Full-time
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) - IAA - Westchester, IL

IAA is seeking a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to join the team at our corporate headquarters in Westchester, IL.

IAA, certified as a Great Place to Work®, is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique multichannel platform processes more than 2.5 million vehicles annually. Headquartered in Westchester, IL, IAA has over 3,600 talented employees and over 190 facilities throughout the US, Canada and the United Kingdom.

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is the leader of Security, Risk and Privacy for IAA., driving both business and IT Security Strategy. The CISO provides strategic Security, Privacy and Compliance leadership for IAA Business Units and subsidiaries on a global basis. Leads Operational compliance for standards and regulations for the organization including GDPR, SOC, NYDFS and others as appropriate. Drives opportunities to further secure assets and evaluate new and unforeseen threats. Provides guidance for IT and Business on Security and Privacy related issues. This position will work closely with Business and IT leaders to define and ensure ongoing adherence to IAA Information Security Policies and Standards. Responsible for monthly reporting on Security KPIs and quarterly to the Risk Committee. Job Duties/Responsibilities: Defining and leading overall Security & Privacy StrategyDriving Security & Privacy by design for business and IT systemsMonthly reporting on Security KPIs and quarterly to the Risk CommitteeProtecting the intellectual property of the organizationDirecting Threat Modeling for IAALeading annual IT security assessment and penetration testingTracking the latest security innovations and keeps up on the latest technologiesComplying with regulations and compliance requirementsDriving security audits and risk assessmentsChampioning and educating the organization about the latest security strategies and technologiesCommunicating with key business and IT leaders on security threats facing the businessDeveloping strategies to handle security incidents and trigger investigationsImplementing an effective process for the reporting of security incidentsOverseeing the investigation of reported security breachesDriving the development and of security policies and strategies that are appropriate for the IAA business and customer base Job Requirements:Understand and appropriately evaluate risk to the organizationExcellent analysis, presentation, writing and communication skills – providing verbal and written communication to both direct reports and senior management as well as other stakeholdersWork collaboratively across all business units within IAA (IT, Business, Operations, Marketing, etc.) to ensure existing and new processes/ technologies are securePractice and promote teamwork at all timesAbility to balance business, information, data, application, technical, and solution architecturesResearch, analyze, design, propose solutions that align business needs and security strategiesAnalyze political (State, Federal & International), technology, industry, and market trends to determine potential impact on Information SecurityAbility to manage several concurrent projects, prioritize demands and switch priorities effectivelyPrevious experience with high level incident responseExperience in maintaining secure systems/networks and/or developing applicationsPrevious experience in scripting languages such as Powershell, Python or otherEducation Experience: Bachelor's Level DegreeYears of Related Experience: Over 10 Years Preferred Skills:15+ years of IT and 10+ years of Security experienceProven leadership of a high performing Security or Privacy teamPrevious Board reporting experienceTrack record of Public speaking, Industry leadership experienceSecurity Certifications (such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.) are strongly desiredPrivacy Certifications (such as CIPM, CIPP) are strongly desired In return for your excellent skills and abilities, we offer a benefits package including: health insurance, 401K, STD/LTD, Life Insurance/AD&D, paid holidays and vacations. IAA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship status, or marital status. IAA is a drug-free workplace. EOE Behaviors Preferred Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them Motivations Preferred Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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