IT Security Operations Team Lead

Location: Hoboken, NJ
Date Posted: 03-15-2018
IT Security Operations Team Lead
 Hoboken, NJ
Direct hire NO C2C
No relo
The IT Security Operations Team Lead is responsible for engineering, implementation, configuration and administration of IT Security for the bank’s network, applications and systems.  The design and implementation of proper protection for all of the bank’s digital assets is paramount to protecting the proprietary and confidential information used in everyday processes. 
 The IT Security Operations Team Lead will continuously monitor and update the systems and controls as required and monitor all systems for violations of bank security policy and take necessary remedial actions to stop and prevent further violations.
 The IT Security Operations Team Lead is responsible for installing, configuring and supporting the security monitoring and compliance systems and managing access to all applicable systems.  They will also be responsible for managing vendor relationships including but not limited to those with Managed Security Service Providers and Network and Application Security Vendors.
 
JOB FUNCTIONS (DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES)
 - Management of the IT Security Operations area and hands on management of all IT Security related technologies.
- Assists in defining, creating and implementing our Information Security Policy/Procedures.
- Defines, helps to engineer and install, configures and administers IT Security technologies intended to protect the bank’s digital assets from internal and external threats.
- Responds to Information Security incidents.
- Responsibility for and management of all access management and authentication systems including SiteMinder and Safeword.
- Approves or works with the approver for all access controls for each user account and manages access rights when necessary.
- Monitor IPS/IDS on a daily basis for suspicious behavior and escalate appropriately.
- Works with internal and external auditors.
- Review and approval of the network asset configuration changes per our procedures.
- Provides periodic reporting on information security issues.
- Interfaces with external contacts to maintain/administer accounts/controls used for IT Security Operations.
- Ability to work with and accept user requests.
- Lead the planning and implementation processes of a comprehensive information security program;
- Establish annual and long-range security goals; define security strategies, metrics, and reporting mechanisms; and create a road map for continual security program improvements;
- Stay abreast of information security issues and regulatory changes affecting Client, participate in strategic policy and practice discussions, and communicate to employees on a regular basis about such topics;
- Operationalize relevant threat intelligence, and determine future threat intelligence needs, from internal and external sources;
- Provide hands-on technology support for all existing or new technologies assigned, utilizing vendors as needed, to ensure Client’s needs are met in a highly responsive and effective manner;
- Stay abreast of security incidents and act as the primary control point during significant information security incidents;
- Develop, implement, and administer technical security standards and tools to address and mitigate security risk;
- Monitor compliance with security standards and appropriate policies;
- Prepare and provide reports as requested by management.
- Perform all functions as assigned by management.
- Provide high quality work by ensuring accuracy and seeking to continuously improve our processes and platforms by embracing new and better ways of doing things.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
- 7+ years of relevant IT security experience, preferably as an IT Security Lead, Manager, or other similar role;
- Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Science, Computer Science or equivalent work experience;
- Relevant professional certification(s) (e.g., CISM, CISSP) preferred;
- Experience working with internal and external auditors;
- Experience working in a diverse, multi-cultural environment;
- Ability to work independently in a decentralized environment, without the reliance of direct authority;
- Proven maturity, reliability, composure, and stability under pressure;
- Strong organizational, analytical, and planning skills; Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize multiple, competing responsibilities;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and
- Demonstrated experience with the following systems:
     1. Firewall Configuration and Monitoring;
     2. Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System;
     3. Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) System;
     4. Microsoft Active Directory;
     5. Basic working knowledge of Red Hat Linux and Windows Operating Systems;
     6. Routing and Basic Networking, VPNs, and VLANs;
     7. Wireshark;
     8. Log Collection and Analysis; and
     9. Nessus Vulnerability Scanning;
     10. Phishing Test Management (Core Impact or comparable product);
     11. Palo Alto NGFW and IDS/IPS management experience preferred;
     12. Two Factor Authentication (experience with Safeword Authentication is a plus);
     13. Endpoint protection (experience with Symantec or Malwarebytes is a plus);
     14. Single Sign On (experience with CA SSO is a plus); and
     15. Management of Managed Security Service Providers.\
 
 
 
 
Linda Winters
Technical Resource Network
President/Recruiter

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