Sr Director - Cyber Security

  • 3 Jul 2019 10:18 AM
    Message # 7738561
    James Walters (Administrator)

    Sr Director - Cyber Security

    GE Digital Company Location Glen Allen, VA, US  

    Role Summary

    The Sr Director-Cyber Security will be part of a dynamic, team providing security solutions enabling security services globally across the GE Company. In this role, you will be responsible for setting the strategy and driving effective technology risk management to support the cyber defense of GE; focusing on continuous improvement, governance, risk management and mitigation.

    In This Role, You Will

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Continue to develop the strategy for GE security solutions globally to ensure the team is delivering on business risk outcomes.
    • Establish and maintain strong relationships across all GE businesses
    • Lead global teams and manage a portfolio of cross-business IT risk programs across the global business units which comprise the GE Company
    • Align with cross functional teams to define & implement security and vulnerability governance processes and technologies
    • Evaluate and apply emerging technology risk management methodologies to meet complex, tactical needs
    • Secure GE information and assets, and ensure ongoing compliance with global regulatory, contractual and corporate policy requirements
    • Work as a business partner with GE Business Risk Leaders and end users to evaluate /improve business processes, and arrive at mutual, budget-conscious, solutions; act as a change agent for business processes.
    • Lead a high functioning team dedicated to developing and designing innovative solutions to exceed stakeholder requirements and enhance GE’s technology risk, compliance and governance capabilities
    • Be accountable for operational excellence of program delivery, with duties including; project reviews, feasibility, cost benefit analysis, prioritization, initiation, execution, and closure for all project work related to IT Security & Governance programs
    • Maintain effective working relationships with peers, functional partners, GE Business Leaders, and vendors to seamlessly integrate the program area into the overall strategic objectives and activities of the organization
    • Prepare and present project plans, status reports, cost / benefit studies, and recommend funding and resources
    • Leadership role responsible for the selection, development, coaching, performance management and compensation administration of a staff of service technicians and engineers
    • Lead solution planning and estimating of programs and projects; manages budgets and contracts Share technical, procedural, and business knowledge with others. Leverage your domain expertise; you are expected to further the knowledge and improve productivity of your colleagues with activities such as creating learning content, giving presentations, and supporting a continuous learning culture.


      Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). A minimum 10 years of professional experience in STEM-related degree, Political Science/Government/International Affairs.

      Eligibility Requirements
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the US. GE will not agree to sponsor individuals' employment visas, now or in the future, for this role.
    • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Glen Allen, VA.
      Desired Characteristics:
    • Experience leading and influencing global cross-functional teams/projects
    • Demonstrated customer focus –evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationships and creates processes with customer viewpoint
    • Strong analytical skills –strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve
    • Change oriented –actively generates process improvements; supports and drives change, and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways
    • Self-motivated, self-directed, flexible, and able to work under pressure and in fast paced team environment
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff and to apply skills and techniques to solve dynamic problems
    • Strong problem solving, prioritization, presentation and facilitation skills with the ability to make recommendations to all levels of the organization
    • Strong functional team player with experience working seamlessly across a heavy matrix structure Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication and leadership skills with the ability to quickly build credibility, influence and make recommendations to all levels
    • Change oriented –actively generates process improvements; supports and drives change, and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways
    • Experience with project management and execution of multiple simultaneous and / or large projects Agile, Fastworks, LEAN or Six Sigma experience

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