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Cyber Security Operations Centre Manager (SOC) (Strategy)

Job Title: Cyber Security Operations Centre Manager (SOC) (Strategy)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Industry:
Salary: Daily Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months +
REF: FJS/SOC/LS_1534425630
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email: leanne.summers@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Cyber Security Operations Centre Manager (SOC) (Strategy) - Contract - Cardiff (with option to work from home 1-2 days per week).

A global IT services company is searching for a Cyber Security Operations Centre Manager (SOC) to join their team in Cardiff (with 2 days working from home) on a contract basis. The role will involve working for a large insurance customer.

Candidates need to have very strong experience in SOC strategy / future vision.

Role:

  • Responsibility for SOC strategy / future vision.
  • Plan, direct and control the SOC functions and operations.
  • 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 Centre.
  • Ensuring daily management, administration and maintenance of security devices to achieve operational effectiveness.
  • Ensuring threat management, threat modeling, identify threat vectors and develop use cases for security monitoring.
  • Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for SOC operations and presentation to senior management.
  • Co-ordination with stakeholders, build and maintain positive working relationships with them.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.