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Randstad Technology Director, Cyber Defense and Incident Response in Seattle, Washington

Technology Director, Cyber Defense and Incident Response

job details:

  • location:Seattle, WA

  • salary:$180,000 - $200,000 per year

  • date posted:Thursday, June 10, 2021

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:846910

job description

Technology Director, Cyber Defense and Incident Response

job summary:

Randstad Technologies is seeking a skilled Technology Director, Cyber Defense and Incident Response for a contract role in Seattle, WA. If you are ready to join a leader in the Retail and Technology space, please apply and Randstad will be more than happy to assist in helping you land your next role. We look forward to speaking with you!

location: SEATTLE, Washington

job type: Permanent

salary: $180,000 - 200,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


About this team

The cybersecurity team enables to conduct its global operations in a secure manner and safeguard the trusted information of its guests and users. This is accomplished by understanding business risk as manifested through cyberecurity and compliance risk, and by maintaining a high degree of employee awareness of all security and compliance topics. To further enhance our team, we are looking for an experienced Director of Cyber Defense and Incident Response.

A day in the life:

As the Director of Cyber Defense and Incident Response, you will be providing leadership to a growing global team of analysts, engineers, threat hunters and incident repsonders. You will be responsible for ensuring that your team has the right players, tools, acumen and processes to detect, defend and respond to any cyber event.

This role is required to influence and enroll without authority and work with global teams from both technology and the business. You will be the face of the global cyber defense and response which requires a great deal of responsibility. These will include, but not be limited to, the following -

  • You will lead the design of systems and processes for a global cybersecurity operations center to have full visibility across the globe on cyber threats and alerting. Building a global team is critical for 24x7 visibility

  • Drive the incident response plan for the organization enrolling leadership to follow a well rehearsed plan when a cyber event occurs

  • This role will determine what to invest and divest in, determine what the goal is to be successful and how do we get there by creating a roadmap for cyber defense and incident response. Work closely with security partners and peers in the industry to aid in identifying a path to success.

  • Will need to interact with a wide group of disciplines across the company such as risk and compliance team, corporate communications, legal, government affairs, etc.

  • Build a full functioning global cyber operations center with a reliable pipeline of talent into our program, update feeds on cyber threat intelligence, reporting capabilities and key performance metrics to share with leadership to demonstrate effectiveness of program

  • On going enhancement roadmap and future direction of team and technology closely mapped to strategy and overall technology initiatives and roadmaps


  • You have been in the technology industry for 10 years with a minimum of five years in a number of cyber intelligence/defense/response subject matter leadership roles.

  • Relevant cybersecurity experience and understanding of endpoint, cloud, server, application/database technologies

  • Extensive experience as Cybersecurity Incident commander, leading a SOC team while liaising with technology, legal, and business teams through security incidents

  • Experience on leveraging standards like MITRE and NIST frameworks in the develop and implementation of prevention, detection and incident response processes, standards and policies, to include the measurement of their effectiveness

  • strong people leadership. Has and can build, motivate and inspire a diverse and global team and to help them grow to their potential.

  • Experience leading a defense and detection strategy which includes developing the skills of the team

  • Have built out cybersecurity detection and response systems and teams for global organizations. This includes logging and monitoring, alerting, SIEM infrastructure for on-premise data center and cloud integrating threat intelligence seen within industry and other external attacks.

  • You have a strong ability to assess information cybersecurity risks and translate them into business risks

  • Can articulate to leadership what the threats are that the organization faces

Must haves:

  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.

  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.

  • Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates the space for others to do the same.

  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.

  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.

  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn't take themselves too seriously.


  • Experience level: Director

  • Minimum 7 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Cybersecurity

  • Cloud

  • SOC

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