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Sr. Director, Threat Detection & Response

Irving, Texas
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Job Description:


What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

Description:

  • Partner with the CISO leadership team to set and drive an adaptive security threat detection and response strategy, including operation of a detection sensor grid across an on-premise and hybrid cloud technology ecosystem

  • Manage the end-to-end incident response program, including incident management, playbook automation, and participation in “Red vs Blue” team testing activities

  • Drive daily operational excellence through security operations measurement and dashboards aligned to key threat and risk indicators

  • Manage and operate a continuous threat monitoring program, improving time to address critical threats

  • Lead security investigations with key stakeholders such as HR and Legal

  • Maintain strong relationships with external operations, incident response and forensics partners

  • Lead a global, results-driven, high-performing team focused on business-driven security

  • Protects the company from a wide-variety of business risks ranging from financial loss, regulatory fines and penalties, loss of intellectual property, and/or brand/reputation risk.

  • Routine internal/external engagement at multiple levels: business leaders, technologists, chief information security officer (CISO), chief information officer (CIO), etc

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, or equivalent. 

  • 10 years of experience in information security and technology  

  • 5 years of experience in a leadership role

  • 3 years of experience leading global security operations functions

  • Experience with operations measurement, automation and orchestration processes/technology

  • Experience leading incident response and forensics investigations 

  • Experience leading proactive threat hunting exercises

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills; able to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment

  • In depth knowledge of attacker methodologies and containment strategies

  • Strong understanding of networking architectures and routing, OS, and application security

  • Strong understanding of SIEM technologies and complementary toolsets

  • Proficient in security monitoring use case development

  • Able to review log files, conduct correlations, and synthesize analyses

Job Requisition ID:38326

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