Endpoint Security TechLead

Heredia, Costa Rica

Experian

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Company Description

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments – from buying a home or a car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organizations to prevent identity fraud and crime.

We have 20,000 people operating across 44 countries and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people, and innovation to help all our clients maximize every opportunity.

Job Description

As an Endpoint Security Lead, you’ll play a pivotal role in ensuring the security of our organization’s systems. Your expertise in Microsoft Defender products, Intune, and Autopilot will be instrumental in maintaining a robust security posture. Let’s delve into the specifics:

Responsibilities:

  1. Technical Leadership:
    • Lead endpoint security initiatives and provide guidance to internal teams and users.
    • Oversee the installation, configuration, and maintenance of endpoint security solutions, including Microsoft Defender.
  2. Policy Development and Implementation:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and enforce endpoint security policies and best practices.
    • Monitor security alerts and respond promptly to potential threats.
  3. Vulnerability Management:
    • Perform regular vulnerability assessments and recommend remediation strategies.
    • Stay up-to-date with the latest security features and trends, sharing this knowledge with the organization.
  4. Incident Response:
    • Assist in incident response activities, leveraging Microsoft Defender capabilities.
    • Contain, investigate, and recover from security incidents effectively.
  5. Intune and Autopilot Expertise:
    • Manage and maintain Microsoft Intune and Autopilot services.
    • Handle device enrollment, configuration, application deployment, and policy enforcement.
    • Provide technical support to Intune and Autopilot users.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • 8+ years of experience in technology and security environments within large global organizations.
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles, best practices, and technologies.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience supporting and managing Microsoft Defender products, including Microsoft Defender Antivirus, ATP, and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.
  • Technical Lead/SME experience is highly desired.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Defender tools and technologies, such as Microsoft Defender Security Center and PowerShell cmdlets.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and adaptability to evolving threats.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Microsoft Certified: Defender Associate or Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst) are a plus.
  • A passion for cybersecurity and continuous learning.

Additional Information

This is a permanent home-based role in Costa Rica. No relocation available.

Our benefits include: Medical, life and dental insurance, Asociacion Solidarista, International Share Save Plan, Flex Work, Work from home, Paid time off, Annual Performance Bonus, Education Reimbursement, Family Bonding, Bereavement Leave, Referral Program, and more.

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Category: Leadership Jobs

Tags: Antivirus Computer Science Endpoint security Incident response PowerShell Vulnerability management

Perks/benefits: Career development Medical leave Relocation support Salary bonus

Region: North America
Country: Costa Rica

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