Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation

Senior Manager, Cyber M&A

Rockwell Automation is a global technology leader focused on helping the world's manufacturers be more productive, sustainable, and agile. With more than 28,000 employees who make the world better every day, we know we have something special. Behind our customers – amazing companies that help feed the world, provide life-saving medicine on a global scale, and focus on clean water and green mobility – our people are energized problem solvers that take pride in how the work we do changes the world for the better.

We welcome all makers, forward thinkers, and problem solvers who are looking for a place to do their best work. And if that's you we would love to have you join us!

Job Description

Rockwell Automation is doing things never before possible. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to make the world more intelligent, more connected, and more productive. We help the world work better and people work smarter, and we are looking for bright minds to make that happen. The makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers.

Are you interested in shaping a highly effective agile organization? Are you excited about the opportunity to influence and lead other skilled technical contributors? Are you passionate about fostering vital connections and developing a team who will help to make our company, partners and customers more productive and profitable? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, this is your opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic team. As a member of the Rockwell Automation IT organization, you will join our transformation journey as we seek to improve and push boundaries.

Our technologies are used globally to deliver critical services, such as power and water, and to enable critical manufacturing. In this role, you will work with a high-performing team of like-minded individuals passionate about ensuring that our products are delivered with the highest levels of security and safety. You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse array of technologies in software, IoT, cloud, and embedded systems. Join us in the Enterprise Cybersecurity Team as we deliver safe, secure, and resilient technologies to protect our global community and the critical services and goods they provide.

Position Overview:

Rockwell Automation is seeking a Cyber Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Senior Manager responsible for providing guidance on strategic planning, M&A transactions, acquisitions, and investments with a business and technology focus. The Senior Manager will be responsible for designing and integrating Cyber M&A activities into the larger corporate development efforts to support and influence business thesis and rational for the acquisition or divestiture of a business into Rockwell. The Senior Manager will be responsible for maturing and maintaining the Cyber M&A approach for Rockwell, leveraging feedback from Cybersecurity and IT Leadership within Rockwell, ensuring an appropriate risk profile for Rockwell and raising risks to appropriate leadership. The successful candidate will engage with stakeholders in support of the organization and be an advocate for the cybersecurity controls and enabling the business. This role requires a critical thinker, leadership, and the ability to adapt quickly to the known information and be able to take ownership of decisions. The role requires the ability to exercise sound judgement, have excellent written and oral communications skills, and be proficient at managing a globally dispersed team.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct and lead cybersecurity due diligence as a cybersecurity team liaison to the corporate development team's ongoing growth and business development effort
  • Perform secondary research using a variety of sources including open source tools
  • Design and execute in-depth interview guides with key organizational stakeholders
  • Support investments analysis as part of both integrations and separations of businesses
  • Consider cybersecurity strategy formulation as part of larger strategic transformations
  • Conduct M&A value creation and synergy realization through cybersecurity (e.g. cybersecurity services streamlining, total costs analysis, risks mitigation plan)
  • Perform M&A transaction planning and execution
  • Lead small project teams
  • Train and guide more junior colleagues in advancing their careers
  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of relevant work experience
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Typically requires 8+ years of relevant management experience, ideally within Information Security and M&A consulting, in a highly regulated business, with proven ability to manage conflict, provide leadership, organize, and make decisions
  • Degree specialization in Information Security, Business, Risk Management, Finance, Statistics or other related field
  • Certifications in CISSP/CISM/CRISC/PMP
  • Leadership and adaptability when facing unique challenges encountered to effectively work with individuals in diverse cultures and business environments
  • Strong work ethic and a proactive mindset with ability to think “outside of the box” to solve problems
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a multi-tasking environment with strong analytical and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong meeting organization and facilitation skills
  • Track record of managing work to achieve milestones on time and within budget in a fast-paced environment
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    Job details


    Senior Manager, Cyber M&A


    Rockwell Automation


    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    September 10, 2023

    Job type




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