Consultant, Cyber Security
Location:
Round Rock , Texas
Posted:
October 05, 2017
Reference:
17000SU9

**_Cybersecurity Business Unit Lead Role Description_** **Background** The Cybersecurity Business Unit Lead (“BU Lead”) will join the Dell Cybersecurity organization as a member of the Business Enablement Team. Business Enablement’s core mission is to build and strengthen key stakeholder relationships with Dell leaders, to understand their business strategy and objectives and align a Cybersecurity program that facilitates Cybersecurity risk management in the context of the business strategy. The BU Lead has responsibility for managing Cybersecurity for specific business areas of Dell, and works cross functionally with a team of BU Leads to deliver priority Cybersecurity services across Dell business units. The BU Lead will be expected to contribute to initiatives across Cybersecurity, and work as a member of a larger team that focuses on priority driven items which change based on need. _Key activities:_ + Identifies, prioritizes, and drives Cybersecurity activities in alignment with BU’s risks, priorities, and risk tolerance + Collaborates with BU stakeholders to Identify from top-down analysis of BU which key areas of the BU are beneficial to focus on from a Cybersecurity perspective + Understands the business unit including key objectives and macro strategy + Develops macro understanding of BU risk tolerance + Maintains relationship and continuous understanding of BU’s priorities, risks, and Cybersecurity status and presents this information to the Cybersecurity org and to BU stakeholders on regular cadence _Key characteristics:_ + Pragmatic, rational partner to BU Leadership + Delivers quality service to the business and strives for client satisfaction + Balances appropriate security, BU goals, and enterprise priorities to achieve collaborative outcomes that are mutually agreeable **Principal Duties and Responsibilities** _Business Focused Cybersecurity Consulting and Project Management_ + Driving large, complex cross organizational initiatives and must possess the ability to influence stakeholders and drive such effort to successful conclusion with little to no oversight or guidance + Provide consultative information security governance, risk, and compliance advisory services based on business need focusing on adding value + Investigate complex, and sometimes historic practices/solutions to determine gaps and needed improvements and facilitate migration to a preferred state with a high degree of independence, often in high stress conditions and with Sr. Executives directly + Maintain awareness of shifts in business structure and strategy and possess the ability to recognize the impacts potentially has to the Cybersecurity organization position and risk threshold + Work with Sr. Management and Executives as required to facilitate resolution to challenging business problems/objectives in a secure way + Escalation point for resolving conflicts between other consultants and business unit stakeholders + Manage assigned key customer relationships and initiatives as point of contact for the Cybersecurity organization + Work collaboratively with a cross-functional team of Dell employees and specialized consultants + Work with IT and BU partners to ensure collaborative IT/information security control design and implementation + Take macro view and present executive level dashboards and summaries that articulate Cybersecurity in a business context _Deliverables and Presentations_ + Produce tactical deliverables and achieve key project deadlines + Develop and present status updates to team, Cybersecurity leadership and BU leadership + Drive documentation and management of IT/information security issues and exceptions + Develop and deliver presentations tailored to different audiences to communicate the need for good information security practices embedded within IT and business functions + Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation of engagements performed and risks identified + Develop and document risk and position papers and presentation for consumption by executive leadership + Create, update, and deliver dashboards to BU leadership summarizing the Cybersecurity posture of the BU _Detailed Cybersecurity Activities_ + Review findings, analyze the risk to Dell, assign finding ownership and obtain agreement from finding owner on a remediation plan + Collaborate cross functionally with GRC and risk organizations across Dell to manage information security risk in context of other risks + Consult with internal business teams and provide Industry expert level guidance and leadership on: + Secure Development and Application Security + Access Control and User Access Review + Security Testing and Vulnerability Management + Infrastructure Architecture and Design Requirements + Dell Policies and Standards + Procedural guidance to facilitate project execution in accordance with Dell practice + Risk associated with initiatives and policy deviation requests + Vendor and Internal Customer Management Practices + Compliance implications of design decisions in application and infrastructure design **Critical Hiring Criteria** _Education and Certification_ + Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, or related field + Information Security or IT Controls Certification such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) _Soft Skills_ + Experience working in a fast paced environment with competing and shifting priorities + Excellent communication, presentation skills, and writing skills with experience in creating and reviewing technical documentation + Outgoing personality with strong interpersonal skills + Modest ego with rational viewpoints for facilitating business decisions + Must work well with others as part of larger team and be able to collaborate on cross functional teams Sense of urgency with attention to accuracy + Ability to multi-task and prioritize + Strong problem-solving skills + Results-driven + Takes initiative without continuous oversight + Provides mentoring to junior team members _Technical Skills_ + Experience in information systems, IT Audit, or IT Risk with thorough understanding of IT security best practices and the ability to effectively apply those practices + Proven record of balancing business need and benefit vs. security risk; Direct experience owning a customer or business relationship on behalf of an organization a major plus + Experience with applying IT governance frameworks into a business process including ISO 27002, COBIT, and COSO + Experience with various compliance, privacy, and regulatory standards including Sarbanes-Oxley, SSAE 16, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001/2, HIPAA, GLBA, NIST800-53, and state privacy laws + Possess knowledge across various information security technologies/areas in a large enterprise including firewalls, intrusion detection, encryption, Linux O/S, Windows O/S, databases, antivirus, patch management, vulnerability scanning, backup, logging and monitoring, remote access, application development, network security, application security, and change management + Basic understanding of secure coding practices and standard code defect issues such as un-validated input, SQL injection, X-Site Scripting, hard coded credentials, etc. and their implications to system security state **_Company Description_** _With more than 100,000 team members globally, we promote an environment that is rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit in which the company was founded. Dell’s team members are committed to serving our communities, regularly volunteering for over 1,500 non-profit organizations. The company has also received many accolades from employer of choice to energy conservation. Our team members follow an open approach_ **_Why work with us?_** _- Life at Dell means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology._ _- When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution._ _- Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships._ _- We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential._ _- Our team members’_ _health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work._ **_Dell_** _is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate._ **_Dell_** _encourages applicants of all ages._ **Organization:** _Security_ **Title:** _Consultant, Cyber Security_ **Location:** _North America-US-TX-Round Rock_ **Other Locations:** _North America-US-Remote/Field/Satellite Office, North America-US-MA-Hopkinton_ **Requisition ID:** _17000SU9_


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