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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
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Rolling 6-month
REF: FJS-C-SocMan1_AD_1542039637
Contact Name: Alice Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Cyber Security Operations Centre Manager (SOC) - Strategy - is urgently required by our Global IT Services Client for a rolling 6-month contract to be based in Cardiff. We are looking for a candidate with very strong experience in SOC strategy / future vision.

Responsibilities will include:

  • SOC strategy / future vision
  • Plan, direct and control the SOC functions and operation
  • 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 Center
  • Ensuring daily management, administration & 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 Sr. Mgmt.
  • Co-ordination with stakeholders, build and maintain positive working relationships with them

This is an urgent role; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered.

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