Principal of Security Operations
Posted on 8/19/2023
Business Wire

5,001-10,000 employees

Commercial news distribution company
Company Overview
Business Wire is on a mission to redefine how organizations connect with their audiences. Organizations big and small depend on Business Wire to accurately publicize market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and investor relations websites, and generate social engagements that continuously develop interactions with their target audience.
Financial Services

Company Stage


Total Funding





Addison, Texas

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
IT & Security
  • 12+ years of hands-on and leadership experience in security operations, incident management, and threat hunting, including 5+ years within an AWS environment.
  • Deep understanding of security technologies and tools, including SIEM, EDR, threat intelligence platforms, and other security monitoring and detection solutions.
  • Proven experience managing security investigations and implementing security best practices within AWS environments.
  • Demonstrated expertise in leading and managing incident response efforts, with a strong understanding of incident handling best practices.
  • Extensive experience handling and leading complex incident response activities across a dynamic technical ecosystem.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of preventive security technologies such as DLP, CASB, Crowdstrike XDR, as well as their integration into security operations.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team, collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders, and drive positive change.
  • Exceptional communication skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams, present security findings to executives, and articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical mindset and problem-solving abilities to assess complex security incidents and develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to develop and execute long-term security operations strategies, aligning security goals with business objectives.
  • Familiarity with threat intelligence sources and experience in applying threat intelligence to enhance security operations.
  • A mindset focused on continuous improvement, staying up-to-date with the latest security trends, and proactively adopting new security technologies and practices.
  • Ability to adapt to dynamic security challenges and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, GIAC, or AWS security certifications are a plus.
  • Provide mentorship, direction, and guidance to enhance our security capabilities associated with monitoring, detection, and response.
  • Oversee the management and optimization of our Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform to ensure timely detection and response to security incidents.
  • Implement and manage Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions to protect our endpoints from advanced threats and intrusions.
  • Establish and maintain a robust monitoring and analysis program to identify and respond to security events in real-time.
  • Conduct thorough investigations into security incidents, analyzing root causes and providing remediation recommendations.
  • Proactively search for and identify potential security threats and vulnerabilities, staying ahead of emerging attack vectors.
  • Lead incident response efforts, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to effectively contain and mitigate security incidents.
  • Lead and manage security incidents and response procedures within AWS environments, utilizing native AWS security features effectively.
  • Oversee and optimize preventive security technologies, including DLP, CASB, Crowdstrike XDR, and others to mitigate potential threats.
  • Implement and maintain security controls in AWS environments, adhering to industry best practices and ensuring compliance with security standards.
Desired Qualifications
  • CISSP, CISM, GIAC, or AWS security certifications