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Position summary :
The SOC Operations Lead is responsible for leading a 24 7 team of security experts. The SOC Operations Lead will help deliver the Stryker vision of redefining traditional SOC operations using automation, orchestration, and analytics.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the oversight of day-to-day operations of the L1 Security Operations Center, mature processes, and driving new innovations.
The Lead will also be responsible for maintaining mature service delivery methodologies for their practice areas. The L1 SOC Lead for is a high visibility role and requires a strong technical leader with strong analytical skills, and strong communication skills.
Essential duties & responsibilities :
Incumbent provides leadership, vision, and a strong understanding of Information Security domains and the common book of knowledge as well as an understanding of the security governance process.
Meets organizational goals and exceed industry best practices and requirements to ensure the security of the Stryker assets.
Leads and manage Level 1 Security Operations Center
Primarily responsible for security event monitoring, management, and response
Ensure incident identification, assessment, quantification, reporting, communication, mitigation, and monitoring
Ensure compliance to SLA, process adherence, and process improvisation to achieve operational objectives
Revise and develop processes to strengthen the current Security Operations Framework, Review policies, and highlight the challenges in managing SLAs
Responsible for team & vendor management, overall use of resources, and initiation of corrective action where required for Security Operations Center
Management, administration & maintenance of security devices under the purview of ITRC which consists of state-of-the-art technologies
Perform threat management, threat modeling, identify threat vectors and develop use cases for security monitoring
Responsible for integration of standard and non-standard logs in SIEM
Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for SOC operations, and presentation to Sr. Mgmt.
Co-ordination with stakeholders, build and maintain positive working relationships with them
Participates in the Cyber Incident Response Team
Identify and highlight conflicts that may derail progress towards strategy, and establish mechanisms to resolve these
Create and communicate metrics that describe progress
Align security solutions with business strategies, working primarily with line management and IS Business Partners
Ensure business security deliverables are aligned with Stryker’s global strategy and intervene when appropriate
Responsible for improving communications and relations, as well as ensuring the integration of security in technology programs and services across Stryker.
Drives adherence to security policies; security programs and plans, and integrates and coordinates execution of security policies.
Education & special training :
BS in Computer Information Systems or equivalent
One or more security certifications such as CEH, CISSP, CISM, or GIAC, required
Qualifications & experience :
Minimum of 5 years experience in Cyber Security
3 years experience in information security and leading a SOC
3 years experience managing projects
Experience establishing strategic plans and leading teams in the implementation of the strategy.
Experience working with third-party providers
Knowledge to develop and interpret standards, policies, procedures, and strategies governing the planning and delivery of security solutions
Physical & mental requirements :
Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and identify Information Security solutions to challenging business problems
Demonstrated ability to manage / organize
Demonstrated strong analytical skills
Strong written and verbal communication at all levels
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