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Information Security Operations Manager

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    New York - Hybrid

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    Greg Farris

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    22 days ago

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The Security Operations Manager is responsible for managing security analysis and response processes for the company. You will play a key role in the security team and help ensure that the organization remains well protected and has the ability to identify and respond to many different threats. The candidate is also responsible for managing the Security Awareness Program by helping to manage best practices and provide the right employee content.


In addition, Security Operations Manager will also help maintain identity security policies and programs designed by Information Security. It will provide business support for security operations and will be a key player in ensuring that all security incidents are properly managed and documented.



  • Oversee and lead the security operations program with identification and response to cyber threat activities
  • Lead all incident response activities including detection, response, and process management
  • Liaise with different stakeholders to provide incident notification and description during events
  • Drive tactical and operational direction for security operations and maintain responsibility for ensuring the maintenance, operations, and support of corresponding tools
  • Manage several security operation tools including but not limited to; EDR, Anti-malware, threat intelligence platform, security training platforms, and detection systems
  • Oversee the MSSP SOC and ensure they meet the businesses strategies and goals to ensure a best in class operations center
  • Develop, maintain, and enforce the centralized strategy for enterprise monitoring (logging & alerting)
  • Identify monitoring risks, hurdles, challenges and escalate to leadership in a timely manner
  • Maintain alignment with security monitoring requirements as well as internal and external assessments
  • Manage the security awareness training program and ensure that all employees are compliant to the business policies
  • Help develop and champion the identity security program by creating new processes to align with business strategy
  • Help drive security alignment and requirements under official policies, such as Information Security Standard
  • Work with stakeholders clarifying business requirements, removing roadblocks, constantly communicating and gaining alignment around security operations
  • Under limited supervision and general direction, evaluates and reports on the effectiveness of the security operations program strategies in IT and business environments


  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, or related major discipline
  • Passionate about the prevention, detection, and response of security related risks
  • 10+ years of progressing information security experience
  • Strong security operations exposure and background
  • Experience reviewing log event data and detecting potential attack patterns
  • Strong experience driving detection and response capabilities for a security operations center
  • Strong experience leading response efforts to cyber-attacks and events
  • Strong ability to document specific events as they pertain to security incidents
  • Exposure to training staff in terms of developing security content and driving best practices knowledge
  • Hands on experience managing EDR and anti-malware solutions
  • Hands on experience managing a security operations team and/or security center
  • Hands on experience integrating a variety of different log source systems to a modern SIEM
  • Hands on experience managing and operationalizing threat intelligence
  • Experience working with identity and access management systems
  • Experience conducting user access reviews for standard and privileged users
  • Exposure to identity governance and administration concepts
  • Experience delivering projects end to end from a tactical and technical perspective
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Effectively communicates technical issues to diverse audiences
  • Ability to lead by example and effectively manage a team