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IT Manager - Security Operations & Engineering

Company: Horace Mann
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

  • Description
    • Attract, develop and retain technology staff
    • Define, deliver, and support strategic plans for implementing cybersecurity solutions
    • Complete projects and coordinate resources and timelines with, suppliers, business clients, and peers
    • Build and maintain strategic vendor and business relationships
    • Manage the budget associated with the Information Security organization
    • Provide security awareness training to all employees and agents in the corporation
    • Ensure compliance with various frameworks such as, SOC 1/2, SOX, FINRA, SEC, PCI, PII, etcResponsibilities
      • Primary focus is leadership with expectations of being a technical escalation point for the team
      • Assist with 3rd party vendor reviews to ensure appropriate protection of corporate data
      • Work with legal and compliance to establish IT security policies across all security domains
      • Manage work intake/pipeline to ensure we meet our customer requests in a timely manner
      • Utilize internal project management tools to provide visibility of demand and resource capabilities to Senior Leadership
      • Manage relationship with 3rd party MDR (managed detection and response) to ensure that we are actively engaged in remediating reported threats and vulnerabilities
      • Establish refresh plans for all security tools and platforms within the security domain
      • Ability to communicate complex concepts to both technical and non-technical colleagues
      • Interpret security and technology controls into business needs
      • A solid understanding of risk-based decision making and risk management frameworks.
      • Experience working with and communication to senior and executive management
      • Ability and interest in remaining aware of current threats, trends, and topics
      • Excellent communications skills, positive attitude, flexibility, and problem-solving mentality.
      • Strong bias to action and willingness to multi-task.
      • Well defined sense of personal accountability, "owns it" and takes initiative - comfortable with making business-led decisions.
      • Ability to turn strategy and high-level concepts into high quality plans and outputs.
      • Detailed knowledge of application & infrastructure security practices and processes, as well as data privacy regulations (GDPR, CCPA, etc.) and compliance frameworks (SOC2, NIST, etc.).
        • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in related discipline and/or a minimum of 5 years of equivalent experience
        • Proven history of leadership, managing a minimum of 7 direct reports, in a security organization
        • CISSP, CISM preferred, but not required#IND1#VIZI#Horace Mann was founded in 1945 by two Springfield, Illinois, teachers who saw a need for quality, affordable auto insurance for teachers. Since then, we've broadened our mission to helping all educators protect what they have today and prepare for a successful tomorrow. And with our broadened mission has come corporate growth: We serve more than 4,100 school districts nationwide, we're publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: HMN) and we have more than $12 billion in assets.We're motivated by the fact that educators take care of our children's future, and we believe they deserve someone to look after theirs. We help educators identify their financial goals and develop plans to achieve them. This includes insurance to protect what they have today and financial products to help them prepare for their future. Our tailored offerings include special rates and benefits for educators.EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran statusFor applicants that are California residents, please review our California Consumer Privacy NoticeAll applicants should review our Horace Mann Privacy Policy

Keywords: Horace Mann, Springfield , IT Manager - Security Operations & Engineering, Executive , Springfield, Illinois

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