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Zions Bancorp/ZMSC Job Titles
Enterprise Technology Operations
052962 Requisition #

Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies, consisting of a collection of great banks with combined total assets exceeding $70 billion. Zions operates banking divisions under local management teams and community identities in 11 states. Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices.


We are currently seeking a Director of Information Security to join our cybersecurity leadership team. This position reports directly to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and will be accountable for multiple cybersecurity governance and risk management functions. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and mindsets to drive a holistic approach to cybersecurity are encouraged to apply. We are looking for relevant, collaborative leadership experience, proven execution ability and technical cybersecurity competency as key indicators of success for this role.  



  • Develop strategies to improve the bank’s security posture and support enabling technologies to achieve business growth
  • Working directly with the CISO, define and measure the execution of the cybersecurity roadmap and facilitate reporting to all stakeholders (CEO, COO, CRO, Board of Directors)
  • Lead and inspire multiple teams responsible for cybersecurity identity/access, strategy, governance, risk assessment, compliance, and awareness/engagement functions
  • Implement strategies to attract, develop and retain exceptional, diverse cybersecurity talent
  • Foster collaborative working relationships with security stakeholders across the bank (IT, operations, supply chain, business lines, risk management, and internal audit)
  • Facilitate the delivery of accurate and timely information delivery during audits and regulatory exams by building the assurance/evidence into cybersecurity operations and governance activities
  • Oversee management of cybersecurity tools, contracts, budgets, documentation, standards, and processes to ensure an operating environment that is sound, sustainable, and compliant with company policies and requirements
  • Early wins will include:
    • Ensure successful launch of in-flight identity/access management control enhancements
    • Improve the consistency, quality, and efficiency of risk reporting, cyber health dashboards and scorecards, and reporting to the Board of Directors


  • 10+ years of enterprise cybersecurity or relevant technology/risk management experience
  • 2+ years of experience directing the activities of other managers running cybersecurity or technology teams
  • Broad, current knowledge of cybersecurity domains, technologies, and vendor capabilities
  • Experience implementing and measuring cybersecurity maturity with frameworks such as NIST CSF and FFIEC CAT
  • Exceptional communication skills, including written deliverables, oral presentations, and the ability to facilitate crucial conversations at all levels of the organization 
  • Track record of leading enterprise projects and cross-functional initiatives to success, on time and within budget
  • Hands-on experience with identity/access management or third-party risk management is beneficial but not required


This position requires regular face-to-face interaction with teams, business stakeholders, and executives in Salt Lake City, Utah. We will consider candidates in the area, able to relocate to the area, or working remotely but willing to travel regularly to Salt Lake City.


Pay Range: $180,000 - $225,000

Bonus: This position is eligible for a discretionary bonus



To review our Benefits Summary click here.


Zions Bancorporation and its affiliates and divisions (“Zions”) is an equal opportunity employer which prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment. Zions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and employment candidates and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Zions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Zions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Zions encourages applicants of all ages.


It is Zions’ policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


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