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Cyber Security Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Program Lead (Remote Work Schedule)

Freddie Mac
Mc Lean, Virginia, United States
At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

As part of Freddie Mac's return to the office pilot, all employees, contingent workers and visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to be on-site unless they have an approved accommodation.

Position Overview:

Consider this opportunity if you're interested in applying your Data Loss Prevention (DLP) knowledge and experience to a challenging environment, and joining a team of dedicated and highly-supportive individuals in a lead role! The Information Security DLP team at Freddie Mac has an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in bringing their passion and relevant background and joining a team of individuals supporting the mission of protecting Freddie Mac data.

This position can be performed from a remote location in the U.S.

Our Impact:

Our team is responsible for:

Continuously increasing DLP coverage across the organization
Maintaining an effective end-to-end process from ingesting requests from across the organization to ensuring detections get routed to the Cyber Security monitoring/response processes
Defining, documenting, and executing internal processes and controls to support the DLP Program
Defining metrics and supporting reporting needs across the organization
Addressing risks and open issues that apply to our process

Your Impact:

Define new and enhance existing Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies/rules in DLP tools to continuously increase DLP Program coverage via multiple detection technologies in accordance with established process
Enhance existing relationship with the lines of businesses to further strengthen reach of the DLP Program within the organization
Provide creative solutions to support the maintenance of an effective DLP Program (from process and technology standpoints) in the face of changing environments
Build, develop, and maintain relationships with internal and external partners and vendors to formulate DLP solutions for Freddie Mac
Support the DLP team in further expanding upon the established DLP Program by defining additional processes / controls for continuous risk reduction purposes and to meet the objectives detailed in the DLP Charter
Define metrics to measure effectiveness and efficiency of the Program and support reporting needs across the organization
Support DLP team members in daily operations and provide guidance when required
Partner with required stakeholders to remediate DLP design, process, and technology gaps
Engage with risk functions across the organization and Internal Audit to represent and support the DLP team when required


8+ years of Data Loss Prevention and/or Information Security experience
DLP policy/rule configuration experience in on prem and cloud technology
Ability to independently research and provide solutions to support new processes and technology
Strong written and verbal communication skills with management, business, and technical/engineering resources
Must be able to present structured and ad hoc presentations to various audiences (business, technical and management)
Experience working with Splunk
Ability to adapt, work in and thrive in a frequently changing environment
Excellent teaming skills
Experience in leading and providing guidance to personnel

Keys to Success in this Role:

Excellent collaborator and fantastic teammate
Multi-task, prioritize, and sometimes expect the unexpected. Actively contribute to providing solutions and be open and flexible to change.
View obstacles and gaps as an exciting challenge, focus on providing detailed solutions to solve problems
Relationship builder inside and outside of Information Security
Stay current on technology that impacts the industry and be comfortable with transition and change

Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Notice to External Search Firms: Freddie Mac partners with BountyJobs for contingency search business through outside firms. Resumes received outside the BountyJobs system will be considered unsolicited and Freddie Mac will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. If interested in learning more, please visit and register with our referral code: MAC.

Time-type:Full time

Job Category:Information Technology

FLSA Status:Exempt

Freddie Mac provides anticipated base salary ranges where required by law.

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