Company: Magna Global IT
Posted on: April 18, 2019
Magna International is one of the largest automotive suppliers in
the world - We are committed to delivering product and process
innovations through our world-class manufacturing operations that
combine our unique design, engineering and program management
expertise. At the heart of our operating structure is a powerful
entrepreneurial culture and Fair Enterprise philosophy, which
builds ownership and inspires pride in our employees. Magna Global
IT is a provider of reliable and innovative IT solutions to assist
Magna in succeeding globally.
Cyber security solutions is the operational spearhead of our
security organisation pointing directly into the business. We are
providing on a global scale vital services to prevent MAGNA from
damage, production outage and severe financial loss caused by the
growing amount of global cyber security attacks as well as
supporting MAGNA in regard of the security related legal
requirements of our customers. The role will drive and support
these core competencies of the cyber security in the region:
The cyber security solution is taking our ISRC policies and
translate it into a practical conversion.
Monitor, analytics, training, ISRC solution management, M&A
support activities, customer audit preparation and management as
well as communication into the groups are part of the job.
In general the role is designed as a hybrid approach on cyber
security solution as well as local information security advisor for
As such, the position needs to have significant understanding of
and knowledge in subject matters pertaining to both cyber security,
IT, and the Group and Divisions to address cyber security
shortcomings, guide the internal customers by providing best
practice and envisage business solutions on a global scale. The
global information security solutions function is expected to work
closely with the business GSM and local IT addressing cyber
A cyber security expert and critical thinker, the operational cyber
security function will:
- Drive the main functions described above
- Drive communication and standards across MAGNA in
- Report back to the global team supporting this
- Work with the global information security solutions lead to
execute the security strategy for
- take the "what" in the department and translate to "how" in
coordination with the global lead
- Support the strategic direction of the enterprise and the
- Assess securities current environment, capabilities and
- Working with the global information security solutions manager,
help define the strategic plan and road map and communicate the
security strategy and direction to the enterprise
- Manage the communication on a regional level
- Identify opportunities, risks and constraints for cyber
security to enhance the business
Technology Availability and Capacity
- Assess the impact of technology for the business regarding
cyber security at the regional level.
- Ensure the achievement of project and service benefits as well
as analytics at the regional level.
Projects / Changes / Training
- Evaluate, prioritize and authorize change requests on a
- Project-Support, e.g. coordination of consulting
- Creation of all relevant presentations
- Cost Center administration, monitoring, budget and payment
- Preparation, coordination and organization of all kind of
Trainings and Campaigns
- run regional information security solutions services if
- provide best practice regarding security architecture and
process & tooling
- Relationships to regional groups, division, business, JVs,
Monitor and recommend improvements to security related IT
- CERT (Computer emergency response team)
- Evaluate reporting requirements
- Maintain compliance with IT policies and procedures.
Knowledge and Education
Bachelors degree in Business Administration and/or IT Security
Professional experience, ideally in cyber security and audits is a
Experience in project management is a plus
Excellent knowledge of MS Office products (Excel, PowerPoint
Excellent command of verbal and written communication skills in
English (and Spanish as an option) is required
High analytical and conceptual skills and aptitude for
Ability to handle high workloads and work with accuracy under
Strong team player, highly collaborative and flexible
High level of discretion in handling sensitive business secrets
Ability to learn quickly and high degree of empathy
Interest/Knowledge in Information Technology and Digital Media is
Minimum of 5 years work experience in a related field, preferably
in an international / multi-
Skills and Competencies
Excellent understanding of the organization's goals and
Demonstrated knowledge of the organization's core business
processes and operations
Demonstrated program management skills, including planning, and
Understanding of application development and software development
life cycle concepts.
Ability to understand and communicate/present detailed and advanced
Ability to communicate up and down the management chain, providing
the appropriate level of detail and focus on the right
Able to exercise independent judgement and take action on it.
Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication
Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail.
Highly self-motivated and directed.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under
Strong business service orientation.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative
Solid ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or
ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal,
written, and/or visual means.
High proficiency with common cybersecurity management frameworks,
regulatory requirements and industry leading practices.
Regular overnight travel 25-50% of the time within NA/SA will be
For dedicated and motivated employees, we offer an interesting and
diversified job within a dynamic global team together with the
individual and functional development in a professional environment
of a global acting business. Fair treatment and a sense of
responsibility towards employees are the principle of the Magna
culture. We strive to offer an inspiring and motivating work
We offer attractive benefits (e.g. employee profit participation
program) and a salary which is in line with market conditions
depending on your skills and experience.
Keywords: Magna Global IT, Detroit , Security Engineer, Engineering , Troy, Michigan
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