Cloud Security Director

at Huntington Bancshares, Inc.
Published November 18, 2023
Location Columbus, OH
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  




The Cloud Security Director will report to the SVP, Technology Segment Risk Officer. This role will be the senior leader responsible for first line of defense risk management and oversight activity for the Bank’s cloud environments and serve as the primary risk partner for the Chief Development Officer (CDO). This role will be responsible for leading the risk culture of the segment. Risk oversight activities will include risk identification, control design and evaluation, and completion of risk and control self-assessments. This leader will work closely with the CDO, the Chief Information Security Officer, and the Chief Technology Officer’s leadership teams to identify, assess and mitigate risk.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as “voice of risk” for the various teams that administer the bank’s cloud environment; provide both credible challenge and transparent counsel
  • Establish and mature a risk management function to promote secure system development in both waterfall and agile methodologies; provide credible challenge on Management’s integration of security into system development
  • Familiar with identity management, security architecture, cloud computing, posture management, secure code development, and other key areas
  • Demonstrated ability to stay current with an evolving risk landscape
  • Lead and develop a dedicated team of risk managers and specialists for a consistent, transparent, and effective support model
  • Update risk register when issues/findings identify new risks, significant changes to existing risks
  • Monitor or receive from others new rules and regulations for potential impact to risk register
  • Complete risk and control self-assessment including analysis of inherent risk, control environment, residual risks, segment risk appetite metrics, top and emerging risks, control effectiveness, metrics, findings, risk acceptances, and changes since last period according to guidance and timelines
  • Consult on the development and review of key risk metrics, controls, and control tests
  • Provide leadership voice in key risk committees
  • Independently validate management’s actions to resolve identified risks are effective
  • Implement policies and standards to ensure conformance with Risk Governance and Risk Appetite Framework
  • Partner with peers supporting Infrastructure and Application teams, as well as 2nd and 3rd line oversight bodies
  • Interact with regulatory oversight teams and supporting external exams as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10+ years of experience in Risk Management activities and control frameworks to address cybersecurity risk management; experience in confidentiality, integrity, and availability principles and industry standard practices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Executive communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with security and/or risk management in cloud environments
  • Strong leadership abilities and experience building out new teams
  • Ability to lead new initiatives and transformations through influence
  • CISA, CISSP, or similar professional certifications
  • Banking experience



Exempt Status: (Yes= not eligible for overtime pay) (No= eligible for overtime pay)


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