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SOC Manager

Job Title: SOC Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 6
REF: FJS - 01 -SCOM_1534350052
Contact Name: John Anakwenze
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Great contract opportunity open for a SOC Manager with very good experience with SOC strategy, to come on-board and work for a successful Global IT company based in Cardiff. This will be an initial 6 month contract position with excellent rates on offer as well as flexibility to work from home.

Role Purpose:

Candidate will 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.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for SOC strategy ** most important part of the role
  • 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

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