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The Information Security Manager, Global CERT, is responsible for leading a team of incident responders and for ensuring proper preparation and handling of information security–related incidents that are relevant to Equinix. This person is familiar with incident response best practices, endpoint and network forensics, and common threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures; this knowledge is used to directly guide response efforts and to create/enhance Global CERT documentation. This person also has a working knowledge of networking, common networking appliances, vulnerability management, and cloud architecture. Additionally, this person is also able to lead an effective response to major information security–related incidents and participates in an on-call rotation with fellow managers.
This position reports directly to the Senior Manager of the Global CERT and requires superior interpersonal, communication, and technical skills to work across numerous internal and external incident stakeholders.
Lead and mentor a team of information security professionals focused on security response activities.
Guide the handling of cyber incidents through analysis, containment, and eradication/remediation while ensuring that best practices are maintained.
Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders within Global CERT processes to support a superior incident response capability.
Producing and maintaining documentation and metrics pertaining to team processes and procedures.
Participation in the development and curation of runbooks corresponding to potential cybersecurity incidents, including integration of runbooks with external stakeholders in incident response.
Documenting and applying lessons learned through the incident response process to support continuous improvement.
Participation in the Global CERT Management on-call rotation.
7+ years of experience in information security roles.
Experience in leading technical personnel within information security disciplines.
Exceptional communications skills (oral and written) with a history of successfully engaging with multiple levels of leadership.
Experience in cyber incident runbook development and curation, with the ability to take lessons learned from incident response activities to improve documentation.
Understanding of technology systems such as networks, applications, servers, cloud, authentication, and emerging technologies.
Strong knowledge of cyber security threat actors, particularly their tactics, techniques, procedures, tradecraft, and noteworthy attacks.
Experience working with information security teams and functions, such as security operations centers, vulnerability assessment, vulnerability threat management, security incident management, threat intelligence, threat hunting, and cyber threat analytics; direct experience in these functions in preferred.
Familiarity with Enterprise change management best practices.
Experience implementing processes aligned with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, and able to work independently with little oversight.
Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
Degrees and/or Certifications in computer forensics, information security, and similar preferred.
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