Cybersecurity Head of Engineering

We are a global provider of Azure consulting and development services. Our long-term Microsoft Partnership earned us the status of Azure Expert Managed Services Provider, 8 Advanced Specializations, and 15 Gold Competencies. In February 2022, we became part of SoftwareONE, a leading global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology, forming their largest Azure Cloud practice center.

We use full-stack Microsoft technology to inspire a self-managed culture and empower employees and organizations alike to achieve greater productivity and purpose.

Our work is driven by 4 key values:

  • Act with care - teamwork is our priority and mutual support is our strength. We play a team game
  • Be one step ahead - we take responsibility without hesitation and act proactively, predicting next steps and their consequences
  • Be a challenger - we always look for ways to do things better and help others do the same, even if it means saying "no"
  • Make it happen - guided by a self-managed approach and mutual trust, we deliver on our promises.

In this role you will be accountable for definition and delivery of technical roadmap for our security operations and consulting services. Daily you will manage and coach small team of security and DevOps engineers who build and deliver the technology driving our security operations services.  

In broader role context, you will be technical leader focused on the overall cybersecurity technical aspects, working closely with Cybersecurity portfolio lead on the definition of long-term portfolio of our services in cybersecurity space.  

If this sounds like the perfect environment for you - don't hesitate and apply today.

Responsibilities:

Strategic and Business Development:

  • Technical solutions strategy and roadmap for domain,
  • Domain technology strategy in 1-3 yrs time frame,
  • Improvements in delivery methods, processes and practices at engineering level driving quality and efficiency of delivery,
  • Making strategic, technical level decisions about product, solutions, and technologies we are using in solutions delivery,
  • Validation and approval of domain offerings created within the portfolio of solutions from technical and architecture point of view,
  • Definition of the technical requirements for technical profiles and development paths,
  • Harvesting and delivering re-distribution of IP based on the solutions delivered to customers Contribution to the security services portfolio definition managed by Portfolio Lead,
  • Prioritize security area development based on the input from business, operations of managed services and customers,
  • Security domain market research and contribution to the services IP and portfolio definition,
  • Definition of the learning path for security engineering and consulting,
  • Contribution to the services in other domain to ensure consistent application of Predica expertise in security area. 

Operational:

  • Leading security research and development efforts within engineering team,
  • Hands on research around threats and security models and its practical implications,
  • Driving adoption of community and open-source technologies and methodologies within the security engineering team,
  • Making and contributing to the decisions on tools and products selection and adoption within security engineering and consulting teams, 
  • Facilitating collaboration with partner teams (mainly vendors) and within peers in broader SoftwareONE group,
  • Driving community efforts within Predica and SoftwareONE group focused on education and security knowledge sharing.

Sales & Pre-Sales :  

  • Participating in meetings with C-Level stakeholders at customer side, steering committees,
  • Participation and delivering talks on the industry events and conferences – acting as Predica SME in security engineering area.

Management:

  • Overseeing a security engineering within research and development area,
  • Growth – hiring new members of a team,
  • Hire & Fire & Growth, definition of the Individual development plans,
  • Promotion of the engineers, setting goals and providing feedback,
  • Facilitation of team collaboration and development,
  • Managing objective-based goals and performance review rules for security engineering team.

Requirements:

Technology:

  • Knowledge and experience within Microsoft products and technologies,
  • Azure cloud infrastructure and services in IaaS, PaaS and SaaS model,
  • Cloud governance, security, and risk models,
  • DevOps and operational models for Microsoft Azure and services running on top of Azure cloud,
  • Microsoft 365 security architecture and services,
  • Microsoft identity stack (authentication and authorization) on-premises and in the Azure cloud (Azure AD), 
  • Delivering architecture for solutions based on business and functional requirements,
  • Deep technical knowledge of security engineering topics – threats analytics, languages and frameworks used for threat analytics and hunting (KQL, SIGMA, Jupyter Notebooks),
  • Deep knowledge of modern security frameworks around Zero-Trust concepts in practical terms,
  • Knowledge of cloud security topics, threat models for cloud providers,
  • Good knowledge of general security related topics,
    • Security and risk modeling frameworks,
    • Privileges management and risk management,
    • Identity management and GRC,
    • Security norms and certifications applied in the industry,
    • Security assessment and customer maturity assessment frameworks and methodologies,
  • Knowledge of security methodologies, threat models and landscape,
  • Knowledge of DevOps process and application of security in DevOps process (DevSecOps). Knowledge of frameworks and tools in this area,
  • Willingness to lead research in those areas and update knowledge with security engineering team.

Management:

  • People management experience in managing small team of technical engineers, 
  • Recruitment, hire, fire experience,
  • Experience in managing and developing technical engineers up to the principal level people.

Operational:

  • Has Microsoft technology background and experience or exposure to this technology with connection to other vendors (preferably cloud vendors), 
  • Ability to coach people and define development plans.

Soft skills:

  • Efficient time management of own time, ability to prioritize and communicate efficiently potential risks,
  • Conducting workshops, presentations, meetings,
  • Analytical mind, ability to negotiate,
  • Fluent English is a must.

Attitude:

  • Entrepreneur, self-starter mindset with no fear of accountability, 
  • Passion and drive to learn,
  • High-energy team player,
  • Works on flexible hours,
  • Open minded challenger,
  • Constantly works on improving soft and tech- skills,
  • Self-managed, executor,
  • Honesty, responsibility, reliability, transparency,
  • Extreme ownership of project and tasks.

We offer:

  • 8000 PLN/1750 EUR
    self-development budget
  • International projects
  • The option to work from
    home/hybrid/office with
    flexible working hours
  • Hardware budget
  • Mentorship
  • Globetrotter bonus
  • Clear career path
  • Additional benefits
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