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Dir, Cyber Security

Date:  Jul 17, 2021

Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169


Power the Possibilities
The CDK Global technology team is looking for collaborative innovators who are passionate about making their mark on emerging enterprise software products. We’re building and developing cloud technology for the automotive retail industry
that will change the landscape for automotive dealers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the customers they serve.

Be Part of Something Bigger
Each year, more than three percent of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) is attributed to the auto industry, which flows through our customer, the auto dealer. It’s time you joined an evolving marketplace where research and development
investment is measured in the tens of billions. It’s time you were a part of something bigger.

We’re expanding our workforce – engineers, architects, developers and more – onboarding early adopters who can optimize, pivot and keep pace with ever-evolving development roadmaps and applications.

Join Our Team
Growth potential, flexibility and material impact on the success and quality of a next-gen, enterprise software product make CDK an excellent choice for those who thrive in challenging, fast-paced engineering environments.
The possibilities for impact are endless. We have exceptional opportunities to evolve our industry by driving change through new technology.

If you’re ready for high-impact, you’re ready for CDK.

Position Objective:

The Director of Cybersecurity will identify and design security patterns that protect the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of information while enabling business growth. Hands on ability to engineer solutions or develop automation/scripting functions to enable a security operations and response process.  The incumbent is responsible for security technology innovation, strategy, pattern creation, testing conceptual designs, and assisting in the development of security services and roadmaps. This position assists the senior CISO with the development and implementation of Enterprise Security policies, standards, procedures, and architectural guidelines. Works closely with partners across company and especially in IT/Operations such as Network, Hosting, Identity and End User services to enable and embed security controls. 



Performs as subject matter expert and security advisor on projects to ensure compliance.  Conducts research focused on identifying emerging security solutions that reduce costs, increase efficiencies, enable business growth, and reduce risks.  Determines capacity limitations within designs and outlines growth strategies.  Creates, reviews, and provides input to Security designs, implementation plans, and project timelines for various projects.  Develops and maintains architectural documents – roadmaps, standards, reference architecture, and implementation documents.  Analyzes and assesses vendor capabilities and functions as a security subject matter expert and strategy liaison between Information Technology and Enterprise Security.  Communicates architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies to key stakeholders across the enterprise.  Identifies gaps in Security capabilities, standards, and roadmaps. Ensures architectural changes are assessed for impact on all security aspects, including the Information Security Policy, security controls, standards, and architecture principles and solutions.  Participates and serves as the Enterprise Security Department representative on the Enterprise Architecture Board and Committee.  Collaborates and works well with solution architects across the enterprise.  Helps ensure services are maintained at the levels agreed in the Service Level Agreements and that they conform to all relevant statutory requirements.  Expert understanding of security technologies and the architecture design of security technology offerings as applied to a layered defense strategy.  Participates and serves as the Enterprise Security Department representative on the Enterprise Architecture Board and Committee.  Keeps current with security industry standards and appropriate governmental regulations.  Must have 5 to 10 years of experience working in an enterprise security organization.  Other duties as assigned



Solid knowledge of security best practices, policies, standards, and guidelines.  Solid understanding and experience with compliance standards and security regulations standards that impact the automotive and software industry.  Solid understanding of information technology and security frameworks and best practices (COBIT,ISO27001/2, OWASP, NIST).  In-depth knowledge of various cloud services, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS).  Experience leading engineering teams in cyber operations and tools management.  Ability to lead some engineering development such as scripting and automation capability operating SOCs, CSIRT type areas.  Highly desirable to hold one or more security related certifications, such as CISSP, GPEN, CGIH, CEH.  Highly desirable to hold a Cloud Security or Cloud Foundation certification.  Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.  Must have excellent organizational skills.  Ability to work in a team environment and independently


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience required

Two to five years using security architecture models and principles is preferred


CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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