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Manager, Continent Security Partnership

Bethesda, Maryland
Information Technology


 

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Posting Date Jan 15, 2020
Job Number 20002267
Job Category Information Technology
Location Marriott International HQ, 10400 Fernwood Road, Bethesda, Maryland, United States VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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JOB SUMMARY

The Continent Information Security Partnerships position drives continent security program, policy, and project execution providing leadership and direction to above property and on property teams. The position strives for outstanding security compliance status and ensures that Security implementations within the continent follow company security standards. The role will track and report on established security metrics to Senior GIS and Continent leaders and will have a direct reporting line to the Director, Continent Information Security Partnerships. This position maintains strong relationships with continent IT operations and Field IT Manager and is the point of contact working with them to liaise with additional teams within Security.

 
 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years Information Technology, IT Security, and/or IT project management experience
  • 3+ years in executing technology plans and/or project portfolios or information security programs
  • 2+ years’ implementing enterprise security risk management frameworks and processes.
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, certification or work/military experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in hotel IT Management
  • 4+ years’ experience working with business and iT partners
  • Current information security certification, including Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • 4+ years’ experience in Cybersecurity response and remediation
  • Demonstrated understanding of key network and technical security controls
  • Experience participating in and coordinating activities for security incident response
  • Knowledge of global regulatory standards to include GDPR and understanding of PCI DSS
  • Demonstrated ability to apply GIS policies at a discipline unit level
  • Knowledge of IT security within an infrastructure environment
  • Knowledge of business environment, service requirements and hospitality culture
  • Experience in business systems and process planning
  • Graduate/post graduate degree 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

  • Leads Security project implementations within a designated continent partnering with the respective above property and property IT teams
  • Develops and delivers tactical communications, issues remediation planning, and implementation timelines with the continent IT Operations and Global Information Security teams
  • Initiates and completes audit programs including tracking of progress, results, and gaps remediation. Shares with GIS and continent partners and leads follow ups, such as IPPA, IT Peer Review, and PCI
  • Represents Security in signing off on new property openings including tracking that property systems and security readiness is registered, to include application inventory
  • Identifies learning and knowledge gaps and facilitates educational calls, materials and meetings to the Continent IT Operations and field associates
  • Plans and leads security reviews/certifications for new systems and services for properties across an assigned continent
  • Performs first line approval of security requests from the partners and presents to leadership for additional approvals
  • Key contact for security compliance partnering with IT continent and global GIS teams. Tracks compliance of the continent and works with on property IT associates along with the Area IT Managers towards issues remediations, providing necessary escalations and follow ups to the respective teams
  • Partners with Cyber Incident Response Team during incident response and remediation with their respective continent
  • Point of contact for general questions and queries around global IT security programs, policies, procedures, and/or strategy

MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES

Leadership
    • Communication - Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods
    • Leading Through Vision and Values - Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of employee decision making and action
    • Managing Change - Initiates and/or manages the change process and energizes it on an ongoing basis, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace; serves as role model for how to handle change by maintaining composure and performance level under pressure or when experiencing challenges
    • Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solves problems, and chooses a course of action
    • Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values
    • Strategy Development - Develops business plans by exploring and systematically evaluating opportunities with the greatest potential for producing positive results; ensures successful preparation and execution of business plans through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes

Managing Execution

    • Building a Successful Team - Uses an effective interpersonal style to build a cohesive team; inspires and sustains team cohesion and engagement by focusing the team on its mission and importance to the organization
    • Strategy Execution – Ensures successful execution across of business plans designed to maximize customer satisfaction, profitability, and market share through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes
    • Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively acts and goes beyond what is required

Building Relationships

    • Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards
    • Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential
    • Strategic Partnerships - Develops collaborative relationships with fellow employees and business partners by making them feel valued, appreciated, and included; explores partnership opportunities with other people in and outside the organization; influences and leverages corporate and continental shared services and/or discipline leaders (e.g., HR, Sales & Marketing, Finance, Revenue Management) to achieve objectives; maintains effective external relations with government, business and industry in respective

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.




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