Director, Identity & Access Management

Full Time
Seattle, WA
Areas of Interest: Systems Security Architecture
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Job Summary and Mission

This job contributes to Starbucks success by safeguarding information and systems assets against unauthorized use, disclosure, modification, damage or loss. Serves as the focal point for threat and compliance management; identity management and all technical implications to Starbucks global IT environment. Monitors and responds to internal and external security incidents and attacks. Provides technical consultation to IT and business unit teams. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Leadership - Setting goals for the work group, developing organizational capability, and modeling how we work together:

  • Identifies and communicates key responsibilities and practices to ensure the organization promotes a successful attitude, confidence in leadership, and teamwork to achieve business results.
  • Supports the implementation of Company programs, procedures, methods and practices to promote Starbucks key messages and achieve a competitive advantage.

Planning and Execution - Developing strategic and operational plans for the work group, managing execution, and measuring results:

  • Develops annual budgets and programs, including partner training and awareness; investigations; policies, standards, procedures; and security technology.
  • Plans and manages business unit and department processes and practices to ensure that programs are aligned with company business goals and objectives.
  • Prepares, communicates and educates client groups and team on changes in policies and practices within the organization.

Business Requirements - Providing functional expertise and executing functional responsibilities:

  • Develops annual budgets and programs, including partner training and awareness; investigations; policies, standards, procedures; and security technology.
  • Evaluates and presents level of information and data security risks.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of security policies, standards, technical controls, procedures and other internal controls and makes appropriate improvements.
  • Provides consulting services, such as security risk assessments for pre- and post-systems implementation.

Partner Development & Team Building - Providing partners with coaching, feedback, and developmental opportunities and building effective teams:

  • Challenges and inspires partners to achieve business results.
  • Conducts and ensures the completion of performance reviews.
  • Ensures partners adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements.
  • Oversees training and development of partners directly and indirectly managed and makes effective staffing decisions.
  • Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to team members in order to achieve partner, business and customer results.

Summary of Experience

  • Leading information security policy, standards and controls development and integration in a high-growth company (8 years)
  • Experience with collaborative work environments and ability to influence decisions across functional areas (5 years)
  • Leading and getting results from cross-functional work groups of managers and above (4 years)
  • Knowledge of information security "best practices", such as ISO/IEC 17799 and ISF The Standard of Good Practice for Information Security
  • Progressive experience in leading within an information security progrmam, leading information security policy, standards and controls development and integration in a high-growth company
  • Progressive leadership experience in a large organization

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to apply sound business principles and practices to project management and change management processes.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Effective management and supervisory skills, including planning, organizing, developing and monitoring partner performance.
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills, including the ability to interact with senior leadership and provide input to the decision-making process.
  • Ability to use business knowledge, sound judgment, and resourcefulness to adapt existing policies to specific situations and select among varied courses of action.
  • Ability to establish cross-functional, collaborative relationships with business and technology partners
  • Ability to understand and incorporate technology trends into designs and plans
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Advanced knowledge of system architecture and design principles, practices and enabling tools
  • Ability to advise and influence executive management regarding security best practices, security risk analysis and security risk mitigation.

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.

All Starbucks Job Descriptions are confidential and proprietary, and are to be handled in accordance with the Starbucks Standards of Business Conduct. Accordingly, job descriptions cannot be shared with individuals outside of the company without the written permission of the director Compensation, Starbucks Coffee Company.



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