Head of Network Security

| Chicago

What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring

Sr. Director of Network Security is a crucial leadership role within TransUnion’s Information Security organization, reporting to the global Vice President of Security Engineering and Architecture. This role is responsible for all aspects of our Network Security technology stack, from definition of strategy and creation of roadmaps to execution and delivery of all Network Security related products and services.

5+ years of Information Security / Cyber experience

5+ years of strong hands-on engineering experience in Network and Network Security space, to include Data Center and public Cloud.

5+ years of experience designing, delivering, and supporting large scale, distributed implementations.

3-4 years of designing and delivering security solutions in an environment that embraces DevOps and IaC concepts and common technologies, with a focus on pipeline security automation (DevSecOps).

2-3 years successfully delivering in an Agile environment, working closely with Product Owners and customers.

Demonstrated experience in deploying and operating highly resilient, scalable in-line technologies that have significant business impact in the event of failure.

Highly self-motivated and directed

Strong organizational, oral communication and project management skills

Excellent attention to detail

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field.

We'd Love to See:

Modern engineering, full stack mindset (IaC, API-driven interaction, automation of service delivery, fully performance telemetry, etc.), with strong background of delivering and supporting a combination of vendor and open source solutions.

Proven track record of delivering and maintain highly distributed solutions at global scale.

Ability to straddle and deliver in traditional/legacy (Data Center, physical infrastructure) and modern/next-gen (Cloud, IaaS, DevSecOps) technology constructs simultaneously

Demonstrated experience in implementation of security components in public cloud, utilizing IaC and CI/CD practices.

Affinity for optimization and desire to continuously improve services through automation of technology and traditionally manual processes.

Strong comfort level with emerging technologies and keenness to prototype new ways to getting results

Technology agnostic approach, bringing to bear what is needed to achieve the desired outcome.

A natural curiosity

Impact You'll Make

Lead teams of engineers (each with a manager) with full stack accountability for technologies utilized to deliver Network Security services globally, in on-premises and public cloud environments (AWS, Azure).

Drive or inform technology direction based on security requirements and business needs, including buy vs. build decisions.

Manage and execute delivery against product and project roadmaps.

Partner closely with Security Architecture to ensure alignment between security control frameworks, deployed technologies, and desired vs achieved outcomes.

Engage proactively with key stakeholders and partners outside of Security, including IT and Network, to understand technology direction and align security capabilities accordingly.

As a thought leader, actively participate in strategic discussions with Information Security and other Technology leaders, including from Enterprise Architecture, Network, and Infrastructure areas.

Contribute to and own components, where appropriate, of multi-year capability and technology roadmaps.

Provide strong talent management, including timely and meaningful performance feedback, annual reviews, and talent assessment/succession planning exercises.

Lead and mentor team members, including coaching junior engineers and architects.

Stay up to date on new tools & techniques and act as driver of innovation into InfoSec and IT.

Interface with regulatory and compliance bodies, internal and external, to represent Network Security technologies.

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them. We also offer a matching gift program.
Partners with Nonprofits
TransUnion partners with non-profits such as Child Rescue Coalition and Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE).
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
TransUnion has a Community and Associate Services Team (CAST), which is responsible for planning events, such as our annual holiday party, take your child to work day, company BBQ, and more!
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We offer virtual yoga and meditation, fitness classes and sponsored races.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
15% discount on TU stock twice a year
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
We offer a matching gift program for associates who choose to make financial contributions to their selected causes. TransUnion will match up to $2,000/ yr for each associate.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
[email protected] provides backup childcare and eldercare for TU associates.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Annual holiday party, company BBQ and take your child to work day
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
We offer associates globally 1:1 career coaching with our career advisor. Additionally, we have various mentorship opportunities across areas of the business as well as across levels.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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