IBM

X-Force Threat Management - Blue Squad Leader

IBM

June 10, 2021

Introduction
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Your Role and Responsibilities
Currently, we are looking for X-Force Threat Management - Blue Squad Leader.
The Blue Squad Leader provides cross-disciplinary and cross-platform leadership of XFTM operations to achieve the client's security objectives and optimal technical outcomes. The Blue Squad Leader serves as a highly specialized extension of the client's security apparatus to optimize the full spectrum of XFTM capabilities: threat insight, prevention, detection, response, and recovery.
Responsibilities:
  • Establish and maintain an intimate situational awareness of the client's security organization, objectives, decision-making, posture, and threat landscape to guide XFTM operations.
  • Provide internal, technical leadership of XFTM operations to optimize the overall service and SIEM environment, ensure the implementation of best practices and client feedback, and drive the resolution of risks and issues.
  • Analyze XFTM operational metrics and KPIs for risks, issues, and opportunities to recommend actions to advance the overall service and the client's security posture.
  • Lead weekly reviews with the client to maintain operational alignment, facilitate service delivery, and close feedback loops.
  • Analyze and brief XFTM operational metrics and KPIs included in periodic reviews owned by the SSAM.
  • Internally align XFTM operations with the client's security program maturity roadmap established in collaboration with SIOC.
  • Capture XFTM operational training gaps, platform requirements, and solution and support requirements exceptional to the contracted service, communicate to the appropriate IBM owners, and champion resolution.
  • Participate in the evaluation and implementation of custom reporting requirements to tailor XFTM operational reviews and the client's visibility to their security program objectives.
  • Enhance XFTM operational support to high severity Security Incidents by facilitating internal, operational communications and conducting post-recovery reviews to identify XFTM lessons learned. Develop and track action plans to address XFTM lessons learned.
  • Review X-Force Red penetration test reports to identify IBM lessons learned. Develop and track action plans to address XFTM lessons learned.
Additional benefits:
  • Internal and external training and certifications
  • Upskilling programs, wide possibilities of skills’ development
  • Multisport card
  • Private medical package (Medicover) and insurance package
  • Fresh fruits in the office
  • Cinema, ski, and mountain trips for IBMers
  • Holiday camps for children
  • Discounts for IBMers (for a wide range of services/products)
  • Social Fund benefits

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Industry certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, ITIL, PMP, COBIT, Six Sigma, GIAC)
  • 5+ years of experience with subscription security software and services
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience in a security analyst, consultant or engineer role
  • Experience working with QRadar or any other SIEM Solution

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or business, master’s degree.
  • Technical expertise in network and application threat detection and protection, SIEM, vulnerability scanning, security telemetry configuration and processing, use-case logic, correlation logic and heuristics, and incident response orchestration
  • Familiarity with industry standards and methods such as: Mitre ATT&CK, TAXII & STIX, NIST CSF, and Lockheed Martin Cyber Kill Chain.
  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience in client facing management roles within a technical organization

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