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Global Security - Mergers & Acquisitions Specialist


Job Summary :

Equifax is looking for a Director Global Security Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) who will deliver Security due diligence efforts, develop security M&A capability inventories, drive prioritization of integration activity, propose enhancements to M&A playbooks, and track progress across multiple workstreams.

This candidate must be willing to work from any 1 of our office locations.

What You’ll Do:   

  • Provide leadership and management of security and risk due diligence evaluation and integration delivery for prospective acquisition targets ​ 

  • Influence and educate on security and privacy risks to help technical and business stakeholders understand the potential impacts and support decision making

  • Evaluate the current state of security operations for the target organization and develop acquisition strategies and plans to drive timely alignment to core controls and standards

  • Track security risks across the acquisition lifecycle and in develop mitigation and response strategies in a prioritized manner

  • Understand the balance required amongst technology, process, and people to create and maintain strong working partnerships with target teams and internal stakeholders

  • Serve as a primary liaison with a number of teams involved in the M&A process, including, but not limited to: Corporate Development, Legal, Technology, Product, Finance, and others,

  • Keeping security requirements at the forefront and in parallel supportive of the goals and

  • objectives of our partner organizations at all times.

  • Escalate and bring to attention any matter of importance that involves any significant risk, regulatory, or legal challenge to the potential acquisition along with solutions to resolve.

  • Elevate the Security M&A program processes, methodologies, and delivery to continuously improve and advance best practices in support of the company’s acquisition strategy.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


What experience you’ll need:  

  • 10 yrs of overall experience in Information Security, Cyber Security, IT

  • About 5 years of experience specific to 1 or more of the following disciplines :

    • Security or Technology driven M&A activity (Due Diligence, Integration Activity) 

    • Project and Program Management, Analysis, Audit, Regulatory, or Compliance


What could set you Apart :  

  • College degree (BS/BA)

  • PMP, CISA, CISM, CISSP or other applicable certifications are a plus


We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.








Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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