Revantage, a Blackstone Company
Revantage is an innovative, high-growth service provider serving Blackstone's investment portfolio.
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

AVP, InfoSec Manager (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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WHO WE ARE
Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies. Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.
Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.
WHAT WE VALUE: OUR CULTURE
Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum requires the right team. We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:
  • Achievers - We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams
  • Enthusiasts - We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible
  • Leaders - We commit to continuously improving our performance
  • Learners - We learn from our challenges and successes
  • Partners - We deliver value and positive impact to our partners

WHY THIS ROLE IS VALUABLE
The information security manager is primarily responsible for providing leadership, as well as operational and tactical direction to diverse teams, including analysts, engineers, and architects. The security manager provides strategic direction, but at the direction of the Deputy-CISO & CISO. The security manager leads the team through the information security program by helping to establish and enforce highly effective policies, corporate protocols, and appropriate collaboration among teams. In addition, this leader assumes responsibility for the education and enforcement of those protocols and matters of compliance. The role requires the ability to speak confidently in front of large groups and with corporate management, vendors, and service providers.
HOW YOU ADD VALUE
  • Owns day-to-day responsibility for the management of Insider Threat/DLP and Third Party Vendor Management Programs
  • Analyzes technologies and establishes highly effective processes and protocols to ensure comprehensive protection exists to prevent unauthorized entry into the company networks and systems.
  • Supports automation and orchestration to maximize team talent and reduce routine tasks.
  • Actively recruits and leads by example to create a culture where employees want to work.
  • Mentors security team and places a heavy emphasis on employee retention - people, first.
  • Conducts independent verification and validation testing of the company networks and sensitive programs through internal team resources and independent consultant engagements.
  • Leads the team in implementing secure enterprise systems and identifies issues that could compromise data integrity or security.
  • Develops IT security programs and recommends necessary changes to the information security team to ensure the company's systems are fully compliant with all applicable regulatory requirements and privacy laws.
  • Facilitates third-party audit reviews of internal departments.
  • Provides periodic training to company employees on information security topics.
  • Participates in the company's change management program.
  • Stays abreast of the security industry threat landscape, specifically within the company's industry.
  • Recognizes his/her personal developmental needs and is proactive in obtaining the coaching, networking, and training needed to ensure his/her continued success in the position.
  • Creates a working environment that is conducive to two-way communication, teamwork, and learning.
  • Recognizes the varying strengths, skills, and needs of the team and adapts his/her coaching skills to obtain the best possible results from each individual contributor.
  • Openly supports the organization, the management team, and the executive leadership team, even during times of adversity.
  • Utilizes open communication and managerial courage to ensure the standards, expectations, and goals of the organization are respected and upheld.
  • Acts as a change agent and drives the department and business forward using effective management, analysis, and strategic skills.
  • Leads security-related projects from inception to successful completion and is capable of effectively coaching technology staff on appropriate security protocols and needs as they implement new technology into the organization.
  • Assumes responsibility for other duties as required or assigned.

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE
Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information assurance, MIS or related field, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of technical hands-on security experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience in security and systems administration management role across a wide variety of infrastructures, including cloud infrastructure, such as software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and platform as a service (PaaS).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, & Power BI for creating reports & metrics dashboards
  • Experience with forensic tools and incident response, especially within Azure environments
  • Solid understanding and experience with Linux and Windows operating systems, scripting languages like Python, cloud provider ecosystems, MS Azure, and familiarity with others such as Google Cloud, Amazon AWS, and IBM Cloud.
  • Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrates solid organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, prioritize workload, and delegate responsibilities.
  • Effectively manages stress in a constantly changing environment.
  • Leverages subject matter expertise in security and compliance.
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and the ability to make quick decisions and think outside the box when working with complex situations.
  • Demonstrates a high level of flexibility.
  • Is forward-thinking and possesses business acumen.
  • Possesses a high level of integrity, trustworthiness, and confidence representing the company and its management team at the highest level of professionalism.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills and is effective at interpreting and applying applicable regulations.
  • Works effectively with a variety of personalities and can adapt his/her approach to effectively reach and develop his/her team. Uses this skill as well as his/her functional knowledge to both earn and maintain a high level of credibility with the team.

Preferred:
  • Experience with Obsidian, Cylance, Absolute, IntSights, ZScaler, MS Sentinel, MS Defender, and InfoBlox
  • Holds or working toward one or more security certifications including: CISM, CCSP, CISSP, Azure Security Engineer certification, and other similar/related certifications

PERKS FOR YOU
  • Competitive salary, overall compensation, and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Hybrid remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours - weekly meeting-free work time
    • Weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits

EEO Statement
Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer . We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and / or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email [email protected] .
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Revantage, a Blackstone Company Benefits Overview

At Revantage, culture is paramount. However, a company cannot have a strong company culture without valuing its employees and fostering their wellbeing, success, and personal & professional development. From a generous PTO offering to job training & diversity programs, Revantage’s benefits package serves each employee.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
All employees receive 8 hours paid to volunteer for a local cause of their choice. In this way, Revantage supports the all employees in making an impact in their communities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Revantage is a corporate partner to CoreGiving, a 501©(3) organization created in 2016 to fight child hunger in communities we serve throughout the U.S.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Revantage has several employee-led committees whose members are re-selected every year including the Women in Network group and a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion committee.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
At Revantage, we are very proud of the diversity in our leadership teams.
Unconscious bias training
Our employees and leaders are given an annual unconscious bias training in order to cultivate a more equitable and diverse workforce.
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Revantage has several resource groups including Women in Network - an opportunity for women at Revantage to drive their growth, and Grassroots - an employee-led cultural awareness initiative.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
This account allows you to pay eligible medical, dental and vision expenses with pre-tax dollars. You can contribute up to $2,850 per plan year to this account.
Disability Insurance
100% employer-paid short term and long term disability insurance. Employees also receive a payroll supplement while on leave so they receive 100% of pay for up to 12 weeks.
Dental Benefits
Revantage covers 100% of dental insurance premiums.
Vision Benefits
Revantage covers 100% of vision insurance premiums.
Health Insurance Benefits
Employees can select from multiple plans, including PPOs, HDHPs, and HMOs. Coverage is effective the first date of employment.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is provided at no cost to employees.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Revantage provides complementary on-site gym membership, Headspace mediation app membership and ongoing wellness programs.
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Revantage offers a Wellness Wednesday Speaker Series, a free subscription to Headspace, access to the EAP, and has instituted a no after-hours meeting policy.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Revantage's 401(k) platform through Insperity offers SmartPlan educational tools and calculators to educate employees on plan basics, retirement needs, risk profile, investments, and contributions.
401(K) Matching
401(k) retirement plan matches dollar for dollar up to 6% of employee pay with immediate vesting.
Performance Bonus
Revantage firmly believes in rewarding employees for hard work and offers annual bonuses to employees that meet performance goals.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Revantage offers back-up childcare via Bright Horizons.
Generous Parental Leave
12 weeks of fully-paid parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Employees can work remotely up to three days a week, and if flexibility in hours is needed, that can be arranged with manager.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Revantage reimburses eligible employees for qualified adoption expenses.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We provide 17 PTO days, 3 floating days, & 12 paid holidays off to recharge including Juneteenth, the Fridays before Labor and Memorial Day, time off for voting, and summer hours every other Friday.
Paid Volunteer Time
Revantage employees receive 8 hours of paid time off annually to volunteer for a non-profit of their choice in their community.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Our commuter benefits policy allows participants to save up to 40% on transportation costs by paying for mass transit and/or parking expenses with pretax dollars.
Company Outings
Revantage has quarterly paid office outings, as well as company-wide annual holiday parties and other events, for all employees.
Game Room
Our game room features a pool table, dart board, shuffleboard, and ping pong table for employees to use when they need a break.
Stocked Kitchen
Our fully-stocked kitchens offer free healthy snacks (beef jerky, cheese, vegetables, etc.), gourmet coffee machines, unlimited sparkling water, kombucha, cold brew and beer on tap.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Revantage has quarterly happy hours an provides in-office space for team happy hours.
Parking
Parking assistance available though Wage Works.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Revantage offers several internal training & development programs: Team Leader Effectiveness Program, Foundations of Inclusiveness, the DEVELOP Portal, and the Blueprint Onboarding Program.
Tuition Reimbursement
The Educational Assistance Program reimburses employees up to $5,250 per year for approved undergraduate and graduate courses taken as a part of a degree program..
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Revantage has a monthly Lunch & Learn series called, "Reach," a program designed to promote better understanding of Revantage and its leaders.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
The License and Certification Program reimburses employees for 100% of the cost for license and certification exams after all parts of the exam have been successfully passed.

An Insider's view of Revantage, a Blackstone Company

What projects are you most excited about?

I am very excited about onboarding newly supported companies to our data program, representing brand new commercial real estate asset classes within our platform. In addition, seeing our automated Data Ingestion and Reconciliation product maturing and opening new opportunities for Revantage to excel in data processing speed and efficiency.

Kate

Vice President, Data Management & Acquisition

What makes someone successful on your team?

Being a self-directed learner who is always improving themselves, their processes and their customer relationships. Being able to translate complicated concepts and results into business-friendly language—building curiosity, excitement, and trust. Being creative in the use data and an understanding of our customers’ businesses to solve problems.

Richad

Senior Associate Vice President, Data Science

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

From idea generation, to collaboration, to delivery—our technology team’s contributions are embedded at the core of Revantage. Our enthusiastic pursuit of insights and automation are in complete harmony with our company’s values to transform business processes and human interaction through leadership, partnership, and learning.

Jessie

Chief Information Officer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Technology impacts our entire organization and engages a diverse global team. We focus on building relationships and finding better ways to address our customers’ needs – growing professionally along the way. We are energized by working with great people and participating in meaningful programs—all in a culture that values innovation and curiosity.

Berni

Senior Associate, Technology Engagement

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