Manager, Cyber Security Operations at Alteryx, Inc.
We’re looking for problem solvers, innovators, and dreamers who are searching for anything but business as usual. Like us, you’re a high performer who’s an expert at your craft, constantly challenging the status quo. You value inclusivity and want to join a culture that empowers you to show up as your authentic self. You know that success hinges on commitment, that our differences make us stronger, and that the finish line is always sweeter when the whole team crosses together.
Alteryx, Inc. is looking for a Manager of Cyber Security Operations to directly oversee the effective and efficient operations of the Security Operations Center, including its next-gen artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) cyber security technologies, threat report generation, incident monitoring/response, communications, education, and vulnerability management. The Manager is responsible for driving process implementation and refinement, project management, cross-team/discipline collaboration, maintenance of internal and external stakeholder relationships, and direct supervision of staff. The Manager ensures the performance of all duties in accordance with all laws and regulations wherein the company operates, as well as the company’s policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead and manage the Security Operations Center Lead security event monitoring and response Review and organize security reports with a clear understanding of the threat, severity, and ramifications to triage, prioritize, reproduce, troubleshoot, resolve, escalate, and report Prepare reports for external parties based on issues identified by internal/external parties Maintain communications with internal/external parties to ensure reported issues are properly addressed and act as an intermediary between internal/external parties Establish standard operating processes and protocols for reporting, incident response, risk management, planning, exercising, training, and continuous operational improvement Develop and ensure adherence to internal Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) Assist in the training and development of staff Coordinate and maintain good relations with business stakeholders, vendors, and partners Manage the Cyber Threat Intelligence and Vulnerability Management Programs Support cyber security architects and engineers as needed to ensure success of security initiatives Performs other duties and projects as assigned
STANDARD DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Exceptional communication skills with diverse audiences - Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
Strong leadership, project, and team-building skills, including the ability to lead teams and drive projects and initiatives within multiple departments
Demonstrated ability to identify risks associated with business processes, operations, information security programs and technology projects
Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational values; accepts responsibility for own actions.
Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes working environment free of harassment of any type; builds a diverse workforce and supports affirmative action.
Follows policies and procedures; completes tasks correctly and on time; supports the company’s goals and values.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
A strong knowledge of how to effectively engineer and operate security technologies across the security operations stack.
A deep working knowledge of attack techniques, the cyber kill chain, and vulnerability management methodologies. An understanding of the incident response lifecycle, including containment, eradication, and recovery.
Extensive understanding of SOC processes and reporting metrics with the ability to discern patterns from large amounts of disparate information while remaining adaptable in rapidly changing situations and environments.
Intermediate skills in computer terminal and personal computer operation; Microsoft Office applications including but not limited to: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Effective organizational and time management skills. Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules on a short-term and long-term basis.
Capability to provide consultation and expert advice to management. Ability to make decisions that have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and cross functional departments.
A comprehension of security standards and frameworks, rules and regulations, and system trust principals, such as ISO, NIST, OWASP, SANS Top 20, PCI-DSS, SOX-404, CFPB, SSAE-18, and SOC2.
Ability to triage alerts and perform SOC tier 1, 2, and 3 job duties as necessary
Familiarity with information security technologies, including network IDS/IPS, next-gen firewalls, AI-driven intelligence platforms, vulnerability scanners, anti-malware software, and cloud security solutions
Basic understanding of ticket-driven workflows
Intermediate scripting knowledge in PowerShell or similar languages
Experience with Alteryx Designer / Server a plus
Ability to deliver informal and formal presentations, inside and outside the organization; speaking before assigned team or other groups as needed.
Ability to deal with complex challenges involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations. Capability to work with little to no supervision while performing duties.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND/OR LICENSES:
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Mathematics, Business, or Engineering with a minimum of seven (7)+ years’ progressive information security, training, awareness, marketing experience is preferred
Minimum three (3)+ years of management experience leading and motivating cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals required.
Base understanding of Security Methodologies required.
Possible certification requirements include: Certified Information Systems Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), Project Management Professional (PMP)
Alteryx is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The salary range for this role is $101,700 - $172,900. This position is also remote-friendly and, as such, compensation will ultimately be in line with the location in which the position is filled. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate’s relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.
Find yourself checking a lot of these boxes but doubting whether you should apply? At Alteryx, we support a growth mindset for our associates through all stages of their careers. If you meet some of the requirements and you share our values, we encourage you to apply. As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we’re invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.
Benefits & Perks:
Alteryx has amazing benefits for all Associates which can be viewed here.