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Sr. Manager, IT Security Operations

F5 Networks
Hyderabad, Telangana 500033
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Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!


Are you passionate about working with smart people on challenging problems in an environment that values hard work, integrity, and teamwork?  F5 Networks is hiring for its Centre of Excellence office in Hyderabad, India.  Come join us and help build and grow a world class site.

F5 leads the market in building products to make every app run faster, smarter and safer anywhere. When you become a part of our team, you get to use our products to help secure our company and give feedback to our product team for improving our products. You contribute to both our security and our product growth.

What will you do?

As the team manager, you will recruit six to eight security domain experts to lead security efforts in APAC. You will work with our Seattle and EMEA teams to lead all security activities across the company involving data, network & information technology, telecommunications, and facilities. Your team will prevent security issues by conducting security risk assessments, defining initiatives to address risks, and implementing best-practice standards, policies, and procedures. You will detect and address risk by monitoring logs and tackling responses to security incidents.

Your Day-to-Day

Use your professional network to recruit and onboard a talented team of security

  • Screen resumes, conduct interviews and select new hires

  • Conduct orientation for new team members

Lead and inspire a team

  • Define clear and measurable performance goals

  • Create development plans to grow and retain team members

  • Coach and evaluate performance

Protect the company from hacking and theft of our product development.

  • Work to understand the threats currently making attempts against the network, triage them and stop them dead in their tracks.

  • Drive out the noise in the attack detections to ensure the team stays focused on the real threat.

Improve F5s Security Incident Response Team

  • Lead incident investigations of anomalies and document results

  • Coordinate with other operational teams to stop intrusions

Install, configure and maintain security devices to protect enterprise

  • Anti-malware systems

  • Web Application Firewall

  • Vulnerability scanning systems

Own and execute F5 IT Risk Management Program

  • Conduct ongoing, systematic assessment of F5 security risks

  • Document risks and recommend initiatives to mitigate risks

  • Develop, implement and lead overall enterprise security strategy

Improve and implement F5 security policy, standards and procedures

  • Ensure compliance through review/audit process

  • Implement security policy, standards and procedures review processes

  • Lead and handle security awareness training including reporting on status

Lead IT Security efforts to make sure we comply with relevant regulations

  • Review customer/third party contracts to reduce risk

  • Ensure compliance to F5 security standards by third party vendors/partners

  • Coordinate with Compliance Team to audit SOX controls

What You Bring to the Team

A working knowledge of security systems, including application/OS hardening techniques, network protocols, network & application firewalls, intrusion detection systems, audit protocols and industry-standard security practices

  • Expertise and hands-on skills with security risk-assessment tools & techniques (vulnerability testing, penetration testing, social engineering, etc)

  • Ability to balance risk against the needs of a dynamic, customer-oriented, for-profit business environment. Know when to say know and when to accept the risk to win the business

  • Network of local contacts to help locate the best qualified hires

  • Validated experience developing a team to achieve positive results

  • Confidence to work independently in a global delivery environment

  • Fluency in English for all written & verbal communications;

  • Ability to travel and periodically work outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends) to address security incidents

What You Will Need to Have

  • BS/BA or equivalent work experience in IT related field
  • 10+ years of meaningful security work experience

  • 5+ years leading a group of security professionals

  • Technical and/or security certifications highly desirable, e.g., CISSP, GIAC, CISM, MCSP, CCSP, CCNA, RHCE

  • 5+ years corporate experience focused on information systems security

  • Highly desirable: Experience in intrusion detection and cyber intelligence

F5 Networks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

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