Security Operations Centre Manager

Security Operations Centre Manager

Job Title: Security Operations Centre Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Botley, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896596_1579627526
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 21, 2020 17:25

Job Description

Responsible for the overall successful operation and management of the Security Operations Centre, including all elements of the operation, staffing, related processes and systems. To ensure that both Commercial and HMG environments are monitored to the policies set by the Information Assurance team

As SOC Manger you will ensure that the Security Operations Centre is effectively monitoring the IS Commercial and HMG environments to ensure that security is not breached, and remedial action is taken in a timely manner

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

*To be responsible for managing the team. This includes but is not limited to selection and recruitment, appraisals and performance management, mentoring and ensuring communications are cascaded and understood as appropriate;
*Manage the finances of the team to optimise service costs;
*Service management where there is a reliance on a 3rd party for delivery of specific services. This includes incident, request and financial management;
*Provide system security advice and reporting to senior management, system staff and users;
*Ensure all security patching is tested and deployed correctly thus mitigating against security vulnerabilities and other bugs;
*Ensure that any system security loopholes, infringements and vulnerabilities that may come to light are mitigated as quickly as possible and that Information Assurance and IS management are informed, as required;
*Where requested by the Information Assurance Team, ensure the Security Operations Centre team initiate any security investigation into possible security breaches, which may involve HMG protectively marked information; and
*Maintain the above using the appropriate Change Management and Incident Management processes.

You will have the following experience
*Experienced Security Analyst
*Experience in managing a team
*Substantial proven relevant IT Security experience including internet, networking and security testing methodologies.
*A proven track record of delivery in a multi-disciplined environment
*Demonstrable experience of security related incidents and work requests
*Experience of UK HMG information security processes and policies
*Familiarity with industry leading security products and SIEM toolsets
*Experience of working within a change control and incident management environment
*Knowledge and experience of SPF, JSP 440
*Qualification in GIAC-GCIA (GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst) desirable
*Good overall understanding of IT security fundamentals and systems including:
-Multiple operating systems
-Client Server applications
-Enterprise anti-virus product sets
-Networking principles and Internet protocols
-Patch management
*Forensic monitoring
*In depth knowledge of CESG product sets
*Up to date industry awareness

Title: Security Operations centre Manager
Pay Rate and Bens: Attractive
Location: Hampshire

Key Skills: Cyber, I.T, Security, Cyber Security, Information Security, Systems Security, Operations Centre, Cyber Assurance, Information Assurance, Management, Senior Management

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent role