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Danaher Corporation Senior Manager, Security Operations Center (SOC) in Chicago, Illinois

Wondering what’s within Danaher? Take a closer look.

At first glance, you’ll see Danaher’s scale. Our 70,000 associates work across the globe at more than 20 unique operating companies within four platforms—life sciences, diagnostics, water quality, and product identification. Look again and you’ll see the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and take risks with the support you need to be successful. You’ll find associates who are as certain about their impact as they are about where they’re headed next. You’ll find the Danaher Business System, which makes everything possible. You’ll also see a company that investors trust—our culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.

And no matter where you look at Danaher, at the heart of what we do, you’ll witness our shared purpose—helping realize life’s potential—in action. Whether we’re enabling our customers to provide clean water, supporting a life-saving vaccine development, advancing a new instrument for cancer diagnosis, or ensuring product safety, our work helps improve millions of lives.

We hope you’ll see yourself here, too. What you find at Danaher—and within yourself— might just change the world.

Would you love to oversee detection and response capabilities and work with more than 20 globally diverse science and technology operating companies? Are you a SOC Manager who would love to join our expanding Threat Management Center (TMC) and security organization, working with the Director, Cyber Threat Management? Protect our digital assets, safeguard our Cloud applications and drive continuous improvements for our global internal shared service for threat detection and response! Play a valuable role in driving security from the ground-up to our systems and applications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage the strategic planning for internal shared service expansion to onboard new customers, assets and data

  • Provide leadership and guidance in assisting IT and security personnel in the collection and review of artifacts relating to investigations

  • Responsible for using a data driven approach to ensure efficient and effective SOC operations through metrics and dashboarding

  • Design detection rules in coordination with a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP)

  • Collaborate with operating companies, third parties, business process owners and other partners to ensure consistency and effectiveness of incident response activities

  • Balance understanding and need for business priorities with emerging threats, incident handling standard methodologies and effective use of risk mitigation strategies to appropriately protect company information assets

  • Maintain strong information security knowledge of threat actor tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) and effective mitigation strategies

  • Proactively identify security and process gaps and work with colleagues to expand visibility in identified areas

  • Seek new and innovative approaches to prevent and identify malware infections using endpoint and network security solutions and emerging security technologies


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems, Information Technology or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of related experience in Information Security, with 2+ years of experience at the lead level of a SOC (Security Operations Center) engaged in Cyber incident management and analysis

  • Experience leading others and working as an individual contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience applying endpoint and network security solutions for incident detection and response: SIEM, EDR, behavioral analytics tools, data classification/DLP, firewalls, Web proxy/content filtering, CASB, access management technologies, network protocol analysis and email security technologies

At Danaher, we’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create—and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. You’ll work hard and try new things, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization. If you’d like to learn more, read stories from our associates on our Careers Blog (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/blog) or join our talent network (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/join-our-talent-community) .


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.