Senior Manager, Information Security

    • Job Tracking ID: 512052-761077
    • Job Location: Plano, TX
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

About Ribbon (Nasdaq: RBBN)

We deliver global real-time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors. We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning and business outcomes in today’s smart, always-on and data-hungry world. Our innovative, end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scale, performance, agility and automation and includes optical and packet networking, core to edge IP solutions, UCaaS/ CPaaS cloud offers, and leading-edge software security and analytics tools.

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Position Title: Senior Manager, Information Security

Location: Plano, TS 

Position Summary:

The Information Security Manager (IT) will be a member of a team that develop, implement and monitor the enterprise cybersecurity and IT GRC management program. The Information Security Manager will provide the vision and leadership necessary to manage the risk to the organization and will ensure business alignment, effective governance, system and product availability, integrity and confidentiality. This position reports to Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

Performance Responsibilities:
• Provides the direction for Ribbon’s data and cybersecurity protection and oversees Technology governance and policies.
• Develops security strategy, security awareness programs, security architecture, and security incident response.
• Provides strategic risk guidance for IT projects, including evaluation and recommendation of technical controls.
• Educates IT and Ribbon leaders on appropriate security risk and mitigation strategies.
• Collaborates with compliance team(s) as needed and coordinates the IT component of both internal and external audits, federal and state examinations to ensure security programs are in compliance with relevant laws, regulations and policies.
• Develops, maintains and publishes up-to-date security policies, standards and guidelines. Oversees training and dissemination of security policies and practices.
• Evaluates new cybersecurity threats and IT trends and develops effective security controls. Oversees development of security awareness programs.
• Develops and oversees effective disaster recovery policies and standards to align with company business continuity management program goals. Coordinates development of implementation plans and procedures to ensure business critical services are recovered in the event of disasters or other incidents, and provides direction, support and in-house consulting in these areas.
• Evaluates potential security breaches, coordinates response, and recommend corrective actions.
• Supervise staff as assigned in the performance of the job duties.
• Define and report on information security metrics.
• Provides project management and leadership to staff and external resources in support of established goals and objectives, improved efficiencies, and problem resolution.
• Ensures accomplishment of all objectives in accordance with company policies, procedures, and strategic direction, as well as regulatory standards governing the company.
• Maintains current knowledge of industry and regulatory trends and developments for the enterprise technology.

Experience and Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with degree preferred in Computer Science or Information technology systems security or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
• Minimum of ten (10) years within the last twelve (12) years of experience in the field related to the title of the position.
• Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification.
• Knowledge of Information technology infrastructure library (ITIL) (certification preferred) with respect to security administration and information technology governance in a multiplatform environment.
• Experience in establishing cybersecurity and risk metrics for reporting.
• Strong Emotional Intelligence with demonstrated sustained leadership in a large organization involving multiple stakeholders.
• Demonstrated management skills, e.g., budget administration, policy development and implementation, personnel administration, staff training and development.
• Demonstrated ability to work with diverse people; effective oral and written communication skills.


Please Note:

'All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.'

US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.