Cyber Defense Operations Manager

Hybrid - Bengaluru, India

Abnormal Security

Advanced email protection to prevent credential phishing, business email compromise, account takeover, and more.

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About the Role

Abnormal Security is a leading cyber security organization committed to maintaining the highest standards of cybersecurity. We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Cyber Defense Operations Manager to lead our 24/7 security operations team. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in enhancing our security posture, developing effective security event triage processes, ensuring streamlined escalation procedures, and fostering a culture of mentorship and learning.

What you will do

  • Lead and supervise a team of security analysts in a 24/7 operational framework, overseeing day-to-day management of security event responses.
  • Defining technical methodologies for conducting comprehensive analyses of security events and refine investigation steps for the Cyber Defense team.
  • Establish clear escalation policies and procedures to facilitate efficient communication and response during security incidents.
  • Apply technical expertise in Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), Cloud Detection and Response (CDR), and SIEM technologies to enhance threat detection and response capabilities.
  •  Train and mentor junior security analysts, imparting knowledge on advanced cybersecurity concepts.
  • Play a key role in the development and enhancement of security playbooks, ensuring they reflect the latest industry standards.

Must Haves

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, or equivalent years of professional experience to meet job requirements and expectations.
  • 5+ years of experience in the security domain, including a detailed understanding of attacker techniques
  • Proven experience managing and leading a 24/7 Cyber Defense team.
  • In-Depth knowledge of EDR, CDR, and SIEM technologies.
  • Extensive experience with Splunk SIEM for log analysis and correlation.
  • Strong understanding of cloud security, particularly in AWS environments.
  • Familiarity with Kuberenetes environments and associated security controls.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and train security analysts.
  • Strong desire for teaching and mentorship.
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to collaborate across teams.

Nice to Haves

  • Relevant security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, GIAC, GCIH or equivalent.
  • Experience in the detection engineering field.


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Tags: AWS CISM CISSP Cloud Computer Science Cyber defense EDR Forensics GCIH GIAC Log analysis SIEM Splunk Teaching Threat detection

Perks/benefits: Team events

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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