Cyber Security Director

Fannie Mae
Reston, VA
May 19, 2017
May 26, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
THE COMPANYAre you interested in helping solve today's most critical housing challenges? In simplest terms, Fannie Mae serves the people who house America. We work at the heart of housing by providing reliable, affordable mortgage financing in all markets at all times, buying loans that banks and other lenders originate, so they can fund new loans. This gives more people the opportunity to buy, refinance, or rent homes and apartments. Creating these opportunities is what drives the people who work at Fannie Mae.For more information about Fannie Mae, visit INFORMATIONPlan and direct the work of a unit whose staff design and administer procedures in the organization that sustain the security of the organization's data and access to its technology and communications systems. Assess risk of exposure of proprietary data through weaknesses in platforms, access procedures, and forms of access to the organization's systems and the data contained in them. Track security violations and identify trends or exposures that could be addressed by additional training, technical measures, or use of application tools to enhance security.KEY JOB FUNCTIONSDevelop procedures intended to sustain the security of the organization's data and access to its technology and communications systems. Ensure the distribution and communication of these procedures in appropriate systems and media. Plan the performance of tests (and simulated attacks) on the security procedures of the organization's systems and communications technology to assess their vulnerability and ways in which existing security measures are adequate or insufficient. Track daily reporting of breaches or attempted breaches of the organization's data and systems security measures in order to plan appropriate upgrades of security or new measures or operating procedures needed to advance security interests. Track security measures of clients or partners of the organization that may compromise sensitive data or information. Communicate the organization's security standards or specific concerns to clients or partners regarding their operating procedures. Report to senior management on the unit's production, activities, and efforts. Represent the unit as an expert or resource to cross-functional project or coordinating teams. Plan, document, and manage the performance of subordinate managers and/or staff. Provide for professional or technical growth through assignment, mentoring, or training. Plan and manage the unit's budget. Approve expenditures or budget transfers.EDUCATION Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required MINIMUM EXPERIENCE 8 years of related experience SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Experience interfacing with internal audit and regulatory bodies Ability to generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quoPeople management experienceStrong problem resolution, judgement, communication and decision making skillsAbility to adapt to a changing, fast-paced, team environment and multi-task assignmentsAbility to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm and out of the box thinkingAbility to work well under pressure when the situation is ambiguousDemonstrate strong prioritization, time management and organizational skillsProficient understanding of Microsoft products, software lifecycle methodology and moderate to deep knowledge of Identity ProductsWorking knowledge/familiarity with the following access management tools and security controls: Federated Identity Management (FIM) Open authentication protocols (SAML, OAuth, OpenID)Single Sign On (Ping)Entitlement management - ie. IAG/SailPointPrivileged Access Management (CyberArk) EMPLOYMENTAs a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.