Business Information Security Officer

Altria Client Services

Richmond, Virginia

2/21/2019 11:43:00 AM


Information Systems



Are you looking to use your IT Risk and Security experience to guide Information Security for a company that was voted one of the top places to work in IT by Computerworld? Do you have at least 8 years in an information security or IT risk role along with SAP experience? If so, we want to speak with you. We are currently seeking a BISO to join our IT Risk Management (ITRM) group in Richmond, VA. This role will be an in-house domain expert who diligently assists with the improvement of security on information systems for HR, Finance, Compliance, Procurement, Facilities, Corporate Security, and other corporate functions. We want you to be a spokesperson for ITRM, gaining widespread support of and compliance with information security requirements. You will be responsible for establishing, running and maintaining the SAP Security Governance Program.

What will you be doing?

• You will interpret and implement information security policies, standards, and other requirements in light of specific internal.
• You’ll develop and communicate security and compliance requirements to Information Services and key business partners.
• You are responsible for technical support on matters related to information security such as the criteria to use when selecting information security products.
• We expect you to provide information security direction and advisement for initiatives in mobile, cloud technologies, machine learning and robotics.
• You will give technical and business advice on protecting Personally Identifiable Information, HIPAA and Ultra Trade Secret information.
• You will provide business and technical advice on a wide variety of IT risk issues, concerns, and problems, making sure all business processes incorporate adequate information security.
• You will review requirements statements, feasibility analyses, operating procedure manuals, and other documents produced during the internal systems development process.
• You’ll be a technical leader in periodic information systems and applications risk assessments, including those associated with the development of new or significantly improved business applications.
• You are a resource to users, user department management, and others who are seeking more information about information security and IT risk.
• You’ll provide SAP security architecture advice in support of application development, infrastructure, and enterprise technology projects.

Specific Skills

What does your background and experience look like?

• You possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related discipline.
• You have 8+ years of IT experience with 5+ years in an IT risk or information security role and 2+ years of SAP experience.
• You understand IT risk, information security fundamentals, defense-in-depth practices, IT risk assessment fundamentals and risk management practices.
• You have a broad knowledge of IT technologies, application platforms and operating systems.
• You have SAP experience with system administration, robotic process automation, HANA S/4, cloud solutions, and Fiori.
• You have superb communication and interpersonal skills.
• We prefer that you have Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certifications.

Altria is a Fortune 200 company, proud to call Richmond, Virginia our home. Our companies – which have been the undisputed market leaders in the U.S. tobacco industry for decades – include some of the most enduring names in American business: Philip Morris USA, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, and U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, the maker of Copenhagen and Skoal. We also own John Middleton, manufacturer of Black & Mild cigars, Nat Sherman, a super-premium cigarette and cigar business and Nu Mark, an innovation company which makes e-vapor products like Mark Ten. We complement our total tobacco platform with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of Chateau Ste. Michelle, and our significant equity investment in Anheuser-Busch InBev – the world's largest brewer.

We recognize that our people are the reason we achieve our business goals. We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing them with opportunities for training, development and advancement.

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our incentive compensation and deferred profit sharing programs, as well as a relocation assistance package.


Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class.

Richmond, VA - Virginia


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