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Job Description

Set up a new team inside larger corporation, to help clients manage their web security (Managed Services, Analysis, Incident Response etc).


  • As the initial member of this new team, you will have to:
  • set up and maintain client relationships;
  • provide service overview and deep dive of the various security offerings of the team, both to internal members and clients;
  • hire and train new Security Consultants and technical staff
  • Consult with clients (existing and new) about their current cyber-security status, and propose improvements that will guard them against attacks or breaches

Required skills

  • 10+ years of experience driving a growing team in a Tech vendor, SIer, or IT Consulting company as a senior technical or strategic member
  • Team management experience (10 people or more)
  • Strong understanding of IT security, IT risk, and cyber security
  • Experience in startup environment
  • Native level Japanese

Preferred skills

  • Certification such as CSIRT
  • Experience with EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response), SOC (Security Operations Centre) and Incident Response teams
  • Conversational English or above

Personal Attributes

  • Strong leadership; takes responsibility and continually strives for improvement
  • Always looking for and interested in learning about new technology
  • Can motivate and get the best out of their team members

About our client
Our client is a public, mid size IT firm in Japan that helps companies improve their software quality, as well as their software production and implementation processes. They are growing fast in Japan, and have made a name for themselves as a trustworthy vendor of high quality services.
This is a new team they are setting up, based on increased interest from their clients in managed security services. Thus, you will really be able to see the results of your labour after a while, which is one of the key aspects of this role.

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
  • Manager | IT Recruitment