Director IT Security Architecture

Information Technology Carmel, Indiana Friday, November 1, 2019


Position at CNO Financial Group, Inc.

As the Director, IT Security Architecture on the IT Security team, you will be responsible for leading the development of organization-wide information security architectures and design. Leading research, development and recommendation of technical and architectural security practices for current and future information security initiatives within CNO from definition phase through implementation and monitoring. The individual must have strong vision for future state security strategy and design and be able to successfully communicate the vision to various levels within the organization.


This role provides design insight, develops and implements security toolsets and applications, and makes recommendations based on strategic understanding of the overall security technology strategy, threat landscape, attack surface and threat intelligence information. Works cross-functionally and collaborates closely with other leaders across the organization to ensure achievement of targeted objectives. Provides leadership and direction for team with multiple functional areas.


Your Impact:

  • Provide expert direction in defining and managing CNO enterprise security strategy and architecture for security services and infrastructure, while considering potential risks in the organization’s current technology deployments, to build a successful and strong enterprise security posture
  • Review the organization’s information security architecture and platforms to identify integration issues and opportunities to enhance information security practices
  • Provide extensive support and assistance to senior leadership for decision on future investments and addressing complex issues impacting CNO security architecture
  • Review and approve implementation of emerging security technologies and latest regulatory and compliance requirements for security policies, operational standards and security control framework to enhance operational services
  • Lead remediation activities or projects within the organization and collaborates with impacted business functions. Provide inputs into the end to end projects deliveries to enforce approved security architecture implementation standards, procedures and methodologies 
  • Lead results analysis of information technology audits and vulnerability reviews, including penetration tests and security design reviews of network infrastructure and applications


Education and Experience:

  • BA or BS degree in Information Systems/Business or related field, or relevant professional experience, M.I.S., Computer Science, or related discipline is preferred
  • CISSP certification or other relevant security certifications
  • Broad knowledge of security architecture and controls in various infrastructure platforms including network (physical, virtual, internal, cloud), system platforms, storage, directory services, and end user computing; Understanding of business processes and risk implications; Results oriented and ability to balance multiple priorities and projects
  • Leadership experience within IT security or related IT discipline


* At CNO Financial Group, we welcome the diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives of all to enable us to work together for the growth of the company

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