Qualcomm Head of India ISRM / Director of Cyber Security in Hyderabad, India

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Head of India ISRM / Director of Cyber Security



Qualcomm Incorporated

Information Technology

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Information Technology


India - Hyderabad


Qualcomm's Information Security & Risk Management (ISRM) / CyberSecurity organization is looking for an experienced professional with strong functional expertise, business acumen and people skills to lead our India-based team. ISRM team is chartered with protecting the company's digital systems and assets around the globe.

This position will report to the India IT Leader (with a matrix link to the Global CISO) and it has the following key expectations:

  • Work with the India IT leadership and Global ISRM leadership, formulate & execute a strategy to strengthen the India-based ISRM team & its’ offerings.

  • Build, lead, and manage a multi-locational ISRM team to deliver in a global cross-functional setting.

  • Devise a Service Delivery Model to enable global ISRM initiatives, from the Indian offices.

  • Act as ISRM security partner for Engineering Design initiatives covering both hardware and software projects

  • Analyzes/reviews information on emerging cyber threats, and is actively engaged in industry forums on threats and opportunities.

  • Makes improvement recommendations to managers at all levels to ensure compliance with laws, standards and policies while managing business risks

  • Stay current with new and emerging technologies such as cloud services and infrastructure, mobility models, and big data concepts, and how those relate to enterprise security technology/controls

  • Drive execution and decision making for cybersecurity projects across various business partner teams

  • Drive prioritization of security projects through strong technical understanding of deliverables and risk management/risk mitigation

  • Develop program indicators to manage program health including quality and timelines.

  • Develop and establish strong processes that streamline regular operations and execution reviews within and outside of ISRM.

  • Ensure success of India-specific ISRM initiatives in building and maintaining overall secure regional ecosystems. Minimum Qualifications

  • A positive track record of flexibility and versatility to adapt to ever changing threats and business drivers that influence the projects and priorities of ISRM.

  • Team builder and exposure to Global matrixed delivery is critical.

  • Strong communications skills and cross-functional relationship building skills.

  • Ability to interact successfully with senior level management, engineers and business partners.

  • Ability to lead and support cyber security capabilities including security architecture, event monitoring/triage, incident response, vulnerability management, technical and non-technical risk assessments, M&A cyber activity, policy, procedures, and compliance life-cycles.

  • Understanding & leadership experience of Cyber Security Operations Center

  • A combination of Engineering and Information security experience of minimum 18-20 years.

  • Ability to successfully pass a background check. Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable in a wide variety of cyber/information security, governance, risk, and compliance tools and reporting systems.

  • A strong peer network and technical leadership skills to provide world-class information security solutions.

  • Related industry certifications such as EnCE, OSCP, CISSP, CISM, CISA, or GIAC are a plus.

  • Cryptography knowledge and expertise.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Information Systems


EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.