Security Operations Manager

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Date: 11-Aug-2019

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known:  environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.   With 6B€ of Sales and over 30,000 employees based in nearly 60 countries, Alstom  develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation



Alstom develops & markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation. India is one of the most promising transport markets in Asia Pacific region. As per the latest UNIFE forecast, the accessible market in India alone is estimated at close to 4B€ over the 2016-2018 period, with a growth rate of 6.6%. Alstom, with its strong footprint in India, is well positioned to address both the urban as well as mainline railway markets. Alstom’s manufacturing footprint in India - SriCity in Andhra Pradesh, Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and the upcoming facility at Madhepura in Bihar. This is coupled with an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bangalore that works on projects for not only India, but the world. Alstom in India is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow. In the mainline space, Alstom is executing a section of the World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. The new Electric Locomotives that will be built at the upcoming Madhepura factory will be the most advanced in the Indian Railways fleet.




The primary responsibility of the Security Operations Manager is to ensure security risks are identified and managed within acceptable limits. The Security Manager will work closely with Design Authority, Solution Architects, IS Design, IS&T operations and Business teams to manage security of the organization               





  • Responsible for providing risk oversight by ensuring proper insight is given to the security leadership team for taking informed decisions on matters related to information security

  • Feasibility engagements with business groups to ensure security requirements are discussed and incorporated early in the process

  • Assesses risks and identifies issues and solutions to timely and efficiently achieve program goals or project objectives while maintaining security standards

  • Maintain an awareness of business, technical, architecture, infrastructure, and end user support issues and act as sounding board to aid in the development of creative solutions

  • Uses judgment in data analysis to develop and design solutions

  • Develop and maintain measurable security metrics program; Assess performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the business.

  • Support business needs in developing and maintaining application, network and systems requirements in accordance with security standards

  • Responsible for management of information security strategy, solutions, and ongoing technology refresh and enhancements

  • In-Depth knowledge of End Point Protection (AV,HIPS and DLP)

  • Through understanding of AntiSpam and should be able to fine tune the solution

  • Implement and lead exceptions management process for Firewall / VPN requests, Filtering rules, etc.)

  • Develop and validate related flows matrices and configuration standards for each provided technology with support of provider

  • In­-Depth understanding of various information security tools and technologies   




To be considered for this role, candidate need to demonstrate the following skills experience and attributes:    

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or related field
  • Minimum 6-8 years of relevant IT experience
  • Professional industry standard certifications like CISSP, CEH, GIAC, CISM, ISO 27002 etc. will be an added advantage
  • Experience with various IT / Security technologies ­ including, Active Directory, DNS, Messaging, Firewalls/ VPN Gateways, IPS, Proxy, AV, IronPort (CES)
  • Proficient hands-on experience and understanding of various security tools and technologies
  • Experience in an operational role working directly with internal and external customers, trouble ticketing systems, and incident management
  • Solid understanding of ITIL process framework
  • Must understand and have worked in an operational environment such as a NOC or SOC for 2 - 4 years
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in the area of Security Operations
  • Proven planning, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated drive for continuous learning, results-orientation, and teamwork
  • Ability to drive change through innovation & process improvement
  • Ability to manage projects and drive action items with customers and cross-functional peers
  • Proven crisis management skills
  • Professional & concise communication (written & verbal)
  • Ability and flexibility to adapt to change, including shifting and competing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to be a big picture thinker, strategist, and long term planner
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability.
  • Project management skills with a proven ability to design workable solutions will be an added advantage.
  • Exposure to ISO 27002 and ISO 27005

At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at:

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