Senior Data Loss Prevention & Insider Threat Lead

Job Description


Together We Protect. Together we Change.

Want to apply your Insider Threat and Data Loss Prevention skills for a Fortune 200 company? If you have 8 plus years for IT experience, with at least 6 years in information security, along with experience in Data Loss Prevention and Insider Threats, we want to speak with you!

At Altria, we’ve developed an exciting new digital strategy, and now we need a Sr. Data Loss Prevention & Insider Threat Lead to help us reach our goals. Working within the Threat Detection and Response group (TDR), you’ll lead the development of a new Insider Threat Program while ensuring the smooth running of our existing DLP. You’ll work with technical and non-technical business partners alike. You’ll improve policy, process, technology, and Managed Service Provider governance. And you’ll use your data savvy to head off cybersecurity threats before they can manifest. We are open to remote work arrangements.

Altria’s digital evolution

We’re undergoing an exciting transformation at Altria. Led by our new Chief Digital & Technology officer, we’re streamlining processes, improving customer experience, and using cutting-edge intelligence to forecast and respond to trends. Our digital strategy will improve consumer, customer, and supply chain experiences business wide. And as a leader in Data Loss Prevention & Insider Threat, you’ll help us to achieve these ambitions in a safe, sustainable way.

What you will be doing:

  • Leading the development, and subsequent operationalization, of Altria’s Insider Threat Program
  • Driving continuous improvement of the DLP and Insider Threat program through strategic planning, strong governance of managed service providers, thoughtful engagement with business partners, and development of a thorough understanding of business practices to identify data loss and insider threat concerns; translating them into configurable technical policies.
  • Driving the optimization of robust and effective steady state DLP and Insider Threat program technical infrastructure and processes. Including development and qualification of new use cases, and associated development of new rules, testing, and tuning within associated technologies.
  • Providing ongoing governance and management of Managed Service Providers to ensure service delivery in accordance with contractual obligations, and meeting of Altria expectations.
  • Leading the creation of metric based reporting to aid in identification of risks, support continuous risk reduction, and drive delivery of managed services, constantly seeking opportunities to improve effectiveness of controls.
  • Driving the quality execution of DLP and Insider Threat program projects in accordance with project timelines.
  • Delivering effective, timely, and succinct communication of important topics, risks, and issues to relevant business partners.

We want you to have:

  • 8+ years IT experience with at least 6 years in an information security role and related experience with Data Loss Prevention and Insider Threat Programs.
  • Knowledge of DLP technologies like Symantec/Broadcom DLP Suite, Symantec/Broadcom Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Symantec/Broadcom SEP, Microsoft Security Suite (Defender, DLP for OneDrive, etc.), and Microsoft AIP.
  • Knowledge of UEBA/UBA technologies such as Exabeam, Varonis, Qradar and Microsoft Cloud App Security.
  • Broad knowledge of Cloud Solutions (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), IT technologies, operating systems, applications and network security platforms; including, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems such as Qradar and Sentinel.
  • Broad understanding of IT security concepts and Defense-in-Depth practices.
  • Strong verbal/written communication, with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority; must be able to prioritize, delegate and foster the development of teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and team work; Strong trouble-shooting and organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; ability to participate in resource planning processes based on defined organizational plans.


  • BS in Cyber Security, Information Systems, Information Technology, or Computer Science
  • Experience working in an Azure cloud environment including security solutions such as Sentinel and integrated QRadar.
  • Experience with SOAR concepts, implementation and execution
  • Security certifications desired: CISSP, GCIH, CERT Insider Threat Manager or related

Alongside the opportunity to develop and refine your skills, you’ll receive an excellent compensation package. Benefits include: a competitive base salary; comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance; participation in our deferred profit-sharing scheme; incentive compensation programs; and a relocation assistance package.

Company Overview

Altria has a leading portfolio of tobacco products for U.S. tobacco consumers age 21+. Altria’s Vision through 2030 is to responsibly lead the transition of adult smokers to a non-combustible future. Altria is Moving Beyond Smoking™, leading the way in moving adult smokers away from cigarettes by taking action to transition millions to potentially less harmful choices – believing it is a substantial opportunity for adult tobacco consumers, Altria’s businesses and society. Altria’s wholly owned subsidiaries include the most profitable tobacco companies in their categories: Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA), U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC (USSTC), and John Middleton Co. (Middleton). Altria’s smoke-free portfolio includes Helix Innovations LLC (Helix), the maker of on! oral nicotine pouches, exclusive U.S. commercialization rights to the IQOS Tobacco Heating System®* and Marlboro HeatSticks®*, and an equity investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. (JUUL). Altria also owns equity investments in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (ABI), the world’s largest brewer, and Cronos Group Inc. (Cronos), a leading Canadian cannabinoid company. At Altria, we celebrate the power of diverse teams working together to shape our future. We are inspired to bring our best because our unique strengths are valued. We believe our personal success and progress should be guided by Our Cultural Aspiration, a new articulation of what we value and who we aspire to be, collectively. Our Cultural Aspiration respects and complements individual identity, embracing each other’s unique strengths, welcoming newcomers and developing the best, most inclusive and diverse teams. Join us as we work together to shape a better future for adult tobacco consumers, our employees, and our shareholders. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. Learn more about Altria at and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. *IQOS Devices and HeatSticks® are currently unavailable for sale in the United States.

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