Cyber Security Operations Team Lead, Vice President Cyber Security Operations Team Lead, Vice  …

in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 21
in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 21
Cyber Security Operations Team Lead, Vice President

About this role

About the team:

Join our distributed team of cyber security experts, protecting our business and developing exciting capabilities on the frontline of defense. Apply your security skills whilst leading the cyber monitoring and assisting the incident response team in EMEA.

About the role:

This leadership role is responsible for the EMEA coverage of Cyber Security Monitoring and assists the EMEA Incident Response. You will work in partnership with our global security specialists, ensuring that we deliver detailed protection to BlackRock. All day, every day.

BlackRock is committed to building Cyber Security careers for our people, and we are looking for an individual with a shown passion for cyber security defence to continue the growth of our outstanding team in Edinburgh.

The team leader runs our Tier 2 analysis and assists response and will be responsible for:
  • Alert triage and report analysis to identify Information Security events for further investigation. Investigation and escalation for sophisticated or high severity security threats or incidents
  • Leading regional information security incidents
  • Handling the day to day activities of the tier 1 and tier 2 teams to ensure effective resolution of alerts. Developing and mentoring more junior team members
  • Collaborates with technical teams to identify, resolve, and mitigate events. Provides advice and mentorship on the response action plans for information risk events and incidents based on incident type and severity
  • Assists with containment of threats and remediation of environment during or after an incident
  • Effectively communicates with InfoSec management and regional senior management to foster the cyber security program and ensure timely notification and updates
  • Regularly develop new and interesting use cases for future SIEM logic. Participate in cyber threat hunts in support of the global cyber operations function. Assist with forensics investigations
  • Participate in the creation, modification and maintenance of all Cyber Monitoring policies and procedures
  • Keep abreast of cyber security trends and the emerging threat landscape in general and as it relates to BlackRock
  • Deliver timely and detailed documentation related to any incident including the findings, review and follow-up activities

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Broad experience in security operations center, or similar security technical and operational role is helpful
  • University Degree. MBA, CISSP, CISM, GCHI, CEH, CCNA, or GIAC are preferred
  • Superb communicator and able to lead action through a crisis
  • Willing to take action attitude and willingness to roll up sleeves

Sophisticated knowledge in:
  • Event analysis leveraging SIEM tools
  • Incident investigation and response skill set

Intermediate knowledge in:
  • System security architecture and security solutions - IDS, Splunk, data loss prevention, next generation anti-malware, etc.
  • Malware operation and indicators
  • Current threat landscape (threat actors, APT, cyber-crime, etc.)
  • Security related technologies and their functions (IDS, IPS, FW, WAF, SIEM, DLP, Proxy, next gen anti-malware etc.)
  • Networking fundamentals and operating systems
  • Firewall and Proxy technology
  • Penetration techniques
  • ServiceNow as a plus

Additional skills:
  • Experience with scripting
  • Knowledge of forensic techniques

If you see yourself on this tole then you probably have:

Integrity and the highest ethical standards. You quickly adjust sophisticated data and information and displays a developed learning agility. You are self-starter with the personal aim to achieve outstanding performance. Courage of convictions and the ability to patiently debate the status quo. Natural curiosity and desire to always learn!

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of September 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.81 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.  

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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