Director, Information Security and Compliance

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 6689 
Location: 700 Market St, Saint Louis, Missouri, 63101
Position Type: Non Union 
Number Open: 1 

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:

Living Spire Behaviors

  • We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.
  • We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.
  • We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.
  • We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.


The Director, Information Security and Compliance is responsible for the overall strategy and execution of the company's Information security. The position establishes strategic plans, policies, and processes to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Company information assets.

Primary duties:

  • Develop and administer policies and procedures related to system and information ownership as well as data classification guidelines
  • Develop, establish and maintain standards, procedures and guidelines to promote the security, interoperability, supportability, sustainability and usability of computer-based application systems at Spire
  • Maintain a robust, resilient and secure information security technology platform
  • Identify and address exposures to accidental or intentional destruction, disclosure, modification, or interruption of information that may cause serious financial and/or information loss to the Company
  • Develop and manage information security functions within budgeting and business planning processes Implement, maintain, and oversee enforcement of policies, procedures and plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices
  • Serve as executive information security liaison to business units, providing internal consulting on security considerations for business initiatives
  • Establish and maintain security standards and procedures in accordance with industry-accepted best practices, standards and guidelines
  • Develop and monitor practices to ensure that the information of Spire is secure from unauthorized access, protected from inappropriate alteration, physically secure, and available to authorized users in a timely fashion
  • Coordinate information security efforts with the Internal Audit Department

Supervisory responsibilities:

  • Directly supervises (4) employees in the security group

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, Information Systems or a related field
  • Five plus years of demonstrated experience leading/managing security practices around security technologies including protocols, policies and procedures with medium to large company experience
  • Five to eight years of experience of IT audit experience preferred

Certificates, licenses, registrations:

  • CISSP, CISA, CISM, PMP preferred

Work environment:

Work is normally performed in a shared services environment

Spire accepts online applications through our career site at

Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.

Job Location: St Louis

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