Cybersecurity Specialist - Information Protection

Full Time
Schaumburg, IL
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On any given day, every moment matters to someone, somewhere. And every moment, Motorola Solutions’ innovations, products and services play essential roles in people’s lives. We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. We keep utility workers connected and visible to each other with real-time voice and data communication across the smart grid. And we provide the situational awareness first responders need when a moment brings catastrophe. We help people be their best in their moments that matter.

Department Description

The Products & Services Organization within Motorola Solutions is responsible for development of the company’s mission critical communications and mission critical intelligence portfolio, including command center applications, Land Mobile Radio (LMR) and LTE solutions, as well as managed and support services around the world. The organization also includes the company’s procurement and supply chain operations.

The Products & Services (P&S) Cybersecurity Governance, Risk management, and Compliance team drives risk-based cybersecurity management across all of P&S and provides priorities for the businesses from a cybersecurity perspective. It develops security policy, product/solution risk assessments, awareness, and training to fulfill these objectives.

Job Description

  • Participate in activities of the Products & Services GRC team, including governance, compliance, risk management, security policy, best practices, and security awareness
  • Develop product focused risk management strategies that align with business goals and fully cover confidentiality, integrity and availability
  • Assist in identifying security policy & control gaps and recommend remediation solutions
  • Collaborate with product development and information security teams to refine security strategies which protect customer facing solutions
  • Bring innovation and creativity in applying risk management to a dynamic and cutting edge technology business
  • Conduct periodic compliance risk assessments against Motorola Solutions Security Policies and Standards
  • Develop reporting capabilities to communicate the results of risk management program activities to Motorola Solutions peers and management
  • Interpret & communicate information security policies & controls to business functions
  • Provide security expertise on large and complex projects
  • Help drive a longer term cybersecurity roadmap across the Products & Services organization
  • Translate software development industry trends such as embracing DevSecOps into policy and best practices
  • Participate in public/private partnership activities
  • Tie into key company wide system architecture efforts
  • Increase awareness of the GRC role across all of Motorola Solutions Products & Services

Basic Requirements
Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field.
  • Must have at least 4 years of professional work experience related to cyber security, with some technical background
  • Must have experience related to Industry Standards (ISO27001/2, NIST, COBIT)
  • Preferred: at least 2 years of focused IT Risk Management, IT Audit and/or IT Security Assurance experience
  • Having at least one industry certification (CRISC, CISA, CEGIT, CISSP, etc.) is a plus

Specific Knowledge/Skills
  • At least 4 years of professional work experience, with some technical background
  • Experience in  IT Risk Management, IT Audit and/or IT Security Assurance experience in support of internal controls industry standards such as COBIT, COSO and ISO 27002
  • Ability to understand concepts and terminology in security domains including governance, risk management, architecture, compliance, and operations and be able to express them in a clear and concise manner
  • Must have technical knowledge and/or experience in security, networking, systems administration, database administration, architecture or another technical domain
  • Must have knowledge and experience in IT software development/support or IT Operations is preferred
  • Helpful to have knowledge of cloud services provided by industry leaders like AWS, Microsoft Azure, SFDC, Workday etc. Hands on experience is a plus!
  • Helpful to have experience in wireless communication system architectures, the software development lifecycle, and DevOps
  • Knowledge and experience in documentation of security policies, standards, and processes
  • Experience with business continuity / disaster recovery
  • Highest level of integrity in dealing with confidential and sensitive information
  • Helpful to have at least 1 certification related to IT Risk Management, IT Systems Control, IT Audit or  IT Governance is highly desired; preferred certifications include:
CRISC - Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control from ISACA
CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor from CISA
CEGIT - Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT from ISACA
CIA - Certified Internal Auditor from IIA
CISSP – Certified Information Security Systems Professional from ISC(2)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Should be a self-starter who demonstrates complete ownership over assigned objectives and is able to work independently
  • Ability to suggest creative solutions
  • Proactive approach and enthusiasm for problem identification and solving
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities


Job ID:  2864BR
Travel Percentage:  10 to 25%
Relocation Provided:  None
Position Type:  Experienced
State/Region/Province:  Illinois


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Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (, provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Our innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives.

We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. We provide the situational awareness first responders need when a moment brings catastrophe. We do this by connecting them to seamless communication networks, applications and services, by providing them with real-time information, and by arming them with intuitive, nearly indestructible handheld devices. Motorola Solutions helps people be their best in the moments that matter.

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