Cyber Defense Manager Cyber Defense Manager …

in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Cyber Defense Manager
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The Cyber Defense Manager position is responsible for the direct oversight of the Cyber Defense Team in the Belfast office. This role is a hands-on manager, expected to perform managerial tasks for the various teams in the Cyber Defense Center (Detection, Response, Forensics and Cyber Threat Intelligence) as well as supporting the analysts with their responsibilities as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manages the Belfast Cyber Defense Team in performing defined tasks (in Detection, Response, Forensics and Cyber Threat Intelligence)
  • The manager will ensure essential procedures are followed by the team
  • Applies in-depth knowledge, experience, and understanding of the area to resolve day to day issues
  • Allocates/coordinates work within the team through appropriate guidance and direction based on capabilities and is accountable for the quality and timeliness of the results the team delivers
  • Provide direct and actionable feedback to team
  • Lead and guide staff to align employee career development goals with department or Division objectives
  • Assists with training and mentoring of team members in Detection, Response, Forensics and Cyber Threat Intelligence
  • Act as a lead incident handler for cyber incidents as needed.
  • Provide functional analytic support pertaining to a wide-range of Cyber threat actors
  • Coordinate with security operations and incident response staff to tune and improve detection capabilities or to aid in investigations or respond to incidents
  • Develop industry contacts and relationships (to include law enforcement) to enhance intelligence sharing and security best practices
  • Perform technical analysis of multiple sources of data, including network flows/packet data, host forensic artifacts, and application/system logs
  • Manage incident communications, including establishing/scheduling bridge lines and periodic incident update calls
  • Perform analytic support focused on Cyber doctrine, policies, strategies, capabilities, and intent to conduct Cyberspace operations and Cyber-oriented groups, individuals, organizations, tools, tactics, and procedures
  • Provide quality control over team products; assist with drafting, editing, critiquing, and proofreading threat intelligence estimates, briefs, assessments, and memorandums. Conduct red team reviews and other analytic reviews to foster analytic quality.
Personal Attributes:
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • High level critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyze and solution difficult issues
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure, high-stress dynamic environment with multiple goals
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience leading in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to deal diplomatically and effectively at all levels of the organization including both technical and non-technical, management and senior leadership

Professional Experience:
  • Substantial experience leading high-functioning teams
  • Experience with collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources

Formal Education & Certifications
  • BA/BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or Information Systems or related work experience
  • Certifications such as CISSP, GSEC, GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, GNFA, GREM (or related knowledge/experience) are desired

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