Associate Manager, Cyber Security

General Mills (Mumbai, MH, India) 1 day ago

General Mills is seeking a technical cybersecurity professional to champion key initiatives across the enterprise as the manager of the Cyber Security Operations team. The Cyber Security Operations (CSO) Manager leads the CSO function to implement and maintain solutions to cybersecurity based problems, threats and risks in a secure and efficient manner in support of the overall Cyber Security strategy in order to protect General Mills assets. The Cyber Security Operations manager will own the delivery of differential protective technologies whilst continually challenging the team to provide innovative, high caliber services and solutions through continual process improvement and focused skill development. An ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, strong leadership capacity and deep knowledge in the fields of network security, risk management and SecDevOps.

40 % of Time Functional Responsibility
• Manage the CSO team focusing on exceptional execution and excellent customer service.
• Actively develop team members and provide technical guidance to ensure the maintenance of foundational technical capabilities
• Lead the design, implementation and administration of cyber security capabilities and novel solutions across people, process and technologies.
• Closely collaborate with the Cyber Security Engineering & Operations manager to ensure appropriate platform life cycle management and curation of technical roadmaps across multiple technologies.
• Cultivate and foster a learning and growth mindset environment focused on continuous improvement through automation, optimization, scalability and efficiency.
• Actively seek opportunities to benchmark externally to develop and maintain relationships that help enhance insight and perspective

30% of Time Operational Responsibilities
• Manage day to day operations for the team
• Drive team performance and measure key performance indicators.
• Handle incident escalations and triage.
• Collaborate across boundaries to identify opportunities for improvement and support the continual rationalization of key technology platforms.
• Ensure conscientious stewardship excellent customer service delivery.
• Ensure appropriate workload capacity planning and maintain effective resource allocation.
• Provide technical guidance and mentoring for staff members as needed.
• Lead debrief meetings for incidents ensuring effective root cause analysis is completed.
• Scripting and automation experience using Python, Ruby, Bash, Ansible or Power Shell.

30% of Time People Responsibilities
• Manage training and development for CSO.
• Provide performance management, development and mentoring of team members.
• Leverage internal tools, frameworks and industry best practices to motive and inspire individual growth and excellence
• Ensure regular 1:1 to provide guidance, support and feedback.
• Cultivate a transparency centric, emotional safety and trust-base environment


Minimum Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Degree Requirements: Masters
Preferred Major Area of Study: Computer Science or related
Preferred Professional Certifications: CISSP, CEH, Network+, Security+, CCNA


Minimum years of related experience required: 5+ years
Preferred years of related experience: 10 + years
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Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed
-Demonstrated inventory management, customer service, and production forecasting skills
-Can prioritize and complete multiple tasks on tight deadlines
 Previous experience in supporting & leading a team in a global matrixed organization
 Keen business engagement experience
 Can prioritize & complete multiple tasks on tight deadlines
 Excellent people management skills that with demonstrative experience building, mentoring and developing teams
 Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks on tight deadlines
 Lead the team by example providing direction and guidance
 Practical knowledge of Cyber Security related technologies, procedures, and best practices
 Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills

Competencies/Behaviors required for job
-Energizes and develops people
-Anticipates market trends that will impact competitive advantage
 Fosters environment of collaboration, teamwork, transparency, positive relationships, accountability and results within and across teams
 Provides group members with stretch tasks and assignments that match personal and organizational goals
 Effectively delegates work by balancing business need and individual development goals
 Actively coaches team members in developing skills to build fact-based business cases and persuade others to support their ideas
 Promotes and demonstrates initiative by identifying opportunities and ensuring development of sustainable solutions that add value to the business or Cyber Security
 Motivated individual with a passion for understanding and delivering business value and service excellence
 Creates an environment that drives decision speed and broader impact
 Collaborates with stakeholders to prioritize and align resources
 Contributes to resource planning and negotiations
 Provides timely, direct, complete and actionable feedback to others
 Strong communication skills with ability to communicate complex issues to a diverse audience

Additional Information
 Staffing models/plans/succession
 IDP, Objectives, Midyear and annual reviews
 Provide technical guidance and remove roadblocks for the team
 Direct team towards innovation, efficiency, efficacy and value creation

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