Senior Security Platform Manager

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    Glasgow, Scotland

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    IT Security

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    £00000.00 - £1000 per annum + HIGHLY COMPETITIVE MARKET SALARY

  • Contact:

    Gail Maguire

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  • Job Published:

    10 months ago

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Senior Security Platform Manager - GLASGOW

My client is a highly dynamic and globally successful Investment Bank. They currently have an opportunity for a Senior Security Platform Manager to join their tea m in Glasgow.

The role:

Is a Senior OS/Security Platform Manager who will work with, and lead, a global team in the Data Security Engineering Team, providing the highest level of security consultancy and engineering support for Data/Windows/Linux security agents. The role will focus on managing a team that design and engineer Windows, Linux and Storage security agents and tooling in a global enterprise. The role is suited to an experienced Windows, Linux or Security Engineering/Operations Manager with a proven understanding in Enterprise Infrastructure or Security. This role is primarily project based, with numerous activities to expand and enhance the services provided within the environment.

Experience of managing highly technical staff and projects within either a Security and/or Infrastructure platform team is essential as part of a large, complex global infrastructure

Primary Responsibilities
You must demonstrate strong technical qualities - preferably in a global environment, ideally within the finance industry.

- Senior Architect/Engineer and Team Manager for Data Security Engineering Team covering products such as
- Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Engineering
- Data Access and Audit Engineering
- Database Auditing/Activity Engineering
- Forensic/Investigations Tools Engineering
- Global Team Lead/Management of around 10 Engineers Glasgow and New York
- Own and maintain Vendor relationships, roadmaps and strategy
- Experience in people and performance management processes of highly technical global engineers
- Analysis and development of Windows/Linux endpoint security agents / solutions
- Provide consultancy services to other IT Security teams
- Provide architecture assurance on Windows/Linux security initiatives
- Designing security infrastructure, providing stability by following and using the tools, policies, processes and procedures available
- Work with global colleagues to provide globally consistent processes and solutions.
- Investigate & Troubleshoot root causes when escalated from operations.
- Escalate and liaise with additional internal/external groups when required.
- Input into Business Continuity Planning and Practices

Required Skills:
- Understanding and experience of managing teams or projects that design and automate - Windows/Linux Security solutions for a Global Environment of Desktops/Servers
- Experience of managing a Global Architecture/Engineering team or similar Technical Teams.
- Understanding of Windows or Linux Operating Systems
- Experience of working with Global Technical Vendors/ISV's on feature requests, roadmap planning, evaluating and upgrading to new platforms
- Experience of SIEM integration and with other analytics platforms
- Interpersonal Skills - Communication, flexibility, self-driven, team player
- Project Management Skills
- General Infra experience - Active Directory, LDAP, Group Policy, MIT Kerberos, DNS
- General networking (Firewalls, Routing, NAT, OSI Model, packet trace and analysis, etc.)-

Desired Skills
-Experience of Security products from vendors such as Symantec, Microsoft, RedHat, Varonis, McAfee, IBM, HP, NetApp - CIFS, NFS, FPolicy.
- Use of Jira, Scrum or other Agile methods
- Database knowledge (Oracle/MS SQL)
- Scripting, Development or Automation experience
- Knowledge of Networks and Firewall Infrastructure Knowledgee of Networks and Firewall - Infrastructure Knowledge of Networks and Firewall Infrastructure

THis is an excellent opportunity to take a leading role in a Global Team at the forefront of security.