and HR
Keeps up to date on current and emerging threats and delivers IT security and privacy training and awareness
Performs vendor security assessments, including cloud security against industry standards
Proposes new standards, tools, policies and procedures to improve security, compliance and risk management activities
Work with IT management to develop and improve IT processes and controls and coordinate internal and external audit of IT controls
Benchmarks innovative solutions as a method of monitoring progression to ensure value is being created and is consistent with organizational needs, objectives and standards
Reports status on activities, issues, and projects to senior IT management, including the effectiveness and efficiency of security activities
Works with IT and business colleagues to ensure audit readiness, and to prepare for internal and external audits
The successful individual will possess a BS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field and at least 7 years of relevant job experience
CISSP, CISM, CISA or CRISC or related certification required
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