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Information Security Manager

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Bloomington, IL, USA · Minneapolis, MN, USA · Alpharetta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Information Security Manager

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Primary Location

: US-IL-Bloomington

Other Locations

: US-GA-Alpharetta, US-MN-Minneapolis

Join us on an exciting career journey as an Information Security Manager at COUNTRY Financial! In this pivotal role, you won't just lead a dynamic team of over ten dedicated security professionals, you'll also partner across business and technology to safeguard our most critical assets: client data and trust.

As a security leader, you’ll inspire and guide a diverse team of security professionals, fostering a collaborative and growth-oriented environment. You will mentor team members, provide guidance, and promote their professional development to build a strong, cohesive team. Within the Enterprise Information Security Division, you’ll be at the forefront of innovation, anticipating threats and devising proactive strategies to stay ahead of cyber adversaries. Your enthusiasm for staying up-to-date with the latest security trends will empower you to drive continuous improvement and elevate COUNTRY's security posture. If you’re passionate about protecting data, building resilient systems, and shaping the future of security, this role is your opportunity to shine!

This position offers a hybrid work schedule and can be based out of our corporate offices in Bloomington, IL, Alpharetta, GA, or Minneapolis, MN.

How does an Information Security Manager make an impact?

  • Provides leadership by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Sustains information systems results by defining, delivering, and supporting information systems; auditing application of systems.
  • Assesses information systems results by auditing application of systems.
  • Enhances information systems results by identifying information systems technology opportunities and developing application strategies.
  • Safeguards assets by planning and implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.
  • Accomplishes financial objectives by determining service level required; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Manages the implementation and maintenance of disaster recovery plans and activities in assigned areas.
  • Maintains current contact information for all employees in applicable areas and communicates with non-recovery employees during a disaster.
  • Fosters a positive environment where all team members are motivated and committed to contribute their best work.
  • Creates a safe environment where team members are supported to make decisions and take action to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Takes personal responsibility for making tough decisions, meeting commitments and adapting to ensure expected results are achieved.
  • Assumes responsibility for implementing practices to integrate diversity, equity and inclusion while holding self and others accountable.

Do you have what we’re looking for?

  • Exposure to and understanding of annual project planning processes and budget management.
  • Ability to collaborate in risk identification, assessment, and mitigation.
  • Dedication to building a strong, efficient, and motivated team.
  • This is a leadership role, which typically requires 8+ years of relevant experience or a combination of related experience, education and training, including management experience.

    Why work with us?

    Our employees and representatives serve nearly one million households with our diverse range of personal and business insurance products as well as retirement and investment services. We build relationships and work together to create a stronger, more secure future for our clients and our communities. We’re a big company, yet small enough you can make an impact and won’t get lost in the shuffle. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow throughout your career, either within this role or by exploring other areas of our business.

    You’ll be able to take advantage of our benefits package, which includes insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, disability, and life), 401(k) with company match, parental leave, paid time off, paid company holidays and time off to volunteer in your community. Please click here to learn more about who we are and the many benefits we offer our employees.

    COUNTRY Financial is committed to providing equal opportunity in all areas of employment, and in providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

    Come join our team at COUNTRY today!

    COUNTRY Financial does not generally sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.