Director of Special Programs - Redwood City, CA

Posted 2 days 16 hours ago by Stanford University

Full Time
University and College Jobs
California, Redwood City, United States, 94059
Job Description

This Opportunity
Stanford's Information Security Office is a high-profile team, and is one of the few departments with university-wide purview. As such, team members gain a broad enterprise perspective, assist in a wide variety of activities, and make meaningful contributions on a daily basis. Our team is well known at Stanford for our openness, inclusion, positivity, and fun.
As the Director of Special Programs, you will lead specific large scale efforts in support of our mission to protect the information assets that are important to Stanford. These will initially include the university's PCI Compliance and File Storage Security programs. Along the way, you will frequently collaborate with staff, faculty, researchers, and partner departments such as Merchant Services, IT, Legal, and Privacy. For PCI efforts, you will collaborate closely with two Internal Security Assessors (ISAs) from the ISO Consulting team. This position reports directly to Stanford's Chief Information Security Officer.
This position is eligible for Full time remote work from any location in the U.S., with periodic visits to campus once travel restrictions are lifted.
Core Duties
Achieve amazing results in support of our mission while modeling the team's values
Promulgate infosec best practices through policies, automation, and outreach programs
Establish and maintain a strong partnership with Stanford's Merchant Services team
Lead the university's PCI Compliance and File Storage Security programs, continuously improving their effectiveness
Oversee and support Stanford merchants' PCI compliance efforts and validate their annual compliance certifications
Lead assessments of proposed new payment services
Maintain training and awareness programs for PCI DSS and file storage security
Maintain the university's PCI policies and website
Oversee the compliance status of the university's PCI infrastructure
Lead responses to and investigations of PCI incidents
Monitor developments and trends in the payments industry and formulate strategy accordingly
Expand the university's data loss prevention (DLP) scanning and remediation
Lead efforts to archive or delete unneeded sensitive data
Education and Experience
Bachelors degree and eight years of increasingly technical work experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience. Master's degree and six years of relevant experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated growth mindset
Comfort with ambiguity
Outstanding written and oral communications
Exceptional interpersonal, collaboration, and diplomacy skills
Proven track record of pragmatism, sound judgement, and balanced risk management
Broad knowledge of modern information technology systems and cybersecurity
Familiarity with PCI DSS and ability to gain subject matter expertise in PCI
Stanford University's commitment to safely and effectively meet the public health challenge presented by COVID-19 extends to ensuring University employees may work from home, or another off-site location, where determined appropriate, whenever necessary through the end of the 2020 calendar year. The department will give reasonable notice when employees are expected to return to work at the Redwood City campus.

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