Intel IPAS - Dir, Product Assurance Processes & Governance in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

Intel Product Assurance and Security IPAS Governance & Operations GO is responsible for implementing and operationalizing proactive security and risk-prioritized measures such as Security Development Lifecycle SDL process, tools and training to embed a secure-by-design approach. In addition, the organization is responsible for establishing and improving key operational elements, providing governance and oversight, and fostering a security first culture into Intel's product development and IPAS' strategic practices.

The Director of Product Assurance Processes and Governance will build, lead and develop a team of governance managers and business process experts that implement and drive processes and controls to ensure a secure-by-design approach for product development across Intel.

Core job responsibilities include:

  • Understand and drive security compliance best practices

  • Facilitate activities and projects that ensure a security first culture within the company

  • Assess and continuously improve the product security governance framework

  • Establish and improve policies and standards to ensure secure product development

  • Perform audits and assess controls to ensure compliance and standards are met

  • Perform risk assessments and drive remediation of any issues identified

  • Develop metrics and KPI's/KRI's for teams to monitor compliance and risk-

  • Define and implement the IPAS operating model

  • Drive business process improvements across protect, detect and respond workstreams

  • Provide inputs to improve product security tools, systems and training to drive compliance

  • Influence and coordinate with other assurance functions across Intel to drive synergies and efficiencies to continuously improve product assurance

  • Define and develop the strategy and vision to apply industry-leading processes and governance to increase effectiveness while raising the bar for product security and secure development practices

  • Identify, design, execute, document, measure, monitor, and control business processes to achieve consistent, targeted results

  • Team leadership, employee development and performance management


  • Bachelor's/Master's degree +10 years of team management MBA and knowledge of SDL and PLC are a plus

  • Must have experience managing product assurance, audit, and/or risk and controls

  • Proven ability to lead governance forums that include participation from multiple business groups

  • Ability to interpret and understand legal documents and regulations is required

  • Demonstrated experience working with auditors and legal

  • Proven experience in implementing Business Process Management and Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement

  • Must have strong leadership skills including excellent communication, stakeholder management, ability to delegate and lead others, and ability to work in an environment with change and ambiguity

  • Demonstrated track record of leading and managing teams

  • Must have ability to scope and plan work needed for areas of ownership and provide clear feedback to the team on risks, issues and help needed

  • Capable of synthesizing complex information into clear messages, often speaking on behalf of IPAS Management

  • Detail oriented with an inclination to identify and improve processes

  • Strong decision-making skills and the ability to build respect and influence at all levels

Inside this Business Group

Intel's Product Assurance & Security team is chartered with building & maintaining customer trust through unparalleled security, privacy & assurance of Intel products. This team drives security & assurance governance, identifies emerging threats, secures existing products through mitigations and defines & initiates future security innovations for Intel products.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Santa Clara

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Position of Trust. This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Talent Consultant.