Director, Cyber Security Defense

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Director, Cyber Security Defense

Advisors Safety & Security Practice - Director of Cyber Security Defense
•Mastercard Advisors is the services arm of Mastercard Worldwide and is a key component to Mastercard's differentiation, innovation and success. Mastercard Advisors support Financial Institutions, Retailers and Commerce, Acquirers, Processors and Governments around the world to solve complex business problems using unrivaled data, consulting and execution capabilities.
•The Advisors Safety & Security Practice is responsible for creating incremental revenue for Advisors and differentiating Mastercard in the Financial Services, Retail/Commerce and Public Private Partnership verticals, leveraging Advisors security expertise, data as well as analytical tools and in partnership with complementary Mastercard services
•The Safety & Security Practice will be responsible for developing configurable offerings, solving our clients' enterprise security issues. Leveraging the existing business development and pipeline management discipline, the director for cyber defense services will work with in-market sales, delivery and product teams and vertical leads, to develop detailed go to market plans and lead colleagues in the sales and delivery of related work. In addition, the Safety & Security Practice will articulate the enterprise security perspective for Advisors and represent Advisors with senior clients and at top tier forums and conferences.

•Work with Practice Lead and colleagues to grow Advisors safety & security consulting business with offerings leveraging subject matter expertise and existing Mastercard assets.
•Create configurable and scalable Advisors offerings around ethical hacking and cyber defense exercises targeting Mastercard clients world-wide.
•Maintain and deliver cyber defense solutions working with Mastercard Advisors delivery and corporate security teams.
•Support to achieve targets on key MA related metrics (e.g. solution sales / implementation support, speed to market, customer performance) to differentiate company
•Drive cyber security thought-leadership in Advisors and MCW
•Global travel as needed to drive consistent approach and execution across regions
•Reports to the Practices lead within Advisors

All About You
•Strong DevOps skillset.
•Experience working with cloud orchestration technologies such as Terraform, Kubernetes, and Docker
•Experience with various cloud computing vendors such as AWS, Azure, and GCP
•Programming/Scripting language experience: Python, Go, Bash, etc.
•Comprehensive TCP/IP knowledge
•Working knowledge of security services and functions such as firewalls, ID/PS, HIDS, SIEM, etc
•Experience in a security consulting role (manager or higher) preferably with a consultancy but could be in an internal consultative role
•Industry expertise around cyber security, cyber defense and ethical hacking
•Leadership as well as project management skills, including the ability to effectively manage customer security events.
•Effective communication and influencing skills with internal and external stakeholders
•Graduate degree preferred, undergraduate degree from a leading university required

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

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