Lead Info Security Analyst - Cloud Platform
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.
Target as a tech company? Absolutely. We’re the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Target’s passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the world’s best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologies—and the brightest people—to deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Technology Services is on a mission to offer the systems, tools and support that guests and team members need and deserve. Our high-performing teams balance independence with collaboration, and we pride ourselves on being versatile, agile and creative. We drive industry-leading technologies in support of every angle of the business, and help ensure that Target operates smoothly, securely and reliably from the inside out.
As a Lead Info Security Analyst – Platform Technologies you will lead proactive engagement in Target’s Cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) platforms to identify and prioritize information protection risks, facilitate mitigation of risk, and, where needed, escalate and communicate open risks and recommendations to executive leadership. This position reports to the BISO for Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure, and Operations. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Lead Information Security Analyst – Platform Technologies, you will provide proactive advisory assistance to enable the secure & compliant development of the technology platforms used to deploy and host Target’s key business applications. You will also guide teams in the secure deployment of Target’s IoT computing devices across different Target locations. You will act as a subject matter resource (SMR) for cloud and IoT security issues.
You will lead in the identification and prioritization of information security risks related to Target’s Platform Services team and advise business partners on security/privacy requirements and solutions to ensure compliance. You will conduct analysis and trends on internal/external progress and establish relationships to working closely with vendors and cross-functional teams. You will provide security guidance and support the security organization for a variety of technologies that serve as the technology platform for Target.
• 4 year degree and/or equivalent experience
• 7+ years’ experience in information technology and/or information security
• 2+ years’ experience securing cloud platforms; Google Cloud Platform (GCP) experience preferred
• Platform as a service (PaaS) security experience
• Experience securing IoT platforms; stores and distribution center experience preferred
• Experience securing open-source Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment technologies
• Solid problem-solving skills and experience
• Ability to navigate ambiguity and develop working business relationships and trust
• Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
• Ability to lead down, across, and up in order to persuade and/or negotiate desired outcomes
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.
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