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Cyber Security Consultant

Job Title: Cyber Security Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
REF: CS/JS/1005_1715359099
Contact Name: Jagadeshwar Sandhi
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 days ago

Job Description

Cyber Security Operations Lead


Reading - Hybrid Working

As the leader in cyber security operations, you'll manage our Security Operations Centre (SOC), and respond swiftly to threats, ensuring the safety of our digital infrastructure and the trust of our customers. This role is working for a high profile company and offers great benefits such as a car allowance, bonus scheme and much more.

Role Overview:

As the Cyber Security Operations Lead, you will be at the forefront of our security operations, leading a team of dedicated professionals and partners.

Your responsibilities will include managing SOC, overseeing Vulnerability and Threat Management, and ensuring effective Security Incident Response. You will play a key role in delivering Cyber Threat Intelligence and driving a proactive approach to threat hunting. Your expertise will be crucial in developing our cyber threat detection capabilities and documenting security operations functions and processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead external partners and internal teams to operationalize our client SOC and physical security services effectively.
  • Drive the implementation of our Vulnerability Management Programme to identify and address potential vulnerabilities proactively.
  • Oversee Protective Monitoring and Security Incident Response to detect and respond swiftly to security incidents.
  • Deliver focused Cyber Threat Intelligence products to stay ahead of emerging threats.
  • Develop an intelligence-led Threat Hunting capability to proactively identify and neutralize threats.
  • Enhance our cyber threat detection capability by developing and refining SIEM content.
  • Ensure effective documentation of security operations functions and processes to maintain clarity and consistency.

What we are looking for:

  • Ability to lead, make decisions, problem solve, and collaborate effectively within teams.
  • Subject matter experience in cyber security, with a strong understanding of technical and commercial aspects.
  • Capability to contribute to the development of strategies within the cyber security domain, considering customer experience and service impacts.
  • Passion for leveraging data and insights to drive informed decisions and contribute to operational and strategic plans.
  • Significant experience in managing 3rd Party Supplier and Partner risk assessments.
  • Demonstrable experience in delivering against industry standards frameworks such as NIST SP800-53, ISO27001, and PCI-DSS.
  • Industry or academic credentials in security or risk management (e.g., CISM, CISSP) are preferred.

If you're ready to lead the charge in cyber security operations and play a pivotal role in safeguarding the digital future. Apply now to make a difference in the world of cyber security!

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