At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

Are you in?

XaaS Security Operations Center Leader

Job Description

Date: Nov 12, 2019

Our vision and purpose: “Our purpose is to empower an intelligent, sustainable and connected world. For more than a century, we have been putting smart tools in the hands of people in every sector of our society, creating intelligent technologies that drive positive change. We remain committed to this effort, leaving no one behind.” - Börje Ekholm, President and CEO, Ericsson


So..who is Ericsson today and, how it supports you and the community?

In a world that is increasingly complex, we are on a quest for easy. We are creating game changing technology that is easy to use, adapt and scale, enabling our customers to capture the full value of connectivity.
Find out how our IoT, 5G and automation technology stands ready to unlock a wave of new value


The impact of your role at Ericsson:

"X" as a Service is the future of telecommunication industry. We in XaaS are re-inventing the services provider experience and intending to accelerate the latest innovations seen in both mobile and cloud world by offering Ericsson's class leading solutions through our private cloud instead of on-premises.

As a startup underneath the broader Ericsson Business Area: Digital Services, XaaS does this by delivering best in class solutions and platforms with leading technologies, built and delivered by the best people. In our endeavor to help our clients id Cloudification opportunism and make it easy for them to enter into the Digital world, we are leveraging web scale with an iconic user experience for our clients and their customers, and therefore we expect to be the partner of choice for service providers.

Ericsson Business Area Digital Services provides solutions and platforms in OSS, BSS, Telecom Core, Communication Services and Cloud Infrastructure – leveraging cloud and automation technology.


You will also:


  • To Manage the operations of the multi-site SOC for XaaS;
  • Supervises the activity of the SOC team;
  • Interviews all candidates to be used for XaaS SOC, trains, and assesses the team members;
  • Manages the escalation process and reviews incident reports;
  • Develops and executes crisis communication plan to CISO and other stakeholders;
  • Runs compliance reports and supports the audit process;
  • Measures SOC performance metrics and communicates the value of security operations to business leaders.


How your expertise will make the difference (Qualifications needed):


  • Strong leadership and communication skills;
  • Expertise in using data visualization tools and penetration testing tools;
  • Proven ability to drive to true root cause;
  • Sysadmin skills in one or more of: Linux, MAC, Windows, OpenStack, Azure, etc.;
  • Programming skills (Python, Ruby, PHP, C, C++, Java, Perl, etc.);
  • Security certification (CISSP, GCIA GCIH, GCFA, GCFE, etc.).


  • 10 years experience in the security industry a plus;
  • Hands on experience with a live hack attempt showing what lessons were learned.
  • Additional skills that would be helpful: (please rate yourself 1 (no experience) to 5 (Certified Expert with 10+ years experience.


  • L2 and L3 Switches, WEB Server, Database Server, Router, Firewall, HIST, IPS, IDS, SIEM, PROXY, WAF (DOS), DDOS. 


  • Wireshark, Metasploit, Kali, Backtrack, Nessus, Blurp Suite, Qualys, CIS CAT, Snort, Netcat, Tcpdump, Nikto, Hydra, Paros Proxy, Malgeto, Wfuzz, Skipfish, Helix, The Sleuth Kit, EnCase, FTK, TrueCrypt, GnuPG/PGP, OpenVPN, TOR, Stunnel, KeePass. 


Benefits to suit your dreams (or What’s in it for you?)


  • Contract type: full time;
  • 25 vacation days/year (yes, we give you 4 days more, because you deserve it!);
  • Medical & life insurance;
  • Gym subscription;
  • Career plan mentoring;
  • Flexible benefits from your favorite brands available on flexible benefits portal;
  • Internal learning platform to develop your knowledge, skills and competencies & curated external content -- articles, videos, courses, podcasts, and books from external libraries such as Skillsoft, Pluralsight, Big Think, EdX, TED Talks, Khan Academy, YouTube, and the open web itself (learning platform mobile enabled);
  • Part of an active community via Brand Ambassadors, CSR Activities, Sports Teams;
  • Competitive referral bonuses for recommending your friends to work at Ericsson;
  • In case of travel, daily allowance, transport, and accommodation will be paid by the company;
  • & more other benefits that the recruiting colleagues are looking forward to present them to you, once applied.


Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.


Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.


Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.


Primary country and city: Romania (RO) || || Bucharest || IT

Job details: Security Operations Job Stage 7