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2021-03-09 00:00:00

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Cybersecurity Vulnerability Management, Team Manager

  • About Us

     

    At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.

     

    Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.

     

    We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.

     

    Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.

     

     

    Location

     

    Belfast / Derry / Londonderry / Strabane

     

     

    Your role in the team

     

    The manager of the Vulnerability Management team will ensure continuous vulnerability lifecycle management within the Allstate environment including monitoring, collection, reporting, and assessment of impact for vulnerability related data from vendors and internal sources. 

     

    This person will lead a multi-national team of Vulnerability Analysts to protect the Allstate Family of Brands. This candidate will lead by forming strong partnerships with technical teams and guide their team members by providing vision, strategy, and prioritization to control vulnerabilities in the environment in a timely and effective manner. 

     

    • Own and drive the vulnerability management strategy for the Allstate Family of Brands
    • Be a champion for vulnerability management and information security including broadening awareness and use of the team’s services, education of security best practices and integration with other business areas.
    • Drive actionable metrics and reporting for operations and leadership transparency
    • Provide prompt attention and visibility into risks, vulnerabilities, and issues serving as an escalation path for team member effectiveness
    • Closely support and collaborate with other Cyber Security Operations teams
    • Provide support on incidents and outages as necessary to enable effectiveness of the team and its operations
    • Serve as subject matter expert related to vulnerability management and secure configuration
    • Have the ability to understand and develop enterprise policy and technical standards with specific regard to vulnerability management and secure configuration.
    • Be able to successfully partner with other security and IT professionals to assess potential impact from vulnerabilities specific to Allstate’s environment, and determine and implement mitigating controls.
    • Identify and recommend appropriate measures to manage and remediate vulnerabilities and reduce potential impacts on information resources to a level acceptable to the senior management of the company.
    • Build strong partnerships with technical teams to promote best practices for managing vulnerabilities in an agile manner and within cloud solutions.
    • Ability to fully understand business requirements and work with them to define appropriate solutions security objectives while meeting the business need.
    • Providing mentorship, coaching, performance management and support to team members with regard to vulnerability assessment, communication/rapport with other divisions and various levels of leadership, technical expertise, and career development.
    • Oversight of onboard and offboard resources
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

     

    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

     

    • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Information Security, Engineering, Computers Science, or related field; or equivalent industry experience
    • 5+ years’ experience in either vulnerability management or related information security field such as penetration testing, SOC, or threat intelligence
    • 2+ years’ people or technical leadership experience
    • The ability to assess or analyze security controls and weaknesses and communicate them effectively to multiple stakeholders
    • Understanding of best practice for fixing or remediating security vulnerabilities  
    • Drive to learn new things about vulnerability management, exploits, hacker techniques, and overall security operations
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to think clearly and make decisions under pressure
    • Demonstrated ability to participate in cross functional teams, including offsite, remote and offshore resources
    • Experience guiding and coaching others in subject matter
    • Excels at prioritizing work and other demands for self and team including making risk-based decisions about remediation recommendations
    • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK.  Please note, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

     

     

    We also have some desirable criteria

     

    • Familiar with industry standard security best practices and vulnerability management processes including compliance reporting
    • Experience working in very large enterprise environment with diverse teams.
    • Knowledge of PCI, HIPAA, ISO, NIST, and IT Controls
    • CISSP, GCIH, GPEN, or other industry certification or expected completion of certification within 1 year of hire.
    • Advanced experience with vulnerability scanning tools and other security testing tools.
    • Understanding of attacker mindset, exploitation, and how vulnerabilities are leveraged.
    • Ability to define, communicate, and execute on a vision and strategy
    • Effective written, verbal communication skills. Ability to tailor communication style to audience at hand
    • Ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical resources
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Self-directed, works with minimal guidance, and recognizes when guidance needed
    • Demonstrated ability to stay abreast securing evolving technology such as cloud and mobile computing.

     

     

    What we offer

     

    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.

     

    Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.

     

    We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.

     

    We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.

     

    APPLY HERE: https://bit.ly/3qSIaAs 

     

    Closing Date:  Tuesday 9th March 2021

     

     

    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities

     

    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

     

    We are an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women.  All appointments will be made on merit.

     

    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

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