Cyber Security Manager - Technology Scout - San Francisco, CA-1903682 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team--especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2019. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Cyber Security Manager - Technology Scout (1903682) - San Francisco, CA
Where the Chemistry Happens
Are you interested in leveraging emerging technologies to drive next generation security architecture and support new sustainable security solutions? Do you thrive in entrepreneurial environments and like the challenge of working across a diverse, global security team?
BASF is searching for an exceptional professional like you to join our global Cyber Security team.
The position offers access to BASF's massive network of talent, partners and resources, while also providing the opportunity to pursue a passion for Cyber Security and new technologies. In this role, you will rely on your practical experiences in information security architecture and consultancy and established network in innovative cyber security organizations and companies. You will have the opportunity to share your background knowledge of product development and affiliated methodologies, such as agile. Being comfortable operating in the abstract with the ability to turn ideas into concrete projects for our Cyber Security and Digital Service's organization will be key to your success. Additionally, your effective communication skills will enable you to work collaboratively and build networks with colleagues, customers, and vendors globally.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your unique gift of strategic imagination--you recognize the forces reshaping the world of Cyber Security and are imaginative enough to harness this potential to improve our security maturity. You have used this gift in the past to achieve demonstrated success in an entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial environment related to Cyber Security and digital technologies.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Your ability to demonstrate entrepreneurial drive and persistence to achieve results quickly will be essential as you observe and analyze new trends, technologies, products and strategies in cyber security.
Demonstrating your comprehensive project management experience in all Cyber Security-areas - from prevention, via Detection to Response, you will design and manage projects along an innovation funnel; maturing unstructured ideas to proof-of-concepts and prototypes in partnership with internal business partners and other key stakeholders.
Leveraging your education in business informatics (particularly certification in CISSP, CISM, CRISC, or CISA) and your related experience, you will help to prepare BASF to implement successful Cyber Security innovation projects.
Being locally-based with an active network of partners working on/in technology within the North American region, you will cultivate relationships and spark open innovation with industry leaders, academic/government institutions, start-ups and others to create synergistic partnerships that accelerate BASF innovation and affiliated technologies.
Being inspired by emerging digital technologies and having a strong interest in learning more, you will present ideas and results in order to leverage new and emerging technologies within our Cyber Security and Digital Services organization.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you--the whole you--in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
Primary Location: US-CA-San Francisco
Function: ITSE - Information Technology & Services
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.