Senior Director, Information Security

| Chicago

The Sr Director has global responsibility for all FTD Company's Information Security related compliance efforts, including PCI, access controls for SOX, protecting Personal Data, privacy and data protection regulations and consistency to the FTC Red Flag rules on identity theft. You will report directly into the Chief Technology Officer.

We are seeking a strong leader with the expertise, and deep knowledge to develop and implement a comprehensive, enterprise-wide I.S. strategy. You will be responsible for the development of our program, the I.S. strategy for our products, and the tactical activities to promote information security as a core value internally and externally.

Your responsibilities in this position are for the design, oversight, and ongoing management of the Info Security program. That will include the policies, procedures, technical systems, and workforce training in order to maintain the security, integrity, and readiness of data within all FTD Companies Brands. You will address electronic systems architecture and functionality as it affects the safeguards of protected business information assets. You will support information security and privacy requirements; maintenance of confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data as the necessary programs integrate; development and maintenance of security policies and procedures including management of security risk assessments, the program budget, security complaints and incident activity, and enforcement; workforce security training and awareness; and application of industry standards and standard methodologies.

You will manage the security across a widely dispersed workforce with a variety of information mediums. You will have the capability to serve as a security resource to all levels including executive management, department employees, business associates, and external bodies such as state agencies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the technology teams to ensure systems are secure upon implementation; includes personal computing devices and storage.
  • Lead the work to craft required quarterly reporting, including external and internal vulnerability scans, wireless scans, access control documentation. Work with others in IT and Internal Audit to ensure compliance for security and other regulatory measures.
  • Provide oversight and governance on the Information security requirements for external vendors, including cloud-based ones.
  • Track to defined SLAs and provide reporting against those SLAs and lead periodic testing of FTD's Security Incident Response plan
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction for the function, ranging from planning and budgeting to motivational and promotional activities expounding the value of information security.
  • Recognize problems by identifying abnormalities and report violations appropriately and address complicated issues that IT Service Center technicians cannot resolve.
  • Liaison with and offers strategic direction to related governance functions (such as Physical Security/Facilities, Risk Management, IT, HR, Legal and Compliance) plus senior and middle managers throughout the organization as necessary, on information security matters such as routine security activities plus emerging security risks and control technologies
  • You form a "center of excellence" for information security management, for example offering internal management consultancy advice and practical assistance on info security risk and control matters organization-wide and promoting the commercial advantages of managing information security risks more efficiently and effectively
  • You lead the preparation of necessary information security policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines, in conjunction with the Security Committee and present information to executive leadership.
  • You shall lead the design and operation of related compliance monitoring and improvement activities ensuring compliance both with internal security policies etc. and applicable regulations and laws
  • You'll lead suitable information security awareness, training, and educational activities. Such as training for the company and training on secure coding methodologies such as OWASP for the application development teams.
  • You lead and participate in the company's disaster recovery and business continuity program lead IT risk assessments activities
  • You will review technology contracts to ensure that data and network security aspects are properly addressed
  • You review system and application specifications and makes recommendations for security improvements

Other things may come up. We ask you to help us perform those takes as they happen to increase your skill set as an amazing human being. We encourage you to identify new opportunities to innovate within a culture of complete transformation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

We seek a leader with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field. You need 7+ years of experience in Info Security management and/or related functions (IT audit and IT Risk Management). Additionally, 5+ years of experiences with complex system environments (e.g. directory services, email, VPNs, heterogeneous desktop and mobile operations system, Windows 7, Outlook 2003/2010, Blackberry, iPhone, and iPad/mobile devices

  • We need someone with current knowledge of federal, state privacy and security laws and regulations, such as GDPR, Privacy Shield, and The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
  • We want you to have any of the following Information Security certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or other similar credentials are helpful
  • We need leadership qualities with knowledge of technical infrastructure security components and integrate computerized rules-based systems.
  • We want someone with experience with Wi-Fi, Enterprise Anti-Virus solutions, software distribution tools, and problem tracking software
  • We desire you to be well versed in PCI DSS compliance, ISO 27001, 27002 standards, and the Cloud Security Alliance Cloud Controls Matrix
  • You'll manage CAPEX and OPEX budget planning to support security strategy
  • Keep up to date on new and evolving security technologies and services available in the market and on cybersecurity threat trends and intelligence

Come to join our team and be part of an exciting transformation. This position will be based in Downers Grove, Illinois. Consider joining one of the few companies outside of Silicon Valley able to offer development of a high-traffic e-commerce platform receiving upwards of 40K customer purchases an hour.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

In the heart of the Loop! We also have an office in Downers Grove, IL.

What are FTD Companies Perks + Benefits

FTD Companies Benefits Overview

FTD is dedicated to you and your family. We work hard to provide a wide range of competitive and affordable health care benefits that reflect your changing needs. Our goal is to empower you with the resources and flexibility you need to live well, be well. The benefits you elect will start the first day of the month following date of hire.
Our benefits offerings include medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage, a company contribution to a Health Savings Account (HSA), Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), life, accident and disability insurance, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement. We are committed to providing fair compensation to all of our employees, including performance-based compensation incentives for many of our positions.
FTD Companies, Inc. is a premier floral and gifting company. We offer very generous employee discounts on our diversified portfolio of brands such as ProFlowers, ProPlants, Shari’s Berries, Sincerely, etc.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
If you are eligible for benefits, you can enroll in an FSA regardless of whether or not you are enrolled in FTD’s medical plan.
Disability Insurance
FTD offers short and long term disability at no cost to you. The disability benefits will replace up to 67% of your weekly base income up to $2,500/week for STD and up to $10,000/month for LTD.
Dental Benefits
FTD offers two great dental plans through Aetna. A Dental HMO with co-pays where you choose your Primary Care Dentist and a Dental PPO which has benefits in and out of network.
Vision Benefits
FTD offers vision coverage through Eye Med which offers a broad network of nationwide providers to choose from to meet your vision needs. Retailers such as LensCrafters, Pearle Vision, , and JCP
Health Insurance Benefits
FTD offers three medical plans through Aetna to choose from including one EPO where you choose a Primary Care Physician and two PPO High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP)
Life Insurance
For employee coverage of 2x base salary up to $600,000. *Per IRS regulations, the cost FTD pays for coverage above a certain level is considered “imputed income,” and is included on your W-2.
Wellness Programs
We know how important wellness is to your overall success. The FTD Wellness program is here to help you identify and achieve your health and wellness goals.
Onsite Gym
Our One North Dearborn location offers an onsite state-of-the-art fitness center, cycle center and bike room.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Discretionary match of 50% on the first 6% of your of pre-tax or post tax deferral. To maximize the employer match, you will need to contribute 6%. Vesting is at 25% each year
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
The Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) provides employees with an opportunity to share in our growth and to purchase shares of our common stock without payment of brokerage costs, at a 15% discount.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Depending on the department and role, FTD offers some scheduling flexibility. We also offer summer hours so that our team members can enjoy extended weekends and fun in the sun with family and friends
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Care for yourself or a family member who is seriously ill, to care for a newborn or newly adopted child, or to attend to the affairs of a family member who is called to active duty in the military.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
FTD recognizes 9 paid holidays each calendar year and allows employees to take time off for vacation, personal responsibilities and sick time.
Paid Holidays
FTD recognizes 9 paid holidays each calendar year.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
FTD allows employees to wear casual workplace attire every day, not just Fridays!
Free Daily Meals
During FTD’s peak season such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Christmas FTD often provides lunch to thank employees for their hard work (along with the occasional just because lunch).
Pet Friendly
At some locations, employees can bring their dogs to work.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Up to $2,500 after one year of employment
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