Director of Cybersecurity


Hanesbrands, Inc.


Winston, Salem, NC


We are seeking an experienced and strategic-minded Director of Cybersecurity Engineering & Architecture to oversee the development and implementation of strategic and tactical leadership for designing, operating, and optimizing the cybersecurity engineering function. This role will support multiple disciplines and domains including network, application, cloud, and endpoint security. The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring our systems and data are protected against evolving cyber threats and compliance requirements.

• Provide strategic and tactical leadership for designing, operating, and optimizing the cybersecurity architecture and engineering function.
• Create, maintain, and enforce enterprise security standards, policies, procedures, patterns, and documentation.
• Engage with stakeholders in support of the organization and be an advocate for Information Security controls across the organization.
• Develop and maintain the organization's cybersecurity architecture strategy and roadmap in alignment with business goals and industry best practices.
• Lead a team of cybersecurity architects in designing secure and scalable solutions for networks, systems, applications, and cloud environments.
• Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including IT, engineering, and operations to integrate cybersecurity requirements into architecture designs and development processes.
• Define and enforce cybersecurity design principles, standards, and guidelines to ensure consistency and effectiveness across the organization.
• Conduct risk assessments and security reviews of proposed architectures and technologies to identify vulnerabilities and recommend mitigations.
• Stay informed about emerging cybersecurity technologies, trends, and threats to continuously improve the organization's security posture.
• Provide guidance and leadership on cybersecurity architecture projects, ensuring timely and successful delivery of initiatives.
• Establish and maintain relationships with external cybersecurity vendors, partners, and industry peers to leverage expertise and resources.


Minimum Education/ Experience
• Bachelor's degree with 10+ years relevant work experience including prior management experience: 4+ years of equivalent work experience can be substituted for bachelor's degree. We prefer candidates with a master's degree with 8+ years relevant work experience

Required Certification(s)
• Network Security: CCNP, CCNA, CompTIA Network+ or equivalent We prefer relevant cybersecurity certifications (e.g., CISSP-ISSAP, CCSP, SABSA)

Specific Skills or Experience Required:
• Extensive experience (8+ years) in cybersecurity architecture, design, and implementation, with a focus on enterprise-level environments.
• In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks and standards (e.g., NIST, ISO/IEC 27001, CIS Controls) and their application in architecture design.
• Experience in architecting and securing cloud environments (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and familiarity with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
• Proficiency in security technologies such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPNs, SIEM, DLP, and endpoint security solutions.
• Experience with OT/IIoT security specifically knowledge of ICS and SCADA protocols, including DNP3, ICCP, 61850, GOOSE, C37.118, ModBus+, ZigBee, 802.11x, RF
• In depth knowledge of implementing Zero Trust, Software Defined Wide Area Networking and Secure Services Edge Architectures for global organizations

Job Specific Competencies:
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex security issues and recommend effective solutions.
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey technical concepts to non- technical stakeholders and executive leadership.
• Network and encryption experience, including virtual private networks (VPNs), IPsec, SSL/TLS, LDAP and public key infrastructure (PKI).
• Capability to build risk models and analyze security weaknesses,
• Experience with FAIR and/or SABSA a plus
• Proven experience technical lead organizing and mentoring security architects.
• Working knowledge of security compliance standards (NIST, GDPR, CCPA, ISO,PCI, SOC 2, etc.)


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