Sr. Manager IT Security in Chicago, IL at True Value

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you want to make a significant impact by leading the security and risk management team utilizing thought leadership and security best practices? Do you want to create security strategies to protect intellectual assets aligning with business strategies? Look no further, True Value has an opening for an Sr. Manager IT Security.

Lead the IT Security & Risk Management organization, responsible for protecting IT resources and information assets. Manage the development of the risk management strategy, risk assessment philosophy and operational risk management program. Design, implement and refine security monitoring applications and processes, as well as security testing methodologies including the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery program.

Create and maintain a pro-active IT Security strategic plan aligned to other IT services and True Value business needs. Provide high level expertise and consultative support for IT and the business around requirements definition, planning and development, risk mitigation, testing and monitoring. Coordinate with Internal Audit to ensure the timely fulfillment of audit requests and reviews.

Revolutionize Wholesale and join a high performing information technology team. We are a dynamic team committed to driving True Value’s aggressive growth as the only nationally branded hardlines wholesaler that celebrates independent retailers.

Our culture:

• Embraces personal and professional development
• Values diverse perspectives
• Provides competitive compensation
• Committed to volunteerism and community outreach

Your Value = Our Value. True Value

Direct Reports:

- Sr. IT Security Specialist
- IT Security Specialist

Responsible for managing an operational budget.

Position Description

Job Duties and Responsibilities (in order of importance):

  • Develop an overall risk management strategy with key business and IT stakeholders, including enterprise integration of risk management into operational, regulatory/statutory, financial, technical, and security processes, and creation of disaster recovery and business continuity program. Design and implement security monitoring applications and processes and security testing methodologies. Assess and recommend appropriate tools and techniques, including but not limited to single sign-on, identify management and firewalls.
  • Provide multi-system security software and systems leadership and support by developing an IT Risk Management program to continuously identify, assess, remediate, measure, and monitor IT risk identifying actionable information to make risk-based IT investment decisions to reduce the overall IT risk profile.
  • Achieve alignment throughout IT to ensure technology risks are visible to the business and included in the overall risk rating for site and/or critical business processes.
  • Conduct risk assessments of headquarters and remote locations to assess the level of technology risk and the risk it inflicts on critical business processes. Develop, document and track risk remediation plans and gain appropriate business alignment with the approach to mitigate identified risks.
  • Serve as the enterprise focal point for computer security incident response planning, execution and awareness. Create and provide specific business-wide security awareness plans and training.
  • Establish collaborative working relationships with the businesses, functions and regions to ensure that IT risks are managed and IT solutions align with enterprise security standards and business strategy.

Position Qualifications

Work Experience:

  • More than ten years of related experience required
  • Information Security experience required


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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