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IT Security Operations Manager in Glenview, IL at Solution Partners

Date Posted: 1/10/2018

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    Glenview, IL
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Job Description

Position Profile:
We are seeking a Manager for the Information Security Operations team.

The Information Security Operations Manager's responsibilities include:
: Managing a team of security analysts and engineers in the support of security operations, and the engineering of security solutions
: Developing an operational support plan for the sustained success of the team - including measuring the team's performance against existing SLO's, and training & professional development of the staff
: Creating process improvements
: Staying current on the latest threats and vulnerabilities to ensure operational tools and processes are up to date
: Working to ensure incident response plans are up to date and are effectively tested, including the facilitation of table top workshops to simulate security incidents
: Monitoring systems to ensure that appropriate access levels are maintained
: Collaborating with IT management, legal, human resources and law enforcement agencies to manage security vulnerabilities, events or investigations
: Maintaining BCP/DR plans for security systems and participating in tests
: Facilitating strong collaborative relationships with various organizational teams, both internal and external to the IT department to meet the organization's goals
: Working closely with the other Information Security team groups to ensure the same procedures are followed, and goals and dependencies are aligned
: Ensuring the cross-training of Information Security operations team members
: Assisting with development or maintenance of security policies and standards
: Being the escalation point for time sensitive problems and projects

The ideal candidate will have:
: Five or more years of experience in a security role with strong working knowledge and understanding of information security frameworks, incident management, operations and application security best practices
: Five or more years of experience engineering and in support of security technologies and controls such as Network and Application firewalls, IPS, Web Proxy, Vulnerability Scanners, Host Intrusion Prevention, Active Directory, Secure FTP, and SSLVPN
: Strong analytical and problem solving skills
: Experience with network protocol analysis
: A solid understanding of virtualization technologies and host operating systems including Windows and Linux
: Experience with Digital Certificates, SSL, IPSEC, and other encryption technologies
: Experience working with Security Event Monitoring systems and security incident/event management tools
: Three or more years of experience in a leadership position, preferably within Information Security Operations
: Proven leadership skills including performance management and performance plan development, situational leadership, issue resolution, negotiation, motivating others, forecasting and planning
: Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences, in both a one on one as well as in a group environment, both in oral and written communication.
: BS in a Technology related field or an equivalent work experience

The following experience and certifications are a plus:
: Technical Certifications such as CCNA, CISSP, CISM, SANS GIAC series
: Experience with scripting languages
: A sound understanding of application security and OWASP
: Ability to execute Incident Response stages of Preparation, Identification, Containment, Eradication, Recovery and Lessons Learned