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Anthem, Inc. Information Security Executive Advisor (Threat Management) in Reston, Virginia


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Preferred location: Indianapolis, IN

The IS Executive Advisor – Cybersecurity Threat Management is a strategic role chartered with Strategic Planning, Program Oversight, Executive Communications, Business alignment and support, Financial and Budget management, and Data protection governance.

Primary duties include but are not limited to:

  • In partnership with leadership help set Cyber Security Threat Management strategic direction for continued program evolution and maturation.

  • Apply Program Management methodology to effectively guide Cyber Security Threat Management program level initiatives from ideation to implementation and maturity beyond.

  • Provide guidance and oversight to ensure Cyber Security Threat Management goals and commitments are delivered as designed and within budget and timeline commits.

  • Provide oversight, alignment, and cohesion of Cyber Security Threat Management functional teams into the overarching team mission and objectives; further align with the Information Security mission and Strategic Pillars.

  • Track, document, and communicate team metrics, accomplishments, and successes.

  • Serve as the lead for Cyber Security Threat Management Communications. Key deliverables help to substantiate Cyber Security Threat Management thought leadership internally to Anthem and with the larger healthcare ecosystem.

  • These communication deliverables and responsibilities include:

  • Share the Cyber Security Threat Management narrative, success and metrics at the highest organizational levels to include Anthem Board of Directors and Information Security focused Steering Committees.

  • Build partnerships across the enterprise.

  • Educate constituents of Cyber Security Threat Management mission and objectives

  • Inform Anthem of information security principles and threats.

  • Create Cyber Security Threat Management Presentations for multiple audiences and purposes; Expert PowerPoint presentation skills required.

  • Draft and review Cyber Security Threat Management communications for corporate intranet and various associate communications.

  • Assist in the annual review of Information Security Incident Response Policy and Program documents to include updates related to continued program maturation and evolution.

  • Support the creation, review and delivery of messaging and responses for client acquisition, retention, audit support, and ad-hoc Information Security assessments.

  • Plan and lead All Hands and other recurring leadership and team meetings.

    Data Protect Governance Committee

  • In collaboration with CSTM leadership, plan and execute Data Protect governance committee charter & commitments which are in place to provide strategic guidance on Anthem Data Protection interests and initiatives.

  • Support the Enterprise Data Governance Executive Council for which the Data Protect Committee is subordinate

  • Partner with the Committee to build the annual Roadmap and plan

    Financial Planning and Commitments:

  • Partner with leadership, sourcing, and finance to methodically plan and successfully execute on financial commitments.

  • Partner with leadership, respective subject experts and Value Added Resellers (VARs) to identify the best technological solutions for our environment as well obtain the most cost effective pricing.

  • Leverage Anthem purchasing system to initiate and track procurement lifecycle.


The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against Covid-19. All offers of employment are conditioned on completion of a background check, including COVID-19 vaccination verification. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.Mimimum Requriements:

  • Requires BS/BA in Information Technology or related field of study and a minimum of 10 years' experience in systems administration and security aspects of information systems, access management and network security technologies, network communications, computer networking, telecommunications, systems development and management, hardware, software, data, and people; experience with multiple technical and business disciplines required.

  • Requires broad-based experience to plan and design highly complex systems; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • 10+ years of experience leading project teams and providing direction for professionals. Cyber security engineering, operations, and threat management experience.

  • Prior leadership and management experience leading direct, matrixed, and geographically dispersed teams, vendors, and stakeholders.

  • Prior experience communicating across technology and business aisles through written and oral channels

  • Background in regulated industries and related regulations, privacy, and compliance standards and frameworks such as HIPAA, PCI-DSS, NIST CSF, and HiTrust .

  • Experience developing and communicating cybersecurity KPIs and KRIs geared towards executive management up to the BOD.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry and IS certifications a plus, but not a requirement.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

REQNUMBER: PS63881-Virginia