Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands – Booking.com, KAYAK, priceline, agoda.com, Rentalcars.com, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. During 2019, the Company had consolidated revenues and net income of $15.1 billion and $4.9 billion, respectively, and a current market value of approximately $60 billion.
As part of the firm's ongoing development a new initiative, Booking Holdings Financial Services (BHFS) is established. It is intended that BHFS-USA will provide certain financial services to Bookers and Partner customers using the online platforms within the BKNG portfolio of brands.
BHFS USA is looking for an experienced Director – Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to set out the security strategy for BHFS USA, implement security standards and monitor compliance against security policies.
Responsibilities and Duties
Review existing and define new security policies for BHFS
Coordinate and implement group IT security policies and requirements
Monitoring of compliance with security standards and executing information security risk assessments
Report on emerging new threats and provide solutions and education accordingly
Enforce strong security adherence across the organization, develop and deliver training and security awareness programmes.
Work at local level and across the Brands to enhance and implement security standards
Respond to incidents, establish appropriate standards and controls. Report to Exec Team, ensuring awareness of current and emerging threats
Specify and oversee the implementation of IT security measures
Organize penetration testing
Execute external and internal IT vulnerability assessments and own the delivery of remediation.
Be the ‘go to’ expert for BHFS-USA on all matters relating to IT security
Provide regular reports to global CPTO and Exec Team of BHFS
Support on business and IT projects to ensure all comply with security policy and best practice
Own and run IT security audits
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent program in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, Information Security or Information Technology
Relevant Professional certification essential: CISSP, CISA, CISM or CRISC
Minimum 5 years in a Senior Information Security or similar role
Excellent knowledge and experience of ISO27001 and ISO27002
Experience in managing PCI-DSS certifications
Experience in working in Payments business is essential
Experience in working in large international organizations is an advantage
Experience of formal risk assessment methodologies
In depth understanding of networks, databases and business applications as they relate to security
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence and negotiate with senior stakeholders
Succinct Communicator – ability to break down complex issues and communicate at all levels in the organization
Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix environment
Excellent understanding of vulnerability management and associated tools and solutions
Keeps up to date on all matters pertaining to IT security
Highly motivated. Ability to work under pressure and under own initiative
Solution driven with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and deliver results
Strong knowledge of relevant Data Protection and Payment Services regulations
Travel will be 20%
Booking Holdings is the world leader in online travel & related services. Our teams work around the clock to build and improve the technology that empowers people to more freely travel across borders, time zones, languages and cultures. At Booking Holdings, we make it easier for everyone to experience the world every day through seamless technology powered by our six major brands:
Through the Booking Holdings brands, we help our customers reach all corners of the earth. Our ability to provide great service rests on how well we understand our diverse customer base, which is why having a diverse team is so important to us. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.
Booking Holdings is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. We ensure equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
Booking Holdings also extends this policy to every phase of the employment process including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, transfer, training and development, position elimination, restructure, promotion, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, and all other conditions or privileges of employment. Booking Holdings and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your request. M/F/V/D/SO