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Sr. Manager, Cyber Security and Forensics in Troy, MI at VisionPRO

Date Posted: 1/17/2019

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Job Code:  BHJOB6510_71629

Position Title: Sr. Manager, Cyber Security and Forensics

Reports to: Director, Information Security

Location: Troy, MI

Function: Information Systems

Job Description

This position requires senior-level leadership to ensure the Company’s ability to detect, respond and protect IS Infrastructure from various types of cyber-attacks, intrusion attempts, and security breaches. This position also requires deep understanding of cybersecurity principles, trends and emerging technologies; identifying risks associated with new technologies and implementing the right controls to mitigate such risks. Developing a close working relationship with the Company IS leaders to ensure accurate and timely alignment with business requirements without introducing unmitigated security risks, is a key requirement.

The scope of this position includes oversight of vendor partner delivery execution; identification, selection and implementation of new Information Security and Cybersecurity capabilities; understanding and translating business needs into operational plans; ensuring vendor partner services are compliant with contracts and Company policies, standards and controls; remediation of service delivery issues and service delivery improvement plans; review and approval of service level performance to contractual execution levels and cost; maintaining expertise in current and emerging technologies and developing and managing capital and expense plans.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the subject matter expert for all topics related to cyber and application security
  • Lead developing future service delivery operations strategy by keeping up to date with the latest technologies, security information and potential threats
  • Develop and grow the company’s Cybersecurity program
  • Monitor security vulnerabilities, threats and events in network and host systems
  • Develop strategies to handle security incidents and coordinate investigative activities
  • Act as a focal point for IT security investigations and direct a full investigation with recommend course of action
  • Work closely with the business groups as a consultant to understand and deliver secure and reliable solutions to business problems
  • Assist in development of annual operating and capital budgets
  • Review outsource provider performance data to identify trends and issues and develop performance improvement plans
  • Review and make recommendation on any exception request to established security standards
  • Provide input to the Service delivery Technology Roadmap
  • Assist in architecting and implementing managed service solutions
  • Demonstrate and support a continuous improvement mentality
  • Understand and utilize change management, project management and incident management processes and tools

Skills  and competencies

  • Deep technical knowledge of current trends in cybersecurity, secure application coding methodologies and testing, host and network forensics
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a cross functional team
  • Expert understanding and experience with Intrusion Prevent Systems, Firewall and log correlation systems and interrelationship with other IT systems
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of user trust and confidence
  • Ability to retro fit security in old and legacy systems and appliances
  • Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to dynamic business needs
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of cybersecurity operations as structure in NIST, OWASP, and COBIT frameworks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; an ability to present and discuss technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others and gains understanding and consensus (where necessary) of the audience
  • Leadership attributes: Vision of the future, committed to customers, drive for execution excellence and demonstrates integrity


  • Ten years of information protection, information security and/or cybersecurity hands on experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related discipline with an information security focus
  • Minimum five years extensive experience in Information Security Forensics, malware identification, penetration testing, intrusion detection and defense in depth concepts
  • Must have working experience in Network operation center (NOC) or security operation center

About VisionIT: VisionIT is where integration and innovation intersect. We are a global software development company and a preferred systems integrator, operating throughout the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. Our 20 years of experience supporting Fortune 500 companies has earned us the trust of CIOs and C-Level executives, because we have a track record of providing business value. In our Detroit-based Innovation Studio, we showcase the latest technologies being developed by VisionIT and our partners across cloud, IoT, mobile, infotainment systems, and virtual/augmented reality. Learn more about our company by visiting