CostaMesaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Costa Mesa jobs

VP, Perimeter Defense Lead

Company: Synchrony
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:Role Summary/Purpose:The VP, Perimeter Defense Lead will focus primarily on the design, implementation and support of strong perimeter defense technology security policy and lead the teams operational effectiveness and efficiency with the management of the process, procedure, service levels, risk management and oversight of service delivery.This position is remote, where you have the option to work from home. On occasion we may request for you to commute to our nearest office for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, training and culture events. To ensure the safety of our colleagues and communities, we require employees who come together in-person to be fully vaccinated. Were proud to offer you choice and flexibility.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Design, implementation and analysis of Security Policy across any range of security technologies to ensure continued compliance and operational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Implement security compliance strategies including the routine review of security policy against best practices and company policy and if gaps are identified, design and implement to close the compliance gaps.
  • Work within an Agile framework to plan work and manage team to deliver security solutions
  • Demonstrable ability to lead a discussion with other IT personnel and others with various knowledge of Information Security
  • Monitor usage of the new and existing rules to identify need for additional rule adjustments and make recommendations, review impact and submit changes in support of the elimination of unused/stale rules
  • Work with the Information Security, Network, the Business, and other IT teams that are proposing changes that impact Synchrony network security controls to ensure that the teams follow defined security standards.
  • Perform or oversee firewall rule and proxy policy periodic review activities ensuring appropriate owners evidenced approvals and perform remediation activities while ensuring no business impact
  • Perform cybersecurity defense incident triage, to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identify the specific vulnerability; and make recommendations that enable expeditious remediation
  • Develop and utilize metrics to track the performance and efficiency of security operations requests processes, remediation efforts, and associated technologies
  • Design SIEM/Splunk queries to provide insight into operational effectiveness and help identify risks/threats
  • Support the design and implementation of procedures and controls necessary to ensure and protect the safety and security of all information systems assets, including prevention of intentional or inadvertent access, modification, disclosure, or destruction
  • Oversight of changes to ensure continued positive delivery
  • Review service-levels are being met or exceeded and where it is not, review the process and make recommendations for new/revised processes
  • Develop and improve the effectiveness and efficiency, design, and implementation of new processes
  • Manage the teams documentation and ensure all processes are documented to promote consistency across the team
  • Conduct training of new team members to raise team proficiency
  • Review team metrics and skillset to identify areas where single person dependencies or areas where proficiency need to be bolstered and assisting with the knowledge transfer to provide effective team resiliency
  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assignedQualifications/Requirements:
    • A bachelors degree Bachelor Degree and a minimum of 2 years related experience OR in lieu of a degree, a High School Diploma / GED and a minimum of 6 years of experience in Information Technology, Information Security Operations, Information Assurance, IT Auditing, or a related field
    • A minimum of 6 year of working knowledge of Enterprise firewall policy, Web Proxy technology, and Web Application firewall
    • Prior experience leading significant security initiatives and/or leading a security organizationDesired Characteristics:
      • A bachelors degree in Information Technology or a related field
      • Prior security operations experience and/or experience working with more than one of the following security technologies: VMware NSX DFW Policy, Akamai WAF Policy, Amazon AWS Security including Security Groups, WAF and Groups, PaloAlto Firewall Policy
      • Prior people management experience
      • Experience working with SIEM tools such as Splunk and ability to develop your own Splunk query
      • Proven ability to take on new challenges despite the lack of formal training and exceed expectations
      • One or more relevant security certifications (CISSP, CCNA, CCNE, CISM, etc.)
      • Experience working in a highly regulatory environment
      • Proficient with scripting language such as Python or Powershell and leveraging Rest APIs to assist in the management or automation laborious/repetitive work
      • Excellent consulting skills and superior ability to develop and maintain effective client relationships
      • Ability to work independently as well as part of a teamEligibility Requirements:
        • You must be 18 years or older
        • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
        • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process
        • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
        • New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months time in position before they can post. All internal employees must consistently meet performance expectations and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you dont meet the time in position or performance expectations).Our CommitmentWhen you join us, youll be part of a diverse, inclusive culture where your skills, experience, and voice are not only heardbut valued. We celebrate the differences in all of us and believe that our individual, unique perspectives is what makes Synchrony truly a great place to work. Together, were building a future where we can all belong, connect and turn ideals into action. Through the power of our 8 Diversity Networks+ ( , with more than 60% of our workforce engaged, youll find community to connect with and opportunity to go beyond your passions.This starts when you choose to apply for a role at Synchrony. We ensure all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.Reasonable Accommodation Notice:
          • Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
          • If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627. Representatives are available from 8am 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time.The salary range for this position is 100 ,000.00 - 200,000.00 USD AnnualSalaries are adjusted according to market in CA and Metro NY and some positions are bonus eligible.Grade/Level: 12Job Family Group:Information Technology

Keywords: Synchrony, Costa Mesa , VP, Perimeter Defense Lead, Executive , Costa Mesa, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Costa Mesa RSS job feeds