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Senior Director, Cyber Security Engineering (Hybrid - 3 Days in Office in VA, TX or Remote)

Company: Freddie Mac
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and youll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.Position Overview:Freddie Mac has an exciting and challenging leadership opportunity for a Senior Director of the Cyber Security Tools team! The focus will be on improving operational efficiencies and reliability of the existing on-premise Security tools ecosystem while transforming the teams to work in an increasingly cloud native environment as Freddie embraces and then moves primarily into the public cloud! We are seeking a motivated individual who will play a leadership role in our transformation into an Agile & DevOps focused organization with aspirations of being cloud native. The candidate should have a strong ability to adapt and apply IT expertise to a varying array of issues relating to the industrialization and operation of the Freddie Security tools platform at scale as well as periodic maintenance and integration with new and existing tools/applications. The end goal is to create a seamless transition of the existing Security tool ecosystem to cloud native architectures and assist application teams with their transition all while maintaining operational stability.Our Impact:Adopt and champion Agile methodologies to improve workflow velocity and improve leadership insight into project timelines and efficiencyCollaborate with IT teams to operationalize information security policies and controls and provide timely reporting of any events or breaches of complianceStandardize and automate tools configuration/patching processesKeep abreast of current threat vectors and ecosystem of security-related toolsYour Impact:Drive and adopt a culture driven by data - where key performance indicators are gathered from top to bottom and fed to automated tooling to improve system reliability and performancePrototype new tools & technologies based on organizational strategy and evolving threats while looking for opportunities to optimize, consolidate and manage out tools that no longer meet company needsHave a high level understanding of application workstreams within the business that consume the supported Security tools platform provided to better support key team membersMentor existing team managers as the company embarks on moving Security tools to the public cloudQualifications:Minimum of 12 years leading Security teams supporting cloud adoption at an enterprise scale; Bonus points for leading threat protection efforts for legacy applications being deployed to the cloudMinimum of 12 years of experience in Enterprise ITBachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related field or equivalent work experienceExperience (at scale) with running information security on platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform; Bonus points for experience working in a hybrid public/private cloud modelThorough understanding of and experience implementing security technologiesHigh level understanding of cloud PaaS systems such as OpenShift, Cloud Foundry, or similar systemHigh level understanding of containerization tech such as Docker and KubernetesExperience with VMWare a plusExperience participating in discussions with senior leadership to understand the vision and strategic goals being supported by the teamExperience communicating project and budget status to senior leadership on regular, defined intervalsExperience with business financial management, compliance and regulatory requirements, program management, change management and risk managementKeys to Success in this Role:Strong coaching and mentoring skillsThinking and acting strategicallyGood communication and ability to influence without authorityAbility to use data to identify and control drivers to achieve successEnsure compliance with corporate policies and standardsProactive in identifying existing issues and question the status quoHave passion for driving business, culture, and technology change in dynamic and complex operating environmentsCurrent Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and youll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Notice to External Search Firms: Freddie Mac partners with BountyJobs for contingency search business through outside firms. Resumes received outside the BountyJobs system will be considered unsolicited and Freddie Mac will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. If interested in learning more, please visit www.BountyJobs.com and register with our referral code: MAC.Time-type:Full timeFLSA Status:ExemptFreddie Mac offers a comprehensive total rewards package to include competitive compensation and market-leading benefit programs. Information on these benefit programs is available on our Careers site.This position has an annualized market-based salary range of $237,000 - $355,000 and is eligible to participate in the annual incentive program. The final salary offered will generally fall within this range and is dependent on various factors including but not limited to the responsibilities of the position, experience, skill set, internal pay equity and other relevant qualifications of the applicant.by Jobble

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