SVP Security and Systems in Charlotte, North Carolina
THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING
Private Equity backed, independent power and energy producer specializing in Electric, Oil & Gas, Energy, Utilities and Waste.
Company owns and operates multiple electric generating facilities, including coal, waste coal, natural gas, and solar.
The company has operations throughout most of the United States, and headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Experiencing growth, both organically and through mergers and acquisitions.
Annual revenue approximately $360mm
WHAT THEY OFFER YOU
Excellent culture - In business for over 35 years and have approximately 370 employees and two corporate offices in Charlotte, NC and Princeton, NJ.
Hybrid Schedule - 3 days in office / 2 days remote
Reporting directly to the CEO
Focus is on their people and a familial environment in their offices amongst employees. Company started as a family company, and is now private equity backed with a focus on growth, while still retaining their culture.
Opportunity to make a major impact in their IT division - Shape the future of the security and infrastructure practice.
Investment in IT systems and operations, with excellent potential to continue to grow your career and learn new tools and technologies, and make an impact on the communities served.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Oversee the IT group (divided into four divisions, each with a direct report: Applications, Infrastructure, Security and Market Data Systems) and serve as the senior security organizational leader. Security leadership requires an understanding of internal security requirements for corporate and plant business-related systems.
Establish and maintain overall compliance, security and risk management policies, programs and controls
Ensure proper funding and resources and
Develop and manage all IT related budgets
Map legal and regulatory compliance requirements to governance structure
Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
Document and maintain processes and procedures
Implement security awareness, education and training programs
Maintain disaster recovery and business continuity systems
Investigate breaches and security incidents, including impact analysis, reporting and recommendations
Monitor, identify and respond to new threats
Design and lead tabletop disaster response exercises
Manage contractor and vendors involved with IT, security and compliance
Support for security and compliance audits under CIS framework
Partner with Legal, IT, NERC compliance team, Engineering and Operations to ensure compliance and enforcement of security policies and controls
HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science; advanced degree is preferred.
Ten or more years of related experience; five years in a senior leadership role in an IT environment including Networking, IT Infrastructure, Microsoft Enterprise applications and security.
Strong project management background and experience.
Experience with cybersecurity applications and technologies.
Experience developing, communicating and overseeing cybersecurity policies.
Familiarity with NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection rules and compliance functions.
Experience with ERP/MRP systems (these may include SAP, Oracle, Epicor, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Dynamics, Maximo etc.).
Demonstrated ability of an effective "change agent" for organizational growth.
Previous experience managing and developing an IT team within the areas of application design and implementation, network administration, LAN/WAN design and implementation, intranet and internet, enterprise security systems, remote access and service desk support models.
Experience with acquisitions/divestitures and system integrations.
Strong written, verbal communication skills as well as presentation skills.
Must be a strong leader motivating and challenging employees.
Must be able to take initiative and responsibility for projects.
Must promote teamwork and collaboration between all departments and locations.
Must possess high ethical standards.
Position requires strict observance of confidential matters.