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Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022-2692

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 10883 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

Job Responsibilities    

  • Own, operate, and drive security standards and protections for the company
  • Coordinate defense in depth protections with 3rd party providers for threat intelligence, threat analysis, and threat remediation
  • Respond to threats in real time, through diagnosis, communication, and remediation
  • Prevent successful attacks by hardening Whirlpool’s defenses and working to close vulnerabilities
  • Bring and build expertise in cybersecurity tools in Whirlpool’s environment
  • Manage significant security related projects, experience in agile development preferred
  • Represent the cybersecurity function in multiple forums
  • Report directly to the Cyber Security Operations Manager
  • Provide input and recommendations on cybersecurity policy, risk, and overall security best practices
  • Interact with, influence, and negotiate security requirements with internal and external parties
  • Ability to travel domestically and globally


Function Overview

As a Technical Manager - Security Operations, you will secure Whirlpool’s infrastructure against insider/outsider threats.  Investigate suspicious activity while operating multiple state of the art security tools for threat detection, response, and remediation.  Plan for global cloud security in concert with multiple functions for business-critical applications. Work on researching, creating, and recommending new security policy or practices to keep pace with the business objectives of the company.  Learning and experimenting using continuous improvement techniques for future security needs while retiring outdated practices and tools.


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required and minimum 5 years’ experience in CyberSecurity


Preferred Requirements

  • Technical proficiency in SIEM tools, such as Splunk.
  • Experience with Antivirus and encryption tools
  • Experience with Vulnerability Management tools and processes
  • Technical proficiency for creating standard operating procedures
  • Direct experience with IT system audits, system integration design/development, local and wide area networks, wireless communications, Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance, and cybersecurity tools is expected
  • Passion for keeping the global Whirlpool organization safe, secure, and reliable
  • Servant leader mindset for keeping Whirlpool safe, secure, and reliable
  • Strong Technical proficiency in Endpoint Detection and Response security tools and IDLP solutions
  • Cloud security operations experience and cloud orchestration operations
  • Technical proficiency in digital forensics.
  • Active Directory knowledge a plus
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure in the face of adversity and threat activity
  • Ability to manage expectations, bring together and align different points of view
  • Possess outstanding executive presence and communication skills in oral and written form
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships and garner influence with other functions
  • Project management experience for full security system lifecycle and security tool upgrades, including business case development
  • Self-motivated to own and solve difficult challenges and ability to motivate others to higher levels of performance and engagement
  • Strong technical competence up and down the technology stack - user interface, applications, communications, infrastructure, database, network, storage, etc
  • Strong desire and aptitude for continuous learning and keeping abreast of new and emerging technology and cyber threats/vulnerabilities

About us


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.


At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 


Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp. 

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