Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Full Time
New York, NY
Areas of Interest: Security Program Management/Chief Information Security Officer
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Overview


 
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Essential Functions (Responsibilities): 
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) will be joining NBCUniversal at an exciting time where it is transforming from an operational, tool-based cyber defense program to an intelligence and threat-based organization. With backing through all levels of executive leadership to drive change, the selected candidate must evolve current policies, standards, processes, and directorates to create a proactive and predictive posture to combat the evolving threat actors and protect the businesses prized assets. The CISO will partner with the business leaders to ensure cybersecurity defenses extend past the perimeter. 
As the top information security executive for the company, this position will directly report to the NBCUniversal Global CIO, Michael Bradshaw. The CISO will proactively work across the NBCUniversal Business units, with his/her Technology Governance peers, the IT Leadership team and their direct reports to implement security initiatives and technical controls that effectively ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of NBCUniversal information, intellectual property, and assets. 


Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities 
  • Implement an intelligence and threat-driven framework into NBCUniversal. 
  • Understand corporate strategic plans and fundamental business activities at NBCUniversal and subsidiaries. Maintain current knowledge of applicable regulatory and compliance issues related to information security. 
  • Work proactively with the IT Leadership team and their direct reports to assure strategic plans, security programs, and technical controls are aligned with their respective business strategies and in compliance with policies, applicable laws and regulations. 
  • Work collaboratively across all Comcast companies to create leverage, technology scale, lowest ownership economics, and talent sharing as appropriate and impactful. 
  • Drive custom development to supplement industry tools. 
  • Work with other executives inside and outside of IT to prioritize security initiatives and spending based on an appropriate risk management and/or financial methodology. 
  • Lead a cross-functional security organization that may draw upon the resources and technical expertise from IT and other technology organizations. 
  • Report to leadership on the effectiveness of the information security program. 
  • Provide subject matter expertise to executive management on a broad range of information security standards and best practices impacting the industry. 
  • Provide strategic and tactical security guidance for programs and projects. 
  • Establish metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of the Information Security program.
Qualifications / Requirements: 
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience building and leading a sizable high performance organization with a track record of driving innovation and business value. 
  • Successful, recent track record of leading a global enterprise Information Security function, demonstrating strong cultural awareness and the ability to work successfully across the organizational and geographic boundaries. 
  • Experience implementing or practicing Intelligence and Threat-Driven Defense frameworks. 
Additional Job Requirements: 
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered 
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
Desired Characteristics: 
  • Must be flexible, and have a creative approach to business, with demonstrated track record of aligning IT objectives and programs to enterprise objectives and strategies. 
  • Significant experience advising and representing senior executives and business line leadership on all technology related issues. 
  • Exceptional influencing skills and preferred experience working across many areas and levels of an organization. 
  • Excellent relationships with key vendors and other relevant industry contacts 
  • Highly collaborative; personally and professionally self-aware; able to and interested in interacting with employees at all levels; embody integrity; and represent and inspire the highest ethical standards. 
  • Careful listener with the confidence to make crisp and tough decisions about difficult issues; natural propensity to make others feel that their view points and perspectives are adequately considered; great judge of talent and a superb role model for future leaders; ability to retain, develop and attract best-in-class talent from inside and outside the organization. 
  • Degree in related field preferred, and an advanced degree is a plus.



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NBCUniversal Media, LLC

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.
 
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