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Centene Corporation Senior Director, Cyber Threat and Incident Management in Tampa, Florida


Position Purpose:

  • Conduct cyber security incident response reviews across all cyber security domains, including insider or external threats, malware, denial of service attacks, physical infrastructure attacks, system or human errors.

  • Ensure teams drive to root cause of incidents and proper risks are documented and mitigations executed.Assess emerging threats and cyber incidents; review/select/approve immediate responses to mitigate the threat and impact of these threats and cyber incidents and brief senior leadership.

  • Conduct approvals, performance management reviews, personnel development tasks.

  • Interview and hire high quality candidates for open positions.

  • Review and improve existing policies, procedures and directives for executing various cyber security tasks.

  • Counsel and advise senior leadership on best practices and potential courses of action for cyber security risk concerns

  • Review and approve key procedures for cybersecurity incident handling, cybersecurity threat intelligence and threat hunting, including training materials for cross functional teams.

  • Review and improve existing tactics, techniques and procedures for cyber security processes.

  • Build decision quality briefings and courses of action for Centene leadership with respect to cyber security technology, tactics and procedures.

  • Team with peers in Cyber Security and IT to protect Centene and improve our security posture and team training

  • Advise cyber security teams conducting source selection or project implementation on any cyber security technologies or service contracts relevant to cyber threat management or incident response.

  • Develop and lead the Threat Management and Hunt teams and Cybersecurity Incident Response teams.

  • Review and approve procedures and standards for Centene’s threat and incident response teams, advise senior leaders on new/emerging technology solutions relevant to both teams and recommend new technical and training solutions.

  • Develop and advocate for budget for threat and incident response teams and tools and engage and advise senior leaders across all business lines with security concerns.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science.

  • 8+ years of experience in cybersecurity incident response, or threat hunting. Cybersecurity leadership experience preferred.

  • Healthcare, Finance, Security Technology or Cybersecurity Consulting industry experience preferred.License/Certification:

  • CISSP, CISM, CRISC or similar professional certifications preferred Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Senior Director, Cyber Threat and Incident Management

LOCATION: Tampa, Florida

REQNUMBER: 1192168

COMPANY: Information Technology, Leadership

POSITION TYPE: Professional