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Director, IT Security Engineering 

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Director, IT Security Engineering

Blue Shield of California's mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at a sustainably affordable price. We are transforming health care in a way that truly serves our nonprofit mission by lowering costs, improving quality, and enhancing the member and physician experience. To fulfill our mission, we must ensure a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and fully contribute to meet the needs of the multifaceted communities we serve. Our comprehensive approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion combines a focus on our people, processes, and systems with a deep commitment to promoting social justice and health equity through our products, business practices, and presence as a corporate citizen. Blue Shield has received awards and recognition for being a certified Great Place to Work, best place to work for LGBTQ equality, leading disability employer, one of the best companies for women to advance, Bay Area's top companies in volunteering & giving, and one of the world's most ethical companies. Here at Blue Shield of California, we are striving to make a positive change across our industry and the communities we live in - join us! Your Role The Information Security team is enabling the technical transformation of Blue Shield of California by developing capabilities that allow for the secure and compliant delivery of products and services. The Director of Security Engineering will report to the Senior Director, Information Security. In this role you will lead the strategic innovation and alignment of multiple teams to ensure the advancement of security capabilities is seamlessly embedded into everything we do. Our leadership model is about developing great leaders at all levels and creating opportunities for our people to grow - personally, professionally, and financially. We are looking for leaders that are energized by creative and critical thinking, building and sustaining high-performing teams, getting results the right way, and fostering continuous learning. Your Work In this role, you will: * Lead information security strategies, plans, and priorities for a comprehensive information security program * Create functional strategic horizon and specific objectives for the sub-functions and develop budgets/policies/procedures to support them * Foster a steady state relationship with other teams within BlueShield to understand business requirements and continuously deliver capabilities that enable secure and compliant deployments across the enterprise * Influence others outside of department/function area on policies, practices, and procedures * Maintain and implement the execution and ongoing monitoring of all security-related controls and activities. * Direct staff in the security planning, design, and support of the corporate priorities. * Drive Operational Excellence for all security capabilities that are developed. * Assess the current and ongoing risk and recommendation of controls. * Align, anticipate and implement tactical responses to business priorities. * Ensure continuous audit readiness for all relevant controls for which you, and your sub-functions, are responsible. Your Knowledge and Experience * College degree or equivalent experience and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience, including 6 years of management experience. * Business acumen, strategic thinking, financial analytical skills and decision-making skills. * Broad management knowledge to lead agile product teams in one department/function or large centralized function. * Practical experience and in-depth knowledge of cloud security concepts, technologies, and best practices across multiple cloud providers (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) * Industry knowledge of information assurance (IA) principles and organizational requirements that are relevant to confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data (NIST CSF, emerging threats, HIPAA, etc.). Our Values * Honest. We hold ourselves to the highest ethical and integrity standards. We build trust by doing what we say we're going to do and by acknowledging and correcting where we fall short * Human. We strive to be our authentic selves, listening and communicating effectively, and showing empathy towards others by walking in their shoes * Courageous. We stand up for what we believe in and are committed to the hard work necessary to achieve our ambitious goals PDN-953f60eb-583a-4f04-9fdc-59c392cefbcf