Sr Leader, Cyber Security


  • Computer networking
  • Communication
  • Endpoint protection
  • MBA
  • Leadership
  • Operations
  • Mentorship
  • Information systems

Job Description


At Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 60 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and constantly searching for the most qualified individuals to join in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations.

The Senior Leader, Cyber Security will report to the Chief Information Security Officer and be a senior member of the IT leadership team. This leader will be responsible for driving an enterprise class Cyber Security program for Discount Tire. The leader will have a focus on optimizing Discount Tire's capabilities to achieve business objectives. This role requires cyber security and identity management technical skills, and experience, in addition to proven business engagement experience. As a Cyber Security leader for Discount Tire, you will be empowered to define and manage the cyber security roadmap on an annual basis to ensure the existing security posture remains current, risks are appropriately managed, and business delivery is optimized

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Accountable and responsible for the ongoing development of the cyber security strategy, roadmap, and design for the organization
  • Prepare and execute on an annual budget; code projects and external resources per defined standards to deliver against scope-schedule-budget
  • Collaborate with IT stakeholders to design, build, test, deploy, integrate, and maintain an enterprise class program
  • Collaborate closely with Identity leadership to drive maturity within the company's workforce identity program; expand program to include customer and vendor identities
  • Leverage the IT Network Operations Team to provide 24x7x365 visibility to security alerts and escalation protocols
  • Expand on existing threat intelligence capabilities; elevate to support a diversified hybrid cloud environment
  • Align and deliver against a cyber security strategy and roadmap, to organizational roadmap and priorities
  • Institute world class cyber security governance, risk, and compliance standards, to include business relevant metrics and regular reporting to the CISO, CIO; and Board of Directors
  • Work directly with internal IT and business stakeholders to adopt cyber security best practices
  • Actively participate in standards creation for cyber security, to support the development and implementation of applicable security and enterprise architecture standards and best practices
  • Maintain subject matter expertise; remain current on latest industry and emerging cyber security and identity technologies
  • Lead cyber security operational and enhancement activities; drive continual service improvements in support of the business
  • Ensure design diagrams, system configurations, process design documentation, operating procedures and application integration documentation is delivered and maintained
  • Identify and mitigate resource constraints preventing delivery of a world class cyber security team; and delivery of IT business segment projects
  • Prepare organizational awareness and training campaigns to educate employees about the company's cyber security and identity programs; to include benefits and improvement opportunities
  • Support IT processes and program standards; contribute to IT Gauge Teams to drive quality and on-time delivery.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience managing direct reports; creating and measuring individual performance goals; and an understanding of servant leadership
  • Minimum 8 years of prior management experience leading cyber security teams and delivering enterprise class solutions
  • Minimum 3 years architecture experience, establishment of technical standards; and management of a governance process highly preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in, or collaborating with, and identity team highly preferred
  • Demonstrated experience leading and implementing enterprise information security services including threat management, identity management, access management, endpoint security, data privacy and retention, incident monitoring and response, and risk assessments
  • Experience managing vendors and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP)
  • A security first mindset; capability to communicate risk; and to build plans upon risk-based prioritization
  • An analytical demeanor and strong decision-making skills
  • Capability to assess, plan and execute cyber security and identity integration in a merger and acquisition scenario
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as the successful candidate will have frequent interaction with key business partners, IT management, vendors, and other technology teams
  • Extensive knowledge of cyber security and identity concepts, strategies, standards, and technologies
  • A solid technical foundation in enabling and delivering enterprise technologies
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities while effectively multitasking
  • Ability to design, evaluate and document processes and lead teams in accomplishing process review and improvement
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback to team members
  • Develop and mentor team members both technically and professionally to drive and support career development
  • Active within industry user groups to build peer relationships and promote Discount Tire as an employment destination

Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering; MBA highly preferred
  • CISSP, CISM, or GSEC certification preferred; PMP certification beneficial



Discount Tire provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.