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Honeywell Security Policies & Standards Specialist in Tempe, Arizona

The future is what you make it.

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future.

That means changing the way we fly, fueling jets in an eco-friendly way, keeping buildings smart and safe and even making it possible to breathe on Mars.

Working at Honeywell isn’t just about developing cool things. That’s why all of our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

Honeywell’s Digital & Product Security (DPS) business believes in integrating security into all aspects of our business to protect the people, processes, and assets by which Honeywell achieves its greater mission. Advancements in technology, contractual and regulatory requirements, emerging threats, and Honeywell's growth worldwide continue to challenge all of us to ensure everything we do in business is secure.

The role is responsible to drive the execution of policy program tasks with an emphasis on policy assurance tasks including gap assessments and controls development. This position will have significant impact security policies, standards and baselines across the entire enterprise as it sets the guardrails to protect company while meeting business goals & objectives.

You will have the opportunity to showcase your proven experience and...

  • Develop and publish Information Security Policies, Standards and Baselines based on knowledge of best practices and compliance requirements.

  • Technical expertise on existing and future security technologies and services as well as participate in bench-marking exercises to align Security Policies / Standards / Baselines/Services to industry best practices

  • Participate in the technical evaluation possible impact on systems & network security

  • Provide technical security requirements in support of the advancement and currency of Security Policies, Standards, and Baselines

  • Conduct compliance gap assessments against both proposed and issued requirements

  • Drive completion of Security Policy Program tasks with attention to detail and integrity

  • Manage highly collaborative efforts for creating and implementing controls against Global Information Security Policies, Standards, and Baselines.

  • Create content and facilitate training and awareness on Security Policies, Standards, and Baselines as well as Security Awareness topics to drive best practices across the enterprise

  • Leadership exposure to demonstrate need of security posture with proven facts and hands on experience

  • Present to a large audience groups and drive effective conversation.

  • Preferred to have leadership exposure at CIO / CTO / CSO / PSC / CIPSO.

  • Technical writer in establishing Governance related documents (Policies, Standards, Baselines etc…)

  • Intermediate knowledge of IT security industry compliance frameworks (example: NIST 800-53, ISO 27001/2).


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Must be a US citizen, permanent resident or have protected status due to US export laws.


  • Engineering degree, including a master’s in information security is a plus.

  • Significant experience in information security domain including strong understanding of Information Security best practices, Industry control frameworks, processes and solutions

  • Extensive hands-on experience with Internet firewall, DMZ, Extranet, VPN, intrusion detection and forensic technologies.

  • Experience and knowledge of all Windows platforms, AIX, Solaris, HP-UX and Linux

  • Significant experience and understanding of the TCP/IP protocol suite, routing, switching, and bridging in LAN/WAN multi-national environments.

  • Experience in maintaining common IT technologies such as firewall, VPN, PKI, E-business and web technologies, vulnerability & risk assessment, intrusion detection, event correlation TCP/IP, SNMP.

  • Proficiency with the IT Security Common Body of Knowledge.

  • Willingness and interest to stay abreast of both old and new security vulnerabilities and continually keep up to date on the latest security best practices and technologies.

  • Working knowledge of a broad range of current IT security platforms and technologies

  • Strong knowledge of cryptography as it relates to computer and network security as well as file and email encryption required.

  • Preference will be given for the following certifications: CISA, CISM, CISSP and CCNA.

  • Knowledge and/or experience with process improvement and quality control methodologies such as Six Sigma a plus .

  • A self-starter, with limited supervision & be able to work effectively in a global diverse environment.

  • Experience in Investigations and Compliance.

  • Superb communications within a diverse enterprise organization to a broad audience from both technical to non-technical up to executive leadership.

  • Excellent presentation skills.

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.