[Owasp-boston] [Jobs] Cognex Logo Senior Manager, IT Security - Natick MA

Mike Perez mike.perez at owasp.org
Wed Mar 7 15:43:41 UTC 2018


*Senior Manager, IT Security*

* US - MA - Natick [Headquarters]*

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*The Team: Global IT organization*

This position will assume responsibility for assessing, planning,
coordinating, implementing, and monitoring IT security initiatives for the
global Cognex IT organization. As a critical member of a globally
distributed IT team, this individual will be focused on all aspects of IT
security and will work with other IT team members to help prioritize and
solve IT security challenges. This individual will perform in various
leadership and support roles on multiple cross-functional project teams
where IT security considerations need to be addressed. This individual will
also work with different business units to help them address their IT
security related needs. As a leading global hardware/software engineering
company, Cognex has always taken IT security seriously and this new
position offers an exceptional personal and professional challenge for the
right person.

*The Role:*

This position will be the central point of accountability and
responsibility for corporate IT security initiatives to meet the changing
needs of the business and the evolving threat landscape.

*Essential Functions:*

   - Acquire a corporate-wide perspective on IT security risks. Work with
   key individuals in IT and other business units to identify and propose
   strategies for managing IT related security risks specific to Cognex’s
   technological, product, operational, business partner, and geographic risk
   - Serve as an authoritative resource when IT security issues or
   questions are raised by other IT team members, business units, or senior
   Cognex management.
   - Serve as a project manager for IT security focused projects (for
   example, an external security audit) but also serve as a team member for
   other projects where IT security is a factor but not the focus
   - Conduct risk assessments and develop/monitor remediation strategies
   either individually or as part of a team
   - Lead incident response or emergency response team in event of an IT
   security breach
   - Develop and advocate for policies, procedures, and practices for all
   aspects of IT related security; create guidelines and conduct employee
   outreach programs to encourage compliance
   - Coordinate with other managers in Facilities, Legal, HR, Marketing,
   Finance, Operations, etc. who have responsibility for physical security and
   safety of employees, intellectual property, proprietary information,
   compliance, supply chain, etc.

*Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:*

   - IT security knowledge and experience from having worked in a technical
   engineering environment not governed by regulatory or compliance
   - IT technical skills and experience in multiple IT disciplines such as
   networking, telecommunications, operations, end user computing, IT
   infrastructure, applications development, etc.
   - Successful project management for both departmental and global
   corporate-wide projects
   - Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work and communicate
   well with a diverse, global user community
   - Strong team player able to work effectively on cross functional teams
   in different roles and willingness to do whatever it takes to address
   complex problems constructively
   - International experience desired
   - Strong multi-media presentation and communication skills

*Education and work experience required:*

   - BS in Computer Science or relevant discipline
   - MBA or advanced degree desirable
   - 6 + years of increasingly responsible positions in corporate IT
   environments including security focused positions
   - Technical certifications such as a Certified Information Systems
   Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager
   (CISM) desirable
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