Senior Manager, Cyber Security Operations

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Take Your Story Anywhere. With SES.

Primary Responsibilities/Key Result Areas:

  • Manage a team of employees and consultants to develop a strong cyber-security operations function, that supports the entire technical infrastructure of SES (cyber-security monitoring, incident response and vulnerability as well as configuration compliance management)
  • Frame and continuously improve SES’ security incident response and train the incident response team
  • Manage security incidents following SES’ policy and lead incident response teams to ensure a coordinated, timely and effective defense
  • Establish a threat intelligence program with actionable, relevant strategic and tactical threat intelligence from different relevant sources in order to:
  • Leverage threat intelligence information to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of cyber security operations
  • Communicate synthesized intelligence information to SES stakeholders, including senior management and relevant engineering and operations groups
  • Algin with information security management and engineering functions update frameworks and security infrastructure
  • Identify needs, estimate costs, and justify request priorities for budgetary purposes
  • Evaluate new and emerging technologies for introduction and/or integration into the cyber-security operation functions
  • Manage the team to strengthen, enable and grow talent through coaching, continuous feedback, and technical mentoring
  • Prepare a portfolio for providing cyber-security operations services for the SES customers, if required
  • Travel and on-call duty as required


  • Extensive project management skills (incl. budget management and communication plan)
  • Thrive in an international and diverse organization
  • Ability to handle simultaneously multiple projects and leads
  • Excellent communication skills: good listener, ability to understand the perspective of others, to work effectively at all levels of the organization, to mediate in conflicts and resolve issues, to secure stakeholder buy-in to the proposed solution; ability to explain security rationales and controls to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to manage and empower resources by setting priorities that balance short-term support requirements and long-term strategic goals of the company
  • Ability to balance risks and opportunities in order to provide modern, efficient IT solutions for business while the risk for SES is identified and managed adequately
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills: the ability to frame complex problems or business issues and can elaborate and articulate alternative solutions that address the root cause of the issue

Preferred Education & Experience (a combination of education and experience will be considered):

  • Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Minimum ten years of relevant professional experience in cybersecurity monitoring, incident response, computer forensics, malware analysis, vulnerability management, and threat intelligence
  • Strong knowledge of and experience in running cybersecurity operations teams
  • Excellent understanding of the latest tactics, tools, and techniques used by modern threat actors as well as effective prevention and detection strategies
  • In-depth cloud security knowledge (O365, Azure), system security knowledge (multiple operating systems, including Windows platforms, and Linux), and application security knowledge, including a clear understanding of their vulnerabilities, exploits, and how to secure them
  • Knowledge of and experience with security technologies, such as EDR, Antivirus, Network, and Host Intrusion Detection Systems, Web Proxy/Content Filtering, Authentication technologies, Security Information and Event Management systems, and SOAR solutions
  • Fluency in English
  • NATO/EU SECRET clearances are considered a strong asset. The candidate must be willing to undergo a security clearance procedure as this position might require holding a security clearance
  • Willingness to travel internationally

What’s in it for you:

  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plans
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs (varies by location)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story

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