• Sr Dir Information Security

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 4 days ago(7/12/2018 3:08 PM)
    # Positions
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  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


    Manages those who ensure the security of company electronic information and the creation of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans.  Establishes security systems to prevent others from infiltrating company information or jeopardizing e-commerce programs. Establishes appropriate firewall standards and criteria. Designs and implements security policies to control access to systems. Develops and implements standards for appropriate security checkpoints and encryption methods. Assesses the impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration, or denial of access to information. Conducts risk assessments to evaluate potential threats to business viability, information security/recovery, and physical security. Identifies/defines critical systems and time-sensitive business areas and assesses potential business impacts. Recommends recovery strategies and develops solutions for executive consideration. Documents and updates policies, procedures and training programs. May develop and/or facilitate testing scenarios.  Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


    The manager is required to have a strong technical proficiency in this domain in order to best understand how it fits within IT, how it supports the business, and how best to manage the team of individual contributors. This position is also responsible for managing the work environment, identifying workforce needs and ensuring performance against corporate manager expectations, values and vision.



    SCOPE: Establishes operational objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to subordinate managers.  Senior management reviews objectives to determine success of operation. Involved in developing, modifying and executing company policies that affect immediate operations(s) and may also have company-wide effect.


    JOB COMPLEXITY: Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives, as well as an understanding of company “politics.” Implements strategic policies when selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Establishes and assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans and performance requirements. 



    DISCRETION: Erroneous decisions will result in critical delay(s) in schedules and/or unit operations, and may jeopardize overall business activities.


    INTERACTION: Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers. Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship.


    SUPERVISION: Manages activities of two or more sections or departments through subordinate managers who exercise full supervision in terms of costs, methods, and staffing. In some instances this manager may be responsible for managing staff function and may not have subordinate managers.


    Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


    Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.




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