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Manager IT Security - Remote or Hybrid

Date: Jun 20, 2022

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Partners with IT Leadership to develop and continually improve the global IT Security strategic program.  Aligns program with business requirements to ensure that security risks are effectively managed through our internal resources and external service partners.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Identifies and develops recommendations to proactively address the company’s IT Security vulnerabilities
  2. Manages multiple internal and external partners to execute IT Security; governs through KPIs, SLAs and other contract stipulations IT Security projects and operations
  3. Partners with the IT Leadership, the CFO and other leaders to continuously improve  IT Security Strategy and manages alignment with the IT and business direction.
  4. Develops and maintains IT Security aspects in the IT risk register
  5. Creates, monitors and continuously improves metrics related to IT Security
  6. Frequently provides written and verbal report to IT Leadership Team and other senior leadership
  7. Assists with coordination of audits including CyberSecurity, SOX, PCI, PII, etc.
  8. Creates and maintains policies, processes, procedures, and standards related to IT Security
  9. Plans and executes the IT Security training program including testing exercises, and measures overall staff awareness maturity
  10. Chairs the IT Security Steering Executive and Operational Committees in order to gather input on requirements and to help spread security awareness
  11. Performs full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA; performance management; department budget
  12. Performs all other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Proven ability to manage  IT Security for a global enterprise
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and manage multiple priorities. Success in leading internal and external teams and influence all levels
  • Proven ability in planning, organizing, and developing information technology policies, procedures, and practices
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum seven years experience managing IT security, network, mobile, infrastructure and applications, especially SAP in a global manufacturing enterprise
  • Minimum three years management experience, preferred

Physical & Environmental Requirements



Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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