Director, Cyber Security Operations (Security Engineering)

Director, Cyber Security Operations (Security Engineering)

Job Title: Director, Cyber Security Operations (Security Engineering)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JFLH829292_1587422984
Contact Name: Jordan Fitzpatrick
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 20, 2020 23:49

Job Description

Director, Cyber Security Operations - Threat, SOC, Incident Response, Network Security, Vulnerability, Detection, New York

Our client is requiring a Cyber Security Leader to head up a growing Security Operations function. The position will be both hands on and strategic. The Director will lead Cyber in; Threat and Vulnerability Management, Incident Response, Threat Hunting, Cyber Security Risk Assessments, Predictive monitoring, SOC, Network Security and MSSP management. Tactical decision making skills will be key here, the role involves pulling together information from wide ranging number of sources and systems and normalizing the info into actionable strategy moving forward.

This position offers the opportunity to lead from the front and create a team and strategy that positively changes the security posture of the organisation. Strong engineer


  • Perform in-depth security engineer and work with the SOC analyst team conducting incident response, event analysis and threat intelligence for the corporate enterprise
  • Provide both strategic analysis and real-time analysing, investigating, reporting, remediation, coordinating and tracking of security-related activities
  • Analyse data and prepare reports that document vulnerabilities from network-based charges and recommends actions to prevent, repair or mitigate these vulnerabilities
  • Provide technical leadership to team members
  • Design and implement standard operating procedures for a variety of computer network defense (CND) related tasks
  • Provide technical expertise on post-event security logs and trend analysis
  • Regularly review and be accountable for security events; analyze and detect sophisticated attacks and distinguish false positives and provide results to management


  • Experience of coordination and partnering of issues with the Incident Response team
  • Experience of providing detection and response to security events and incidents within the Network
  • Web application vulnerability scanning knowledge
  • Security log management and monitoring knowledge
  • Intrusion detections and prevention systems operations experience
  • Strong knowledge of leading MSSP program
  • Solid understanding of IDS & IPS technologies
  • Experience with enterprise information security data management tools such as ArcSight, Splunk, QRadar; etc.
  • Experience in leading and managing a team.
  • CISSP, CISM, GIAC certifications highly desirable

Successful candidates will have the ability to work autonomously and be able to bridge the gap between deep technical knowledge and senior management engagement in order to influence strategy and information security management.

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