Lead - Endpoint Security & Tooling

Gurugram, Haryana, India

Egon Zehnder

Egon Zehnder is a global organizational consulting and leadership advisory firm to many of the world's leading businesses. Click here to learn more.

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Egon Zehnder

Egon Zehnder (www.egonzehnder.com) is trusted partner to many of the world’s most respected organizations and is a leading leadership advisory firm, with more than 560+ consultants and 63 offices in 36 countries spanning Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Our clients range from the largest corporations to emerging growth companies, government and regulatory bodies, and major educational and cultural institutions. We bring together vast industry expertise and diverse insight to form the world's preeminent leadership advisory firm.​

The firm is a private partnership which allows us to operate independent of any outside interests. As a result of this unique culture, Egon Zehnder has the highest professional staff retention rate for a global firm in our profession. We work with both disruptors and the disrupted client base across all industries.​

Knowledge Centre India (KCI)

Knowledge Center India (KCI), is the central engine that drives the operational value for the firm. Established in 2004, KCI has evolved over the years from purely operational efficiencies into more value-added service offerings, becoming a true business partner. There are various teams based at KCI that work with Global Offices, Practice Groups and the Management across all aspects of the firm's business life cycle. With a headcount of more than 500, the center has 5 core teams working including Experts, Research Operations, Visual Solutions, Projects/CV Capture and Digital IT, working round the clock on many mission critical elements.​

Your Journey at Egon Zehnder Starts Here

At EZ, you have the opportunity to deliver digital transformation initiatives across the globe for the organization. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our commitment to internal career growth and exceptional client value.

Who we are!

We are part of Digital-IT team established 16 years ago in Gurgaon, India to provide technology support and rollout digital initiatives to 60 plus global offices. Digital IT has six key pillars – Collaboration Technology; Functional Technology; Digital Technology; Security & Architecture; Infrastructure & Services, Digital Success to support business and to take lead on digital transformation initiatives with the total strength of 150+ team members across the globe.

Requirements

The position

Lead - Endpoint Security & Tooling

The Lead - Endpoint Security & Tooling plays a pivotal role in overseeing and optimizing a diverse array of endpoint security tools and technologies.

The Lead will spearhead the configuration, troubleshooting, and maintenance of security tools, develop and implement robust security policies, conduct in-depth threat intelligence analysis, design secure endpoint architectures, and assess and mitigate risks to endpoints.

Roles and Responsibilities

Expertise in Security Tools:

  • Lead the management and optimization of the Zscaler suite of applications, including Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA), Zscaler Private Access (ZPA), Browser Isolation, Firewall (Tunnel 2.0), Deception, and other endpoint security tools.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Intune for advanced endpoint security management, encompassing policy configuration, device management, compliance enforcement, and performance optimization.
  • Exhibit familiarity with Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions, encompassing advanced threat detection, configuration management, policy enforcement, and performance monitoring.
  • Display proficiency in Application Control solutions for managing and controlling application execution on endpoints, including policy management and application behavior monitoring.

Endpoint Security Tooling Management:

  • Oversee the configuration, troubleshooting, and maintenance of security tools to ensure optimal performance and effectiveness.
  • Conduct regular assessments and audits of endpoint security configurations.
  • Stay updated with new releases, versions, changes, and breaking changes in Microsoft Intune and other endpoint security tools.
  • Assess the impact of new releases and changes on endpoints and security policies.

Security Policy Development:

  • Lead the development and implementation of comprehensive endpoint security policies, configurations, and best practices.
  • Ensure strict compliance with industry standards and regulations.

Secure Architecture Design:

  • Apply expert security architecture principles to design and implement highly secure endpoint architectures.
  • Implement sophisticated network segmentation, access controls, and secure configurations for endpoints.

Risk Assessment and Mitigation:

  • Conduct comprehensive risk assessments for endpoints to identify potential risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Lead the implementation of robust risk mitigation strategies and controls to reduce risks to endpoints.

Communication and Collaboration:

  • Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams, including IT, security, compliance, and business stakeholders.
  • Communicate complex technical concepts related to endpoint security effectively to non-technical audiences.

Continuous Learning and Adaptability:

  • Stay at the forefront of the latest trends, threats, and technologies in endpoint security.
  • Adapt swiftly to the evolving security landscape and emerging threats in endpoint security.

Problem-solving and Critical Thinking:

  • Apply advanced problem-solving skills and critical thinking to analyze and resolve complex security issues related to endpoints.
  • Lead the troubleshooting of endpoint security incidents and drive the development of innovative solutions.

Skills

What will you need to succeed?

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Proven leadership experience (7+ years) in endpoint security management, including extensive expertise in Microsoft Intune and other endpoint security tools.
  • Advanced understanding of endpoint security principles, technologies, and best practices.
  • Familiarity with network security concepts, firewalls, VPNs, and secure web gateways.
  • Outstanding analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to lead collaboratively in a team environment, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and drive results effectively.
  • Advanced skills in threat intelligence analysis, incident response, security architecture design, risk assessment, communication, continuous learning, adaptability, problem-solving, and critical thinking.

 Good to have:

Certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or Certified Endpoint Security Professional (CESP).

Benefits

Benefits which make us unique

At EZ, we know that great people are what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about what working at Egon Zehnder can mean for you!

Benefits Highlights:

5 Days working in a Fast-paced work environment

Work directly with the senior management team

Reward and Recognition

Employee friendly policies

Personal development and training

Health Benefits, Accident Insurance

Potential Growth for you!

We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will be doing regular catchups with your Manager who will act as your career coach and guide you in your career goals and aspirations.

EZ commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Egon Zehnder aims for a diverse workplace and strive to continuously lead with our firm values. We respect personal values of every individual irrespective of race, national or social origin, gender, religion, political or other opinion, disability, age and sexual orientation as warranted by basic rights enshrined in the UN Declaration of Human Rights. We believe diversity of our firm is central to the success and enables us to deliver better solutions for our clients. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment and supportive work environment, where everyone feels comfortable to be themselves and treated with dignity and respect and there is no unlawful discrimination related to employment, recruitment, training, promotion, or remuneration.

Egon Zehnder is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Egon Zehnder provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, disability, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

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Tags: Audits CEH CISSP Compliance Computer Science EDR Endpoint security Firewalls Incident response Monitoring Network security Risk assessment Threat detection Threat intelligence VPN Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Health care Insurance

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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Category: Leadership Jobs

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