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Executive Director Cyber Protection

Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
Required degree level: 


Are you someone who enjoys thriving in an exciting and fast paced environment where innovation, building secure solutions, being part of something bigger, and seeing your results come alive are all rewarded? If so, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) Information Security may be the right fit for you. The Executive Director, Cyber Protection will lead and oversee the full lifecycle of technology controls and processes used throughout the organization to safeguard against current and new cyber threats.

The ED will serve as an inspirational and strategic leader in providing strategic direction and ensuring tactical execution to defend and protect against an evolving business risk profile in an advanced and technologyled business environment. The ED will report directly to the BCBSA CISO and partner closely with internal and external stakeholders to evolve, modernize, and align the portfolio of security technology services & capabilities that anticipate and mitigate cyber impacts and proactively promote business resiliency. This role will lead a distinguished team of architects, engineers, and operations resources in delivering cyber protection capabilities nimbly and with a customer focus.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Leading the information security functions responsible for designing, deploying, managing, and leveraging security technology controls that support business resiliency to cyber threats • Leading the information security functions responsible for designing, deploying, managing, and leveraging security technology controls that support business resiliency to cyber threats • Assessing and continuously improving the organization's ability to prevent, detect, and respond to changing cyber threats through adequate preparedness • Modernizing and strategically aligning cyber protection capabilities and technology contrite with today's cloud & digital solutions in a nimble, flexible, and efficient manner.• Aligning with company business strategies and key stakeholder needs to deliver scalable and robust enterprise cyber protection capabilities• Developing capability maturity strategies, plans, roadmaps, and procedures to drive transformative cybersecurity protections • Providing scalable and operationally robust security services that deliver efficient and cost-effective solutions• Building and bolstering team culture, confidence, and trust that encourages individual success and fosters a can-do team dynamic• Serving as a thought leader on the CISO leadership team in budgeting, planning, coordinating, arranging, and tracking progress against plans to drive innovation, growth, and continuous excellence


Required Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 15+ years of experience with large enterprise IT or information security programs and organizations

Equal Opportunity Employer

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected characteristics

Make an impact on healthcare in America. A career with Blue Cross Blue Shield Association allows you to be part of the foundation that supports the 35 Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies nationwide, while protecting and strengthening the Blue Cross Blue Shield brand. Our work is helping provide greater access to cost-effective healthcare, improve the health of America and build stronger communities. With a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we celebrate different cultures, languages, backgrounds and experiences while striving to advance health equity, and we want you to join Team BCBSA.

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