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VP Cybersecurity Architecture

Company: GM Financial
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Opportunity to work in a hybrid model: Potential to work 4 days onsite and 1 day remote

Why GMF Cybersecurity?

The GMF Cybersecurity team is tasked with the security engineering, regulatory response, third party risk, and incident response capabilities necessary to secure GM Financial, the captive auto finance subsidiary of General Motors. Reporting directly to the CEO, our Cybersecurity team enjoys unprecedented support to deliver the highest level of security capabilities using cutting edge technologies and automating mundane tasks, allowing our teams to focus on interesting and rewarding security work. - As a part of GM, you'll have the opportunity to work on Cybersecurity projects across financial services, automotive, manufacturing, high-tech, and military industries. -We are looking for team players who want the freedom to innovate leading edge capabilities to join our growing Cybersecurity team. - -

The VP of Cybersecurity Architecture is a leader responsible for advancing the protection, through strong governance and validation processes, of all GM Financial's assets, data, and systems. This is accomplished through development, maintenance, and execution of the company's Cybersecurity requirements, processes, and technologies. Additionally, the VP is responsible for leading Cybersecurity Architecture organization team members and collaborating with cross-functional teams to develop and maintain a secure technological environment.
About the role: -

  • Collaborate with the EVP Global CISO and other leadership within Cybersecurity to align cybersecurity efforts with compliance requirements and industry standards
  • Oversee the project architecture and solutions architecture functions of Cybersecurity to drive results towards organizational objectives
  • Lead the project architects in identifying risk-based requirements for ongoing technology and business projects while driving to completion architecture and process based Cybersecurity enhancements
  • Collaborate with Digital and Information Technology teams to identify security requirements for Agile-based deployments and appropriately drive the escalation and completion of those requirements
  • Collaborate with Cloud technology teams to ensure that Cybersecurity protections as well as monitoring and alerting capabilities are deployed throughout all cloud environments
  • Establish appropriate cybersecurity technical controls coverage for projects and company-wide initiatives This entails communication of project information to leadership level stakeholders, and delegation of representation to senior members based upon areas of expertise
  • Mentor and Develop staff within the Cybersecurity Architecture organization
  • Represent Cybersecurity in business meetings as needed, and establish/define/implement/report metrics pertaining to Cybersecurity Architecture
  • Respond to audit and regulatory inquiries, collaborate within Cybersecurity to gather necessary documentation, and track remediation of findings
  • Perform other duties as assigned and conform with all company policies and procedures

    Reports to: -SVP Cyber Architecture and Offensive Security
    What makes you an ideal candidate:

    • Knowledge of Cybersecurity frameworks (ie, ISO 27000, NIST, FFIEC, etc) and Cybersecurity and industry relevant regulations that will guide architectural requirements (ie, NYDFS, GDPR, FFIEC, GLBA, etc)
    • Knowledge of traditional Cybersecurity and technology architectures, including identity and access management, firewalls, network segmentation, server and appliance virtualization, web traffic management and security, comprehensive data protection, and logging and monitoring
    • Knowledge of current Cybersecurity and technology architectures such as zero trust, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, virtualization, containerization, DevOps, Agile, and software-defined networking across a variety of environments and deployments
    • Demonstrated knowledge regarding best practices in information technology governance and regulatory landscape for financial institutions


      • Bachelor's Degree required
      • Master's Degree MBA or other advanced degree preferred


        • Demonstrable experience in leading Cybersecurity and/or technology projects across a broad array of technologies and geographies in a large, global enterprise environment required -
        • Minimum of 8 years of combined experience in Information Security and Information Technology is required; Organizational Leadership experience required
        • Professional certification(s) in the field of Cybersecurity or Information Technology (for example, CISSP, CEH, OSCP, Azure, Amazon Web Services)

          What We Offer: Generous benefits package available on day one to include: 401K matching, bonding leave for new parents (12 weeks, 100% paid), training, GM employee auto discount, community service pay and nine company holidays.
          Our Culture: Our team members define and shape our culture. We have an environment that welcomes new ideas, fosters integrity, and creates a sense of community and belonging. Here we do more than work - we thrive.
          Compensation: Competitive salary and bonus eligibility; this role is eligible for company vehicle program
          Work Life Balance: Flexible hybrid work environment, 4-days a week in office


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