Full Job Description
Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at about.skechers.com
The Security Engineering and Operations Manager will lead a tight knit group that is responsible for building, maintaining, and ultimately using the systems and tools that help protect our organization and enable effective incident detection and response. Operating out of our corporate HQ in beautiful, sunny Southern California (WFH during COVID), you will be responsible for stewardship of a program that has responsibility for threat intelligence, vulnerability management, security engineering, and incident response across our global org.
We are a people-first team and the ideal candidate brings with them not only deep and broad expertise in a range of information security principles, but an honest people-centric approach to management. Having managed a security engineering or SOC team before would be a plus, but what is more important is that you’ve had demonstrable success leading and developing a high functioning team. The candidate who will find the most success and fulfillment brings a genuine interest and passion for information security, a love for learning, a positive attitude, a desire to roll up their sleeves and dive into the deep end, and a belief that being excellent doesn’t mean you have to give up on having fun.
Essential Job Results
Lead the “SOC”/IR Function which includes internal ops team and MSSP
Build, maintain, and continuously improve the tools that help enable secure technology operations and effective incident response globally
Lead the development of strategic vision and roadmap for the security engineering and operations functions
Be a teacher as well as a manager in helping your team grow and develop
Create, communicate, and continuously monitor and improve metrics and KPIs
Manage vendor relationships for both technology and operations
Plan and execute internal and external security assessments and red team exercises
Collaborate effectively with diverse internal teams to help drive security maturity
Contribute positively to the culture of information security across the org
An ability to consistently deliver short-term results without losing sight of long-term goals
Significant experience with security engineering, incident response, threat and vulnerability management, and red/blue team concepts
Working knowledge of NIST CSF and its incorporation into policies, procedures, and reporting
Broad understanding of key security concepts related to networks, systems, applications, databases, endpoint and cloud security
Comfortable helping to secure as well as respond to incidents/perform forensics across diverse operating systems including Windows, Linux, and MacOS
Cloud mastery not required, however must be familiar with incident response and infrastructure security concepts in both traditional on-premise environment as well as public cloud infrastructure
Familiarity with operationalizing MITRE ATT&CK framework a plus
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong work ethic with attention to detail
Ability to excel in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment
Education and Experience
5+ years in a dedicated security role
3+ years leading a team
Significant experience with security operations and incident response, either in a direct or supervisory role
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, and kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.