Senior Director, IT Security - Global Lending Services Greenville, South Carolina Bookmark Share Print 134 0 0

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Why GLS?

Purpose: Access to affordable, reliable transportation is essential to leading productive work and personal lives, caring well for oneself, one’s family, and the needs of others. Through advanced analytics and technology, we can more accurately predict credit risk and provide more people with an affordable auto financing option for their next vehicle. That’s what GLS has done for the past 10 years, helping more than 450,000 people meet and improve their transportation needs. 

People: Join a culture of over 1,000 employees who Care Deeply and Think Boldly, driving innovation in an adaptive and positive culture that celebrates successes. We empower and reward individuals and teams who make direct, positive impacts to the business and each other, who take pride in their work and are ever-raising the bar. 

Growth: Recognized by Inc 5000 for the past 7 consecutive years as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Join GLS to grow with us!

Benefits: GLS offers the below great benefits for your amazing work!
o   Competitive base pay and performance bonuses, dependent on role.
o   Hybrid work environment (dependent on role)
o   Medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, and other supplemental insurance benefits including long-term and short-term disability
o   401K with employer match and 100% immediate vesting
o   Paid time off (PTO) and paid company holidays to help you balance work and personal life
o   Tuition Reimbursement
o   Parental Leave
o   Business casual work environment

What does it mean to be a Senior Director, IT Security at GLS?
The Senior Director, IT Security is responsible for the planning, supervision, and implementation of internal IT security controls. This position will also plan and direct independent internal audit engagements of IT and operational functions, managerial controls, and related areas within the organization to ensure the sound operation of business processes and financial systems and controls.

How will you drive value within the organization as a Senior Director, IT Security?
  • Set internal IT controls audit strategy and annual audit plans
  • Develop and implement audit methodologies and practices
  • Develop and implement systems for collection and management of audit artifacts
  • Develop and monitor policies deployed by Data Loss Prevention platforms
  • Research, recommend and negotiate contracts for products and tools related to the GLS IT Security program and roadmap
  • Plan and perform internal audit engagements in a manner consistent with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing along with the Professional Standards of Conduct of the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Coordinate annual risk and control assessment processes; identify critical control issues and recommend corrective actions
  • Prepare audit reports with recommendations, appraisals, and analyses that will assist functional area management
  • Lead IT Leadership team to draft policies and controls for GLS – IT General Control Framework
  • Day-to-day project management of the GLS IT Security program and roadmap, including working directly with functional managers, operations, and external auditors to develop and coordinate programs
  • Assist management in establishing appropriate internal controls throughout the organization to ensure compliance with relevant regulatory agencies
  • Develop results reporting structure to communicate results to senior management
  • Set departmental goals and develop and maintain a daily employee work schedule that effectively meets the needs of the business unit and company

  • What should you already know to be successful as a Senior Director, IT Security?
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in a technical audit and compliance environment required
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in IT security and engineering roles required
  • Exceptional analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Intrinsically motivated with demonstrated ability to take initiative, identify needs, make recommendations for improvement, see recommendations through implementation, and evaluate improvements for effectiveness 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills: friendly and tactful with the ability to influence others, effectively manage conflict, exercise sound judgment, effectively manage highly sensitive and confidential information, interact at all levels within the organization, and build cross-functional partnerships across the business
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Team player that can adapt in a fast pace and changing environment 
  • Proficient computer skills with working knowledge of internet and standard business applications such as Microsoft Office; ability to quickly learn new computer applications as required 
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials in a professional manner
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead a team - provide quality training, guidance, performance coaching and feedback to assigned staff
  • Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail and demonstrated ability to effectively set and manage multiple conflicting priorities
  • Ability to think strategically and deliver tactically
  • Commitment to exemplifying the organizational core values and key competencies

  • Employment Requirements:
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  • Physical Requirements: While performing the essential duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to:
  • Remain in a stationary position up to 75% of the workday
  • Constantly operate a computer and other standard office equipment 
  • Talk and hear to exchange accurate information
  • Have close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading
  • The position requires up to 10% travel
  • GLS participates in the E-Verify program to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees
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