Job Description: In partnership with CISO and Security Leadership peers, select and manage appropriate 3rd-party technology providers for key security service and technology implementations.Drive team that owns engineering, build, testing, and deployment of architected security solutions that introduce new / extended security capabilities.Ensure new / extended security capabilities are readily consumable across the enterprise.Engage Security Operations personnel minimally in the testing and deployment phases of all security solutions initiatives to ensure smooth operational knowledge development and transition.Partner with Security Operations to ensure all new Security technology deployments include appropriate support and run book documentation and that Security Operations team members are fully trained to take responsibility for monitoring, ongoing support, routine engineering, and operation of the new security technology.
Ferguson is seeking a Senior Manager of Information Security Architecture & Delivery to join our talented team of IT Security professionals. Position is approved to be 100% remote.
The Senior Manager of Information Security Architecture & Delivery provides vision and leadership for the creation and execution of technology security strategies that are aligned with business requirements and priorities. This position will partner with Security Architecture and Security Operations to direct the planning, engineering, implementation, and operational transition of enterprise IT security solutions to be delivered as part of the Ferguson PLC Information Security Roadmap.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Security Solutions Engineering (40%)Partner with Security Governance and Security Architecture to define and prioritize Ferguson PLC's multi-year Information Security Roadmap.
IT Project Security Engineering (40%)Maintain structured work intake mechanism to identify, prioritize, and align resource to support non-routine security solutions for approved IT projects.Lead team to develop and deliver engineered security solutions in support of approved Business and Technology projects, where such projects require non-routine consumption / extension of core security capabilities.Engage Security Operations personnel minimally in the testing and deployment phases of IT projects that require delivery of non-routine security solutions to ensure smooth operational knowledge development and transition.Partner with Security Operations to ensure all non-routine IT project security solutions include appropriate support and run book documentation and that Security Operations team members are fully trained to take responsibility for monitoring, ongoing support, routine engineering, and operation of the new security technology.
Leadership (20%)Coach and lead employees and on- and off-site contractors / consultants with respect to Ferguson strategic direction for approved Security, Technology, and Business technology initiatives.Build a diverse and high-performing team through actively recruiting, hiring and training new team members.Continuously assess and align core and extended team member skills with strategic Security and Technology direction.Develop and maintain critical 3rd party partnerships to flex Security Delivery capacity and skill to meet resource demand.Maintain and manage resource forecasting capability to consistently anticipate demand for Security Delivery resources.Build Security Delivery pipeline measurements to ensure predictable on-budget on-time delivery and leadership visibility to any delivery challenges encountered.Gathers reports and analysis on service consumption and value delivered to customers to ensure SLAs are met.Maintain enterprise-level relationships with Technology Leadership in all Ferguson PLC business units and subsidiaries and partner with local security leads to ensure consistent quality execution of global Security Delivery responsibilities. Partner with Security Governance team to monitor and enforce compliance with the organization's security policies and standards among employees, contractors and third parties responsible for Security Delivery.Actively monitor new and emerging technologies, trends, issues, and solutions and assesses their applicability to Ferguson's Security Delivery capabilities.Participates in the Information Security Leadership Team, to ensure reliable service delivery and efficient use of all resources.
Additional Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesAdhering to all policies, rules, regulations, and procedures.Performing other duties or functions as requested by management.
Associate and Operational ManagementHas direct responsibility for the formal supervision of at least two (2) associates.Supports enterprise business and sales objectives through the effective and efficient management of a branch, department within a branch or headquarters sub-function or department within the enterprise.
Budget OversightHas authority to approve budgeted expenditures and has direct oversight of established budgets. May collaborate with next level management to develop and recommend budgets.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Prior ExperienceSeven (7) years of experience is preferred to perform at expectation. Applies in-depth advanced knowledge and skills of a specific/specialized technical area with an understanding of external environment factors that may affect own specialist area. Provides expert advice, coaching and counseling within a particular discipline/function area.
Technical and Professional SkillsAbility to organize and prioritize work.Ability to effectively communicate in writing.Ability to effectively communicate verbally.Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations to groups.Ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams.Ability to efficiently operate computers, tablets and mobile devices.Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.).Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent is required.Systems Security Certified Practitioner or Certified Information Systems Security Professional preferred.Working understanding of the SDLC and QA lifecycle and methodology preferred.Strong project management skills.Ability to lead cross-functional teams.Ability to work with all levels of the organization: Executive to developers.Application of logic, reasoning and problem-solving.Strong ability to work with time/date deadlines.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.