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U.S. Bank Director of Information Security - IAM in Richfield, Minnesota

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Job Description

U.S. Bank is seeking an Identity and Access Management executive with strategic and influencing experience to contribute toward the success of technology initiatives in our information Security Services organization. This role will focus on leading teams and driving our IAM strategy in a variety of key areas. This role will collaborate with teams across our business and technology areas and support operations, engineering and implementation of key security controls.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Leading teams, ensuring execution of key initiatives

  • Creating and driving strategic objectives within the IAM domain

  • Supporting the evaluation and design of key IAM capabilities as well as supporting engineering and implementation efforts of those capabilities

  • Supporting identification and piloting of technology to modernize and enhance controls

  • Identifying, evaluating and measuring IAM risks and controls

  • Driving the mitigation of key IAM risks, leveraging agile principles

  • Ensuring Identity and Access policies and standards are appropriately applied and providing advisory services on the efficacy of IAM controls within on-premise and cloud environments

Why now?

Due to increasing scope and complexity of technology to support the enterprise the Identity Access Management team needs an additional executive leader to help creating and implementing capabilities to mitigate risk. This will also create a clearer succession path for this team.

Executive summary of responsibilities & impact:

This role is responsible for the privileged access and platform security. This role requires and experience security professional to oversee and secure our most critical enterprise platforms. This role will create and driving strategic objectives within the Identity Access Management (IAM) domain as well as support, evaluate, design and implement key IAM capabilities to manage and mitigate risk. Adding this leadership role will help us mitigate risk in the IAM domain by providing the necessary experience and oversight.

Successful applicants will exemplify US Bank's ethical principles of uncompromising integrity, respect for others, accountability for decisions and actions, and good citizenship.

Successful applicants will exemplify US Bank's ethical principles of uncompromising integrity, respect for others, accountability for decisions and actions, and good citizenship.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience with management of technology teams

  • At least 5 years’ experience with IAM controls, technology and oversight

  • At least 10 years’ experience with developing and implementing enterprise technology

* Preferred Skills/Experience :*

Having strong interpersonal skills is required, due to the dynamic nature of collaboration with customers and other engineering teams

Demonstrates a proven understanding of Identity and Access Management systems architecture, hardware, operations, development, system life cycle, and information security along with investigative principles, incident response procedures, computer forensics, information security practices and effective risk management

Experience in providing expertise and knowledge of current industry trends in technology, cloud, and information risk standards to improve controls across a firm

Confirmed leadership skills and the ability to lead through influence

Shown awareness and understanding of risk management, compliance, information protection, regulatory concepts, and requirements

Understanding of industry standard methodologies and frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO, COBIT, OWASP, ITIL, TOGAF, MITRE ATT&CK)


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