Deputy SOC Manager, Cybersecurity Operations

Mumbai, India

Ares Management Corporation

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Over the last 20 years, Ares’ success has been driven by our people and our culture. Today, our team is guided by our core values – Collaborative, Responsible, Entrepreneurial, Self-Aware, Trustworthy – and our purpose to be a catalyst for shared prosperity and a better future. Through our recruitment, career development and employee-focused programming, we are committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive work environment where high-performance talent of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives can build careers within this exciting and growing industry.

Job Description

Primary Functions and Essential Responsibilities

  • Communicating and building stakeholder relationships across the Cybersecurity team, as well as the broader Technology and Business teams.
  • Manage a team of analysts and contractors onsite or offsite to monitor for, investigate, and respond to security events.
  • Provide leadership to Security Operations Centre Analysts as well as participate with investigations, identification, scoping, and reporting on cyber threats.
  • Train, mentor and motivate junior team members
  • Plan and execute regular incident response and postmortem exercises, with a focus on creating measurable benchmarks to show progress (or deficiencies requiring additional attention).
  • Ability to clearly identify, capture, articulate, design, implement, and maintain security operations uses cases.
  • Manage security event investigations and partnering with other departments as needed.
  • Coordinate resources during incident response efforts, assists with classifying security events, direct and guide remediation, support documentation as needed
  • Experience working with SOAR to automate repetitive tasks and drive efficiencies allowing analysts to work on more advanced tasks.
  • Evaluate and update SOC runbooks, playbooks, and procedures as appropriate.
  • Develop metrics and scorecards to measure risk to the organization, as well as effectiveness and efficiency of SOC associate.
  • Prepare reports of analysis and results to provide briefings to management
  • Responsible for managing security incidents identified by internal controls or external SOC partners.
  • Proficient in Incident Response and automation workflows as it relates to Security Operations
  • Partner with the Security Engineering team to improve tool usage and workflow, as well as with the advanced threats and assessment team to mature monitoring and response capabilities.
  • Lead and direct threat hunting related to incidents
  • Engage with tuning of alerts to help improve their fidelity
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, cybersecurity, Business or equivalent field
  • Professional Certifications like GSEC, GCIA, CISSP, OSCP, etc., will be a plus

Experience Required:

  • More than 8-10 years of experience in Enterprise Cybersecurity or with a reputed Services / consulting firm offering Security Consulting, Implementation and Managed Security services
  • 7+ years of proven experience in the Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Experience managing people, including technical staff
  • Experience managing 24x7 operational environment
  • Experience in SOAR (Security Orchestration Automation Response) platform is preferred
  • Experience in investigations using formal chain-of-custody methods, forensic tools and standard processes
  • · Experience in Threat Hunting would be a plus

General Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence other business units and peer teams
  • Good understanding of the offensive and defensive side of security
  • Excellent in communicating business risk from cybersecurity issues
  • Driving measurable improvement in monitoring and response capabilities at scale
  • Strong teammate - collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources.
  • Analytical and problem-solving approach with demonstrated effective decision-making skills
  • Works calmly under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Track record of successful personnel management
  • Is proactive and highly trustworthy; leads by example
  • Working Shift Hours is morning 6 am to 3 pm IST and are subject to change basis business needs

Reporting Relationships

Head of Cybersecurity Operations

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Tags: Automation CISSP Computer Science GCIA GSEC Incident response Monitoring OSCP SOAR SOC

Perks/benefits: Career development Team events

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India

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