Permanent Placement

At BTree Resources we specialize in helping our clients identify a great group of talent to achieve their goals. We forge a strategic partnership with our clients to understand their business, their targets, and gaps in their talent profile that need to be filled to achieve their targets. Once we form this understanding, we build a strategy to close the gaps by finding great matches for the positions that need to be filled for their long term success.

Security Operations Lead (Cheshire, CT)


Please email your resume if you are interested. 

If you are not interested then please refer someone who may be a good fit and you can ** make $500 in referral fee** if the candidate you refer gets hired. 

Our client is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders

Reports to: Director, IT Security

Position Summary 

Primary responsibility will be to create and lead the burgeoning Security Operations practice within the company. In addition, the candidate will be the technical lead for the Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM), Vulnerability Management and Identity and Access Management (IAM) platforms. The position is a very hands-on role which will be adding management responsibility as the team is built. 

Principal Responsibilities
--Subject-matter expert for the entire SIEM platform, including configuring and tuning the system and investigating / assigning alerts.
--Subject-matter expert for the vulnerability management practice, including tuning scans, producing reports and coordination with the rest of IT for remediation prioritization and planning.
--Subject-matter expert for anti-malware services (i.e. endpoint protection and any future implementations of NAC or NAC-like products, application whitelisting, etc.) and other operational security platforms.
--Coordination with IT Quality Assurance to include monitoring for integrity of systems, change management procedures and audit results.
--Create, disseminate and follow up on all reporting to various system owners across multiple functions and departments, within and outside of IT.
--Daily review of logs, alerts, open tickets and recommended processes for security threats in coordination with other Information Security and general IT personnel.
--Gather requirements, define and manage a future-state security operations center.
--Act as the Security Operations Lead for evaluation of firewall requests, logs and activity.
--Evaluate existing and new platforms, within security and the greater enterprise, to ensure they meet requirements and best practices.
--Provide rotating on-call 24x7 Support for security incident response.
--Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

--Must have a minimum of 7 years working experience in IT, with at least 3 of those years focused on information security.
--Must have at least 2 years of experience managing direct reports.
--Hands-on experience with enterprise-class SIEM is required. QRadar experience is preferred.
--Experience with an enterprise identity and access management platform is recommended.
--Experience with formal incident response procedures is recommended.
--Hands-on experience with an enterprise vulnerability management solution is required.
--Experience with firewall technology, IDS/IPS, antivirus and other information security tools is required.
--Must have sound working knowledge of all areas of IT, including Active Directory, networking and systems administration.
--Must have excellent customer service skills and experience in a professional service environment, responsibility for supporting multiple applications and network environments.
--Must have strong English verbal and written communication skills.
--Experience with compliance-related concerns across multiple geographies (SOX, FDA, EMA, HIPAA, etc.) in a global enterprise environment is recommended.

--Must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination in relevant education and work experience.
--Recommended - Security-related certifications (SANS, ISC2, ISACA, etc)



86K to 107K Yearly base salary

+ 10% Performance based Bonus

+ Stock-options


Please email your resume with contact information to be considered for this role.


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