Assistant Manager - Cyber Security Operations  

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Job Summary

As a Cyber Security Operations Assistant Manager at a telecommunications company (Telco) with a focus on cloud technologies, you will play a crucial role in managing and overseeing the company's cyber security operations. Your responsibilities will include ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical information assets, as well as implementing and monitoring security measures to protect against potential cyber threats. Your expertise in cloud technologies will be essential in securing the Telco's cloud-based infrastructure and services.

Job Responsibilities

1. Security Operations Management:

  • Assist the Cyber Security Operations Manager in planning, implementing, and managing the overall security operations strategy.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure compliance with established security policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Supervise a team of security analysts and engineers, providing guidance, support, and training as needed.
  • Monitor security systems and tools, investigating and responding to security incidents in a timely manner.
  • Conduct regular security assessments, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments to identify and mitigate risks.

2. Cloud Security:

  • Apply your in-depth knowledge of cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud) to develop and implement robust security controls and measures.
  • Work closely with the Cloud Operations team to ensure the security of cloud-based infrastructure, services, and applications.
  • Identify and address cloud-specific security risks, such as misconfigurations, data breaches, and unauthorized access.
  • Stay updated on the latest cloud security trends, emerging threats, and best practices to proactively address potential vulnerabilities.

3. Incident Response and Forensics:

  • Lead and participate in incident response activities, including containment, eradication, and recovery.
  • Conduct digital forensics investigations to determine the root cause of security incidents and develop remediation plans.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external partners, such as law enforcement agencies, to address complex security incidents.

4. Security Governance and Compliance:

  • Assist in developing and maintaining security policies, standards, and procedures aligned with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct periodic security audits and assessments to evaluate compliance with internal and external security standards.
  • Prepare and present reports on security metrics, incidents, and risks to senior management and relevant stakeholders.

5. Vulerability Management

  • Managing the VAPT scanning, identifying, assessing, reporting on, managing and remediating cyber vulnerabilities across endpoints, workloads, and systems.

6. Security Awareness and Training:

  • Assist in developing and delivering security awareness programs to educate employees about security best practices and potential threats.
  • Conduct security training sessions for staff members to enhance their understanding of security protocols and procedures.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field. A relevant master's degree is a plus.
  • Strong experience (5+ years) in cyber security operations, preferably in the telecommunications industry.
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing concepts, architectures, and security principles.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS and Google Cloud, including their native security services.
  • Experience in managing security operations, including incident response, vulnerability management, security awareness and threat intelligence.
  • Knowledge of relevant security frameworks and standards (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework).
  • Proficiency in security assessment and auditing techniques.
  • Familiarity with hands on experience with IDS, IPS, firewall, WAF, XDR and other latest IT security products/systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Relevant certifications and industry recognised IT Security certification are highly desirable.