Director, Information Security at Affinitiv

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Ready to produce exceptional results with exceptional people?  Get in touch, we would love to get to know you. 

Affinitiv is the largest provider of end-to-end, data-driven marketing and software solutions exclusively focused on the automotive customer lifecycle. Backed by 20+ years of automotive and marketing expertise, we pride ourselves on being the go-to experts in the industry. Not only do we work with over 6,500 dealerships and every major manufacturer in the country, we’re well-versed in OEM standards and the intricacies of a dealership or group’s local business.

Reporting to our CTO, the Director, Information Security is responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the company's information data and assets, and to protect them against unauthorized modification, disclosure or destruction.

He/She will provide the CTO and leaders in the area of information security and controls, establishing and maintaining information security practices and leveraging data as a competitive differentiator. This role will focus on risk assessments, threat analysis, penetration testing, vulnerability management and security architecture for the organization.  You will collaborate and drive business and cyber risk strategy alignment across the enterprise, innovate and institute transformational change to manage risk.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Leads the enterprise information security and controls function to ensure consistent, high-quality service supporting business goals
  • Develops, implements and oversees information technology security strategy, policies, standards and procedures
  • Ensures information security requirements and testing is included throughout the product development lifecycle
  • Serves as the central point of contact on all information security and cyber security issues and threats
  • Leads investigations of security events and advise incident response teams with clear risk mitigating techniques
  • Drives the development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans and tests
  • Leads security risk assessments and manage the enterprise vulnerability management program
  • Manages and maintains security awareness training on Information Security and Controls for both employees and contractors
  • Leads audit processes through all phases, coordinating with internal and external resources to ensure a successful outcome
  • Collaborates with Chief People Officer and General Counsel to ensure data integrity, privacy and compliance is achieved across the enterprise
  • Manages the information security budget and maintain a cost-efficient organization
  • Researches, identifies and stays current on advanced cyber threat actor tactics and techniques
  • All other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • An under-graduate degree in computer science/engineering is required; a master’s degree/MBA is preferred
  • CISSP/CISM certification or currently pursuing
  • 10+ years of multi-discipline software engineering experience
  • Experience working in an environment where security and privacy are not exclusively compliance focused
  • Experience in a digital-focused, marketing technology, advertising, data-intensive or other online company is preferred
  • Experience leading large program implementation plans and financial management
  • Ability to effectively partner in the development and execution of business strategies. Use strong analytical capabilities and a fact-based approach to develop effective solution to business issues
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing abilities while being nimble and adaptable
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Projects the highest levels of integrity while winning through a consultative and collaborative partnership
  • Superior inter-personal communication and presentation skills as proven organizational skills

Affinitiv knows you have interests outside of work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and 401K effective day 1 just to name a few.   We also offer generous PTO so you can enjoy off time with family and friends.   

At Affinitiv, we celebrate diversity, equality, and an inclusive environment.

Affinitiv is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are extended to all employees and applicants for employment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business needs. Affinitiv is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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Location

We are located in the southwest corner of The Loop, right on the river! Just over the bridge from Union & Ogilvie and a few blocks from two L stops.

What are Affinitiv Perks + Benefits

Affinitiv Benefits Overview

Every employee is valued at Affinitiv and our employee's health and well‑being are important to us. We are proud to provide employees and their dependents with valuable and significant benefits. You and your family have unique needs, which is why Affinitiv offers a variety of benefit plans from which you may choose.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Affinitiv's C -Suite is 38% diverse including our CEO, Sid Nair. Affinitiv recently launched a Diversity charter & Inclusion council to celebrate our differences, drive business success & have fun!
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
The Affinitiv Diversity Council is BRIDGE: Building Real Inclusion via Deliberate Growth and Empathy.BRIDGE is a group of Affinitiv team members & leaders focused on diversity, equality & inclusion.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
At Affinitiv, we celebrate diversity, equality, and an inclusive environment. Affinitiv is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and where differences are celebrated.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Affinitiv hosts lunch "You Auto Know" seminars led by our CEO Scot about once a month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Affinitiv, we embrace "work from here" culture, so wherever that might be we are open and flexible on work location arrangements during our core business hours of 8-5 CST.

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