We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Security Operations Manager to join our dynamic security team. As a Security Operations Team Lead, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing our security posture by leading a team of talented security engineers, driving automation initiatives to optimize processes, and providing expert technical guidance during security incidents.

What you will own:

  • Automation Champion:
    • Identify opportunities to automate repetitive tasks within security run books, leveraging tools and technologies to reduce manual effort and improve efficiency.
    • Design, implement, and maintain automated security workflows, ensuring scalability and reliability.
    • Collaborate with security engineers to integrate automation into existing processes and systems.
  • Technical Incident Leadership:
    • Lead technical security incident response efforts, coordinating resources and guiding the team towards swift and effective resolution.
    • Act as a technical escalation point for complex security issues, providing expert analysis and troubleshooting guidance.
    • Develop and maintain incident response playbooks, ensuring they are up-to-date and aligned with industry best practices.
  • Team Leadership & Development:
    • Set clear objectives and key results (OKRs) for the security operations team, ensuring alignment with broader organizational goals.
    • Monitor team performance, provide regular feedback, and conduct one-on-one meetings to support individual development and growth.
    • Foster a collaborative and inclusive team culture, encouraging innovation and continuous improvement.
    • Identify training and development needs for team members and facilitate opportunities for skill enhancement.
  • Operational Excellence:
    • Monitor security tools and technologies, ensuring optimal performance and identifying areas for improvement.
    • Analyze security logs and alerts to detect potential threats and vulnerabilities.
    • Collaborate with other security teams to implement and maintain effective security controls.
    • Stay abreast of emerging security threats and trends, adapting security practices accordingly.

What you bring to the table: 

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Experience:
    • 5+ years of experience in security operations or a related field.
    • Proven track record of leading technical security incident response efforts.
    • Strong experience in automation tools and technologies (e.g., SOAR, Python, PowerShell).
    • Experience in managing and developing a team of security professionals.
  • Skills:
    • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
    • In-depth knowledge of security principles and practices.
    • Proficiency in common security tools and technologies (e.g., SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR).
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