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Southwest Airlines
Location: Dallas
Job type: Permanent
Sector: IT & Communications
Category: Senior Manager
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Sr Manager - Network & Endpoint Security

Post Begin Date

5 days ago(3/13/2019 6:55 PM)

Requisition ID

2019-28519

Category

Corporate

Location

US-TX-Dallas

Employment Type

Regular Full-Time

Department

20-Technology

Overview

We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

Responsibilities

This Sr. Manager will join the Cybersecurity organization here at Southwest, specifically leading our Network & Endpoint Security practice. This leader will help guide our engineering and operation functions within their team, alongside supporting a number of enterprise projects and transformations.

WORK ACTIVITIES/CONTEXT:

People & Organizational Leadership:

* Cultivate, support, and promote an organizational culture that provides for high performance, high morale, integrity, teamwork and work-life balance.
* Lead, support, and influence the achievement of the mission, goals and objectives of the department and organization.
* Participate fully in organizational processes / initiatives, i.e. performance management, interviewing, budgeting, training, etc.
* Lead the resolution of organization, team and individual issues, making appropriate decision
* Recruit, develop, and retain individuals with skills, attitude, and experience necessary to enable the organization to meet commitments.
* Provide continuous coaching to improve Teammember, peer performance and business knowledge
* Develop and execute strategies and processes to improve performance and the value of products and services provided.
* Lead cross-functional Teams to deliver solutions and services to meet enterprise needs.
* Prior experience leading and developing other leaders is desired.
* Represent multiple teams and customers related to cross-department initiatives, meetings and decisions
* Promote and participate in the exchange of learning across the organization.
* Pursue technical, functional and professional development opportunities with the company and industry.
* Demonstrated ability to deliver security enhancements and capabilities through collaboration and partnerships with other areas of the business.

* Business Knowledge:

* Possess a solid working knowledge of the business functions that align with assigned Team's responsibilities, and effectively apply that knowledge to provide solutions, support and services.

Functional / Technical Knowledge:

* Provides Technical thought Leadership related to assigned functional areas.
* Proficient knowledge in networking and operating system security principles.
* Prior experience leading a network security practice is desired.
* Experience leading an agile delivery Team, preferably using scrum methodologies, is desired.
* Experience developing an engineering practice, processes, and capabilities is desired.
* Understands best practices, capabilities and constraints related to delivering technical solutions.
* Specializes in delivering technology solutions using best practices to achieve maximum Team productivity while delivering high quality products.
* Stays abreast of emerging trends, processes, and solutions related to assigned responsibilities.

Influencing & Relationship Building:

* Builds strong, collaborative relationships & credibility with various Teams inside & outside of Technology.
* Influences and drives change across respective Business and Technology functions.

Financial Accountability:

* Effectively oversees fiduciary responsibilities.
* Works with Technology and business partners to measure financial benefits and demonstrable business value.

Must be able to meet any physical ability requirements listed on this description.

May perform other job duties as directed by Employee’s Leaders.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

EDUCATION:

* BS / MS or BA / MBA preferred.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

* Minimum of 7 years’ work experience in a Business and / or Information Technology environment.
* Minimum of 4 years’ work experience leading teams and providing work direction.
* CISM or CISSP certification preferred
* Experience leading a Network security practice preferred.
* Experience leading Agile delivery teams preferred.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

* May be asked on occasions to lift and/or pull weights loads of approx. 20 lbs. on a periodic basis.
* May require extended work hours per Leaders' request.
* Must be able to climb, bend, kneel, crawl, and stoop on a periodic basis.

SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE/WORK STYLE:

Core Knowledge:

* General knowledge of business/Leadership principals, including planning, organizing, directing, developing, and supervising.
* General knowledge of personnel practices and regulations.
* General knowledge of software development practices, concepts, methodologies, tools and trends .
* Proficient knowledge of project management methodologies.

Critical Skills:

* Excellent partnering, negotiation and communication skills in order to facilitate interactions with business Customers and technology teams.
* Demonstrates an ability to proactively prioritize initiatives and communicate priorities to the larger team
* Demonstrates broad capacity to manage a large number of deliverables.
* Establishes standards and common practices.
* Provides tactical leadership for Team(s)
* Uses appropriate motivation and influence techniques to achieve desired Team results.
* Sets and manages stakeholder expectations.
* Delivers quality projects on time and within budget.
* Manages projects using the organization's project management methodology.  

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

* Limited travel with potential for increased/decreased travel based upon Technology Department needs.

Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines.

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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