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Senior Manager Cyber Security Operations

Posted on Dec 2, 2019 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Schaumburg, IL 60159
Immediate Start
$150k - $175k Annual

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Sr. Manager of Cyber Security Operations. Candidate will be overseeing a team of Engineers who design, build and maintain a suite of industry best security tools, leads security incident response and participates in various project work and of course, this role oversees the 24x7 SOC services.


Develops, manages and sets the operational vision for Information Security.

Establishes goals and priorities for operational Information Security function.

Responsible for ensuring the processes and operational procedures are in place and align to industry best practices

Identify enhancements and continuous improvement opportunities and guiding the work activities of IT Security team Engineers and other technical resources

Participate in incident response teams and follow-up on critical incidents.

Proactively communicate critical developments and sensitive issues to appropriate personnel.

Serve as a member of the joint Security incident and privacy response teams.

Advises senior management of changes in the technical, legal, and regulatory arenas affecting information Security.

Business Partnership

Partner with technology teams to engage business partners and vendors in developing technology/product strategies.

Participate in and support cross technology process improvement initiatives.

People Management

Monitor workload of staff to ensure team members are consistently managed and challenged.

Actively participate in HR performance measurement processes; write appraisals, giving feedback and helping staff design career development plans.

Work with HR and Resource Management to define and implement programs to address changes in resourcing, career mobility, career development and reward/recognition initiatives.

Promote effective teamwork and manage the resolution of interpersonal issues.

Identify ways to share resources across business services/processes to promote information sharing and career/skill development through job rotation.

Define staffing plans and oversee recruiting process to achieve goals.


College degree in related technical/business areas or equivalent work experience.

Minimum 7 years of relevant professional work experience. Requires prior management, supervisory or team leader experience.

Understanding of the technology organization and/or business and technology.

CISSP, CISM and CPP designations are considered valued for this role, having all would be ideal.

Delivery experience in the Security domain with a complex internal IT structure.

Experience dealing with the Security of Enterprise Security systems in a complex multi-platform environment.

Extensive knowledge across a broad range of Security and Networking technologies.

Knowledge of best practice standards including SANS, FISMA and ISO 27001 Standards.

Knowledge of SOX, CPNI, PCI-DSS and PII controls.

Effective communication and presentation skills required; articulates complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.

Effective time management skills

Experience in establishing and managing vendor relationships.

Knowledge of various Operating systems including but not limited to Microsoft, UNIX, Linux, SUSE, and Red Hat.

Knowledge of Storage and virtualization technologies.

Knowledge of Routing, Switching and Firewall technologies.

Reference: 803561924

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