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Senior Cybersecurity Manager

  • Country:US
  • State:NY
  • City:ARMONK
  • Category:Enterprise Operations
  • Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:130127BR
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Job Description
Our mission and our team.

Our team is part of chief information security office, responsible for protecting digital assets in the enterprise, by proactively identify the risks, deploy modern technologies to protect the enterprise, continuously monitor for active threats and respond rapidly. Our team has highly motivated, innovative and out-of-the box thinkers to continuously improve the security posture in an ever-changing environment.

Must have the ability to work in the US without current/future need for IBM sponsorship

Your Job

Successful candidate will be a senior Cybersecurity manager, responsible for leading Cybersecurity security awareness program by defining IT Security policies, standards, developing and leading training, education programs for the entire enterprise to improve the cybersecurity IQ. Additionally, this leader will manage the operations including, finances, organization planning, education and communications. This leader will play both an executive advisor and hands-on role requiring deep Cybersecurity subject matter expertise with demonstrated communication skills for active collaboration across various business units in IBM.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain cybersecurity policy, standards, processes, procedures for the overall enterprise
  • Provide recommendations on Cybersecurity policy and procedures to mitigate Cybersecurity vulnerabilities, manage the cybersecurity training program, conduct process reviews to ensure all cybersecurity functions adhere to established regulations and guidelines, and the deployment of systems and practices that maintain the protection, detection, and response capabilities
  • Deliver and maintain the company portal platform, and drive effective Cybersecurity communications throughout the enterprise for impact
  • Create and manage organizational opportunities providing cybersecurity educational guidance based on different roles across the enterprise
  • Manages the office of CISO functions including finances, budgeting, communications and education
  • Liaise between executive management, senior leaders, and cross-functional business units throughout the organization
  • The CyberSecurity manager, as a strategic thinker, responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction, operational and tactical direction to diverse teams. Manages the operations of multiple teams by identifying customer and operational needs; analyzing resources, costs, and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; engaging strategic, cross-functional IBM business units to champion and drive support for business plans and priorities
  • Collaborate with Security Leadership to lead teams on delivering against agreed upon organizational goals, accounting for the way Indeed works and the unique challenges of securing our environment
  • Serve as a subject-matter expert and trusted source to executive leadership; and providing influence and consultation in the development of the larger organizational or business strategy.
  • Models and drives continuous learning and maintains a highly skilled and engaged workforce by aligning cross-functional resource plans with business objectives; overseeing the recruitment, selection, and development of talent; motivating and empowering teams; building organizational capacity and developing high potential employees for growth opportunities and advancement; staying current with industry trends, benchmarks, and best practices; providing guidance and leadership when difficult decisions need to be made; and ensuring performance management guidelines and expectations align with and drive business objectives and results
  • Actively recruits and leads by example to create a culture where employees want to work. Mentors security team and places a heavy emphasis on employee retention – people, first. Recognizes the varying strengths, skills and needs of the team and adapts his/her coaching skills to obtain the best possible results from each individual contributor. Openly supports the organization, the management team and executive leadership team, even during times of adversity.


Your Experience
  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of and/or proven level of success in developing and implementing cybersecurity, privacy and IT risk strategies, Experience in leading enterprise wide cybersecurity education programs, policies and standards.
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Security, Information Systems, or equivalent proof of baseline knowledge
  • Knowledge of various frameworks/regulations such as ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, GDPR, SOX, ITIL, COBIT, COSO or similar
  • Certification(s) Preferred: Obtained or demonstrates an active pursuit of one or more of the following certifications: Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certifications, or other related certifications.
  • Possess broader cybersecurity experience in one or more of the following areas: cloud security, mobile security, application security, security operations, incident response, IT risk management, Vulnerability management and security analytics.
  • Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and the ability to make quick decisions and think outside the box when working with complex situations.
  • Demonstrates a high level of flexibility.
  • Possesses a high level of integrity, trustworthiness and confidence, and represents the company and its management team at the highest level of professionalism.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills and is effective at interpreting and applying applicable regulation.
  • Works effectively with a variety of personalities and can adapt his/her approach to effectively reach and develop his/her team. Uses this skill as well as his/her functional knowledge to both earn and maintain a high level of credibility with the team.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10 + years of industry security experience,
  • At least 3 years of people management responsibilities.
  • Experience in leading department(s) in a CISO organization.


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

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EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: Master's Degree Commissionable: No
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