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Head of IT Infrastructure

Location: Tricity, Poland Salary: Zlotych20000 - Zlotych300001 per month
Sector: Pharma & Health Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/044524_1499426664

Our client currently has a new opportunity for a Head of Security Operations who will be responsible for strategic, tactical and operational focus on managing risks and incidents globally.

Critical results

  • Reduction of overall security posture by effective vulnerability management, identity management and user behaviour analytics
  • Enhancement of Solutions' ability to detect incidents
  • Reduction of time to detect and respond to incidents
  • Operations and maintenance of critical elements of security infrastructure

Responsibilities

Build solutions and concepts to increase time of prevention, decrease time for detection and reaction by engaging personnel in security activities

  • Define incidents detection and deception strategy, based on understanding the cyber kill chain
  • Build and maintain security operations team built of internal and external resources and service providers
  • Build and run Security Operations Centre based on physical, virtual and outsourced teams
  • Ensure company's Solutions receives actionable cyber threat intelligence
  • Ensure company's Solutions are capable of sharing cyber threat intelligence with relevant communities
  • Ensure digital identity management policy is defined and implemented, and identity management and user authentication/authorization solutions are being rolled out in line with IT landscape changes
  • Define insourcing-outsourcing strategy for Security Operations services - and implement the strategy to make sure that critical intellectual capital stays in-house, heavy lifting is outsourced where financially sound, and we partner where niche excellence is sought
  • Implement state-of-art data analytics and machine learning capabilities if necessary to improve threats detection
  • Orchestrate blue/red teaming exercises
  • Manage elements of security technology critical for control and trust, such as PKI

Knowledge, skills & experience

This is a role for a seasoned and battle-proven Cyber Security Operations leader. As a minimum, we expect to see the following skills and qualities:

  • Proven experience in building and leading teams, preferably including 24/7 operations and an international setting
  • Proven experience in incident and crisis handling, experience with handling incidents related to payment card data or personally identifiable information will be a huge asset
  • Experience in leading local and remote teams, as well as (off-shore) partners and vendors
  • More than 12 years of experience in building and/or running security operations centres/CERT teams
  • More than 12 years of exposition on modern threat techniques, tactics and procedures preferably from hands-on experience in conducting, leading or defending against penetration testing and red-teaming activities
  • Understanding of kill chain phases and its applicability to incidents detection
  • Good insight into detection, deception and incident response technology
  • Built-in sense of urgency
  • Ability to stay firm during the storm
  • Security certification, in particular in incident handling, IT forensics and security management will be considered an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and drive for communication
  • Proactive and self-motivated work style with proven ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities
  • Ability to onboard quickly into new areas
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English. Ability to speak STIX will be considered an asset
  • Ability to travel internationally on a short notice