Manager, Information Security Engineering

Posted Date: Oct-15-2021

Job ID: 21799

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Store: Seattle HQ

Remote Eligible: Yes

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What's cool about this job

At REI Co-op, we believe that a life outdoors is a life well lived. As an employee of REI, you will have the opportunity to shape what it means to be a Co-op Member. REI is more than an outdoor retailer – our members engage with us in experiences, content and community, advocacy and more.

We are looking for a Manager, Information Security Engineering to contribute to REI’s success by managing Information Security team and solutions, to include the design, configuration, administration, and support of information security systems for the enterprise.

In this role you will:

  • Provide direction to team, establish work priorities, and work to optimize the effectiveness of our information security controls and systems. 
  • Evaluate and propose enhancements and solutions to ensure that information security technology contributes to achievement of the division’s business objectives and achieves a high level of optimization and maturity.
  • Contribute to and enforce departmental strategies, policies and standards.
  • Ensure that team commitments are tracked, managed, and meet or exceed expectations.
  • Maintain a high quality of products and services to help maintain REI’s competitive advantage.
  • Model and act in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.

Bring your passion and expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or business administration, or equivalent training and experience.
  • 2+ years supervisory experience in the information security engineering field and the ability to direct technical work teams.
  • 5+ years’ experience in information security.
  • Experience developing team-level plans and contributing to annual budgets.
  • Ability to negotiate contracts and agreements with vendors and service providers in the information technology business.
  • Knowledge of methodologies, standards, procedures, and organization that contribute to the development and deployment of technology solutions.
  • Experience with structured project life cycle, systems development management tools and service management methodologies.

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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