MSSP Director – Remote – Remote

  • Anywhere

Company DirectDefense



Based in Denver, CO, we’re a national Information Security company with a growing SOC practice. We provide managed security services for customers ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. We’re currently seeking an information security leader to interface with client executives and provide leadership and development for our talented SOC team of Analysts, Engineers, and Threat Hunters. The position is 100% remote. Responsibilities: • Manage a team of Security Analysts focused on detection of cyber security events as well as the management of detection infrastructure, and response to cyber security incidents. • Provide technical guidance and supervision to the SOC team. • Act as the knowledge base for the SOC team by providing training and knowledge sharing. • Responsible for managing the daily operation of the SOC as well as providing strategic guidance and direction of the operation. • Develop, implement, and manage IR strategy for customers. • Function as a subject matter expert (SME) for customers regarding MSSP services and their design, purpose, delivery, and other relevant specifics. • Responsible for articulating complex technical security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences up to the C-level. • Working with customers through difficult situations with a focus on customer satisfaction and security outcomes. • Serves as the ultimate point of escalation for customers for any high-level incidents. • Provide support and coordination of event handling to ensure that the SOC team has the resources they need to provide the appropriate support for the remediation of malicious events. Qualifications: • 7+ years’ progressively responsible Security Operations experience in a fast-moving environment such as start-ups. • 3+ years experience in an MSSP environment. • 3+ years progressively responsible for security research and incident response. • Experience mentoring staff that consist of varying levels of experience. • Experience delivering executive-level presentations to technical and non-technical audiences. • History of project managing company-wide rollout of new technology and security operations. • Vendor management experience. As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, this job offers a target salary range of $130,000 – $200,000 + Annual bonus