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Senior Manager Security Operations Center

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence and Smart Infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.4 billion in FY 2020, Landis+Gyr employees approximately 5,000 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at Landis+Gyr website landisgyr.eu


Landis+Gyr is looking for a Security Operations Center Sr. Manager (m/f) to lead and manage the Landis+Gyr security operations center (SOC) and Countermeasures/IR Team. This position reports to the Chief Information Security Officer and is responsible for development, implementation, maintenance, and operational support of the team and associated solutions utilized by the team.


Key Responsibilities/Areas of Accountability:

  • Lead a team (insourced and partner) that is accountable for monitoring, detecting, and defending Landis+Gyr 24x7x365 (40%)
  • Managing and maintaining security tools required for proper defense and response (20%)
  • Develop and track metrics to measure status and response to security events seen (5%)
  • Develop processes to ensure proper visibility and monitoring of the environment and solutions (5%)
  • Develop processes to ensure proper response is being taken when security incidents are seen (10%)
  • Manage the day-to-day functions within the Security Operations Team (10%)
  • Develop and report status of the company’s security posture to other areas within the organization (5%)
  • Partner with Technology Teams for day-to-day monitoring, reporting, and response actions (5%)


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Supports and adheres to Company’s core values
  • Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy
  • Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers


Required Skills

  • Experience in leading, motivating, engaging, and mentoring junior team members
  • Proven experience in planning, organizing, and developing the strategy for a 24x7 security operations center or Managed Security Service Provider
  • Ability to lead a team, promote and foster collaboration, and be a strong leader in the face of a new and changing environment
  • Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills
  • Broad information cybersecurity knowledge, including familiarity with common attack methodologies, tactics and protocols, Advance Persistent Threat groups, Hacker activities, etc.
  • Significant experience in intrusion detection and response, including experience using common monitoring tools - IDS, IPS, SIEM, Vulnerability scanning, and Syslog solutions
  • Experience with protecting and defending cloud environments (Google, Azure)
  • Strong attention to detail along with sharp analytical skills to identify problems at the network, systems, and application layers
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, vendors, coworkers, employees and upper management


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent knowledge / training
  • 7+ years of experience with security concepts and practices
  • 4-6 years experience working in SOC or Countermeasures type teams
  • 4+ years’ experience working in or with Information Technology
  • Ability to work additional hours, which may include mornings, evenings and weekends if needed
  • Ability to travel as needed (less than 10%)
  • CISSP or GIAC certification preferred


Locations: Prague (CZ) preferred, alternatively Manchester (UK), Alpharetta (US)
You can see it! More challenging work. A more interesting work environment. The opportunity to use your finely honed skills to make a real difference. If this is what you see for yourself, you need to talk to Landis+Gyr. Through our reach and resources, Landis+Gyr brings you career options you could not find anywhere else.


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Job Title:  Senior Manager Security Operations Center


Prague, CZ

Requisition ID:  661
Date Posted:  Oct 15, 2021

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