At the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, employees come first - that's why we offer a highly competitive compensation and bonus package, and access to a comprehensive benefits program designed to meet the needs of our employees.
* Medical, dental and vision insurance * Retirement program (401k and Pension) * Generous PTO plan * 10 paid holidays per year * Work from home options * Casual dress code
The Sr. Managing Director, Information Security is responsible for the management, governance and strategic direction for the Bank's information security program. This includes the design, implementation, and maintenance of all controls, processes, and procedures used to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the computer-based systems and networks across all technical platforms.
The Senior Managing Director, Information Security will collaboratively partner with all functions and levels of the organization to ensure the protection of information assets including data, systems, databases, networks, and other resources.
Provide governance, oversight and accountability of security activities including but not limited to: development and maintenance of the key Information Security functional areas, including; Security Awareness and Training, Data Loss Prevention, Identity and Access Management, Security Incident Management, Security Monitoring, Threat & Intelligence, as well as Vulnerability Management.
Provide management and strategic direction for the Information Security program and team, ranging from work direction and decision making, to planning and budgeting.
Serves as an internal information security consultant to the Bank. Offers strategic direction to related organizational governance functions (such as Facilities, Risk Management, IT, HR, Legal and Compliance) as well as senior and middle managers throughout the organization as necessary, on all information security matters.
Participate in the investigation into issues related to security events, incidents, with Legal and Human Resources support. At times, this will include notification and debriefing of executive management.
Collaboratively partner with all functions and levels of the organization to provide direction for Information Security initiatives. Assist information owners in identifying and implementing controls to mitigate the threats to the organization's information assets and computing resources. Identify and recommend security solutions to meet the changes in technology and business operations.
Attract, hire, train and develop talent. Provide clear, motivating and constructive feedback. Help supervisors and colleagues identify and prioritize development objectives. Responsible for handling conflicts, employee relations and performance appraisals to include setting meaningful goals and objectives and other human resource related activities.
Sponsor and facilitate medium to large Information Security initiatives that significantly improve our ability to monitor, audit, and comply with our security policy.
Serve as focal point for information security issues and provides awareness to the user community and their respective managers. Promotes general Information Security awareness by delivering training and education on security issues as needed.
Provide leadership and direction for Information Security monitoring mechanisms used to identify threats to the organization's information assets and information system resources. Advise senior management by identifying critical security issues and providing assessments on the effectiveness of existing security controls and procedures.
Make recommendations for the adoption of new controls or revised procedures.
Bachelor's Degree Information Systems or Business Discipline required; Master's Degree Information Systems or Business Discipline preferred
7-10 years Experience in the information security field with at least five years in a leadership role
Preferred Experience: 10-12 years Security related experience in the financial services industry, with at least five years in a leadership role
Information Security Certifications Required; Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification Preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors:
Consistently participates and encourages their team involvement in both internal and external D&I events. Advocates for employee's professional development through a D&I lens by identifying opportunities to further their growth.
Actively leads or participates in Diversity & Inclusion related events and practices inclusion in all areas of responsibility. Leverages D&I best practices and strategies within their group.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Internal Number: R2100067
About Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $100 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to support mortgage lending and community investment. Each FHLBank operates as an independent organization and is governed by a board of directors elected by its member institutions. As a cooperative, we provide reliable liquidity to our member banks, credit unions, insurance companies, and community development financial institutions located in Illinois and Wisconsin, focusing on the distinct needs of their individual businesses and communities.
We offer products and services to help our members fund loans and investments held in portfolio, manage liquidity, fund mortgages into the secondary market, secure third party agreements, and achieve asset liability management goals. Through our Community Investment and Affordable Housing programs, we also help our members to provide affordable housing and economic development in the communities they serve.
FHLBank Chicago is a place, where everyone can make a difference—both for our organization and for the communities we serve through our member financial institutions. We aim to create a diverse... and inclusive environment where employees are fully engaged and positioned to do their best work. Teamwork is valued, and even entry-level hires may find themselves working side-by-side with senior-level executives.