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Security Operations Manager

Ref: US_EN_6_914752_1464491

Posted on 09 September 2022

We are looking for a  Security Operations Manager

This is a direct hire 100% remote position with approx 10% travel


Summary of Role

The role is part of the security leadership team and includes functions such as: helping to design and develop technical security requirements for all company projects, assisting with updating security policies, standards, procedures, programs, and plans, as well as providing thought leadership in all areas of security.


Security Operations – 40%

  • Triage and resolve security incident tickets escalated by the Managed Security
  • Services Provider

  • Investigate intrusion incidents and mount incident responses as needed
  • Participating in IT incident and problem management representing the Security Team
  • Create and manage all operational documentation related to security, such as run
  • books or procedural documents

  • Develop automation scripts to handle and track incidents
  • Serve as the primary operational contact point for all IT and security vendors
  • Stay current the with latest security trends, threats, and attacks
  • Participates in security incident response activities, providing and implementing tactical risk mitigation to incidents
  • Systems Administration & Engineering – 45%

  • Update, configure, and administer a high level of security for in-house security
  • infrastructure

  • Identify threats and develop suitable defense measures in accordance with security architecture designs
  •  Manage and optimize system security policies and rulesets to keep up with the latest threats & attacks
  • Evaluate system changes for security implications
  • Collaborate with other engineers on authentication, authorization, and encryption
  • solutions

  • Create innovative ways to solve existing production security issues
  • Projects – 15%

  • Partake in technical design reviews, integration, and security testing
  • Implement security requirements for all  projects
  • Respond to information security issues during each stage of a project’s lifecycle
  • Test security & IT solutions using industry-standard analysis criteria
  • Recommend modifications in technical and GRC areas that affect IT security
  • Experience / Education / Skill Requirements

  • 3-5+ years of Security administration or engineering functions in a fortune 500 company
  • Professional security management certification preferred (CISSP, C|EH, CISA)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Experience reviewing system changes for security implications and recommending improvements
  • In-depth knowledge of information security practices related to PCI, SOC, HIPAA, and OWASP application security.
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, ITIL, COBIT and ones from NIST and CIS are preferred.
  • Detailed understanding of multiple security domains: Network, Data, Identity, Application, Cloud
  • Information Risk Management: Content filtering technologies, application firewalls, vulnerability scanners, LDAP, forensics software, file integrity monitoring, data loss prevention technologies
  • O/S: Linux (Red Hat, SUSE), Windows, UNIX, Cisco IOS, VM Ware
  • Network: Firewalls, Proxy Servers, Reverse Proxy Servers, IPS, SEIM
  • Proficient in Java, Net, C++, Python, bash, power shell a plus
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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