EndPoint Security Lead (Pune, India)
Pune, India
3d ago

EndPoint Security Lead (Pune, India)

ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results.

From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world.

Our most valuable asset is our people a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated.

ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

ZS’s India Capability & Expertise Center (CEC) houses more than 60% of ZS people across three offices in New Delhi, Pune and Bengaluru.

Our teams work with colleagues across North America, Europe and East Asia to create and deliver real world solutions to the clients who drive our business.

The CEC maintains standards of analytical, operational and technological excellence across our capability groups. Together, our collective knowledge enables each ZS team to deliver superior results to our clients.

ZS IT Support teams are aligned with the company’s business strategy and operating model and aims to provide its 5000 plus employees and their clients the right tools and information for high performance.

The IT organization focuses on providing products and services to ZS to ensure successful business outcomes. This involves providing a scalable, sustainable and reliable IT infrastructure, customized applications, messaging and collaboration products, Business Intelligence and Database administration support along with a reliable 24*7 uninterrupted high-quality technology support services.

Endpoint Security Lead

Your opportunity :

As an Endpoint Security Lead, you will be responsible for building and leading a world-class security team with a mindset towards problem solving.

You will be responsible for driving technical discussions within the team. You will be working on multiple endpoint security tools and technologies, and need to ensure endpoint security administration and compliance, maintain security of all endpoint security agents and tools, monitor reporting and security auditing, incident response, permissions auditing, application support, and other miscellaneous security operations.

This position requires advanced technical and leadership skills along with extensive collaboration with internal users and vendors to identify, research, analyse and resolve complex security related issues and problems.

Next to that, you will be involved in performance cycles and help your direct reports grow and reach the next stages of their career.

What you'll be doing :

  • Manage a security team of 4-8 engineers / administrators, go through performance cycles, train them through continuous feedback and help them to the next stages in their career.
  • Work closely with the Security Managers, Leadership and other Enterprise IT teams and be the bridge between the various departments.
  • You bring a strong perspective that inspires change and motivate security admins to support scalable solutions.
  • Develop a positive & collaborative work culture that empowers the team to perform at their best.
  • Participate in defining and refining security baselines for our systems.
  • Interact with vendors, researchers, and other 3rd parties to collaborate on security issues or processes.
  • Conduct team meetings to update members on best practices and continuing expectations.
  • Work with the Team Manager to develop and maintain security Key Performance Indicators.
  • Security administration of endpoint configurations through security tools like CrowdStrike EDR, Zscaler & Cisco Umbrella (web security), Carbon Black Protection (application whitelisting), Safend & EPP DLP, Microsoft BitLocker, SCCM, etc.
  • Endpoint Security management, audit and reporting.
  • Act as the subject matter expert and system lead for all endpoint security tools.
  • To ensure that ZS internal and client data remains securely on ZS provisioned hardware, and that the work of the ZS consulting staff is not interrupted or hindered due to a security breach on their machine.
  • Assist ZS users with security related issues. Integrate and share information with other analysts and other teams as appropriate.
  • Analyze and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting next-gen antivirus & other security application agent software issues.
  • Responsible for tuning various security tools & technologies already in place.
  • Review the existing SOPs & technical runbooks & also create new SOP documents / runbooks for innovative technologies / process.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, or any other related field.
  • 6-10 years' experience as a Security Engineer with minimum 2 years’ experience leading security teams.
  • Proven experience performing analysis of security events to determine root cause and provide resolution
  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions.
  • Basic Knowledge of Next Generation AV tools (like CrowdStrike, Cylance or any NGAV / EDR); Encryption tools (like Symantec PGP, MBAM, etc.
  • Application Whitelisting, Web Security and DLP tools.

  • Strong research and analytical skills are required, especially with respect to event classification, event correlation, and root cause analysis.
  • Must possess excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to clearly present technical approaches or findings in oral and written format.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Leadership and motivational skills.
  • Employee training experience.
  • Awareness of latest technologies and trends.
  • Experience using a ticketing system for ITIL-based incident, problem and change management
  • Previous experience in troubleshooting day-to-day operational processes such as report generation, data verification, data correlation, etc.
  • Superior time management and prioritizing ability.
  • Candidate should be flexible to work in a 24x7 environment.
  • Preferred Certifications : CEH, ECSA, CCNA, CISA, etc.
  • ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable.

    Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.

    ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, plus an attractive benefits package.

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