Newell Brands Sr. Mgr, Info Security Vulnerability Mgt in Hoboken, New Jersey

Sr. Manager, Information Security Vulnerability Management

The Sr. Manager, Information Security Vulnerability Management reports to the Sr. Director of Global Information Security Operations and is responsible for leading and improving the Vulnerability Management initiatives across Newell Brands’ Global Information Security functions. This role is also responsible for proactively protecting information assets from unauthorized or inappropriate access, use or disclosure as well as business disruptions through proper identification and escalation of incidents. In addition to working closely with IT and the Business, regular interaction with internal and external auditors, Legal, Privacy and Ethics is also required of the position.

Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Develop and improve the enterprise wide vulnerability management program.

  • Develop an understanding of Newell Brands current and forward-looking threat profile.

  • Conduct discovery and inventory assessments of enterprise systems and web sites.

  • Develop a remediation program in cooperation with system owners and web developers.

  • Develop process for scheduling and conducting scans.

  • Build automation into vulnerability scanning processes.

  • Educate developers in secure coding practices to remediate vulnerabilities.

  • Recommend mitigation solutions for vulnerabilities.

  • Participate in technology remediation efforts through cross functional working teams and across business units.

  • Provide expertise, guidance and advice related to all information security issues.

Participate in after-hours on-call incident management


  • 5+ years in an Information Security role.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, or related field required.

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification required.

  • Proven ability to manage a vulnerability and application security program.

  • Proven experience with Vulnerability Assessment tools (Nexpose, Nessus, Burp) required.

  • Knowledge of application security, database security, and secure coding practices.

  • Working knowledge of common and industry standard cloud authentication mechanisms (OAuth, OpenID, Azure AD).

  • Ability to demonstrate expertise in network security architectures, platforms, and protocols.

  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of Windows and Linux servers.

  • Ability to demonstrate thorough understanding of current threats and exploits to include experience with threat detection, analysis, and remediation.

  • Ability to tune sensors and monitoring thresholds.

  • Ability to triage, define criticality, and resolve or escalate alerts.

  • Ability to communicate technical information in understandable business terms.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.