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Senior Manager Security Monitoring Systems and Automation

Posted on Jan 15, 2020 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Northbrook, IL 60062
Immediate Start
$140k - $165k Annual

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Sr. Manager of Security Monitoring Systems and Automation. Candidate will be a senior leader for the system engineering and data analytics teams. Responsible for maintaining the strategy and directing staff to complete projects and tasks for automation, life cycle management, custom application development, monitoring content development, and data analytics.


  • Provide oversight and direction of system engineering manager and data analytics manager as well as the team leads
  • Set the strategy and direction for automation in the Global Security Center
  • Set the strategy and direction for risk-based content development in the Global Security Center
  • Maintain and enhance team training and career advancement plans
  • Direct teams on process improvement, new technology acquisition, and staffing requirements
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and projects at once
  • Overall ownership of all engineering projects, on-boarding of logs for systems, applications, and databases, and providing these services to subsidiaries of Company
  • Serve as a subject matter expert as it pertains engineering and monitoring for the Global Security Center
  • Possess a proactive mindset of always improving existing processes
  • Build and maintain an effective workplace environment and culture for teams
  • Explain technical security topics and risks to non-technical staff and leaders
  • Build staff in the environment in leadership, communication, and other soft skills


- 5 to 10 years of large team management (at least 15 employees)

- 10+ years information security experience with focus on secure development, system administration, or monitoring.

Advanced technical knowledge of network security, operating system security, vulnerability management, common attacker techniques and exploits, encryption, and SIEM.
Advanced knowledge in system administration
Advanced knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, network layers, Ethernet, ARP, etc)
Advanced knowledge of Windows, Unix/Linux, and Mac operating systems
Advanced knowledge of SIEM technologies and use case design
Moderate knowledge of SOAR (Security Orchestration and Automated Response) technologies and capabilities
Moderate experience with technical architecture
Moderate experience with Scripting (Python, Java, Go)
Moderate knowledge of secure development
Moderate knowledge of audit requirements (PCI, HIPPA, SOX, etc)
Ability to communicate security risk to executive leaders in business risk language
Ability to coach and mentor staff while explaining expectations
Experience in developing and maturing metrics across multiple security operations areas

Security Certifications Preferred:

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC)
Certified Ethical hacker (CEH)
Certified Expert penetration tester (CEPT)
Certified Python Coder (GPYC)
Networking Certifications (CCNA, etc)
Platform Certifications (Microsoft, Linux, Solaris, etc)

Reference: 828295259

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