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Security Operations Manager (100% REMOTE)



Posting ID: JP-002660212

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Primary Purpose: Promote an innovative, forward thinking culture to develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise cyber security program. Lead a multidisciplinary team primarily focused on cyber systems architecture design, implementation and administration while advancing enterprise cyber security capabilities. This team also partners closely with the team driving cyber incident response, monitoring, and threat assessment/mitigation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

>Understand technology disciplines which include but are not limited to, endpoint security, data loss protection, firewalls, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention, application and system scanning tools, log collection and monitoring.

>Encourage the development of Cyber Security personnel through coaching and specified training to accomplish organizational goals.

>Identify, select and manage security vendors to ensure that service delivery and support meet performance and business objectives. Manage relationships with third party providers of business services to the organization which includes negotiation of contract language and evaluation of third party risks related to cyber security practices.

>Evaluate and assess current and future security needs of the organization continuously, make recommendations and develop business cases to substantiate requested changes.

>Understand, align, and adhere to the regulatory and compliance requirements as they continually evolve.

>Oversee the approval, training, and dissemination of security policies and practices as it relates to cyber security.

>Develop and propose Cyber Security budget based on current and projected cyber security needs as it pertains to personnel, security solutions, and managed services.

>Provide regular reporting on the cyber security program to the Sr Leadership Team, Internal Risk Management, audit committees, etc.

>Coordinate with various internal business units to include Infrastructure and Application development teams to ensure alignment with IT Cyber Security recommended best practices.

>Manage security incidents and monitor the external environment for emerging threats, and collaborate with relevant stakeholders on the appropriate courses of action.

>Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals; a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below 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.

>Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience.

>7+ years of experience as a Cyber Security Analyst or similar job role.

>5+ years of increasing managerial experience.

>Demonstrated technical experience with the following disciplines: Data Leakage Protection, File Integrity Monitoring, SIEM, Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection, Endpoint Detection and Response, Email Gateways, Firewall Management, Web Application Firewall Management, Multi-factor Authentication, SSL Certificate Management, Hardware Security Modules.

>Working knowledge of multiple security and compliance frameworks: PCI, HIPAA, HITRUST, FISMA, NIST.

>Experience with enterprise security tools such as Tripwire Enterprise, Tripwire IP360, Nessus, BeyondTrust Retina, Qradar, Trustwave TrustKeeper, Proofpoint, McAfee ePO/HBSS.

>Current IT Security related certifications, including one or more of the following: CISSP, CEH and/or CISM.

>Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment.

>Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate cyber security risks and related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical groups.

>Ability to research, develop, and make executive presentations for tools, techniques, and process improvement opportunities in support of cyber security initiatives and evolving threats within the organization.

>Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements frameworks such as: PCI, NIST, SOX, MARS-E, HIPPA, ISO27000.

>Excellent project management skills including scheduling and resource management.

>Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple efforts simultaneously, prioritize and meet deadlines.

>Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

Desired Skills:

>Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security or related field equivalent education, training and work-related experience may be acceptable in lieu of education.

>Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security or Computer Science.

>Supplemental education or certifications (PMP, MBA, CPA, etc.)

>IT Security experience in a regulated environment to include one more of the following industries: Insurance, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals.

>Strong knowledge of TCP/IP, routing, switching and firewall technologies.

>Cisco CCNA or other Security certifications.

>Working knowledge of Cloud computing, SaaS models and Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) principles.

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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