|Director, Information Security|
Company: WIlliam Hill
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 07/13/2020
Expire Date: 09/13/2020
Job Categories: Information Technology
Director, Information Security|
As the Head of Information Security for our US business you will report into the US CIO, while also forming a key part of the Group Security leadership team with a dotted line into the Group CISO. You'll help shape the information security strategy for the US alongside your colleagues in Group Security, using metrics and KPI's to demonstrate progress and the resulting improvements in our security posture.
We’re a delivery-focused organisation going through a company-wide transformation - we need to be first to market in a highly competitive and heavily regulated industry. You'll work with both our US business and Group Security to ensure the continuing evolution of how Information Security engages with corporate and product technology teams, enabling the adoption of DevOps and Agile across all of William Hill’s business, promoting autonomy for teams while ensuring a continuous improvement in security standards.
The role will involve extensive working with engineering, development, and management teams, and validating the appropriate implementation of technology controls through enabling suitable audit mechanisms.
This role will suit a solid and experienced security professional with a background in technical disciplines, most recently in Security Architecture, as well as having experience in localizing information security policy, practices, and procedures.
This role requires someone highly knowledgeable about the business environment and who can ensure that information systems are appropriate, fit for purpose, pragmatic and proportionate.
The ideal candidate is a business leader, a knowledge builder/sharer and an integrator of people and processes. The role requires coordinating disparate drivers, constraints and personalities, while maintaining objectivity and a strong understanding that security is just one of the business's activities. The holder of this role should have a track record of competency in the field of information security, with 10+ years in the security industry, 5 of which should have been as a people leader where opportunities to showcase leadership skills have arisen and been taken.
Minimum Position Requirements:
Experience working in a similar high pressure high-transaction environment
Co-ordination of the flow of work across geographically dispersed and divisionally separated teams
Technical capability and knowledge as SME for Technology Security at level of an industry leader
Solid understanding of security architecture, governance, and risk management as an integral part of the groups Cyber Risk Management capability
The ability to develop and leverage strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Monitor the external threat environment for emerging threats (including legal/regulatory), and advise relevant stakeholders on the appropriate courses of action
Liaise with external agencies, such as law enforcement and other national government or advisory bodies as necessary
Dynamic, effective and high impact with an ability to get to the heart of issues rapidly and exhaustively. Perceived to have stature and presence
Comfortable operating at senior management and highly credible in the contribution that they make
Productive, motivational and inspiring to the team they lead and manage
Should demonstrate strong leadership; the ability to influence effectively and manage stakeholders; resilience; passion for what they are doing; an ability to communicate with clarity and conviction, together with both a business and delivery focus.
Support the Group Information Security teams
CISSP, Log Analysis, Malware Analysis, Network Security, Systems Security, PCI, SOC 2, Vulnerability Management.
Company Name: WIlliam Hill