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IT Security Manager

Company: Mouser Electronics, Inc
Location: Mansfield
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

The IT Security Manager will lead the planning, coordination, directing, and designing of IT related security activities, as well as provide leadership, direction, training, and support for security staff. - Ensures proper work distribution between team members to meet service levels. Manages day to day security operations including monitoring of all security tools and response to all security threats. - Manages security projects/architecture to ensure appropriate security levels for organization and maintains functionality and operation for business. - Drives security initiatives and goals to completion through identifying security champions, developing relationships and building formal programs to promote information security in other departments and teams. - Participates in developing, recommending, and delivering information security training. - Participates in development of Information Security Program and Security Operations Procedures. - Participates in development of security strategy for the organization. ACCOUNTABILITIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Technical concepts, procedures, and standards Extensive knowledge and experience on multiple platforms and technologies. Has the ability to understand business needs and intuitively recommends solutions. Ability to design and architect solutions consisting of software applications, hardware integration and accurately defend design options, ideas, and innovative concepts, while providing a "best practices" approach.
    • Technical Support Additionally, requires the ability to lead and manage production support issues and provide timely feedback to management and supervisors. Available for providing after-hours/weekend/holiday production support when called upon. Provides support on a 24-hour basis by participating in the on-call rotation. Is expected to perform this with minimal (less than 15%) to no assistance from others.
      • Business Acumen and Analysis Possess excellent Mouser business acumen, knowledgeable of most functional business domains and business systems. Clearly communicate business strategy, requirements, and business needs to peers and technical staff. Ability to recommend clear solutions that mix business requirements, technical solutions and process improvements to help take Mouser far into the future. Ability to translate technical information clearly and concisely to business stake holders. Required to mentor, motivate, and support technical staff to help excel in their job functions and develop in their careers. Without guidance, evaluate requests for new hardware or software, and determine merit and when necessary, gather proper approvals before moving forward. Without guidance, consider all aspects of a project or request such as hardware design, hardware limitations, performance, and other system constraints by working with technical teams.
        • Establish and meet deliverables Without guidance - exceeds the projected goals the majority of the time. Provides leadership to other technical staff, helping to improve their resolution times, productivity, and meeting goals.
          • Technical Design and Architecture Evaluates and proposes viable technical solutions for business needs. Plays a key role identifying breakthrough ideas and providing timely solutions. Routinely leads and contributes to solution designs and implementation. Mentors selected technical staff, to help them improve and develop skills in the area of troubleshooting and solution design and architecture.
            • Multitasking & Prioritizing Rarely to never requires guidance - working on multiple assignments and is strong at effectively prioritizing work based on deliverables. Provides leadership and guidance to project teams/team members helping them build additional skills in this area.
              • Communications Skills Possess excellent verbal, interpersonal and written technical and non-technical communication skills. - Proactively uses good business judgment and communications to keep IS management and business liaisons informed regarding status, risks, obstacles, and other related information.
                • Leadership Skills Effectively communicates to the team and stake holders. Constantly seeks technical solutions to help ease business needs of productivity, efficiency, and customer service. Manages projects from start till end and provides guidance to staff and stake holders. Routinely takes the initiative to identify gaps and establish realistic expectations. Demonstrated strong abilities to lead the team as the technical expert in various areas and organize the efforts of the team. Is motivated with a sense of ownership and responsibility and works towards motivating the team. Is able to work in and lead a positive team environment. Is able to identify and help develop soft skills of a team. Manages staff, providing feedback and training where necessary, conducting performance reviews, and mentoring them in processes and procedures to ensure the security of Mouser systems, data, and staff.
                  • Professionalism Accepts and leads change positively and knows when to ask others to help adapt to change. Is also seen as a positive change agent. Ability to take and follow direction. Proactively uses good business judgment and communications to keep IS Management informed regarding status, risks, obstacles, and other related information. May be required to proactively communicate with Business Executives, Stakeholders, and technical teams. Is aware of and follows all Company and Department Policies and Procedures. Is always a positive representative of the Company and the Department. SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS
                    • CISM, CEH, CISSP, PMP certifications
                    • Hands on skills managing security devices and systems including firewalls, IDS/IPS, DDOS prevention, vulnerability monitoring, EDR, SIEM
                    • Maintain current knowledge of emerging security threats and issues
                    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
                    • Project management skills related to IT systems projects including technology deployments, installs, migrations, and upgrades
                    • Leads technical teams, manages project and systems documentation, timelines and keeps internal and external stake holders informed of progress and/or obstacles.
                    • Helps motivate technical teams, communicates business needs clearly, and provides feedback to management as needed.
                    • Incident management skills including communications procedures, escalations, and root cause analysis.
                    • Able to maneuver in, under, and around work areas and stations as needed to install equipment.
                    • Excellent self-motivation and self-direction EDUCATON & EXPERIENCE
                      • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, in-lieu of degree 12 years relevant experience.
                      • Must have 5 years of experience managing IT security systems, applications, and services
                      • Must have 3 years of project management
                      • External candidates must have 3 years of direct supervision/management experience.
                      • Internal candidates must have 2 years of Mouser experience directly supervising or managing employees. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans. Category:IT/IS This is a summary of the primary accountabilities and requirements for this position. - The company reserves the right to modify or amend accountabilities and requirements at anytime at its sole discretion based on business needs. Any part of this job description is subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. #LI-PS1

Keywords: Mouser Electronics, Inc, Mansfield , IT Security Manager, Executive , Mansfield, Texas

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