SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.
MANAGER, INFORMATION SECURITY ASSURANCE
SpaceX is seeking an information security assurance leader to drive and manage the SpaceX Information Security Assurance program. The program focuses on three major areas:
Assessment: Assessing the state of our Information Security program and our Information Security Management System (ISMS) against industry standards, requirements (contractual and regulatory), and organizational needs
Governance: Managing and spearheading governance of the ISMS to interpret and drive implementation of industry standards, requirements (contractual and regulatory), and organizational needs
Communications: Be "the face" of Information Security to internal and external stakeholders (e.g. customer, regulatory, government and supplier entities)
This person will grow and mature the Information Security Assurance Program to ensure SpaceX delivers on customer requirements, reduces risk and ensures mission success. We are a fast paced, multi-tasking, highly dynamic work environment with high degrees of autonomy and accountability
Responsible for ensuring SpaceX maintains certification and accreditation to ISO-27001, and required NIST control frameworks (e.g. 800-53, 800-171)
Responsible for identifying and triaging new regulatory and contractual requirements into the Information Security organization, as well as changes to existing requirements
Own and operate the Information Security Management System (ISMS). This includes assuring the ISMS properly reflects the current and future planned security management policies, procedures, standards and practices
Manage and assess the SpaceX ISMS policies, procedures and standards against frameworks and requirements to determine efficacy.
Manage Risk Assessments and Penetration Tests
Own overall Enterprise Vulnerability Management program and processes
Manage the definition and collection of information that shows compliance against the policy and procedures (metrics), as well of evidence of execution where metrics are not obtainable. This can be in support of both internal benchmarking and external assessments.
Guide risk identification, assessment, and treatment processes. Feed the results of these exercises back to the Information Security program at large.
Manage the corrective action planning process to clearly articulate gaps and drive remediation plans
Plan, prepare for, schedule and coordinate internal and external audits including but not limited to annual ISO-27001 surveillance audits
Communicate and represent the SpaceX Information Security program to internal and external stakeholders
Bachelor's or advanced degree in information technology, information security, computer science, engineering, or similar technical field of study.
Minimum 5 years of experience running and operating a security program based on ISO-27001, NIST 800-53, or similar framework.
Experience in a leadership role managing direct reports.
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience performing risk assessments to identify and articulate information security risks and align with stakeholders on prioritized treatment plans
Experience in defining and articulating requirements and working with product engineering and information security teams to assess, measure, and improve information security controls
General knowledge of IT technologies, processes, and procedures
General knowledge of physical security technologies, processes, and procedures
Demonstrated technical project management skills.
Demonstrated capabilities to organize and track your own work, and the work of others. Leveraging data collection tools and metrics to assure world class performance
CISSP or equivalent certification
Experience working with internal or external organizations to conduct and manage audits.
Continued track record of getting things done quickly with high quality
Experience managing large scale Vulnerability Management and Configuration Hardening processes
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional organizational skills
Understanding of the following:
HIPAA, and federal and state classifications of PII
eDiscovery processes and procedures
SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
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