Security Operations Manager Security Operations Manager …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 May 21
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 May 21
Security Operations Manager
Job Description

Where you'll fit in & what our team goals are....
We are seeking an experienced Security Operations Manager to work within an evolving cyber risk landscape. As Security Operations Manager your role will play a critical part in identifying and safeguarding our organisation from intrusion, security threats, security weaknesses, software bugs and exploits. You will be responsible for both staff and the management processes in keeping the organisation secure.


How you'll spend your time....
The role sits within Technology managing a team of 2 analysts, although there will be an opportunity to expand the team which this person will lead and help drive forwards. The role will consist of the following responsibilities:
  • Ensure the monitoring and analysis of incidents to protect People, Technology and Process addressing all security incidents and ensuring timely escalation.
  • Direct the Cyber Intelligence capability to identify potential threats delivering strategic reports and strategies to minimise the impact of the threat.
  • Leading and managing the Security Operations and team of security operational staff members
  • Primarily responsible for directing security event monitoring, management and response and cyber intelligence
  • Ensuring incident identification, assessment, quantification, reporting, communication, mitigation and monitoring
  • Ensuring compliance to policy, process, and procedure adherence and process improvisation to achieve operational objectives
  • Revising and develop processes to strengthen the current Security Operations Framework,
  • Review policies and highlight the challenges in managing SLAs
  • Responsible for overall use of resources and initiation of corrective action where required for Security Operations Center
  • Ensuring threat management, threat modeling, identify threat vectors and develop use cases for security monitoring
  • Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for security operations and presentation to Sr. Mgmt.
  • Co-ordination with stakeholders, build and maintain positive working relationships with them
  • Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for security operations and presentation to Sr. Mgmt.

Required Qualifications

To be successful in this role you will have....
  • Knowledge of managing policies and events within Data Leakage Prevention solution
  • Experience implementing and optimizing SIEM and other SOC based/ EDR services
  • Experience delivering security projects
  • Experience working with Identity and Access Management (including Privileged Account Management)
  • Good understanding and demonstrated operational ability of IT Security Operations, Malware analysis, Advance Persistent Threat (APT), Cyber Threat etc
  • Comfortable managing multiple stakeholders.
  • Experienced working in a SOC or similar Cyber Security Operations environment.
  • Understanding of cloud infrastructure eg. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc

Preferred Qualifications

If you also had this, it would be great....
  • CISSP qualification
  • Experience in a mature security environment
  • Good all round technical knowledge (MS Active Directory, Networking)
  • Demonstrable persuasion & influencing skills at all levels essential
  • ITIL Managers or foundation certificate desirable
  • Able to work independently and manage own workload
  • Well organised / analytical & logical approach, with attention to detail
  • Able to demonstrate "pragmatism with principle", i.e. blend a rules-based-approach with an ability to 'read' - and to act in accordance with - the organisation's implicit risk tolerances
  • Able to follow documented processes & procedures, and ensure compliance
  • Client focussed - able to focus on the 'big picture'
  • Experienced people manager in a matrix environment
  • Capable of innovative problem-solving and process improvements
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