Xylem Senior Director, Global Product Security Leader in Boston, Massachusetts
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The Global Product Security Leader is responsible for the implementation and execution of security programs and practices across business portfolios at a growing, global water technology company. This position will work across product, software, and firmware development teams to identify component and system level technical risks. This will include evaluating critical failure points, determining technical security controls to mitigate risks, and working with cross functional teams to implement features according to product road maps.
Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:
Work with the product, development, and systems teams to identify the right security architecture for implementing new solutions, products, and modules. Develop, implement, and maintain product security strategy for the entire business unit product portfolio covering IoT and smart-device suites
Know the Xylem product portfolio in depth and understand the key risks presented to systems from a variety of factors across availability, integrity, and confidentiality
Conduct complete lifecycle security architecture and technical assessments for a wide range of products, including embedded devices, software solutions, and cloud hosting
Lead a team of product security leaders to provide comprehensive support for security activities across the entire Xylem install base and R&D product roadmaps
Engage in application and domain-specific risk/threat modeling and attack surface analysis and reduction as an expert-level contributor
Provide guidance and leadership on best practices regarding security in software and firmware development
Champion the Xylem security Systems Development Lifecycle, including security testing and risk management of vulnerabilities in software/hardware on all Transport products
Manage the implementation of common security controls
Provide training and education to engineering teams on security best practices
Support commercial teams by building customer trust in the security of Xylem products
Expert level operational support for security escalations from customers
Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities
Analytical decision making
Business focused delivery
Continuous improvement mindset
Leading people & teams (for people manager)
Planning & prioritizing work
Developing capability (for people manager)
Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
10+ years of cybersecurity experience
7+ years of experience in industrial and/or IoT products
Demonstrated expertise in product architecture and risk management
Experience with risk management methodologies
Demonstrated experience interacting with customers to support commercial activities
In-depth experience identifying and protecting against risks to industrial products from a security, safety, or quality perspective
Demonstrated experience with implementing a sustainable product-related program with accompanying results
Meaningful understanding of how security fits into product development cycles
Knowledge of secure infrastructure architectures, application architectures, encryption, Cloud Security, and broader security technologies.
Knowledge of IoT network technologies (such as Bluetooth/BLE, WLAN, Z-Wave, Zigbee, identity/auth security)
Demonstrated experience in managing risk within industrial products
Relevant cyber security certifications
Graduate degree in a technical discipline
Experience in software development
Experience with cloud IaaS security operations
Experience with wireless technologies such as CDMA, E-HRPD, GSM, UMTS, TDS-CDMA, LTE-FDD / LTE-TDD, and 5G
Experience with Android RIL, Telephony, C and Embedded RTOS.
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required in certain situations.
Employee must comply with all local regulations and published Company work rules as well as written instructions.
Will require travel to project sites.
(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Office: Florescent lighting, dust, recycled air, cooling fans, semi-enclosed areas, central heating, seasonal warmer temperatures, and office noise
Shop: In locations with a factory or shop floor, exposure to factory/shop and machinery.
Standard weekly job hours: Monday through Friday, normal business hours (40)
Travel requirement: Approximately 15% (domestic and international)
Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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