Sr. Manager, Cyber Defense Engineering - Net Sec

    • CDW
  • Virtual, CT
  • Posted 29 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Control management
Requirements elicitation
Training and development
Information security
Professional development
Analytical skill
Attention to detail
Security operations
Cloud computing
Continuous improvement
Process engineering
Operational excellence
Network security
Cloud security
Health care
Problem solving

Job Details


Bring your IT career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your career and future. A Fortune 200 leader, we're the driven professionals and technology experts companies turn to most to solve their IT challenges.

Fueled by our shared passion and expertise, CDW delivers innovative technology solutions for our customers. We're also committed to fostering an environment that embraces collaboration, celebrates integrity, inclusivity, and individuality, and paves the path for personal and professional growth. Experience a life in balance and join us on the journey forward.

Join CDW and help protect delivery of full stack technology solutions and global services for 250K+ customers-including corporate enterprise, government, education, and healthcare industries. You will be on a team dedicated to collaborative delivery of a new global information security strategy, operating model, and objectives to accelerate CDW's business goals in a secure way.

Your role at CDW is of the utmost importance to the company's mission, objectives, and reputation. As the Senior Manager in Cyber Defense Engineering, you will manage and supervise a top-notch team of security engineers who engineer and operationalize our security solutions for internal coworkers and customers. You will collaborate with, and within, Agile teams to make the enterprise more secure by controlling who can access what, when, and where. You will lead and advise across our security stack rolling up your sleeves and pitching in, should the need arise. The team you are joining works with every team in the company to advance security.

What you will do:
  • Focus on continuous improvement of operational processes and designing innovative and automated functionality for added efficiency
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to assess and address security risks across our landscape
  • Evaluate potential software solutions to meet business needs including requirements gathering, building functional specifications, timelines, adoption plans, and other artifacts to support implementation.
  • Drive employee development through coaching and proactive skill-building initiatives.
  • Identify and address training needs within the team, fostering a culture of learning and development.
  • Continuously evaluate current-state processes and implementations, identifying opportunities for further optimization, and acting upon those opportunities, where appropriate.
  • Partner with and support the Global Information Security team to drive and execute goals in a timely manner.
  • Provide guidance and support to team members and colleagues as needs arise.
  • Work on and prioritize multiple, concurrent projects while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Who you are:
  • You thrive on making an impact-for the team, your company, and the industry
  • You are extremely hands-on with a passion for technology
  • You do not accept the status-quo, and always strive to improve
  • You are eager to learn new skills, innovate, and seek professional development continuously
  • You are resourceful, open-minded, analytical and enjoy solving complex problems
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, are diligent, and self-motivated
  • You are detail oriented with an eye for quality
  • You are agile, proactive, comfortable working with ambiguous specifications and can prioritize quickly and effectively
What we expect of you:
  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 7 years of experience in some combination of network security, defensive security, and security operations management
  • Demonstrated leadership track record with ability to lead teams across multiple time zones and countries
  • Experience in network security and architecture in both on-premises and cloud environments
  • Experience in security related analysis, creating metrics, and dashboards
  • Ability to work with both business and technical areas and translate between the two areas
  • Skilled at building rapport and establishing partnerships
  • Strong problem solving and collaboration skills with demonstrated ability to explain complex technical concepts to a variety of audiences for the understanding of all involved.
  • Dedication to continuous improvement, security process engineering, and operational excellence.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in Network Security, logging, cloud security, CASB, and EDR ensuring our security platforms remain agile and secure.
  • Strong track record of high-quality technical and non-technical delivery in a fast-paced environment
What you can expect from us:
Diverse, award-winning culture and work/life benefits.
  • An inclusive culture that empowers you to bring your best true self and your best ideas. We know diverse perspectives lead to better problem solving and better solutions for our customers.
  • A learning environment that empowers you to develop your career with comprehensive resources and support, ongoing education and skills-development training, and robust advancement opportunities.
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage; coworker stock purchase program; paid vacation time and sick days; tuition reimbursement; coworker discounts; and other generous perks.
Who we are:
We make technology work so people can do great things.

CDW is a Fortune 500 technology solutions provider to business, government, education, and healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. We help customers navigate and be successful in an ever-c-hanging world by providing them with the technology advice and solutions they need-when, where, and how they need them. We make technology work so that people can do great things.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who we are:
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations across the globe. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced start-ups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small.

What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers.
CDW is not only the People Who Get IT but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you'll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self-and your best ideas-to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving-and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status

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