• North America Competency Leader/Practice Director- Managed Threat Detection

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  • Overview

    TUV Rheinland  OpenSky is growing our  team and currently have some exciting opportunities for a dynamic leader who will be accountable for leading, managing and growing our Managed Threat Detection practice across the region (North America).


    You will provide the leadership and domain specialization which will develop and implement the Managed Threat Detection strategy including go-to-market approach, support of sales and delivery efforts, and enabling sales results.

    This role will be responsible for our Managed Threat Detection offerings including all aspects of incident response, risk prioritization, and mitigating cyber-risks to our clients.  You will establish a strong team of incident response analysts to help identify, detect, analyze, contain, eradicate and recover from cyber-attacks.  


    You should have a deep understanding of security operations, managed security services (MSS), incidents and the process of leading them, the spectrum and state of current malware, intrusion techniques & hacking – from amateur to Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) - and how to conduct successful incident response and digital forensic investigations around them. You should have a demonstrated experience successfully leading a large team, as well as coordinating with incident management counterparts in the Cyber Intelligence and Cyber Threat Detection domains. You should have direct experience and effectiveness communicating across different tiers… from technologists to the ‘C’ suite.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Build and lead the Managed Threat Detection global (24x7) incident response function offering
    • Assist in the build out and staffing of the new Security Operation Center
    • Experience with local and multiple country regulations governing incident response processing and handling of sensitive data
    • Lead the Managed Threat Detection team according to best practices, maintaining a standard of the highest quality & confidentiality
    • Mentor other managers, engineers & investigators in incident response and digital forensic investigation handling and collection
    • Lead the coordination of critical, sensitive investigations, assessments & audits spanning multiple geographies
    • Create and maintain standard methodologies and policy for incident response management
    • Provide best-in-class monitoring, response, and reporting for clients
    • Build efficiencies in incident tracking and handling via automation
    • Deepen our understanding of the market and supporting strategy development
    • Be accountable for the Managed Threat Detection portfolio category, leading the creation of new services, or modernization of existing services.
    • Develop external messaging for services across key industries, and support Inbound and Outbound marketing activities
    • Create sales enablement tools and engage the sales teams. Maintain 3-5 strategic customer relationships, as well as a list of reference-able customers by vertical.
    • Be accountable for achieving sales pipeline, order entry, and gross margin targets
    • Develop delivery enablement tools and engage the delivery teams, assuring quality of service delivery and organizational capability and capacity against market demand

    Required Skills:

    • Strong verbal & written communication skills
    • Strong critical thinking and group facilitation skills, specifically in large or complex problem settings
    • 12+ years of experience in the security operations and incident response domain
    • 5+ years of experience leading a high performing incident response or security operations team
    • Demonstrated ability to attract and develop cyber security talent
    • Industry or sector leadership in designing and improving the field of cyber intelligence
    • Awareness of industry trends and developments
    • Hands-on experience responding to advanced and persistent cyber-attacks (APT) in a global network setting
    • Change agent with ability to drive accountability & outcomes across a diverse threat landscape
    • Strong business acumen & successful track record in aligning with customers
    • A strong cross-functional team player with ability to lead and coach others in a matrix structure, across time zone and national boundaries


    Required Education:

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science


    Travel Required:

    50% US Travel


    About TUV Rheinland OpenSky 


     TUV Rheinland OpenSky Corporation offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolios of security solutions and services for connected devices, platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) with the mission to enable a secure and safe digital future. With headquarters in Littleton, MA, OpenSky is a 100% subsidiary of TÜV Rheinland, operating some of the world’s broadest smart device and IoT testing labs, defining industry standards for functional safety and security and is a leading provider of inspection and assurance services that combine safety, quality and security certifications.


    TUV Rheinland OpenSky provides expertise to help corporations protect information assets, minimize risk and accelerate the adoption of enabling technologies with its holistic approach and framework that addresses Cyber Security, Privacy, Cloud Infrastructure and Functional Safety requirements to build trusted, connected platforms. The portfolio of services supported by industry participation in defining such standards and research, enables clients to effectively stay at the forefront of adopting new technologies for managing safety and cyber risks. It provides advisory, consulting, systems integration and managed security services organized across three core disciplines for connected platforms:

    • Advanced Cyber Defenses
    • Mastering Risk and Compliance
    • Secure Cloud Adoption.


    OpenSky was founded in 2007 and was acquired by TÜV Rheinland Group in 2014 to expand and drive synergies within both companies to address the growing cyber security concerns across functional safety, inspection and assurance services (certification) as the world embraces digitization.


    For more information about TUV Rheinland OpenSky, please visit



    About TÜV Rheinland

    TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded more than 140 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence with 20,000 employees and annual turnover of over EUR 1.9 billion. For more than 15 years, TÜV Rheinland has been supporting the private and public sectors with comprehensive consulting and professional services expertise in IT, cyber security and telecommunications through strategic consulting, design, digital transformation and process optimization solutions.


    For more information about TÜV Rheinland, please visit



    EEO Statement:


    TUV Rheinland  OpenSky is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.









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