Sr Director - Cyber Security

Full Time
Richmond, VA
Areas of Interest: Strategic Planning and Policy Development
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The Sr. Director - Products and Platforms is accountable for establishing and leading the detection and response technology strategy and roadmap for GE in alignment to business security teams, product management and the IT organization. This leader's teams will develop new detection capabilities to adapt to emerging threats and provide strategic support to drive protection and influence future security technology direction.
  • Leads the development, engineering and operations of security technologies supporting the threat management organization (CIRT, Intel, Forensics, Insider Threat, Incident Coordination). 
  • Provides strategic leadership on security technologies related to threat prevention, detection, monitoring and partners with business security teams to deliver one GE strategy and roadmap. 
  • Aligns efforts and roadmaps to company IT strategies to provide comprehensive coverage, gap analysis and prioritize key initiatives to reduce risk and increase protection, visibility and response to cyber threats. 
  • Provides second-line management of Cyber Security professionals and people leaders of Cyber Security professionals with detailed knowledge of the competitive landscape. 
  • Directly contributes to strategy decision-making for the function and influences senior leaders on cyber security solutions, roadmaps, vendor engagements and strategies 
  • Communicates broadly across the direct organization and with partner Digital organizations and business units within the company. 
  • Responsible for understanding and aligning strategy across peers within the same organization or function. 
  • Works with cross functional teams and cross-business teams and is responsible for driving broad-reaching Cyber Security solutions across the function / business. 
  • Actively challenges direct staff through stretch assignments and efforts to develop future leaders and succession capabilities. 
  • Presents to senior leaders (EB, SEB, VP) within the direct organization and across disciplines on Cyber Security strategy products and service offerings. 
  • Responsible for results and retention of direct staff to include active development of staff to include career path management, coaching / mentoring, and performance feedback.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a STEM related Degree 
  • 10+ years' experience in Information Technology 
  • 7 + years' experience leading development and/or security product organizations 
  • 4 + years' experience leading and managing teams 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States 
  • Must be able to successfully pass requirements for Top Secret (TS) level clearance
  • Demonstrated experience aligning several development teams with differing reporting structures. 
  • Experience setting technology strategy 
  • Experience leading agile delivery teams in a product delivery model 
  • Experience taking vision to strategy and leading execution and delivery. 
  • Deep understanding of technical risks and tactics of advanced cyber threat actors 
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with limited direction 
  • One or more Security Certifications or equivalent (CISSP, etc.) 
  • Ability to solve very complex security issues that span legal, compliance and regulatory obligations across various lines of business and shared service areas of the company. 
  • Demonstrated thought leader, delivering new, supporting innovation solutions to exceed customer expectations 
  • Experience with the creation, update, modification of current operational policies and processes that require enhancement to accommodate ISO compliance 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written / verbal communication and leadership skills with the ability to quickly build credibility, influence and make recommendations to all levels 
  • Demonstrated experience embracing "team of teams" way of working 
  • Demonstrated ability in leading technical teams 
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills - communicates in a clear and succinct manner, anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve 
  • Change oriented - actively defines process improvements, champions and drive change initiatives, confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly

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