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Strategy Operations Director

Washington, District of Columbia
Information Technology

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Corporate Technology
Business Unit: Corporate Technology
Requisition Number: 241312
Primary Location: United States-District of Columbia-Washington
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 30%

Job Description:

 Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation and distribution, intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems, and automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Through the separately managed company Siemens Mobility, a leading supplier of smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is shaping the world market for passenger and freight services. Due to its majority stakes in the publicly listed companies Siemens Healthineers AG and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Siemens is also a world-leading supplier of medical technology and digital healthcare services as well as environmentally friendly solutions for onshore and offshore wind power generation. In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens generated revenue of €83.0 billion and net income of €6.1 billion. At the end of September 2018, the company had around 379,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at

Position Overview

Our team is seeking an experienced and qualified professional who will serve as the strategic operations manager for the Siemens USA Cybersecurity function.
The work will be fast-paced, and you will have a pivotal role in shaping the strategy of Cybersecurity and driving operational excellence in accordance with the strategy. Siemens is currently going through a transformation that is helping us to be better prepared and more responsive to the needs of our customers and society. This an opportunity to help shape the future of Siemens USA. This position will report directly to the Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Siemens USA.

•Play major role in helping to refine the Cybersecurity strategy of Siemens USA over time.
•Coordinate with Siemens USA management team and other business leaders to ensure that strategic initiatives are aligned as necessary
•Assist in building Siemens USA brand through joint story and content development (with other business functions). This includes potential public speaking engagements.

•Establish and continually update baseline requirements for operational excellence
•Leverage expertise of the team to execute day to day operations
•Facilitate data gathering and analysis to report on KPIs that measure operational excellence
•Develop go-forward plans (adjustment) based on operational performance and needs of the business
•Develop and foster strong working relationships with business leaders throughout Siemens USA
•Develop and foster strong working relationships with other support functions which can contribute to more effective enterprise cyber risk management

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
•Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, or another business-related field
•10+ years of experience in relevant consulting or industry experience in strategic initiatives, process transformation, and/or operations
•3+ years in a functional or project-based lead role managing a team to deliver results
•Experience mentoring and coaching others
•Proven leadership skills demonstrating strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
•Able to work in ambiguity and drive towards specific value-based outcomes
•Experience working with C-suite
•Experience presenting and/or selling ideas to various audiences
•Experience working in a matrix organization
 Willing to travel up to 30%, mainly domestic.

 Qualified applicants must already be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants shall not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment with Siemens in the United States.

 Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
•Prior experience working for a well-established consulting firm
•Experience working for or with large multi-national organizations



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