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SOC & GRC Manager

Date: Nov 26, 2020

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Industries, headquartered in Birmingham Alabama, was founded by an entrepreneur who was passionate about honoring our commitments to our customers, rejecting the status quo, and seeking to continuously improve our team. We continue to operate that way today, with a passion for our people and our businesses succeeding together. EBSCO has a variety of businesses that are within 5 different industries including Information Services, Publishing, Manufacturing, Real Estate and Insurance Services. We hire passionate people, driven to grow, because we know the success of EBSCO depends on the long-term success of our businesses and our teams.

EBSCO Industries CorpIT team is looking for an experienced SOC/GRC professional to join the team. The Security Operations Centre (SOC) & Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) Manager will spend their time planning and directing SOC functions while overseeing a growing GRC function. The manager will oversee a mixed team of security & GRC professionals in order to protect People, Technology and Process.

Responsibilities include:

Responsible for SOC strategy and execution

Leading and managing the Security Operations and team of security operational staff members

Primarily responsible for directing security event monitoring, management and response and cyber intelligence

Ensuring incident identification, assessment, quantification, reporting, communication, mitigation and monitoring

Revising and develop processes to strengthen the current Security Operations Framework, review policies and highlight the challenges in managing SLAs

Ensuring threat management, threat modelling, identify threat vectors and develop use cases for security monitoring

Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for SOC operations and presentation to Sr. Mgmt.

Manage GRC to observe policies, regulations and foreseeable issues while quantifying, evaluating, and prioritizing potential risks to the organization

Enable the organization for coordinated and fiscally responsible choices to utilize resources in a way that minimizes, monitors, and controls any potential negative consequences

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree related field of study from an accredited university is required; however, relevant experience in  lieu of a degree may be considered.
  • 3+ years leading/managing a security operations function (SOC)
  • 1+ year experience with GRC practices
  • 4+ years working within the information security field, with emphasis on security operations, incident management, intrusion detection, firewall deployment, and security event analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

• In-depth familiarity with security policies based on industry standards and best practices

• Knowledge of SIEM technologies

• Experience in designing and building security and/or network operations centers

• Incident management process development and/or incident management experience

• Experience with security device installations, configuration and troubleshooting (e.g., firewall, IDS, etc.)

• Ability to lead and communicate efficiently within a team environment

• Great customer service skills.

EBSCO Industries, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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