Director - Security Operations

15912

United Kingdom
Onsite
Greater London
London

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We help clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive superior performance. We work with organizations to design their structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people to bring their strategy to life. And we advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their people.

Our 10,000 colleagues serve clients in more than 50 countries. We offer five core solutions:

  • Organizational Strategy
  • Assessment and Succession
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Leadership Development
  • Total Rewards

Position Summary

 

The ‘Director, Security Operations’ will be a part of the global security team and will play a crucial role in ensuring effective security monitoring and incident response. This role will also be required to assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of the IT Security program in the company.

 

The successful candidate will require good analytical, communication and collaborative skills. They must have a good technical knowledge and passion for security and be able to work proactively to reduce the risk posed to the company.

KEY responsibilities

 

  • Security Monitoring and Incident Response
    • Monitoring systems for signs anomalies, attacks, and unauthorized activities.
    • Investigate potential incidents and provide timely feedback.
    • Analyze events to identify trends, threats, and vulnerabilities.
    • Work to contain and remediate security incidents.
  • Threat Intelligence
    • Keep up to date with latest trends in cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities, and best practices.
  • Security Infrastructure Management
    • Assist with the maintenance of existing security tools and technologies, such as SIEM, EDR and firewalls.
    • Contribute to the selection of new security tools.
  • Documentation and Reporting
    • Create and maintain detailed documentation of security processes and procedures.
    • Generate regular reports on security metrics, incidents, and trends for management review.
  • Collaboration and Communication
    • Work closely with other IT teams to identify and remediate security vulnerabilities.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS

 

  • Hands on experience with security tools such as SIEM / EDR and vulnerability Management.
  • Proven experience in a security operations role.
  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity principles, threat landscapes, and attack vectors.
  • Experience working in a large, multinational, complex company.
  • Good knowledge of infrastructure concepts – such as Windows / Linux, DNS, AD and routing.
  • Knowledge and understanding of cloud computing concepts and service models.
  • Active learner with strong work ethic.
  • Proactive, flexible, responsive, and resourceful.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a small team.
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Achieved a cybersecurity certification (e.g., CompTIA Security+, ISC2 SSCP, etc.)

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

 

  • Self-motivated team player with strong work ethic and the ability to “get things done”.
  • Resourceful, good listener with good problem-solving skills.
  • Proactive, rather than reactive.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and a desire to communicate effectively with colleagues, management, and clients.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines.

 

education

 

  • Preferably educated to a degree level or above in IT or related degree.

 

 

Korn Ferry is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

 

Internal Mobility at Korn Ferry

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Korn Ferry is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative

Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/ Veteran.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.