Senior Cyber Security Manager

  • DISH
  • Denver, CO
  • time-alarm-solid 02-03-2024

Job Description

DISH, an EchoStar Company, is seeking an experienced and dynamic professional to join our team as a Senior Cyber Security Manager. In this pivotal leadership role, you will be entrusted with the responsibility of overseeing and executing comprehensive cybersecurity strategies aimed at safeguarding DISH's invaluable digital assets. Also, you will play a critical role in fortifying our organization against evolving cyber threats, contributing to the ongoing enhancement of our security posture. Join us at the forefront of cybersecurity excellence and make a lasting impact on the protection of DISH's digital landscape.


  • Provide strategic direction for the cybersecurity program, aligning it with organizational goals and objectives
  • Develop and communicate a clear cybersecurity vision to the security operations team and other relevant stakeholders
  • Lead and enhance threat hunting activities to identify and preemptively address potential security threats
  • Stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity threats, trends, and intelligence to inform and improve defensive strategies
  • Oversee the development and execution of an effective incident response plan
  • Lead the response to cybersecurity incidents, coordinating efforts across teams to minimize impact and facilitate recovery
  • Manage and mentor a team of cybersecurity professionals, providing guidance, performance evaluations, and professional development opportunities
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture that encourages continuous learning and adaptation to emerging threats
  • Evaluate and enhance security operations processes and procedures to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
  • Implement and maintain security tools and technologies that support threat detection, incident response, and overall cybersecurity
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, IT departments, and business units to ensure a holistic approach to cybersecurity
  • Communicate cybersecurity risks and recommendations to executive leadership and stakeholders in a clear and understandable manner
  • Evaluate and manage relationships with third-party cybersecurity vendors and service providers
  • Ensure that external partners adhere to the organization's cybersecurity standards


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in a relevant field such as Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CISA are highly desirable
  • 5-8 years in the field of cybersecurity, with a proven track record of progressively responsible roles
  • 3-5 years of leadership experience, including managing cybersecurity teams
  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity principles, practices, technologies, and trends
  • Proficiency in areas such as threat intelligence, vulnerability management, and risk assessment
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills with the ability to inspire, mentor, and lead a diverse team
  • Experience in strategic planning, team development, and fostering a positive and collaborative work culture
  • Demonstrated experience in leading incident response efforts and proactive threat hunting initiatives
  • Ability to develop and execute incident response plans, as well as implement strategies for identifying and mitigating potential security threats before they escalate
  • Proficiency in communicating adeptly with diverse stakeholders, spanning technical and non-technical backgrounds, including executive leadership
  • Possesses exceptional written and verbal communication skills, enabling seamless collaboration across departments and the ability to articulate intricate cybersecurity concepts in a lucid and accessible manner
  • Adaptability and Continuous Learning
  • Crisis Management Skills

Salary Ranges

Compensation: $115,500.00/Year - $189,000.00/Year


We also offer versatile health perks, including flexible spending accounts, HSA, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, career opportunities, and a flexible time away plan; all benefits can be viewed on the DISH Benefits page. Individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, and competencies; compensation is based on the role's location and is subject to change based on work location. Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test and DMV check. This will be posted for a minimum of 3 days or until the position is filled.