Cyber Defence Team Manager

Job & Company Description: As the Cyber Defense Team Manager, you will be responsible for but not limited to the below: Responsible for overseeing all security incident investigations to ensure that incidents are thoroughly and timeously investigated.Facilitate and/or oversee the implementation of countermeasures to mitigate any identified deficiencies.Deployment or assist with deployment of technical solutions for detecting and preventing potential threats.Ensure all relevant hosts and sources are monitored across the environment, including cloud and on premise.Ensure that all new critical security log sources are ingested into the relevant SIEM.Ensure adequate activity log retention on all critical systems, apps and infrastructure appliances for investigation purposes in the event of a breach.Identify important elements of threats (behaviours, tools, targeting, etc.) and use this knowledge to build detections.Fine tune existing IoCs to reduce false positives.Mature the companys Cyber Incident response plan and processes.Take ownership of incident response playbooks.Initiate the incorporation of the Mitre ATT&CK framework into relevant processes and procedures. Facilitate/coordinate regular cyber breach simulations with internal teams and EXCO.Monitor and report on effectiveness of key security countermeasures.Run regular phishing simulations using the companys security awareness solution.Develop a Cyber Security awareness program and implement a Cyber Security Awareness solution to support the programCompetencies:The successful individual would need to demonstrate the below listed competencies at an advanced level:'Can do' attitude, comfortable dealing with ambiguity, resilient, strong team player, committed to continuous improvementVery strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationshipsProblem-solving with strong decision-making mind-setTakes initiative and works under own directionEngages professionallyAdapts and responds positively to changeThe ability to multitask and handle stress to meet project deadlinesEnthusiasm, energy, determination, and a passion for improving client experience through digital platformsWorks meticulously always demonstrating a very high level of attention to detailThe ability to multitask and handle stressStrong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up ones sleeves to get the jobExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to communicate effectively with managementQualificationsQualifications and experience:7 years experience in an information security role.3 years experience as a Team manager or similar position in Cyber security.Experience with malware analysis, vulnerability exploitation, network exploitation, network attacks, network traffic analysis and social engineering.Experience in using a variety of tools, e.g. EDR, PassiveTotal, Wireshark, Joe Sandbox.Familiarity and understanding of basic SQL and KQL queries.Proven knowledge of security fundamentals across Microsoft platforms (client, server and cloud).Strong knowledge of networking principles and standard protocols.Strong knowledge of Windows and Linux.At least one of the following technical security accreditations: CISSP, CEH, OSCP, GIACApply now!
Johannesburg, GT, ZA