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Join our Enterprise Information Security Team and lead our Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) Team at Esri Headquarters in Redlands, CA! In this position, you will assume responsibility for the team that provides security and privacy assurance to Esri customers, evaluates Esri’s vendor security, and supports Esri’s international distributors in meeting their assurance and security goals. You will enable the team to maintain subject matter and technical expertise while effectively delivering on projects and strategic objectives.

  • Serve as direct supervisor of the Third-Party Risk team
  • Lead process analysis and improvement to ensure that the Third-Party Risk program achieves maximum efficiency in supporting Esri’s business goals
  • Prioritize and respond to security and privacy questionnaires in a manner that supports Esri’s business goals
  • Work with Esri Distributor’s IT Leaders to drive the vision, strategy, and execution of security projects and priorities
  • Work with Esri vendors and partners to communicate Esri’s risk requirements
  • Conduct ongoing security assessments of Esri’s vendors and partners to ensure they meet Esri’s risk requirements
  • Review contractual language as needed to ensure contracts meet Esri’s security and privacy requirements and capabilities
  • Effectively collaborate with, and act as a liaison to diverse business groups and technologies to ensure third-party tool sets are within risk tolerances
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in IT and/or security (third-party risk experience a plus)
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum teams
  • Knowledge of Third-Party Risk domains and assessment methodologies
  • Ability to interface with executive leadership and drive strategic change/improvements
  • Ability to manage, lead, and motivate cross-functional teams
  • Bachelor's in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience
Recommended Qualifications
  • Experience in project or program management
  • Demonstrated history of success in highly collaborative environments
  • Familiarity with Governance Risk and Compliance frameworks
  • Experience with NIST based Assessment and Authorization cycles



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$72,800-$145,600 USD
About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email askcareers@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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Third-Party Risk Lead
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