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Home Depot CYBERSECURITY MANAGER – Endpoint Security in Austin, Texas

POSITION PURPOSE

The Cybersecurity Manager of Endpoint Security will lead a team of passionate associates who work to build next-gen endpoint security solutions for the world’s largest home improvement retailer.

This Manager for Endpoint Security is a member of the Cybersecurity Architecture and Innovation group and will oversee and manage a team of visionary engineers responsible for defining strategy, developing enterprise architecture, and leading design and implementation of endpoint security solutions and methodologies across the enterprise.

This role will evaluate new information technology projects and propose and influence change to existing technology for compliance with security policies and standards. Key responsibilities include managing the end-to-end portfolio delivery in terms of schedule, cost, scope, and quality; anticipate risks and issues that may arise during the delivery of the portfolio process and ensure that appropriate mitigation actions are in place. The Manager will also socialize the value and importance of cybersecurity across IT areas, operating as an extended arm of the Enterprise Information Security Office.

Let’s change the future of retail together.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

30% - Strategy & Planning:

Looks across teams with a focus on alignment and dependencies

Gains a thorough understanding of infrastructure needs and guides teams to design infrastructure platforms that meet end user requirements

Translates product and project goals into infrastructure strategy and clearly communicates direction and priorities to teams and business partners

Determines value to the business of anticipated Systems Engineering efforts

Identifies goals, metrics, and appropriate analytics to measure the performance of Systems Engineering teams; continually makes recommendations and refinements on approaches based on learnings

Reviews recommended solutions and work of Systems Engineers to ensure alignment with company, stakeholder, and end user priorities

20% - Delivery & Execution:

Leads configuration, debugging, and support for infrastructure

Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met

Leads field and corporate roll-outs of technology

Leads 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

Provides regular status to leadership regarding progress of Systems Engineering efforts

Manages vendor relationships

Manages, reviews, and approves purchase requests for hardware and software

20% - Support & Enablement:

Removes roadblocks and obstacles that may impair Systems Engineers to help ensure efforts meet strategic, financial, and technical goals

Receives and prioritizes escalations and incoming requests from product teams and stakeholders

Guides the production of in-house documentation around solutions

Monitors tools and proactively helps teams struggling with systems issues

30% - People:

Provides leadership, mentoring, and coaching to Systems Engineering professionals

Attracts, retains, and develops top talent

Conducts annual and mid-year reviews, reviewing individual development plans and providing performance feedback

Fosters collaboration with team members to drive value, and identify and resolve impediments

Advocates for the end user and stakeholder by becoming associated with the product, empathizing with and understanding user needs

Guides more junior team members in strategy, alignment, analysis, and execution tasks

Participates in and contributes to learning activities around systems engineering core practices (communities of practice)

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the Systems Engineer Sr. Manager, Technology Director or Sr. Director.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 years

Physical Requirements:

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to investigate, prioritize, and measure impact of security architecture issues.

  • Ability to lead and conduct technical assessments of risk, threats, and vulnerabilities.

  • Knowledge of network-based and system-level attacks and mitigation methods.

  • Strong foundation in and in-depth technical knowledge of security engineering, computer and network security, authentication and security protocols and applied cryptography.

  • Strong familiarity with virtualized environments whether hypervisor based or container based and in particular knowledge of the security issues that are specific to them.

  • Strong familiarity with implementation of security hardening configurations, procedures and standards as well as associated next generation endpoint protection and detection and response.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Attracts Top Talent: Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs

Balances Stakeholders: Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders

Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals

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

Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization s goals

Drives Engagement: Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives

Drives Vision and Purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action

Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear

Organizational Savvy: Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics

Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

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.

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