Wintrust Financial Corporation Senior SOC Manager in Rosemont, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/6282872 Position Overview The SOC Manager will lead the overall day-to-day work of the security operations center ensuring events and/or incidents are detected and responded to in adherence to established procedures. Essential Job Functions


+ Institute strong governance to lead and direct team with standard processes and workflows. Ensure that existing procedures are followed and that all procedures are documented in accordance with guidelines. Drive innovation towards Threat values and effectiveness.



+ Develop and ensure all procedures are followed and are documented in accordance with established guidelines.



+ Lead SOC solutions including scope development and service delivery commitments.



+ Identify and define service delivery risks and offer, own, and manage risk mitigation strategies. Identify chronic operational and security issues, and ensure they are managed appropriately.



+ Provide overview of challenges, risks and opportunities to leadership team. Manage and escalate roadblocks that may jeopardize security monitoring operations, infrastructure, and SLAs.



+ Oversee the analysts' daily tasking. Serve as a mentor to analysts.


Required Skills


+ Must be highly technical, hands-on and also capable of serving as the primary point of contact with senior management.



+ Mitigating and addressing threat vectors including Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Phishing, Malicious Payloads, Malware, etc.



+ Knowledge of hacker methodologies and tactics (TTPs), system vulnerabilities and key indicators of attacks and exploits. Ability to perform host-based and network-based analysis across all major operating systems and network device platforms.



+ Experience with automation and orchestration SIEM platforms. Managing the chain of custody for all evidence collected during incidents and security investigations.



+ Strong experience creating and tuning detection signatures, Indicators of Compromise (IOCs), and other content to detect malicious activity.



+ Problem solving and analytical skills, i.e. the ability to systematically think through the implications of problems to arrive at sound solutions.



+ Strong writing skills to document control descriptions and communicate with staff, peers and other teams.



+ Build, administer and fine-tune processes to ensure compliance.



+ Escalate issues to leadership in a timely manner with appropriate information regarding risk, action times and root cause analysis.



+ Produce and review key performance indicators (KPI) of SOC performance and distribute executive metrics.



+ Maintain knowledge of threat landscape by monitoring OSINT and related sources.



+ Play a significant role in long-term SOC strategy and planning, including initiatives geared toward operational efficiency.


Preferred Skills


+ BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline or equivalent experience.



+ 10 or more years of professional work experience in the security field. Experience with Managed Security Services and SOC environment.



+ Demonstrates broad knowledge of cybersecurity technologies, trends and strategy.



+ Strong analytical skills to define risk, identify potential threats, and develop action/mitigation plan.



+ Organizational, project management, interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).



+ Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects and assist/advise support engineers in establishing appropriate priorities as well as demonstrated ability to manage c stomer projects and portfolios.



+ Strong interpersonal skills, ability to mentor/train staff and bring awareness to current and emerging threats.



+ Certifications a Plus: CISSP, SAN GIAC Certifications (GCIH, GPEN, GSEC, etc.)


Wintrust Financial Corporation (Wintrust) is a financial services company based in Rosemont, Illinois, with approximately $30 billion in assets. We engage in the business of providing traditional community banking services, commercial banking, wealth management services, commercial insurance premium financing, life insurance premium financing, mortgage origination, short-term accounts receivable financing, and certain administrative services, such as data processing of payrolls, billing and treasury management services. We provide community-oriented, personal and commercial banking services to customers located in the greater Chicago, Illinois and southern Wisconsin areas through our 15 wholly-owned banking subsidiaries . We provide an engaging, dynamic work environment, an excellent compensation package including 401k, employee stock purchase plan, medical/dental, life insurance and more! Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national o