Kellogg Veterans

Veterans Careers at Kellogg Company

You’ve given your time and talent as a military veteran. You’ve demonstrated your commitment to career development with pride and passion during your service years. You’ve seen, heard and had experiences unique to only those who have served their country.

From Plant Operation Supervisors to Senior Financial Analysts, Kellogg offers opportunities for military veterans to grow with us. We are proud of our history of recruiting and developing veterans across the United States and are committed to recruiting and hiring more. We recognize that military-experienced talent bring exceptional and valuable knowledge, skills and experience to our company.

The values that you’ve come to learn and live through your service are similar to our K Values, which describe who we are, what we believe and what brings us together as a global community. Our K Values – integrity, respect, accountability, passion, humility, hunger, simplicity and success - help define what makes our company and our people special and how we all play a unique and critical role in the ongoing success of Kellogg.


W.K. Kellogg saw a better way—shaping our industry through a passion for people, and the goodness of food. And every day, we continue our founder’s legacy of leadership. Together we take the steps that show the way, with a vision for tomorrow and a plan to get there. We encourage you apply for a position that leverages your military experience and invite you to grow and lead with us.

Job Information

Kellogg Lead IT Security Engineer – Operational Technology in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals in an environment where you can learn, grow, and be an integral part of creating innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish. Become a part of our rich heritage that has grown from a small family business to a global organization with a presence in over 180 countries.

At the heart of the Kellogg Company is technology — a key enabler of how we market, sell and manufacture our well-known and beloved brands to consumers around the globe.

We have an opening for you to grow with us as a Lead IT Security Engineer for Operational Technology in Battle Creek, MI or Oak Brook, IL.


  • Protect the operational technology network: Helping evolve, develop, communicate, and deploy new OT security strategy and standards to address business, cybersecurity, and regulatory requirements for critical industrial controls systems.

  • Build relationships: Partner with global engineering and plant engineers to evaluate new security technologies and contribute to the manufacturing technology standards.

  • Technical expert: Act as a subject matter expert and hands-on technologist for OT security technologies and provide security-focused consultative services to the organization.

  • Keeping up-to-date with Industry Trends and emerging technologies associated with Operational Technology cybersecurity



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience working in current Information Security best practices in an enterprise environment

  • In-depth knowledge of IT security & IT controls concepts, practices, software, hardware and networking information technologies including IDS/IPS, NGFW, authentication, encryption, VPNs, secure protocols, data protection, data loss prevention, identity management solutions, application security and other domains as becomes necessary

  • Working knowledge of ethical hacking, malware and penetration testing techniques in current use

  • Highly developed interpersonal style with emphasis on collaboration, influencing and building strong longer-term relationships particularly across the Technologies organization

  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills, sense of ownership

  • Ability to explain complex problems and concepts to all levels in the organization

  • Ability to work within a high-performing team that challenges each individual to formulate the best possible solutions while maintaining both professional candor and intellectual integrity

  • Willingness to learn new technologies and skillsets as demanded by changing technological, business, and regulatory landscape

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • Relevant and active professional certifications such as CISSP, CEH, OSCP/E, relevant GIAC or SANS certifications

  • Additionally, ideal candidate will have experience with specific technologies such as:

Identity governance & lifecycle solutions

Traditional and Next Gen Firewalls (Palo Alto, CheckPoint)

Active Directory knowledge

Scripting (JavaScript / Python)

Advanced Malware Detection

Open source Security Tools

ISO 27001/27002 or NIST framework



It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

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The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at .

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Lead IT Security Engineer – Operational Technology

Location: USA-IL-Oak Brook

Other Locations: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: INF001376

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Oct 6, 2019, 12:59:00 AM

Relocation Assistance: No