Senior Manager, Incident Response Operations at Biogen in Weston, MA

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The Senior Manager, IROps reports directly to the Director of Information Security Operations for Biogen and plays an important role in helping to define the direction for the team and managing security incident response activities. Drives, implements, and manages security incident response procedures using a variety of tools and technologies in order to rapidly identify and respond to threats.
Job Description
This Manager leverages leading-edge technologies, and innovative approaches to position Biogen for measurable success; improving efficiency, increasing security posture, supporting aggressive growth and improving the Security Operations program overall.

We are looking for a strong leader with an exceptional understanding and subject matter expertise in log management, incident response, threat intelligence, malware analysis, forensics, endpoint security, and user behavior analytics.

This is a highly visible leadership role. The right candidate must have excellent engagement and communication skills with enterprise stakeholders, IT leadership and solution delivery peers, and must have a strong customer-focused, team-oriented, approach that balances security needs and user experience to provide best-in-class security to the organization.

Job Responsibilities

* Manages and coordinates response teams during security incidents (phishing, DDOS, malware, etc) through resolution and to lessons learned stage.

* Develops tactical response procedures for security incidents.

* Reviews alerts and data from systems and responds accordingly, including documentation and escalation.

* Recommends and implements mitigating actions to contain incident related activity.

* Mentors staff to advance their skills and knowledge to promote professional growth.

* Participates in product selection, vendor evaluations, and implementations of security technologies.

* Recommends security enhancements to management.

* Assists in the design, implementation, and maintenance of security plans, policies, procedures, and standards.

* Has excellent verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable presenting to different levels within and outside of the organization This role is based at Biogen, MA (Cambridge or Weston).
Basic Qualifications

* 10+ Years of experience in Information Security

* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

* CISSP Certification


* Experience managing a team, being a technical lead or experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources.

* A minimum of three years experience acting in a security incident response role with responsibility of analyzing alerts/threats, responding accordingly, developing incident response plans and procedures.

* Previous experience using Splunk and Splunk Enterprise to analyze and correlate activity.

* Experience managing MSSPs.

* Knowledge of Active Directory log events.

* Previous supervisory experience and proven success in managing technical teams.

* Experience providing technical requirements to various development and infrastructure teams.

* Experience documenting incident cases and managing lessons learned meetings.

* Experience automating repeatable tasks.

Preferred Qualifications

* Proven track record delivering cyber security and IR services to the enterprise.

* Previous experience identifying indicators of compromise and writing custom alerts.

* Strong communication skills including the ability to influence others, including proven ability to build strong relationships with leadership, IT staff and peers.

* Knowledge of AWS.

* Ability to document requirements and enhance existing processes.

* Experience with UBA is a plus.

* Experience implementing and integrating Crowdstrike Platform.

* Penetration testing experience is a plus.
* Graduate degree preferred. Candidates with equivalent experience and a bachelor's degree or directly relevant industry experience will also be considered for the role.
All individuals deserve the right to achieve their full potential. Accordingly, our company welcomes all job applicants, and we strive to provide all employees with equal opportunity for advancement. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on an individual's sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local government agencies or law.
As an employer of choice, we strive to:
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