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Director, Application Security

Country : USA USA

State : Oregon

County : Washington

Town : Beaverton

Category : Logistics

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

We're looking for a Director of Application Security. This role will be a leader in the NIKE Corporate Information Security (CIS) team and support NIKE's CIS Organization. This team is responsible for defining security requirements and ensuring the delivery of secure applications and solutions. The successful candidate will have experience leading direct reports, delivering on multi-functional projects and able to navigate a highly matrixed organization.
If this is you, you'll be performing these key tasks:
- Lead a team of technical specialists who partner with Nike Global Technology and Nike business teams in releasing secure and compliant infrastructure, applications and experiences at the speed of business.
- Lead a team of high performing individuals who create security remediation plans, perform security reviews, and recommend security solutions to meet current and future needs for Nike.
- Be an authority in building, executing and leading enterprise cyber security risk remediation initiatives in a complex organizational environment.
- Bring a deep background and broad experience in Information and Cyber Security, Application Security, & Application Development or related business areas.
- Drive the development and implementation of standard security review processes that result in effective methods for reducing security risks and eliminating vulnerabilities before production releases.
- Develop and lead a project portfolio that ensures consistency and transparency for a multi-million-dollar technology project spend.
- Manage project budgets and scope and conduct resource planning for risks that are proactively identified.
- Provide input into the Information Security strategy to ensure that future security investments are aligned appropriately when considering key priorities such as business requirements, industry threat landscape, and risk appetite of Nike, Inc.
This role reports to the Senior Director of NIKE Corporate Information Security Application Security.


- Bachelor's degree in Business, Project Management, Information Technology or related field of study, or any combination of relevant equivalent experience, education and training. MBA and/or CISM, CISSP preferred.
- 8-12 years' experience leading and developing teams focused in the areas of Security Architecture, Secure Development Lifecycle Management, Application Security (WWW and Mobile), Cloud Security, Risk and Compliance within Nike; should include comprehensive experience as a business/process leader or as a leader in an IT role managing direct reports.
- Experience handling the demand/supply of project and program resources and tracking allocation.
- Ability to influence all project and portfolio partners; communicate relevant security information to both executive leaders and individual contributors in an effective manner.
- Ability to effectively collaborate with Executives, Directors, Managers and Team Members in the pursuit of measurable outcomes and results.
- Consistent record of being results orientated with the ability to achieve bold goals.
- Extraordinary communication skills, including the ability to gather relevant data and information, actively listen, dialogue freely, verbalize ideas effectively, negotiate tense situations successfully, and handle and resolve conflict.
- Budget management experience of a multi-million-dollar portfolio.
- Demonstrated expertise of building a consensus across business partners and technology leaders and influencing successful outcomes.
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