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Madrid, M, ES

Team Lead - Cybersecurity Operations Center Platform Team (Hybrid option)

Join Swiss Re and lead a team of passionate and dedicated professionals – helping Swiss Re to fulfil its mission in making the world more resilient. As the leader of the team responsible for the group-wide SIEM, SOAR and XDR platform that powers Swiss Re’s Cybersecurity Operations Center, you'll establish and lead a high-performing engineering team – delivering solutions in a reliable, consistent, robust, sustainable, and cost-efficient manner. What's more, you'll be working in a flexible setup, perfectly balancing work from home and the office premises.


About the team


The Security Team is the focal point for all security activities across Swiss Re. We are responsible for cybersecurity engineering and operations, governance, risk & compliance, group operational resilience, and corporate security. We define and advance the company's security strategy. As a part of the Security Team, the Cybersecurity Operations Center Platform Team’s mission is to build a robust cybersecurity platform that produces excellent detection signals and empowers security analysts to focus on the incidents that matter, while automating as much as possible. We do this across a hybrid and global multi-cloud IT estate, using modern solutions we own end-to-end. We are looking for a highly experienced cyber security professional with a strong background in engineering and team-leading skills to join the team’s Product Owner in leading this team to continued success. If this sounds like you, don't hesitate and apply for the role!


In your role, you will…

  • Be someone who believes in continuous innovation, is curious and relentless in finding a better way every day, thereby continuously advancing the technical capabilities of Swiss Re’s cyber defense

  • Be a leader who understands that it takes a diverse set of skills and individuals to form a highly effective team

  • Lead, inspire and develop the team by establishing an environment which enables autonomy and mastery for all team members; build up team cohesion, shared values, and mutual trust

  • Provide a development programme which enables all colleagues to continuously enhance their skills and provide space for continuous learning and growth for the team

  • Ensure the health and stability of the operating platform, so that it’s always ready to defend the company from cyberattacks

  • Promote the efforts of software engineers and system engineers in system development projects

  • Foster sound DevSecOps practices for the continuous development of the platform

  • Advise on architectural and technical designs of developed systems

  • Be part of the team and contribute to the development of the product

  • Work closely with incident response, threat intelligence and other relevant teams and stakeholders to achieve defined objectives and key results


Your qualifications


  • What we need from you

    • Passion, drive and a belief in the value of delivering solutions and tooling as an enabler of business performance

    • Experience in leading teams in complex and dynamic environments, driving continuous improvement and self-organisation

    • 8+ years of relevant work experience in software development, information security or otherwise in IT, including large, complex applications and projects

    • Good understanding of security operations processes and solutions

    • Working knowledge of Scrum

    • The ability to communicate with a broad spectrum of stakeholders

    • A high level of integrity, result-oriented approach, and composure under pressure

    • Strong communication, influencing, and collaboration skills

    • Experience with engineering and/or architecting reliable systems

    • Knowledge of DevSecOps practices


  • Nice-to-have

    • Hands-on experience in security engineering or security operations


About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



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