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Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Ideal Candidate

As the Cyber Security Operations Team Lead, you will provide leadership and technical expertise to a team of cyber threat analysts and engineers. You will act as a critical point of contact for managing and responding to security events, ensuring compliance with service level agreements (SLAs), and continuously improving security processes. Your leadership will be instrumental in achieving customer satisfaction and the overall success of our managed services. In addition to mentoring and leading your team, you will play a key role in developing new service offerings and integrating new technologies into our services portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

  • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of cyber threat analysts and engineers, providing guidance and technical expertise to ensure efficient threat detection and response.
  • Thought Leadership: Act as both a team and thought leader to junior threat team members within the region and interact with peer leads and management across regions.
  • Security Event Analysis: Utilize strong operating system, TCP/IP networking, and application skills to analyze and understand detected threats.
  • Incident Response: Analyze and respond to security events from various sources, including firewalls, EDR, IDS, IPS, SIEM (Qradar, Splunk, ArcSight, LogRhythm), Web Application Firewall (WAF), and other security data sources, within documented SLAs.
  • Proactive Protection: Tune security devices for proactive blocking and detection based on customer business requirements.
  • Configuration and Management: Configure, manage, and upgrade protection policies for Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS), Security Information and Event Monitoring (SIEM) platforms, and Endpoint Detection & Response Platforms.
  • Process Improvement: Create, enhance, and document processes for the management and monitoring of security solutions.
  • Customer Engagement: Demonstrate leadership in all aspects of customer service, responding to customer needs and inquiries in a polite, positive, and professional manner.
  • Mentorship: Act as a mentor and escalation point for analysts and engineers within GTO, developing training plans to elevate their performance.
  • Project Leadership: Lead projects to develop new service offerings and integrate new technology into our services portfolio.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with internal engineering teams to facilitate the implementation of new features and functions.
  • Data Analysis: Collect and report on data trending across multiple products and customers, providing input and guidance on new product development.
  • Security Awareness: Understand the broader security and threat landscape, concerns, and motivations.
  • Process Improvement: Collaborate with management on process enhancement, documentation, and definition for threat analysis and classification.
  • Culture of Growth: Foster a culture of growth and development within the teams, actively recognizing and rewarding team members for exceptional contributions.
  • Shift Flexibility: Be available to provide oversight or work any shift within your direct reports' 24/7/365 operations, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Why it Matters:

Joining our team means becoming a vital part of a market-leading force dedicated to safeguarding critical assets, solving complex security challenges, and delivering innovative services that meet the security needs of our global customer base.

Why You Will Love It:

Exceptional Team: Lead a highly skilled team and collaborate with experienced leaders in cybersecurity who share your passion for delivering market-leading Managed Security Services.

Global Exposure: Gain insight into various aspects of the Managed Security Services business, with your leadership and actions directly impacting the security of organizations worldwide.

Ownership and Impact: Assume responsibility for defining and executing processes that consistently deliver outstanding results.

Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

The ideal candidate should have skills and knowledge in some of the following areas:

  • Project and Queue Management
  • SOC Operations/Management
  • Endpoint Detection & Response
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
  • Unix/Linux and Windows system administration
  • Information security best practices and network security architecture
  • Signature-based security products
  • Current exploit and remediation techniques
  • TCP/IP networking
  • Vulnerability Scanning technologies
  • Log collection and analysis tools
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Incident Response/Forensics
  • English: Demonstrated Fluency

Desired Experience:

  • 7 or more years of information security or networking experience.
  • Previous operational experience as an analyst, engineer, or team lead.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-managed and team-oriented, with the ability to coach and teach.
  • Responsive, collaborative, and highly motivated.
  • Leadership and management experience.


  • Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Information Technology or a similar area of study.
  • At least 7 years of experience in Information Security or Networking.
  • Certification in a security-related industry, vendor, or professional certification


  • A bachelor's degree in a security discipline or a related field is preferred. However, a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment.