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Date Added: Fri 07/01/2022

SOC Manager/ Lead

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £600 - £700/day

SOC Manager - SOC Lead - Security Operations Centre Manager - Security Operations Manager - Cyber Security Operations Manager - CISSP - CISM - CRISC - CISA - CCIM - Remote - Contract - £600-£700 - 3-6 month contract - SC Clearance - Start ASAP

Our client is looking to hire a SOC Manager, to develop and manage the security operations team within one of their HMG clients. You will work closely with the Head of SecOps and help to shape processes whilst building a highly skilled, engaged team of Analysts.

Our SOC Team are based across the UK in hubs located in Birmingham, London and Newport; so, you'll work to ensure that everyone feels included no matter their location.

Responsibilities/ Must have:

Primarily responsible for security event monitoring, management and response
Responsible for continuous improvement of response automation
Ensure compliance to SLA's and KPI's, process adherence and process improvisation to achieve operational objectives
Provide guidance and direction on threat management, threat modelling, identify threat vectors and the development of use cases for security monitoring
Build: to plan, design, implement and deploy a Managed Security Service capability within defined timescales.
Manage: support the recruitment process to hire, on-board, train, develop and motivate a team of top-tier SOC Analysts.
Domain knowledge: to contribute to overall company and client strategy through awareness of current and evolving industry trends and threats.
Communicate: to regularly provide clear and concise reports and presentations to the team and Head of SecOps.
Formalize: Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures to ensure fluid and consistent on-boarding, investigations, and responses.
Innovate: Take responsibility for improving all areas of the SOC, creating an internal Continual Service Improvement Plan to drive the maturity of the SOC
Develop: Provide training and mentoring to other analysts
In-depth knowledge of industry compliance and regulation requirements
Experience in security device management and SIEM operation Experience with Splunk ES and general playbook automation
Experience in threat management including but not limited to Mitre ATT&CK framework
Knowledge of applications, databases, middleware to address security threats
Experience in developing, building and managing a geo-located SOC team
Experience and in-depth knowledge of incident management including facilitating incident response activities (provided by a 3rd party supplier).
Managed a team of technically skilled SOC Analysts and Security Engineers

Desirable Certificates/ Skills:

CREST Certified Incident Manager (CCIM)
Cyber Security Certifications
In-depth knowledge of various operating systems including but not limited to Linux, MacOS, Windows
Familiarity with documentation and process alignment with relevant industry standards and best practices (e.g., ISO27001, CIS)
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