Lead Cybersecurity Analyst - SOX IT (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Jul 01, 2022
Jul 11, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. We're the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Target's passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the world's best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologies-and the brightest people-to deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Technology Services is on a mission to offer the systems, tools and support that guests and team members need and deserve. Our high-performing teams balance independence with collaboration, and we pride ourselves on being versatile, agile and creative. We drive industry-leading technologies in support of every angle of the business, and help ensure that Target operates smoothly, securely and reliably from the inside out.

SOX IT is a team of experienced Cybersecurity professionals that serve a critical function in maintaining shareholder confidence in Target's financial reporting. It achieves this by ensuring systems that process financial transactions are well-controlled and meet SOX IT General Controls requirements. It has the exciting challenge of evolving with Target's rapidly changing technology environment to have the right controls applied to the right systems at the right time. This involves understanding changes occurring across Target's environment and taking proactive action to respond to those changes.

SOX IT's core responsibilities also involve onboarding new applications, advising on controls, conducting ongoing testing to monitor compliance, support annual audit activities, and educating technology teams. Deep business and technical expertise are foundational to the team as it scopes financial processes and designs compliant patterns in a microservice environment. Success of the program relies on maintaining trusted partnerships with our technology teams, business teams, internal auditors, and external auditors.

As a member of SOX IT, you will play a key role in maintaining Target's SOX compliance. It will challenge you to quickly learn new technologies and processes, cultivate partnerships across the organization, critically think through risks and controls, assess effectiveness of those controls, and influence others to take action. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • Provide subject-matter expertise in SOX IT risks and controls (access, change management, and operations)
  • Conduct in-depth process assessments and technical testing of key IT controls
  • Summarize and report key risks to Cybersecurity leadership
  • Develop and support other SOX IT team members
  • Advise on design of IT controls and actions to reduce information security risks
  • Continuously develop your technical skills to align with Target's evolving technology environment
  • Support onboarding of new applications and technology teams to the SOX program
  • Advise on remediation and perform impact assessments when IT deficiencies are identified
  • Be a thought leader in information security and
  • Define approach and execute efforts to solve complex, cross-functional problems
  • IT controls, risk assessments, and the design and testing of security measures
  • Develop trusted relationships with key stakeholders (tech/business, internal audit, external audit)
  • Identify innovative opportunities to continuously mature the program and the value it delivers to the organization
  • Share knowledge and experiences with less experienced staff to help grow team talent bench through training and mentoring
  • Stay current with new and evolving security topics, technologies, and requirements via formal training and self-directed education

Desired skills and experiences include:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of information security or other relevant experience
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in SOX programs and application of ITGC
  • In-depth knowledge and experience testing the effectiveness of controls
  • Experience in agile teams and modern technologies (ex. microservice architecture)
  • Strong verbal, written and presentations skills
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and develop trusted business relationships
  • Ability to identify problems, analyze data and present conclusions
  • Ability to lead down, across, and up in order to influence desired outcomes
  • Knowledge of information security frameworks such as ISO, HiTrust, or PCI is preferred
  • Experience using the Archer GRC tool

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location.A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's notaTarget location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only:The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $105,800 to $190,400. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Findcompetitive benefitsfrom financial and education to well-being and beyond.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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