SOC Manager (Startup)

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SOC Manager required on a permanent basis for a London based startup paying a competitive salary

A London based Cyber Security services provider start-up is growing their team in brand new offices based in London.

This is a career marking opportunity as one of their first London hires to work across a number of clients in range of industries, including manufacturing, production, oil and gas and many others.

Joining the Cyber Security team at such a crucial point in the business’s growth and investment, you will take on a senior role to support the business in driving forward their strategy and growing a team around you.

You will be comfortable working in a technical capacity performing hands-on incident response to support the analysts and engineers in the team as well as associated management/mentorship duties of SOC Analysts.

This role is core of the SOC, you will be liaising with clients helping them to understand the functions and explain technical processes to non-technical people.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Reporting
  • Understand the analysis events from monitoring toolsets
  • Understand security incidents and the likely impact these will have on business networks and in turn their business operations
  • Acting as an escalation point for the external Security Analysts in event of a Major Security Incident
  • Stakeholder management post incident
  • End to end Incident Response
  • Implement and maintain Cyber Response Playbooks for key security incident scenarios
  • Recognise potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analysis of relevant event detail and summary information
  • Prepare briefings and reports of analysis methodology and results
  • Create and maintain procedural documentation
  • Supporting the on-going threat intelligence and co-ordination activities

Skills and Experience

  • Ideally CISSP or CISM
  • Proven experience of general technology infrastructure technologies and principles
  • Strong leadership qualities and experience
  • Finger on the pulse with the latest developing trends in cyber-attack techniques, cyber kill chain, and effective compensating mitigation and detection controls
  • Knowledge and understanding of up to date security threats and common exploits
  • Understanding of the underlying protocols and data used as the basis for the security monitoring service, including: HTTP, HTTPS, SQL, TCP/IP, Active Directory
  • Knowledge and experience working with security tools used to monitor business environments (SIEM, netflow, IDS/IPS, Vulnerability Management, Advanced malware detection, EDR, AntiVirus etc).

With strong career development and a brand new SOC function to take charge of this is an exciting opportunity to join a start-up consultancy firm.
Even if you don’t meet every requirement in this job description, I would still be keen to speak to you. We’re looking for ambitious team players who will add value and stick with us as we grow.

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