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Sr Dir, Security Governance, Risk, & Compliance

Date:  Jun 3, 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.


Essential Functions:

  • Create a new IAM Program and team to proper Identity and Access controls at CDK.
  • Overarching governance role interfacing with various areas of risk, audit, compliance (SOX) along with internal security teams in engineering, architecture and IT operations. 
  • Focus on areas of greatest risks and systematic impact of how a compromised identity could lead to greater exposure. 
  • Initial responsibilities will be to govern the IAM project which will span multi years with various phases and rollouts planned. 
  • Build risk metrics and KPIs to identify greatest risk areas. 
  • The second major area is to build a new Control validation process and virtual team to ensure our Control Framework is aligned and validated continuously. 
  • Work closely with our GRC teams on priority of controls and our engineering teams who will perform the various tests. 
  • Ensure an automation mindset to ensure we can scale and provide continuous monitoring and testing capability. 
  • Longer term beyond the IAM and Control testing would be to synchronize into an overall and effective Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) program that is required for CDK.  Also work across company with key partners in enterprise risk, Legal, HR to solidify an enterprise risk point of view and risk tolerance that is right for CDK. 


Required Job Skills:

  • Candidate must posses strategic thinking, aptitude with control frameworks and both security and audit industry experience. 
  • Must be able to promote and evangelize to all teams, partners and even customers on our risk management strategy and specifics around controls. 
  • Demonstrate managerial experience and ability to create and lead new departments.  Manage in a culture of change and building confidence to shift mindset toward a greater risk management and secure company.  Proven experience as a people leader and managing staff both directly and indirectly. 


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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