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Information Technology

E&T Product Cybersecurity Champion

Location Irving, Texas, United States of America / Houston, Texas, United States of America / San Antonio, Texas, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000147846

Career Area:

Information Technology

Job Description:


What matters most to you? Is it being a part of a strong team? Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe, and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters.

As the Cybersecurity Product Manager, you will be responsible for developing security strategies and then in execution, ensuring security is embedded into Caterpillar’s increasing connected smart product footprint.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Product Cybersecurity Owner - Supports business with development of processes and procedures relating to cybersecurity best practices. Helps business remediate findings and vulnerabilities that result from Global Information Systems (GIS) security Assessments, 3rd party assessments or customer assessments. 

  • Product Cybersecurity Champion - Works with executive leaders, engineers, and product managers, across the E&T organization through tools, processes, and education to successfully drive adoption of the “secure by design” methodology. Provides business with cybersecurity awareness training, as needed. This role ensures timely and accurate updates to the connected product catalog.  The Cybersecurity Product Manager will manage scheduling and execution of EP2:30 activities, including preparation for legal review. 

  • Voice of and to the Customer - Engages directly with the customer to understand their unique perspectives on cybersecurity in relation to their use case, our products, and digital services.  Assists in addressing their questions and concerns around cybersecurity. Provides valuable customer feedback to our product development teams for product improvement considerations. Candidate will assist business with answering inbound 3rd party risk assessments from customers. 

  • Technical Leadership - The technical focal for providing cybersecurity consulting to product teams across E&T. Assisting product engineering teams to navigate enterprise security policy, procedures and directives that ensure security is properly integrated into the product development lifecycle. Helps business perform self-testing to ensure security controls are effective. 

  • Liaison to GIS Security - Provide a liaison between E&T engineering leadership, product managers and the appropriate GIS Security functional teams that support product cybersecurity: 

    • Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC Team) 

    • Threat, Attack and Penetration Services (TAPS Team) 

    • Computer Security Incident Response (CSIRT Team)  

    • Connected Asset and Application Security Engineering (CAASE Team) 

    • Third-party cybersecurity vendors  

  • Metrics Reporting - Reports on cybersecurity metrics to E&T executive leadership, business unit stakeholders and GIS Security (GIS Security reports cybersecurity metrics to the EO- quarterly). Helps business track/monitor progress towards reducing cybersecurity risk.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • CISSP Certification (ISC2)

  • Cloud Experience such as AWS and Azure

  • Previous cybersecurity or related experience

  • Experience in risk management and relevant security assessments

  • High level of curiosity and investigative mindset with attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and others in work group, as well as commercial employees in other units, customers, and suppliers

  Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Cybersecurity or related discipline

  • 1-3 years in industrial controls engineering or familiarity with Purdue Model for securing industrial controls

  • GICSP certification

  • Solid project management skills with the ability to deliver on time and on plan.

  • Passion for collaboration and ability to align multiple stakeholders

  • Sound leadership skills with the ability to take initiative and drive creative ideas forward.

  • Ability to thrive and adapt in a high growth, rapidly changing environment

  • A sense of urgency balanced with a strong commitment to quality

  • The ability to work/lead multiple projects simultaneously and to make sound priority decisions


  • Up to 15%

Additional Information:

  • Relocation assistance IS available for this position

  • This position is located in either Dallas, TX, Houston, TX or San Antonio, TX and offers a Hybrid work environment

What You Will Get:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary. Because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day-one benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus program

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage​

  • Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)​

  • Company-matched 401(k) plan

  • Stock option opportunity over time

  • Health savings account (HSA)​

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)​

  • Short and long-term disability coverage​

  • Life Insurance​

  • Paid parental leave​

  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs​

  • Employee Assistance Programs​

  • Voluntary Benefits (Ex. Accident,  Identity Theft Protection)

  • Strong community involvement

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.

As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at   #LI-Hybrid

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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