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Manager of Information Security

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Job city: Saint Louis Park

Type of job: Full Time (Salaried)

Job summary:

The Manager, Information Security–Governance & Program Management is responsible for the comprehensive approach to the protection of data and information systems. This role will provide leadership in establishing the appropriate governance & program management through developing and implementing security standards, processes, procedures and guidelines for the global enterprise. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (Other duties may be assigned): 

  • Work with IT managers and staff, data custodians, and governance committees to develop information security policies, standards, and operating procedures.
  • Remain fully abreast of all corporate, technical, and security community developments in order to proactively identify new areas of security concern
  • Enforce the segregation of duties, risks, and controls
  • Ensures and monitors security compliance with industry and government rules and regulations
  • Establish and maintain standards covering all aspects of security and compliance
  • Oversee the dissemination of policies, standards and procedures.
  • Build, configure, test, and maintain security processes
  • Translation of unique business unit requirements into actionable security policy decisions
  • Manages the trade-offs required to manage the different levels of risk tolerance and risk exposure across the organization and balance this with risk investments
  • Present reports on security performance at the engineering, manager, and executive levels
  • Ensure ongoing communication to organization regarding security policies at the engineering, managerial and executive levels
  • Provide comprehensive and timely support to all SOX, SAS 7O, and internal audit issues
  • Monitor security policy compliance among employees, contractors, and 3rd  parties
  • Creates an information security awareness program to ensure staff members across the organization understand the trade-off between risk and return
  • Detail procedures for project initiation, management and reporting
  • Provide Information Security resource planning and forecasting to IT organization
  • Manage IT governance cycle and calendar, Maintain rolling master of Information Security project schedule


Essential Education, Skills and Experience:

  • BA or MS in computer science, information systems management, business administration, or a related discipline
  • Ten + years of relevant work experience, including both consulting and general industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience in running the information security office analyzing and applying information security, risk management, and privacy practices
  • 5+ years of experience with regulatory compliance and information security management frameworks (e.g., IS027000, COBIT, NIST 800, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Information Security regulations such as: PCI, GLBA, SOA, Basel II, Safe
  • Extensive and up-to-date knowledge of information security issues, trends and leading practices
  • 5+years of experience in strategic planning, budgeting, and allocation
  • Demonstrated ability to condense data in order to synthesize crisp and easily understandable deliverables
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience in a collaborative team environment, delegating workload and responsibilities
  • Ability to compile, analyze , and summarize  data for communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to gather feedback from end users
  • Strength in communicating effectively with both technicians and executives.
  • Knowledge of international data protection laws is a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of process architecture and process manag

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