About Safelite


Job Category:

Information Technology


Columbus, Ohio


United States

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Position Type:

Full Time



Director of IT Security

Safelite - Columbus, Ohio

Posted: 11/19/2018


The Director of Information Security will partner with the VP of Enterprise Architecture and Security in establishing and maintaining a next generation comprehensive information security program with a continuous improvement and evolutionary mindset in alignment with the risk posture of the organization. This leadership position will serve as a key resource to the VP of EA and Security and the Information Security team. The successful individual should have a diverse background and experience with information technology operations, infrastructure (cloud and on-prem), software development lifecycle, risk management, and audit compliance. The successful candidate will proactively partner with technology peers and business units to educate, train, influence and implement practical policies, frameworks and procedures that align with the overall company strategy and generally accepted industry standards. This role will be responsible for all operational activities related to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of customer, business partner, employee and business information.


Find a career. Gain a family.

Safelite will be unlike any place you've ever worked. (This won't be just the daily grind!) You'll join caring and passionate teams that collaborate to make a difference, deliver extraordinary results and bring unexpected happiness. Every day. Your effort, heart and creative ideas will be valued and rewarded. And we care about your well-being. So, we'll strive to give you what you need to be happy at work and at home.

Essential Activities:


  • Support selection testing, deployment, and maintenance of security hardware, software products, and 3rd party contracted (outsourced) services.
  • Provide thought and people leadership through strong working relationships and collaboration to develop strategic goals for a comprehensive information security compliance and vulnerability management program
  • Coordinate in the development and maintenance of information systems security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines sourced from well-known industry standard frameworks
  • Work with the team and service providers to refine and enhance organization's capabilities around time-to-detection, incident response, rapid remediation, etc.
  • Interface with clients to respond, educate and/or assure compliance with contractual obligations and/or agreed-to standards
  • Stay well-informed of best practices/trends in information security, coordinates and/or evaluates new and emerging security practices, concepts and technologies.
  • Ensures that disaster recovery and business continuity plans are in place and tested and are aligned with client contracts.




  • 8 to 10 years of experience in Information Technology with direct responsibility for Information Security is required.
  • Minimum last 4 years in a management/leadership role. Employment history must demonstrate increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent required; Master's Degree preferred.
  • Proven track record and experience in leading, development and maintaining an enterprise information security teams and programs required.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to build effective relationships with peers, colleagues and leaders is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with industry regulatory compliance standards such as PCI-DSS, SSAE 18 SOC 1 and SOC 2, SOX, GLBA, etc. is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with leading industry frameworks/standards published by entities such as CIS, NIST CSF, ISO, etc. is required.
  • Proven ability to lead, influence and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals is required.
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc. are preferred.
  • High level of personal integrity, sound judgement, as well as the ability to professionally handle confidential matters is required.


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We're known as an auto glass company. That's the focus of what we do. But we're much more -- we're a growing and evolving service brand. And what really makes us unique is our people. Because at our core, we're a People Powered organization -- and our people come first and our culture matters. We'll help you find a fulfilling career path and encourage you to have a life. Let us be the best place you'll ever work.

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