*At Securian Financial Groups internal position title is Info Security Mgr*
Enterprise Cybersecurity Solutions (ECS) is responsible for providing effective cybersecurity technologies, processes, capabilities, and controls used to protect Securian’s digital assets. The Cybersecurity Technologies (Cyber Tech) Manager leads a team focused on the development, integration, and support of cybersecurity tools and technologies across the enterprise.
The Cyber Tech Manager drives the evolution and value of Securian’s security tools and technologies, across a complex environment that includes corporate campuses, remote workforce, datacenters and extensive cloud infrastructure, and manages a team of employees, contingent staff, and managed security service provider partnerships dedicated to infrastructure, network, and endpoint security. The Cyber Tech Manager is empowered to recruit, hire, and develop their team for success.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Develop and mentor a team of cybersecurity engineering professionals responsible for cybersecurity technologies and services across the enterprise.
Leverage technical knowledge and hands-on experience across teams to drive the automation and optimization of security technologies and processes.
Empower team to research and recommend long-term solutions aligned with cybersecurity strategies.
Support and refine relationships with infrastructure, operational, and application development leadership.
Build, refine, and optimize processes to partner with internal technical teams to support and maintain operational components of cybersecurity technologies.
Develop and grow staff, including training, alignment of work assignments, and career progression
Manage relationship with managed security service provider partners, ensuring achievement of assigned responsibilities
Actively engage in the project management lifecycle to support projects, while identifying risks, opportunities, and solutions.
Manage cybersecurity technology ownership including integrated business process elements such as forecasting / budgeting, contract negotiation and engagement, and vendor management.
Align demand management and staffing levels to achieve ECS and enterprise priorities
Partner with Finance professionals to manage day-to-day financials
Maintain business systems and methodologies in partnership with team (e.g., team SharePoint sites, position descriptions, operating models)
Identify and resolve issues or problems that impede progression of cybersecurity priorities
Clear and effective communication while driving complex and critical efforts and partnering with stakeholders
Demonstrated experience and comfort with enterprise-scale IT infrastructure and operations
Ability to work within dynamically changing environment
Proven experience in technical program management and/or technical project delivery, including the complex intertwined nature of Cyber Tech domains
Proven ability to establish working relationships with key business partners on initiatives as well as day-to-day operational responsibilities
High-level understanding of cloud security principles and its related technologies, tools, and integrations. Multi-cloud experience desirable.
Adept at managing and providing leadership to multi-disciplinary technical teams using Agile principles.
Proven communication, negotiation, coordination, and documentation skills
Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
Desirable certifications (not required): CISSP, CISM
**This position will be in a hybrid working arrangement*
Securian Financial believes in hybrid work as an integral part of our culture. Associates get the benefit of working both virtually and in our offices. If you’re in a commutable distance (90 minutes) you’ll join us 2-3 days each week in our offices to collaborate and build relationships. Our policy allows flexibility for the reality of business and personal schedules. When working in our offices at least two days per week isn’t feasible (vacations, illness, travel, etc.), an eight day per month standard is an option.
Physical job requirements:
Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse and computer for up to 8 hours per day
Ability to work at least 40 hours per week
Ability to utilize telephone for up to 8 hours per day
Ability to perform grasping tasks throughout the entire work day (examples: handwriting, grasping of equipment/machines, paper manipulation, sorting, folding, handling stacks of paper)
Securian Financial has been around for 140 years. We’re committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There’s a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition:
Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you!
Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian!
Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan – great resources to secure your financial future.
Continuous opportunities for new challenges.
Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans.
Paid maternity/paternity leaves.
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