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VP of Cybersecurity

Company: Link Logistics Real Estate
Location: Irvine
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

VP of Cybersecurity

Job Locations

US-PA-Fort Washington - US-IL-Chicago - US-TX-Dallas - US-CA-Irvine - US-GA-Atlanta - US-NY-New York


Link Logistics Real Estate ("Link") owns and operates the largest U.S.-only portfolio of logistics real estate, leasing warehouse space to everyone from e-commerce giants to mom-and-pop shops. Established by Blackstone in 2019, we combine scale, cutting-edge technology, and logistics expertise to help our customers grow their businesses. Our portfolio includes more than 500 million square feet in dynamic markets nationwide. About 5 percent of U.S. GDP-translating to some $1 trillion every year-flows through the space Link customers occupy in our facilities. Because we believe that good business must be synonymous with doing good, strong environmental, social and governance practices are foundational to our identity as a firm. These practices include setting ambitious goals to combat climate change, partnering with local nonprofits, and prioritizing internal diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. We seek to use our position, ideas, and influence to drive progress in our industry and the wider world. At Link, we give our customers space to grow-and we give people space to grow, too. As the VP of Cybersecurity for the firm, your primary responsibilities will be to develop, optimize, and oversee our cyber risk posture to protect Link's reputation. The role reports to Chief Risk Officer as your advocate and partner in various risk management strategies for the firm overall. You proactively engage stakeholders to understand internal and external needs, fulfilling requirements with a focus on measuring and improving our technology protections, monitoring for threats, designing cyber controls, and leading the "red team" and "blue team" aspects of a mature cyber security organization. This may include monthly and quarterly reporting standards, prioritization risk mitigation, evolving and enhancing our technologies, and rationally communicating our cyber risk priorities.


Lead the Enterprise Cyber Security Group. Drive the design and execution of the cyber strategy, work in partnership with various key stakeholders (ERM, Compliance, Audit, Legal, Technology, Lines of Businesses, etc.)Serve as the functional leader for cybersecurity, including communicate key issues, risks and progress to governance committees and business executives.Build and Lead the Cyber Security roadmap.Monitor and measure progress and highlight/escalate issues.Build, retain and develop a team of top talent.Design and operate a Cyber Security Operations Center to promptly identify and respond to security issues/anomalies. Execute and maintain response processes to ensure timely response to detected cybersecurity events. Contain and mitigate incidents and newly identified vulnerabilities.Build and run a cyber risk assessment program that includes comprehensive technical assessments of applications and infrastructure, penetration tests and security architecture assessments. Ensure the provision of security subject matter expertise to project teams to ensure early identification of data security requirements. Categorize and prioritize assessment risks for remediation.Design and run a cyber security metrics/reporting program. In addition, produce information security reports as required.Ensure IT information security readiness for regulatory and internal audit examinations. Timely respond to inquiries and ensure suitability and timely execution of corrective action plans.Work closely with the leaders of the business and IT, influence design, ensure the provision of subject matter expertise, and co-own implementation of initiatives.Build strong and effective relationships with key office staff and support initiatives to advance our cyber maturity.Contribute to the Integrated Services for the Senior Management Team and leadership team success by influencing decisions, leading and supporting initiatives.Actively engage with industry associations and develop industry relationships. Stay abreast of evolving threats/risks.Oversee the Enterprise Cyber Security Group's projects and guide the projects to on-time and on-budget delivery. Ensure transparency of key project risks.Contribute to the evolution of our Security & Risk policies and manage applicable policy exception management processes. Build strong and effective relationships with key Head Office staff and support initiatives to advance cyber security capabilities.Contribute to the leadership team success by influencing decisions, leading, and supporting initiatives.


  • Minimum 10 plus years of experience in IT and Cyber Security functions.
  • Minimum 3 plus years of experience in leading a cyber security practice that encompassed design/build/run organizations.
  • Undergraduate degree. Advanced degree preferred in IT, business, or a relevant field.
  • Relevant certifications in cyber security, compliance, risk management, or privacy are preferred. (CISSP, PMP, CRISC, etc.) EEO StatementOur company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business need without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email #LI=MB1

Keywords: Link Logistics Real Estate, Irvine , VP of Cybersecurity, Accounting, Auditing , Irvine, California

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