Home Depot Cybersecurity Principal - Data Protection in Atlanta, Georgia
At The Home Depot, our Cybersecurity team plays a pivotal role in creating and implementing solutions to protect our associates, customers, and communities from internal and external security threats.
Enables the business and IT to appropriately protect data assets based on classification via standardized controls, tools, and processes. This team is responsible for the automated discovery, labeling and classification of sensitive data and for reducing the risk of intentional or accidental data loss through monitoring, alerting and blocking of unauthorized access and modification in accordance with data protection policies, technical standards and regulatory requirements.
Let’s protect the future of retail together.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
40% - Strategy & Planning:Researches and analyzes business trends and behavioral data to identify opportunities for improvements and new initiatives Leads the evaluation, development, and recommendation of specific technology products and platforms to provide cost-effective solutions that meet business and technology requirements Researches and designs best fit infrastructure, network, database, and security architectures for products Guides the proactive creation and maintenance of tools for monitoring and support Leads project budgeting, planning, and management across multiple efforts and teams Develops and delivers formal training courses Visits with operational units (e.g., warehouses, stores, data centers) to understand needs and build relationships
20% - Delivery & Execution: Guides configuration, debugging, and support for infrastructure Guides field and corporate roll-outs of technology Guides the stand up of necessary system software, hardware, and equipment (physical or virtual) to meet changing infrastructure needs Creates and optimizes specifications for complex technology solutions Produces and manages purchase requests for hardware and software Creates technical white papers and thought leadership Creates and enforces process standards Leads disaster recovery planning and engineering efforts Collaborates with other leaders to drive build versus buy decisions with regard to technology
30% - Support & Enablement: Collaborates with product and project teams to understand needs and enable them with infrastructure Guides technology architecture design review efforts for project and product teams Leverages tooling and custom applications to monitor the operational status of applications, infrastructure, networks, databases and security; optimizes and tunes performance as appropriate Guides root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions Guides maintenance, upgrades, and support for existing systems and infrastructure to ensure operational stability Acts as a vendor relationship manager Guides the production of in-house documentation around solutions Monitors tools and proactively helps teams struggling with systems issues Provides application support for software running in production Guides the creation of scripts and tools that drive automation and enable product teams and end users to move towards self service Acts as a mentor to more junior Systems Engineers
10% - Learning: Keeps abreast of innovations and industry trends as well as changes to internal systems and determines how they impacts tools, training, and support necessary to keep systems up, running, and secure Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern systems engineering core practices (communities of practice) Leads learning efforts inside the organization focused on systems engineering Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Systems Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager, Technology Director or Sr. Director.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 6 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization s goals
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
Self-Development: Actively seeing new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.