1+ months

Manager, IT Cybersecurity Policy & Consulting

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 35706 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job
  • This job is a member of the Information Technology Team, within the Information Technology Division.
  • Responsible for leading a team of Cybersecurity professionals focused on key areas specifically InfoSec Policy and Standard development, Consulting, Education, and Awareness.
What you'll do
  • Leads a team of Cybersecurity Professionals, providing leadership and coaching, facilitating performance reviews, and ensuring prioritization of work
  • Contributes to our positive, team-oriented culture by developing and maintaining cooperative relationships, facilitating the resolution of conflicts, and accepting and providing constructive feedback
  • Evolves and redefines the Cybersecurity Governance processes across the organization, including managing the Cybersecurity Policy and Standards framework
  • Actively works with the Privacy team and other parts of the organization to research and develop policy and standard enhancements, as well as facilitate the Cybersecurity policy management process
  • Collaborates and supports the development of systems and tools to manage policy/standards, cyber consultations, etc.
  • Prepares and presents regular reports as required, including the management of all meaningful statistics relating to Cybersecurity Governance processes and performance metrics
  • Leads the planning and implementation of Cybersecurity awareness and training for multiple layers of management across the company
  • Oversees the Cybersecurity consulting approach
  • Actively supports any regulatory audit or security review in regards to Cybersecurity governance, policy, and addresses findings in a timely manner
  • Supports Vendor Management and other groups during contract negotiation processes, in order to ensure that relevant Cybersecurity issues are addressed
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 5 years of experience leading a Cybersecurity team or equivalent
  • 3 years of Cybersecurity Policy and Standard creation and maintenance

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 5+ years of Cybersecurity Policy and Standard creation and maintenance

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Experience with development of security requirements to protect the company from external and internal threats
  • Deep understanding of Cybersecurity control frameworks, including NIST CSF, 800-171, 800-53, ISO 27001, and COBIT frameworks
  • Proven ability to build, cultivate, and promote strong relationships with internal customers at all levels of the organization, as well as with IT counterparts, business partners, and external groups
  • Experience presenting key, sensitive information to Senior Leadership
  • Experience working with Agile project management methodologies and tools
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects/work streams and demands efficiently
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments
  • Ability to thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment and leverage best practices
  • Ability to think strategically and use sound judgment and initiative in making decisions
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with all levels within the organization
  • Ability to effectively explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently
What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more
Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 35706 


Posted: 2019-12-13 Expires: 2020-02-10

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