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Manager, Security Operations

Location: San Diego, California, United States


Requisition Number: 214368

External Description:

Job Title: Manager, Security Operations

Job Location: United States, Remote


The Security Operations Center (SOC) Manager has high visibility and direct responsibility for the effective and efficient operations of the Security Operations Center, including cyber security technologies, threat management and reporting, incident monitoring/response, digital forensics, communications, education, and risk management. The manager is responsible for driving process refinement and implementation, project management, cross-team/discipline collaboration, maintenance of internal and external stakeholder relationships, and direct supervision of staff. Reporting directly to the Director of Security Operations, other responsibilities include immediate security incident and event response management, identification, triage and response to security incidents, operational metrics design and reporting.

This position requires the ability to travel internationally ~15% - 30%.

 Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Manage team of security experts and provide hands-on expertise over the following areas of information security:
  • Leading our security operations team and driving to the next level in our capabilities
  • Responsible for managing event monitoring and response
  • Ensure assessment, reporting, identification, and monitoring of incidents
  • Review and organize security reports with a clear understanding of the threat, severity, and ramifications in order to triage, prioritize, reproduce, troubleshoot, resolve, escalate, and report. Define, deploy, and tune our Detection and Response platforms to ensure appropriate visibility across the enterprise
  • Identify and incorporate all log sources required and work towards a Single Pane of Glass and a rational set of alerts
  • Manage vendor partners to ensure the enterprise gets maximum value from engagements (right size, define KPIs, etc.)
  • Define the appropriate threat intelligence feeds and the processes for collecting them, analyzing them for relevance, and ingesting them into our platforms to add context
  • Run a Vulnerability Management program to ensure that we have complete coverage, accurate and up-to-date data on our vulnerability posture and a process to quickly remediate vulnerabilities that we are exposed to
  • Keep current on information security risks and the Tactic, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) of attackers
  • Establish standard operating processes and protocols for reporting, incident response, risk management, planning, exercising, training, and continuous operational improvement
  • Support cyber security architects and engineers as needed to ensure success of information security initiatives
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned


  • BS degree in related field preferred. Equivalent experience/certification acceptable.
  • Minimum of Three (3) years management experience leading and motivating cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals.
  • 8+ years of demonstrated experience in information security roles
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CCSP, CEH, PMP, GCIH, GSEC
  • Experience in:
    • Data Protection, Network Security, Endpoint Security, and Zero Trust
    • Security Technology Integration, Configuration, and Automation
    • Security Configurations
    • Vulnerability Assessment
    • Patch & Image Management
    • Information security industry trends and emerging technologies
    • Information security audits
    • Network and internet security
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure, AWS, GCP or similar cloud computing platforms
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting & interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Effective communication skills to translate technical risks and exposures to a business perspective - formal reports and/or presentations
  • The ability to communicate confidently and clearly on conference calls, in meetings and via email, at all levels of the organization is essential.
  • Confident incollaborating, building trust and respect with people outside of the immediate team

CountryEEOText_Description: Teradata invites all identities and backgrounds in the workplace. We work with deliberation and intent to ensure we are cultivating collaboration and inclusivity across our global organization. ​ We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Consistent with Colorado law, Colorado applicants can email the inbox to receive the compensation range information for this role. Please provide proof of Colorado residency in your request.

City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Manager, Security Operations

Job Category: Security

Company Profile:

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Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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