Job Description: IT Security and Security Platforms Manager
May work remotely with occasional travel to HQ in Newport
News. Prefer candidates within a 100-mile radius.
Direct Hire Opportunity - No C2C
The IT Security and Security Platforms Manager provides vision
and leadership for the operation and stewardship of Security
technology, personnel, and processes that deliver Security services
in a hybrid on-prem/cloud environment. This includes
responsibility for monitoring and maintaining all platforms
delivering Security services and their continual availability;
performing configuration and administration of these services;
partnering with the CISO and GRC functions to ensure that intents
are achieved and compliance and regulatory requirements are met;
and coordination of resources, schedules, and activities. The
Manager must be able to provide thought leadership for the Security
space, to coach and mentor the team, and to build and maintain
strong partnerships with IT, Security, business, and third-party
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Build and maintain a diverse and high-performing team, through
actively recruiting, hiring, training, coaching, developing, and
rewarding team members.
Participate in the CISO-level Security Leadership Team, to
represent Cloud Security and Security Platforms performance and
interests, and to collaborate with peers and other Security leaders
to achieve our goals.
Participate in the Security Ops & Engineering Leadership Team,
to ensure reliable service delivery and efficient use of all
Develop and manage Goals and Development Items for each team
member, monitoring progress and supporting successful
Coach and lead employees and on/off-site contractors/consultants
with respect to strategic direction for approved Security,
Technology, and Business technology initiatives.
Continuously assess and align core and extended team member
skills with strategic Security and Technology direction.
Develop and maintain critical 3rd-party partnerships to flex
Security Operations capacity and skill to meet resource demand.
Inform and collaborate with Security Leadership team, regarding
resource forecasting, skillset gaps, and other opportunities, to
consistently anticipate demand, while meeting SLAs.
IT Security Operations and Engineering (50%)
Provide stewardship of people, process, and technology aspects
of all Security platforms and Cloud-delivered Security
Ensure that all Service Offerings are available and operating
Ensure that all Service Offerings are aligned with the intent of
Security Leadership and any published policies and/or standards,
including development and/or maintenance of supporting processes
used by the Cloud Security and Security Platforms teams.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with all IT,
Security, third-party, service consumer, and business
Ensure that appropriate maintenance, monitoring, automation, and
response procedures are in place, to meet Security and availability
Ensure that employees and third-party resources conduct
operations in a quality manner, in accordance with our ITIL and
other documented processes.
Understand customer objectives and develop support strategies
that map to Service Offerings.
Actively monitor new and emerging technologies, trends, issues,
and solutions and assess their applicability to Security
Contribute requirements to technology selection process.
Advocate for new/enhanced Security Service Offerings on behalf
of Security Ops & Engineering and its customers.
Partner with Security Architecture, to contribute to blueprints
and roadmaps that ensure that our technology meets all business
requirements and anticipates future needs, in a cost-effective
Partner with Security Delivery to ensure that all new Security
technology deployments include appropriate support and run-book
documentation and that Security Ops & Engineering team members are
fully trained to take responsibility for monitoring, ongoing
support, routine engineering, and operation of new security
Partner with Security GRC team to monitor and enforce compliance
with the organization's security policies and standards among
employees, contractors, and third parties responsible for Platform
and Cloud Security services.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Current experience managing a team of 5+ full-time associates is
Experience managing Cloud-based Security services strongly
Experience as an individual contributor in and/or leading an IT
Operations team strongly preferred.
Six (6) years of experience in the Security space is strongly
preferred, to perform at expectations.
Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to effectively lead and motivate individuals and teams,
especially in a remote/distributed workforce environment.
Knowledge of IT Operations best practices, including strategies
and technologies for monitoring, alerting, automation, and
return-to-service strongly preferred.
Familiarity with available cloud-based Security services and
controls, with Microsoft Azure and O365 strongly preferred.
Fluent with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, etc.), preferably in O365.
Certifications: not required, but Azure
Fundamentals/AZ-900, Security Certified Practitioner, or Certified
Information Systems Security Professional/CISSP a plus (current or
Working understanding of agile, SDLC, and QA methodologies
TECHEAD’s mission is to make our on-site associates successful
by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and
prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a
reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest.
Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining
relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our
success. We won’t strive for anything less.
TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all
employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in
accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing
nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the
company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and
conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring,
placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves
of absence, compensation, and training.
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No second parties will be accepted.