Key Activities/Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain security policies, procedures, and guidelines for Company and its subsidiaries based on industry best practices and applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain awareness of new and evolving cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and technologies that are applicable to industry and the appropriate response.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Manage the implementation and deployment of monitoring technologies or services of all connected networks, to identify signs of intrusion or compromise.
  • Providing guidance and direction for technical support for computer networks, including firewalls, operating systems and applications, patch management, and data security best practices
  • Oversee all employee training and development regarding information security best practices to ensure compliance with company policies
  • Provide support to fulfill audit request to ensure security protocols are being followed by employees, contractors, and vendors.
  • Provide direction and guidance for data protection of critical systems within the Company enterprise.
  • Define, publish, and execute the overall IT security strategy with buy-in from operational and business stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement processes and tools to ensure Federal Signal is securing its internal and external systems.
  • Apply deep process and technical domain expertise within security operations as it relates to threat prevention, detection, and mitigation.
  • Advise innovation and product organizations to drive a product security strategy that enables Federal Signal product and cloud services to be both secure and compliant.
  • Partner with the audit organization to define and execute a risk and compliance roadmap with a governance structure.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline; Master’s degree preferred
  • Relevant industry certifications strongly preferred

Job Experience

  • 5 years’ relevant work experience, including cybersecurity incident response, disaster recovery and business continuity management, identity and access management, information privacy, security operations center management and security architecture
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing programs to secure and maintain systems consistent with industry standards and frameworks
  • Experience in overseeing business continuity planning / disaster recovery programs
  • Experience in a decentralized, multi-division environment

Skills Required

  • Strong leadership, excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to build collaborative working relationships across functions
  • Strong knowledge of IT security concepts in a risk-based approach, including prevention, detection, response and recovery.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 8 hour shift


  • Cybersecurity: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Identity & access management: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Disaster recovery: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Chicago, IL