Regional Information Security Manager - Global & Americas at ABB (Raleigh, NC)

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Regional Information Security Manager - Global & Americas
Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

In this role you will be accountable for establishing, defining and maintaining Information Security Demand Management and delivery planning processes for the Electrification Business. Drives regional and local Information Security Compliance leadership, guidance and support for all the IS functions and IS organization of ELIT and GBS IS for EL led countries. Provides expertise to ensure that IS services impacting IT systems are operated in compliance with legislation and external regulations (NIST, HIPAA, GDPR, CCPA etc.), and the data contained are used and secured properly.
This position reports to

IS Manager
Your responsibilities

  • Strategy: Supports and guides the organization in shaping IS Control Compliance. Provides input into the ELIS InfoSec Strategy and subsequently rolls out and manages adherence and compliance/completion of strategic goals. Facilitates improved awareness and actions towards reducing overall risk to acceptable levels for business in the region and country, through active engagement in areas covered by the ABB IS Risk Dashboard. Manages the KPI's and ensures progress against items. Creates action plans for backlog, overdue, at-risk items
  • Demand & Delivery Management: Main point of contact for their Region/Country area to ensure that both Global and EL Information Security Services meets the needs of the business. Acts as single point of contact for Business, IS Managers and other relevant stakeholders, in order to evaluate and prioritize IS Risk & Security demands. Drives engagement with business and local IS through communication of the IS Risk & Security programs, services and changes to Country Management, Local Business Units, IS Managers and Country IS. Leads and supports security awareness education at both regional and country level. Delivers appropriate IS Solutions/services and provides technical expertise and advice and supports the installation, management, maintenance and optimization in regards of the required security, or the changing of existing IS solutions/services in accordance with agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
  • Governance: Monitors, reviews, consults and gives advice to ensure others comply with ABB & ELIT IS Enterprise Architecture. Provides local support in managing major multi-vectored incidents that may occur, coordinating with external parties locally when needed. Builds strong governance regionally with business and IS on all group and EL global Information Security initiatives. Executes all actions in IS processes according to agreed RACI specifications. Maintains the overview of current compliance issues by a regular dashboard reporting and drives the gaps for successful and sustainable remediation. Responsible for driving local IS team compliance. Is the second line of defense and provides evaluation of design of controls and driving ABB (Global or EL) IS Compliance (not SOX) methodology locally. Supports the local IS teams in relevant internal or external audits and other local IS compliance areas.
  • Internal Controls: Ensures work is compliant with all applicable ABB Regulations and ABB Group Guidelines. Ensures all internal controls are diligently followed and supervised in all departments.
  • Processes: Identifies, proposes, advises and implements existing IS security technology in the context of IS solutions/services; shares knowledge and guides others on implementation and operation, using understanding of existing security technology and business requirements. Partners with local business and IS organizations to enable visibility on Information Security delivery and ensuring high customer and stakeholder satisfaction. Works collaboratively with accountable asset owners to facilitate overview of the security status of their assets and takes any remedial actions.
  • Stakeholder Management: Creates stakeholder trust in the IS Risk & Security capability to deliver solutions and services which add business value and protect assets. Builds strategic relationships with both the business & customers to ensure ease of doing business. Collaborates with Regional Infrastructure Specialist to ensure satisfaction with IS Information Security Services, understanding their strategic and tactical needs, ensuring actions are implemented to close any gaps, and influencing stakeholder perceptions of the relevant IS services.
  • People Leadership: Provides leadership to work teams, guiding and monitoring task completion, sharing expert knowledge and advice where no formal reporting structure exists, but achieving the desirable outcome is vital.
Your background

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Information Security or Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related qualification, and/or demonstrated capability through past employment experience.
  • Security Certifications (CISSP, CISM, etc.) and/or Auditor certifications (ISO 27001 auditor, CISA etc.) are desirable.
  • Good knowledge of ITIL processes would be advantageous.
  • 12+ years of Information Systems experience of which 5+ years in Information Security and/or IS Compliance.
  • Expertise in understanding and managing of IS Risk, Security & Compliance requirements in global organizations.
  • Excellent experience in assessing, understanding security threat landscape, current and future state of security technologies and their inter-relationship with IT landscape.
  • Excellent understanding of information security concepts, protocols, industry best practices and strategies.
  • Must be fluent in English, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills across multiple levels of stakeholders, with the ability to convey information to both technical and non-technical audiences, in an easily understood authoritative and actionable manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people under challenging circumstances.
  • Strong experience to translate business requirements into technical IS capabilities and solutions.
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal.
  • Must be a critical thinker, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong experience of managing and resolving multi-vectored incidents.
  • Internal experience of ABB departments at managerial level and ways of working is advantageous.
More about us

ABB's Electrification Business Area is a global leader in electrical products and solutions, operating in more than 100 countries, with over 200 manufacturing sites. Our 50,000+ employees are dedicated to transforming how people live, connect and work by delivering safe, smart and sustainable electrification solutions. We are shaping the future trends of electrification, differentiating through technological and digital innovation while delivering an outstanding experience through operational excellence for our customers across utilities, industry, buildings, infrastructure and mobility. For more information visit look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to [email protected] Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.
More Information on ABB
ABB operates in the Analytics industry. ABB was founded in 2022. It has 94141 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 154 open jobs at ABB, click here.
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