Manager, Security Operations & Engineering

Bucharest, RO

Job Description / Skills Required

Aera Technology is the Cognitive Automation company that makes business agility happen. We deliver the first scalable digital platform that integrates with existing systems to make and execute business decisions in real time. In the era of digital acceleration, Aera helps enterprises around the world transform how they respond to the ever-changing environment.
In this role, your work will influence the success of companies across the world. Members of our Technology team are experts in the field, working to evaluate and improve today’s systems while building tomorrow’s. The Manager of Security Operations & Engineering is a highly technical hands-on role which requires you to be a great team manager as well as an individual contributor.
The primary responsibilities for this role will be the development, maintenance and enforcement of the global security posture for the products, technology and processes in order to adequately protect Aera assets and customer data as well as providing an escalation point for others to consult and trust in the candidate’s technical knowledge base.  Primary leader for Implementing and monitoring key SOC performance indicators, identify opportunities to improve team performance, and make adjustments to operations processes as necessary.


    • Direct the team, functions, processes, and operations of the SOC
    • Take lead on threat hunting, IOC (indicators of compromise) analysis, and incident response
    • Oversee the monitoring, identification, escalation, and resolution of security incidents
    • Help implement and fine-tune our security tools, such as endpoint protection, SIEM, vulnerability assessment, and cloud security monitoring
    • Work closely with our MSSPs, to address the most sever security alerts and incidents, including full cycle of detection, analysis, containment, eradication, recovery and post-mortem improvementIntegrate and automate services and operational tasks by consuming and building APIs, tools and frameworks that enforce security policies across the entire Aera organization
    • Lead the development, documentation, and implementation of policies and procedures associated with security monitoring efforts
    • Manage outsourced and in-house SOC relationships and services for quality performance and fulfillment of Service Level Agreements (SLA)
    • Establish performance goals and priorities for a Global SOC teamDevelop, mentor and counsel staff

About You

    • 7+ years in a security analysis or operations role
    • 7+ years of proven track record of building, securing and automating enterprise scale infrastructure and systems
    • Experience with incident response, either in-house or through an outsourced service provider
    • 5+ years working knowledge of SIEM tools; Splunk a big plus
    • 5+ years of working experience with scanning tools (Nessus, Qualys, IBM AppScan, etc.) and PAM (BeyondTrust, CyberArk, etc.)
    • Ability to partner, closely with cross-functional internal stakeholders, like IT, compliance, HR and legal teams
    • Someone who is always thinking about attack vectors in which PII and PHI can be compromised
    • Familiarity with AWS
    • Familiarity with scripting languages

Perks and Benefits

      • Stock Options:  We believe every Aera team member should have a stake in our future success
      • Medical:  A medical subscription to one of the main private healthcare clinic networks (Regina Maria) 
      • Employee Referral Program:  Earn cash when your referrals get hired!
      • Learning and Development: You’ll have access to professional development content through Udemy, our online learning platform. Udemy offers thousands of courses to help you learn new skills – whether for your professional development or your personal interests
      • Paid Time Off:  Based on seniority, you can benefit from extra annual leave days (up to 5 extra days) 
      • Snacks: When you’re working from the office, you’ll have access to our fully stocked kitchen with a selection of snacks and beverages
      • Events and Extras:  We work hard and get things done, but we also value the importance of having fun: office outings; birthday celebrations; holiday parties; weekly in-office lunches, and more
      • Work Schedule:  We’re open to a hybrid work model, and can offer a flexible daily schedule depending on your role
Note: We’re continuously re-evaluating these to offer the best for our Aeranauts, so these are subject to change for the better
At Aera, our purpose is to enable a sustainable, efficient, and intelligent world with Cognitive Automation. Our Cognitive Operating System is increasingly used by the world's largest companies to fundamentally transform their organizations and how work is done.
If you share our passion for fundamentally transforming how people work — from people working machines, to machines working, guided by people, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune and Bangalore (India), Sydney (Australia) and Singapore.  So join us, and let’s build the future of work together!
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