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Pramerica Limited

Director Information Security (Cyber)

Pramerica Limited

  • Donegal
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 13/10/2017
  • Brian Kelly
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The successful candidate will be responsible for driving, directing and growing the Cyber Security capability within Pramerica.


Job Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for driving, directing and growing the Cyber Security capability within Pramerica.   The role will involve close collaboration with the Prudential US Information Security office (ISO) and adherence to Enterprise and Global security standards and strategies.   
The key element of responsibility for this role will be the evolution of the application and mobile security capability.  This will involve integrating security testing (dynamic and static) into the early stages of the development lifecycle's build process.  The role will also oversee additional capabilities including the management of Vulnerability engineers and Threat analysis within Prudential’s CSOC (Cyber Security Operations Center).  The successful candidate will be able to lead and direct a team of talented security practitioners to continuously expand and improve the security environment within the organization.  
Key Responsibilities:
  • The primary responsibility is the protection of Prudential assets
  • Setting a vision and strategy for Pramerica Cyber Security that supports both the ISO and Pramerica
  • Providing direction, information, and education on security risks, directives, tools, and technologies
  • Identification of new Cyber security talent and growth and development of existing talent to support the dynamic environment in which we operate 
  • Implementation of a ‘shift left’ capability for application and mobile testing.   This will involve working with the Pramerica devops capability as well as with other deployment methods used within Prudential to build a secure SDLC for multiple business units. 
  • Implement metrics that provide meaningful oversight and support correctable actions to improve service on an ongoing basis.
  • Working closely with multiple business partners to ensure the satisfaction of services provided
  • Working across Prudential to develop best practices
  • Preserving an effective information security architecture that provides appropriate levels of security across all platforms and technologies.
  • Creating an environment where offensive strategies are integrated with the defensive strategies of the enterprise.
Position requirement and Education:
Position Requirement and Education:
  • A proven record of Cyber Security Management experience across multiple security capabilities in a large financial services environment.
  • A Cyber security or technology degree or qualification form a reputable educational facility as well as proof of relevant certifications in Cyber Security.
  • A genuine interest and drive to constantly research and acquire knowledge of cyber security trends, happenings, best practices and cases studies in the financial security industry. 
  • A proven ability to transform and grow a cyber security capability in an ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to travel
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships and effectively interface with executive and senior level partners throughout Pramerica and Prudential.
  • Strong influencing skills as both resource oversite and business partner level.
  • Strong consultancy skills and the ability to translate security and systems language into business context.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Excellent presentation, listening, written and verbal communication skills
  • Technical knowledge and hands on experience in application security testing / penetration testing
  • Experience in mobile application security testing
  • Ability to lead and drive teams to accomplish demanding security objectives.
  • Experience in securing and testing cloud based applications

Ref: 920780
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