Cyber Security Lead

at Ledgent Technology
Location Houston, TX
Date Posted May 13, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


The ideal Cyber Defense Leader will bring significant experience transforming and overseeing network security, threat/vulnerability management and security operations centers for the protection of a Global Fortune 200 Enterprise. In addition, this leader will have a well-rounded background in security defenses and threat intelligence skills.

This position will be responsible for setting the strategy and leading cyber defense operations for network security, security operations center, threat/vulnerability management, and MSSP management.

Principle Accountabilities:

Acts as a liaison to executive and functional management.
Develops, approves, and directs the implementation of overall IS standards, guidelines, policies and procedures.
Responsible for review and acceptance of IS programs.
Directs assigned projects and support functions for the successful completion of projects.
Oversees the development and maintenance of a qualified and motivated staff.
Reports, to executive and senior management, the status of programs and support activities.
Provides consultation and support to project groups and users in operating systems.
Develops strategic initiatives to bolster the services provided to the rest of the organization.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related field plus EXTENSIVE related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 6 years of leadership experience.

Proven ability to inspire teamwork and responsibility within cross functional groups and use technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services.
Experience with a broad range of technologies including SOC technologies, vulnerability management technologies, network technologies, SIEM, visualization platforms etc.
Experience with Network Security, IDS/IPS analysis, packet analysis, end point security, EDR, Forensic analysis
In-depth understanding of TTPs, APT groups, etc.
Programming or scripting experience in Perl, python, Vbscript or PowerShell
Demonstrated experience implementing cyber operations technologies and processes in cloud environments
In-depth understanding of cyber security issues and best practices across many different platforms
Demonstrated skills in collaboration, teamwork, relationship building, and problem-solving to achieve goals
Ability to effectively multitask, prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Ability to manage a team of professionals who are accountable for the daily operations of company cyber operations
Experience in directing Cyber Security Operations Center similar in size, scope, and complexity
Professional security management certifications such as CISSP, CISM, GCTI, GCIH, GCIA, GCFE, GREM, OSCP, CEH or other similar credentials is preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.