Cloud Security Information Security Manager

Full Job Description

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt
Line of Business: Corporate Information Security

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Additional Technology Information:

This role is responsible for managing the team of individuals responsible for the security tooling in our Azure and GCP environments. The candidate should have familiarity with security tools both native to those cloud platforms as well as other solutions for managing the environment. Prior management experience is desired.

Position Summary

Direct and manage the design, development and support of security engineering teams. Manage information systems security, including disaster recovery, database protection, and software development. Manage multiple initiatives and be accountable for delivering multiple releases on schedule with the highest quality standards. Demonstrate the company‘s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee identity and access management, cryptography, logging and alerting, security operations, malware detection, incident response, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, security architecture, and digital forensics
  • Partner and collaborate with security and engineering peers to prioritize, develop, and deliver IS security standards, best practices, architecture, and systems to ensure IS security across the enterprise
  • Ensure compliant environments by auditing and addressing non-compliance
  • Present practical input for strategic security decisions. Synthesize complex problems and present simple, practical, reliable, and maintainable solutions
  • Drive strategic alignment of system specifications, associate requirements, and project schedules of technology services
  • Support preparation of technology roadmap and provide input to business roadmap
  • Improve technology agility facilitating the use and creation of Cloud Services, REST APIs, design patterns, Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Test Driven Design (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Deployment (CD), version control and proper environment releases
  • Drive root-cause analysis of critical business and production issues to prevent future occurrences as well as review/approve potential solutions
  • Establish performance standards and procedures, regulatory compliance and conduct ongoing performance audits and take action
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems, or related technical field
  • 5+ years of experience in the following fields: identity and access management, cryptography, logging and alerting, security operations, malware detection, incident response, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, security architecture, digital forensics
  • 2+ years of experience in building complex, highly scalable, high volume and low latency applications
  • Extensive experience building/deploying services and/or applications using: Java, Spring/Spring Boot, REST APIs, Swagger, Node, Azure, GitHub, CI/CD, Kubernetes
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical group
  • Prior experience with web/app containers such as Apache/Tomcat, Jboss or related skill
  • Prior experience with functional and reactive programming for backend services
  • Prior experience/familiarity with RDBMS, NoSQL, Big Data technologies
  • Prior experience in Agile methodology

Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Master’s Degree in computer science, information systems, or related technical field
  • 3+ years of experience in managing eCommerce applications
  • 2+ years of experience in leading engineering teams of 5+ engineers and coaching, mentoring individuals to grow their career
  • Prior experience developing and/or architecting cloud-hosted backend services with Azure and/or GCP
  • Prior experience developing and/or architecting front-end experiences React, Swift (native iOS), Kotlin (native Android)

Education Level: Bachelor’s Desired
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

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Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest retailers, we employee nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview: 
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names. At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: OH || Blue Ash || 11450 Grooms Road || 45242 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None

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