Director, Security Operations in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 956321BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Information Technology
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

Responsible for managing an onshore and offshore team and an outsourced vendor covering 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC) support. Key responsibilities include vendor management, management of the tools forecast and renewals, level 2/3/4 incident handling, incident investigations, incident response and management, reporting and analytics, legal investigation support, threat management, and firewall change requests.

Responsible for developing the strategy and vision for the Security Operations team, and the execution of the responsibilities within Security Operations. This role is accountable for the key security operations areas, including but not limited to, security engineering, incident response, forensics, data loss prevention, security monitoring, threat management, network and host security. The Security Operations Director also oversees the management of host and network security technology including but not limited to application whitelisting controls, anti-malware, network/host IDS/IPS, micro-segmentation, remote access technologies, gateway, anti-phishing, logging and monitoring technologies and systems.

Job Requirements

  • Responsible for the 24x7 operations of the international and domestic Security Operations Center (SOC) traditional SOC covering Threat/Security monitoring and responding to alerts.
  • Responsibilities include security event response management, including identification, triage and response to security breaches, SOC metrics design and reporting, including SOC performance, efficiency, capacity, security controls, as well as apparent attacks, breaches, and other pertinent data for review with stakeholders and at the executive management.
  • Set department direction, motivate staff to achieve direction, and contribute to the strategy and direction of Information Security solution delivery and operationalization.
  • Serve as focal technical lead on incident events and incidents. Must be highly technical, hands-on and also capable of serving as the primary point of contact with senior management.
  • Investigate network intrusions and other cyber security incidents to determine the cause and extent of the breach. Includes ability to perform host-based and network-based analysis across all major operating systems and network device platforms.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to synthesize big picture and detailed technical issues rapidly and accurately.
  • At least 3 years experience with incident response and forensic investigations
  • Ability to multi-task, effectively prioritizing and executing tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to communicate issues to both highly technical and non-technical individuals so that each has a clear understanding of the situation, the impact and next steps.
  • Has lead a global security team for at least 3 years

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