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Director Cybersecurity, Attack Surface Management

Company: Discover
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Discover. A brighter future.With us, you ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine. Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description The Cybersecurity Director, Attack Surface Management sets the global strategy and direction for Attack Surface Management with the sole goal to reduce vulnerabilities and ensure the protection of DFS assets. In addition, this role provides broad oversight and direction for cybersecurity programs, strategy and technologies to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Discover corporate and customer information assets. This position is a critical focal point for executives, regulators, and business partners to ensure requirements and expectations are understood and incorporated in tactical and strategic planning and execution. Responsible for fostering strong collaboration with other information security organizations and creating and reporting effective risk and performance metrics to provide full transparency into the security posture of the company.Responsibilities:

  • Set strategy and direction for Attack Surface Management and Adversary Simulation Program
  • Provide day to day direction to Vulnerability Management, Ethical Hacking and Red team(s) that are part of the ASM Program.
  • Provides leadership to a team of seasoned and highly skilled technical senior managers.
  • Delivers world-class cybersecurity program roadmaps, including well-crafted plans, specific and achievable objectives, and appropriate reporting and metrics.
  • Advances and guides planning, strategy and delivery of cyber engineering, architecture, threat intelligence, incident response, analytics, cloud security, and expansion and development of emerging technologies.
  • Pioneers consistent and efficient cybersecurity risk treatment by applying best practices in technology and processes across Discover.
  • Drives cybersecurity program innovation and optimization while balancing security, operational and compliance risks
  • Oversees regulatory, audit, assurance, risk reporting and/or industry compliance. Provides continual and meaningful reporting to all levels of management that enhances the leadership view of risk, performance, and overall results.
  • Manages complex cross-functional cybersecurity engagements to achieve shared goals.
  • Advises management and executives on cybersecurity initiatives, status and gaps, direction and resource investments, and design appropriate roadmap/charter to manage cybersecurity risk. Stays informed on evolving threats, peer discussions, new vendor solutions and industry trends to continually advance the cybersecurity program
  • Articulates the cybersecurity plans, direction and risk to regulators, auditors and/or law department.
  • Establishes oversight process to assure complete transparency into risks identified and progress toward remediation by departments who have ownership and remediation responsibility.
  • Promotes focus on the expanding cybersecurity framework and assessments. Enables and supports diversity and professional development of management and team members.Qualifications:
    • Bachelor s degree in Business, Information Technology or Engineering
    • Master s degree in Business, Information Technology or Engineering preferred
    • Minimum 10+ years of combined experience in Infrastructure Management, Vulnerability Management, Penetration Testing and/or Application Security
    • 4+ years of people management experience
    • In Lieu of degree, 12+ years of cybersecurity operations, incident response, and security analytics experienceWhat are you waiting for? Apply today!All Discover employees place our customers at the very the center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

Keywords: Discover, Waukegan , Director Cybersecurity, Attack Surface Management, Executive , Waukegan, Illinois

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