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Date Added: Sat 14/01/2023

Director Security Operations

London, SW1E, UK
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Company: SOC3 LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £100000 - £125000/annum

Hybrid Permanent role | Director Security Operations | FinTech - London

They're a rapidly growing FinTech within the investment management space. After recently hiring a CISO to define their security strategy, they're seeking a Director of Security Operations to build a brand new SOC function from scratch. In this role, they need a highly technical security professional given the infancy of the project. Naturally, this role has a lot of autonomy and the ability to shape the whole function in your own vision.

Key Responsibilities

* Lead a distributed team of application security experts and security engineers.

* Fully own the roadmap, ways of working, techniques, tools, and processes of the Security Operations team.

* Ensure they can respond effectively and efficiently to cyber threats & incidents.

* Directing workflows and duties such as threat hunting and intelligence gathering; mentoring and developing SecOps staff to actively hunt and respond to advanced adversaries, such as criminals and hacktivists.

* Engage with the wider business to understand the risks and threats and use this to inform requirements for the Security Operations Centre (SOC);

* Conduct internal cyber and DLP (Data Loss Prevention) investigations;

* Manage and investigate cyber-related forensic activities.

* Develop security incident response plans & procedures including Security Incident Crisis / Emergency Management.

* Bring automation principles as the default way to go in all operational activities across the domain, and influence beyond.

You will be successful in the role if

* Significant experience in building and leading operational security teams.

* Ability to lead a distributed team in an agile, product-led organization.

* A good understanding of security topics in AWS, GCP, serverless, container platforms, and Infrastructure as a code environment.

* In-depth knowledge of security concepts such as cyber-attacks and techniques, threat vectors, risk management, incident management, etc.

* Knowledge of tactics & techniques used by threat actors e.g. MITRE ATT&CK framework.

* Knowledge of various IT services, components, and technologies including but not limited to Windows, Firewalls, Endpoint security provisions, IDS/IPS, email principles and security enhancements, Web Proxy, SIEM, etc.

* Ability to handle high-pressure situations with key stakeholders.

* Experience in leading technical security issues to resolution, and incident response coordination.

* Strategic vision to provide leadership and direction to develop best-in-class Security Operations capability.

* Experience Designing and building SOCs and implementing SOC functions in line with either ITIL or eTOM.

* Being a subject matter expert on threat hunting, incident response, intrusion detection, and threat intelligence to develop automated detection and response capabilities.

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