Manager Information Security

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

The InfoSec team protect adidas from cyber security threats by delivering effective information security services and improvement initiatives, managing, and responding to security incidents to ensure,

and support the continuity and growth of adidas's business operations; and meet both internal and external stakeholders' expectations across the world.

As part of the security transformation activities within adidas, new capabilities are being created.

This requires a skilled and experienced talent to build the new capability improve adidas’s information security posture in order protect the adidas from complex cyber threats.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitors, investigates, and responds to security incidents, coordinates incident response / remediation activities, recommends required actions and supports / follows up to ensure these are implemented.
  • Conduct threat hunting, threat intelligence analysis and log analysis during handling of incidents.
  • Maintains current knowledge of adversaries’ tactics, techniques, procedures, malware attacks, and other cyber security threats.
  • Proactively identify cyber security improvements and recommends appropriate control improvements.
  • Contributes to development of incident response policy, standards, and guidelines.


If required: People Management / Resource Management:

  • May be involved and gives some input on hiring Transition decisions
  • Ensures appropriate leadership skills are present at every level through creating a motivational and supportive work environment in which employees are coached, trained and provided with career opportunities through development
  • Allocates the different work to the respective employees considering experience, complexity, workload and organizational efficiency
  • Continuously monitors and evaluates team workload and organizational efficiency with the support of IT systems, data and analysis and team feedback and makes appropriate changes to meet business needs.
  • Provides team members/direct reports with clear direction and targets that are aligned with business needs and GIT objectives


Key Relationships:

  • Global IT
  • Respective business function (GOPS, Finance, HR, Brand Marketing, Wholesale/Retail)
  • HR Management
  • Controlling


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications :

  • Solid understanding of threats and threat actors' TTPs
  • Proven incident response experience
  • Proficient spoken and written command of English
  • At least 5-year experience in IT
  • At least 3 years of experience in security incident response area
  • Ability to cope with change, make decisions and act comfortably with risk and uncertainty.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with different international cultures

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Manager Information Security

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  452973
Date:  Jun 17, 2022