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Senior Cybersecurity Compliance Specialist



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Dallas, TX
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9 months ago
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Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

At Caterpillar, a brand recognized the world over, your office could be closer than you ever realized. Caterpillar’s highly flexible work environment fosters a culture to inspire unconventional ideas to accomplish remarkable results. With life demands ever-changing, Caterpillar provides employees the autonomy to choose their work location based on their daily commitments and how/where they work most efficiently and effectively. It’s time to start building what matters most, your career!

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure.

Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.

Job Purpose: 

This is a security person responsible for delivery of security expertise, leadership, and/or development and implementation regarding security processes and technologies.


The Cybersecurity Compliance Specialist has a Global and Enterprise-Wide scope for their role. This position may also be responsible for performing other job duties occasionally as assigned related to changing work-streams within the evolving Cybersecurity Compliance program. The problem sets are unique, and solutions require original approaches with the utmost confidentiality. This role is responsible for:

  • Design and effectiveness of cybersecurity controls within the Caterpillar’s applications, systems, databases, platforms, and processes.
  • Plan and perform cybersecurity assessments of targeted technologies and processes.
  • Demonstrate experience in the execution of assessments, solid judgment in the evaluation of controls and processes, and document defensible conclusions for the assessment outcomes.
  • Report assessment outcomes; consult with business partners, technical contacts, managers, and other risk personnel; recommend and approve remediation plans; review and approve remediation evidence for control gap closure.
  • Coordinates and implements security risk assessments providing consulting services to define, design, develop, implement, and maintain logical or physical security processes, technologies, and systems.
  • Provides guidance and results review through standards of measurement of the efficiency and effectiveness of these programs to ensure customer quality needs are met and programs are effectively implemented and maintained.
  • Monitors security risks and must be aware of logical or physical security trends to deliver appropriate risk mitigation, briefings or in depth reporting, and business advisories.
  • Confronts complex compliance problem sets which require discerning analysis and detailed diagnosis.

Basic Requirements:

  • Detailed Knowledge & Understanding in multiple Cybersecurity domains
  • 4-year college or university degree in Information Technology, Computer Science and or related field of study and a minimum of 4 to 6 years of experience with Cybersecurity related majors
  • Driving security and controls work for various cybersecurity and privacy regulations.
  • Understanding and overseeing control standards (PCI DSS, COBIT, ISO27001, NIST 800:53), and control testing strategies.
  • Conduct information security risk assessments, including risk/issue intake/identification, triage and treatment plan preparation and tracking in accordance with our client Information Security and Compliance Frameworks as well as regulatory standards and requirements (i.e., SOX, PCI, ISO, SOC2, GDPR).
  • Certification from an accredited security organization is preferred. (e.g. CISSP, CISM,CRISC, ISO270001LA, etc) Equivalent experience may be substituted for education.

Additional Details: 

  • 20% of travel is expected

Employee benefit details:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world. Here you earn more than just a salary, because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits [medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401(k)] along with the potential of an annual bonus. Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).



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