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GAF Cybersecurity Incident Response Manager in Parsippany, New Jersey

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Job Description:

With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

GAF is currently seeking a Manager of Incident Response (IR) to join the Global Cyber Security Team. This person will lead all aspects of cyber incident response including information gathering and handling during investigation into potential or confirmed security incidents across the global organization and its operating companies.

What part will you play?

  • This role will be directly reporting to the VP of Cyber Security Architecture.

  • You will demonstrate your proficiency in incident analysis, threat hunting, data gathering, and information processing

  • Liaise with senior level executives and other key stakeholders plus managers, analysts, programmers and other Security and IT professionals during security incidents

  • Contribute to the analysis and delivery of findings, solutions, or engagements to internal stakeholders with impactful, comparative, interpretative security analysis in a clear, consistent, and factual manner

What will you be doing?

  • Lead and manage all aspects of the incident response process including investigations, detection of security breaches, triage and analysis, containment and post incident activities

  • Manage IR communications, including summarizing in simpler terms, complex incident information, highlighting and summarizing crucial to senior management and business partners

  • Lead testing of the security information and event management (SIEM) system and optimize rules as necessary to detect malicious activity or integrate new log sources

  • Plan and manage Security Operations testing, including activities such as planned tabletop exercises

  • Accountable for the day-to-day review and assessment of security events that may become or contribute to security incidents

  • Maintain incident records in support of recovery, regulatory and legal requirements.

What do we require from you?

  • 5+ years of total experience in Information Technology

  • 3+ years in an information security incident handling role

  • Able to present complex technical issues and findings to diverse audiences

  • Understanding of security vulnerabilities and exposures and associated attack vectors

  • Experience with common Security tools such as SIEMs, Vulnerability management, threat intel, Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

  • Advanced problem solving skills and ability to define multiple solutions to business problems

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Nice to Have Qualifications:

  • Experience with Operational Technology (OT) or industrial controls environments

  • Prior experience working in a 24x7x365 operations environment

  • Experience and/or SME knowledge of the ISO 27001, NIST 800-53 or CSF

  • CISSP, ITIL, GCIH, CERT/CC CSIH, GCTI certifications are preferred

  • Experience with GDPR and PCI compliance implementations

We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best – Protect what matters most.

As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for all candidates and employees in this position. Proof of vaccination is required. Should you require accommodation for medical or religious needs, GAF will engage in an interactive process with you to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided in accordance with applicable state and federal law.

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​