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Security Operations Team Lead

Company Name:  AS Poznan Sp Zoo

Poznań, PL, 60-829

Req ID:  74585
Facility:  POZNAN-6731
Department:  Connectivity Services
Division:  Global Business Services

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the fourth time in a row.  More information about LyondellBasell can be found at


In order to support our sustainable growth, we are currently looking for a Security Operations Team Lead
This role will be based in our office in Poznan/Poland

Basic Function

The Security Operations Team Lead for Global Network Security Operations provides vision for strategy and direction to a Security Operations Team that is responsible for building and maintaining network security solutions for the organization. The Team Lead is directly involved with developing secure networks, systems/projects, and handling technical problems that arise. Operationally, responsibilities include ensuring the enterprise network security solutions are managed and operated effectively to include systems monitoring, health checks, metrics, and reporting.  The TL works closely with the Information Protection and Compliance Organization, Network Team, and diverse IT and business teams to assist and coordinate the remediation efforts.  Conducts continuous security analysis on network, application, and infrastructure components; and works across IT and business teams to develop solutions that address root causes.  Also serves as a member of the Incident Response Team.

Roles & Responsibilities

Team Lead Responsibilities
•    Provides leadership for direction and vision for the global Network Security Organization’s technology planning including roadmaps and long-term strategies.
•    Under general supervision, manages the day-to-day activities of the global Security Operations team, including tasks related to Incidents, Service requests and Change Requests.
•    Assists Management in identifying skill gaps and training needs.
•    Act as an escalation point between the Security Operations Engineers and Global Network Operations Manager for all operational issues.
•    Participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures regarding security equipment, maintenance, and monitoring.
•    Provides coaching and guidance to Security Engineers and mentors less experienced staff members.
•    Provides status reports on team progress, project initiatives, accomplishments, and issues.
•    Facilitates problem solving, brainstorming, and remediation activities.
•    Leads documentation efforts for design, disaster recovery, and projects and ensures proper storage and version control.
•    Leads efforts for estimating project costs and prepares project plans

Functional Responsibilities
•    Monitor the security of an organization’s network from threats originating from inside and outside the organization.
•    Collect, and analyze data to make decisions and recommendations regarding security standards and controls.
•    Conduct continuous analysis of security threat information (viruses, malicious code, industry events, hackers and zero day exploits, OEM weaknesses, IDS/IPS and SIEM alerting, etc.) in order to proactively assess and investigate emerging threats and potential impact to LyondellBasell.
•    Implementing enterprise and Industrial Control systems security controls
•    Ensure operational effectiveness of enterprise network security solutions by development and monitoring of operational metrics and key performance indicators.
•    Liaise with system and network administrators to assist with implementation and problem resolution for enterprise network security solutions. 
•    Support relationship with Managed Security Services Provider for network monitoring and incident response services.
•    Configure and install firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
•    Manage firewall and intrusion detection systems policies.
•    Assist in the investigation of intrusion incidents, forensic investigations, and incident response.
•    Collaborate with colleagues on authentication, authorization, and other network security solutions.
•    Evaluate new technologies and processes that enhance security capabilities.
•    Assist on changes in software, hardware, network, and telecommunications. 
•    Implement and execute LyondellBasell security standards and policies.
•    Addressing security throughout the lifecycle of the architecture design from procurement to installation to maintenance to decommissioning.

Min. Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or relevant experience of 10+ years networking experience, with a minimum of 5 years of working relationships with project and respective team resources.
•    Certifications: CISSP and/or CISM, CCNA, CCNP, GSEC a plus.
•    Advanced oral and written communication skills.
•    Understanding of Automation and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) is a plus.  
•    Hands on experience with CISCO, Fortinet, and Palo-Alto firewalls. 
•    Hands on experience with the design and implementation of perimeter tools such as web proxies and intrusion prevention systems.
•    Strong knowledge of security protocols and design concepts.
•    Strong experience with WAF, Load Balancing, and DNS/DDOS protection.
•    Experience with large-scale IP networking and extensive knowledge of WAN technologies. 
•    Experience with IP routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF and BGP.
•    Knowledge of encryption technologies (IPSec, SSL), and hot standby protocols HSRP and VRRP. 
•    Moderate scripting/programming skills and familiarity with ethical hacking beneficial. 
•    Must be flexible and able to manage multiple tasks and priorities on very tight deadlines. 
•    Knowledge and experience with diverse IT architectures and enterprise IT data centers, cloud hosted services and cloud computing environments. Knowledge and experience with physical and virtual server configurations and implementations.
•    Knowledge of configuration management, change control/problem management integration, risk assessment and acceptance, exception management and security baselines. 
•    Deploying security policies, procedures that apply specifically to the Industrial Control Systems ICS.

Preferred Qualifications

•    Familiarity with specific ICS standards, NIST 800-82, API 1164, and Information Security standards Such as ISO/IEC 27002.
•    Familiarity with IT process and quality frameworks such as ISO, COBIT, and ITIL.
•    Familiarity with audit concepts (e.g. Sarbanes-Oxley 404, PCAOB Audit Standards, PCI, etc.)
•    Able to work effectively in a matrix-management environment.
•    Ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment
•    Must be well organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload.
•    Excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
•    Must be a self-starter & team player with ability to work independently with limited supervision.


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