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Cummins Inc. Global Cybersecurity Operations Manager in Columbus, Indiana

Global Cybersecurity Operations Manager


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right .

Our Corporate Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, Indiana for a Global Cybersecurity Operations Manager. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the Global Operations Team in close partnership with Cybersecurity Engineering and Risk Management departments.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Leads Cummins Cybersecurity Operations and Response Team. Cyber Threat Analysis; Cyber Defense Operations; Cyber Incident Response & Investigation;

  • Provide guidance to tier one/two/three and other first responders for proper handling of cybersecurity incidents.

  • Participate in industry task forces and working groups where appropriate to understand current and future threats.

  • Responsible for ensuring information and data on computer systems is protected and all networks and computer systems are adequately secure to prevent unauthorized access; investigates potential security breaches and recommends corrective actions to resolve and/or prevent reoccurrences; responsible for promoting IT security awareness.

  • Lead execution of complex response to computer security incidents according to the Information Security Policies and Industry Best Practices.

  • Lead efforts of and provide timely updates to multiple business units during response.

  • Provide recommendations to the business units.

  • Contribute to a team of cyber security professionals in a leadership/coach/mentor capacity while working with threat data, writing reports, briefing event details to leadership, and coordinating remediation with personnel.

  • Lead analysis of potential impact of new threats and exploits and communicate risks to Cyber Security Engineering.

  • Monitor information security related web sites (SANS Internet Storm Center, etc.) and mailing lists (BugTraq, etc.) to stay up to date on current attacks and trends.

  • Ensure technology employed by the Incident Response team compliments operational processes.

  • Perform in-depth analysis in support of complex Incident Response operations and provide enhancement / recommendations.

  • Understand and applies concepts of computer forensics

Provide guidance to tier one and other first responders for proper handling of Information Security incidents.

  • Participate in industry task forces and working groups where appropriate to understand current and future threats.

  • Develop requirements for technical capabilities for cyber incident management.

  • Recommend configuration changes to improve the performance, usability, and value of cyber analysis tools.

  • Manage the information security data sources to maintain organizational situational awareness.

  • Trouble-shoots very complex, cross-business issues within existing security and privacy protections.

  • Perform root cause analysis and makes recommendations on changes.



Cyber Security Threat Analysis - Assesses internal and external Cyber Security attacks using Cyber Security standards and tools to identify specific vulnerabilities.

Cyber Security Defense Operations - Performs operations according to the Cyber Security Operations Plan to detect and mitigate potential or real-time internal and external threats.

Cyber Security Incident Response - Investigates and analyzes relevant response activities using incident response plans to end malicious activity and restore Cummins business operations.

Cyber Security Investigation - Captures and analyzes digital forensic evidence using forensic tools to identify the severity, exposure and threat of exploitation.

Balances stakeholders - Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.

Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Builds networks - Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Situational adaptability - Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.


  • Minimum ten years of experience in cybersecurity with minimum three to five years in a leadership management role.

  • Solid experience with SIEM solutions (Splunk, ArcSight, QRadar, etc.)

  • Previous experience in vulnerability management and security data analytics.

  • IT network administration a plus.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Cyber Security, Information Technology or a related subject or equivalent industry experience required. CISSP or any related cybersecurity certification preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Goody's Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Dec 4, 2019, 7:34:24 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1900053L