Lead Info Security Analyst - Stores and Financial Retail Services

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Jun 11, 2019
Jun 26, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Information Security Analyst - Stores and Financial and Retail Services

This Opportunity

your proven security, technology, and relationship building skills to become a
trusted security advisor for the Stores product teams at Target.
Influence enterprise security and technology teams working with cutting-edge
open source and legacy technologies to implement systems that balance the
objectives of the business, technology, and information security.

As a
Lead Information Security Analyst you'll take the lead as you...
  • Provide guidance to Stores Portfolio teams to enable them
    to design, develop and deploy solutions that align with the business,
    security, and compliance objectives of Target.
  • Lead the identification and
    prioritization of information security risks. Advise business partners on
    security requirements and solutions. Ensure compliance to requirements is
  • Gain an understanding of
    information security risk within the portfolio, promote balanced risk
    mitigation, and drive the remediation of open portfolio risks with appropriate
  • Communicate the importance of
    implementing secure practices that are aligned to needs of the business to
    security and technology teams.
  • Work
    closely with cross-functional teams and develop strong liaison relationships.
  • Provide updates to business groups, partners and
    information security leadership through established communication channels.
  • Ensure that
    appropriate stakeholders are held accountable as to the state of their controls
    and that they understand their responsibilities regarding risk mitigation and
  • Conduct analysis and trending
    on internal or external progress or events affecting Stores portfolio
    information security.
  • Influence and support Target
    Information Security policies.


• BA/BS in
Information Technology, Information Security, or related discipline or
equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of information technology and/or Information Security
  • Ability to provide
    effective leadership and subject matter expertise on IT Risk topics to senior
    management, technology, and business partners.
  • Experience
    communicating effectively at different levels of the organization, and with
    various technical and business audiences.

    • Strong
    problem-solving skills and experience

    • Ability to
    navigate ambiguity and develop working business relationships and trust

    • Strong verbal, written
    and presentation skills

    • Ability to lead
    down, across, and up in order to persuade and/or negotiate desired outcomes
  • CISSP or ability to pass
    exam(s) within 90 days

Qualifications (one or more of the following)

• Knowledge
of open source deployment and development security, API security, cloud
security, network security, and packaged application security

• 2+
years of consultancy, advisory, or business-facing information security

• Development
experience with open-source tools and platforms

Knowledge of and experience securing IoT devices and platforms

Knowledge of security controls related to IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS


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