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Company Name: Marathon Petroleum Company LP  
Location Name: FindlayOH
Location Address: 539 S Main St, Findlay, OH, United States (US), 45840
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired 
Relevant Experience Level: 4 - 9 years
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt

Role Overview:


The Cybersecurity Principal is a highly critical role tasked with providing assurance for the security posture of the enterprise through evaluating existing technical controls across the entire infrastructure, reviewing proposed changes, representing security in projects and initiatives, and continually seeking to sustain and enhance layers of defense.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in Risk Assessments to identify risks, measure worst-case potential impact, and determine likelihood of occurrence to inform stakeholders
  • Proposes technical measures to decrease risks within the established level of tolerance
  • Provides a cybersecurity checkpoint in projects/initiatives, applying predetermined principles to ensure changes meet minimum thresholds of security and do not pose unacceptable business risk
  • Identifies gaps in the corporate cybersecurity program, developing and recommending compensating measures to strengthen and fortify existing defenses
  • Monitors cybersecurity threats to the industry, communicating potential issues to management
  • Participates in security controls development
  • Assesses potential cybersecurity products and service offerings, communicating recommendations
  • Reviews proposed changes to policies, standards and procedures to ensure adequate cybersecurity controls are sustained
  • Leads incident response activities and various cybersecurity initiatives as needed
  • Must be willing to travel as needed


The successful Cybersecurity Principal:


  • Is an excellent researcher, staying abreast of technological developments
  • Maintains a positive, customer-centric attitude
  • Has strong problem solving and organization skills
  • Is able to build and maintain excellent relationships with internal customers
  • Is a self-starter and able to regularly produce good results with minimum direct supervision
  • Has strong presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrates leadership attributes




  • 4-6 years of experience in a technical, professional role for an enterprise, with a minimum of 2 years in a technical cybersecurity position
  • Professional certification, such as Security+, or SANS GSEC
  • Thorough understanding of multiple domains of Information Technology, including network infrastructure, systems administration, relational database administration, and application development
  • Well versed in cybersecurity principles, theory, and practical application in an enterprise setting
  • Ability to apply project management techniques to successfully organize tasks and initiatives
  • Outstanding organizational and oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly understand new technologies and concepts
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Ability to provide detailed reporting



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field (Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Systems Security, Electrical Engineering, Physical Sciences) or equivalent background and experience
  • CISSP certification




About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) operates an integrated refining, marketing and transportation system.


MPC is the nation's third-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.8 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,500 independently owned retail outlets across 19 states. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,730 convenience stores in 21 states.


Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX LP, is one of the largest processors of natural gas in the U.S. MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude and light product pipelines and more than 5,600 miles of gas gathering and natural gas liquids (NGL) pipelines.


MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, NGLs, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network and midstream service businesses in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.


Job Function: InfTech
Travel Expected: Up to 25%


If you have visited our site in search of information on U.S. employment opportunities and require an accommodation to submit your application, please contact the MPC EEO/Compliance Office at 866-492-7802. Note that we only accept resumes and applications for posted positions.

Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security, Engineering, Technology, Security

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