IT Security Manager

Fulltime, Finance Functions

Houston, Texas, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Nouryon has an outstanding opportunity for an IT Security Manager in Houston, Texas.


Key Responsibilities

  • Infrastructure Cyber Solution Architecting
    • Create and maintain Cyber architecture and maturity models based on NIST and other industry standards
    • Provide expert knowledge and experience in infrastructure technologies (network, servers, data centers, workplace, etc..), primarily Microsoft based and with significant cyber expertise.
    • Support infrastructure and cyber projects in developing deployable architectures
    • Support the Enterprise Architects in creating the Enterprise Architecture for the Core and Cyber domains.
    • Knowledge and experience with Identity Management solutions and implementations
  • Lead for DR/BC/Cyber Recovery
    • Bring expert knowledge in this area, preferably experience implementing and executing DR/BC/Cyber recovery technologies and projects
    • Work closely with our IM Service organization (Continuity manager) and CISO team to develop and maintain our cyber recovery approach
  • Project/Program participation in the IM-related Cyber Portfolio.
    • Support the FIM team in maintaining and accurately reporting the portfolio of projects under the Cyber Portfolio
    • Work with project managers and CISO representatives to ensure the project’s smooth running.
    • Participate in projects as required
  • Define IM standards, policies, procedures, and controls within the Cyber domain.
    • Create, maintain, and implement the IM-related cyber security framework, including policies, standards, procedures, and controls (embedded within the IM Operating Model).
  • Assess and manage the IM cyber risks.
    • Actively participate in the Vulnerability and Risk management processes
    • Identify and actively manage IM cyber risks.
    • Drive and monitor remediation actions.
  • Contribute to the continuous security awareness program.
    • The Security Awareness program will be executed by the Office of the CISO, where the support is delivered to build a cyber security-conscious culture for Nouryon through increasing awareness and providing knowledge 
    • Facilitate the awareness creation, knowledge, mindset, and culture within the IM organization.
    • Create and implement the fit-for-purpose IM services to support the awareness program and company information security capabilities.
  • Monitor & report on compliance with IM cyber security controls and track improvements.
    • Report status based on KPIs to stakeholders (like IM and CISO)
    • Involvement in compliance monitoring process to ensure monitoring of cyber security controls
    • Initiate, track, implement and report on continuous improvements related to cyber security with relevant action owners.
    • Drive projects to make changes and improvements.
  • Detection, response, and recovery from cyber security incidents
    • Be an active member in case of major incidents.
    • Support the cyber security incident management process.
    • Manage the relationship with the SOC (managed service).
    • Define and report on relevant KPIs
  • Support the creation of the Security Architecture


Requirements for Job:

  • Significant experience in IT infrastructure areas, including 10+ years in many of the following
    • Datacenter (Windows/Linux, Virtual/Physical, Hosted/Cloud(Azure), Storage/Backup/Recovery. Experience with Dell CyberVault, and Azure are especially critical.
    • Network (Cisco, Aruba, Fortinet, SD-Wan, Solarwinds, and Guardicore).
    • Cyber Experience (Security Operations, NIST Controls, Mitre, IRT, and Cyber Recovery)
    • Cyber Technologies (Defender, UEBA, SIEM, Vulnerability Mgmt, OneIdentity)


  • Experience working in large, global companies with complex IT/OT environments.


  • Strong solution architecture and global project participation experience related to information security


  • Experience working in chemical or related high-risk production/plant-based industries.


  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent.


  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) or equivalent cyber accreditation preferred


  • Proven experience working with a wide range of internal stakeholders and external IT suppliers.


  • Willingness to travel frequently due to the international nature of the projects

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Finance Functions
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Information Management
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