McDonald's - Corporate

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Analyst, Application Data Protection Encryption

Posted over 1 month ago

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Job Description

Company Description:

McDonalds new growth strategy, Accelerating the Arches, encompasses all aspects of our business as the leading global omni-channel restaurant brand. As the consumer landscape shifts we are using our competitive advantages to further strengthen our brand. One of our core growth strategies is to Double Down on the 3Ds (Delivery, Digital and Drive Thru). McDonalds will accelerate technology innovation so 65M+ customers a day will experience a fast, easy experience, whether at one of our 25,000 and growing Drive Thrus, through McDelivery, dine-in or takeaway.

Leading this tech revolution is McDonalds Global Technology organization made up of intrapreneurs who get to build really cool tech with scary smart people using the latest innovations like AI, IOT, and edge computing. We do this working along diverse, global teams who are always hungry for a challenge. Its bonus points when you get to see your family and friends use the tech you build at their favorite McD restaurant.

This role will collaborate closely with cybersecurity experts, market leads, project managers, and Global Technology Solutions teams to ensure the reliable and efficient operation of McDonalds security services. In addition, this role will be responsible for managing and collaborating with the support teams that handle tickets and other operational tasks for McDonalds security services. This person will work closely with others in Global Technology Risk Management and other areas of Global Technology to ensure that our services are meeting the needs of markets, application teams, and other stakeholders.

Check out the Global Technology Technical Blog to learn how technology is directly enabling the Accelerating the Arches strategy.

Job Description:

The Cybersecurity Data Protection team is committed to secure and protect McDonalds information anywhere, on any device, and at all times. We are seeking the most determined and ambitious cybersecurity professionals to partner with us in continuing to build our culture of security. We strive to find the balance of security with productivity but will never compromise on the quality and effectiveness of our data protection controls. We are looking for tenacious individuals to bring clarity to ambiguous situations by merging multiple sources of information into a plan that will bring quantifiable results towards our goals.

The McDonalds Cybersecurity Data Protection team is growing. We are seeking an Analyst of Application Data Protection Encryption to manage the aspects of the Encryption Key Management and Certificate Management platforms that will be applied in various aspects of Data Protection.


  • Operational Support of our Certificate Management and Encryption Key Management platforms
  • Collaborate with application teams to understand and consume the certificate management and encryption key management platforms including reviewing technical requirements, process to follow and other activities to get them engaged with these platforms
  • Coordinate with vendors to manage these platforms and help to implement technical and process related improvements
  • Estimates level of effort and resources needed to activate various features and functionality in these platforms.
  • Serve as a point-person for product questions and be able to dig deep into problems to help find a solution.
  • Assist in prioritizing the roadmap with the product and technology team leads.
  • Reviews and reports on these platforms for operational effectiveness, growth of usage, and other metrics to show the health and usage of these platforms



  • 2+ years experience in areas of IT and/or cybersecurity
  • 2+ years experience completing enterprise-wide Certificate Management or Encryption Key Management platforms.
  • Demonstrated competency in developing effective solutions to diverse business problems
  • Program/Portfolio management experience implementing global processes and technology platforms
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to make quick decisions when working with sophisticated situations
  • Ability to successfully adjust to changing needs in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent time management and related organizational skills including appropriate proactive approach
  • Exhibit a high level of integrity, trustworthiness and confidence, and represents the company and its management team at the highest level of professionalism


  • Experience with Thales or AppviewX technologies at an enterprise scale
  • Knowledge and experience with various cybersecurity control frameworks, and standards such as NIST CSF, CIS Controls, SOC II, and security regulations/directives including GPDR, SOX, PCI, CCPA, etc
  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or similar.
  • Familiarity with sophisticated multinational companies and distributed business models.
Additional Information:

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