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SOC Manager

August 28, 2020

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Overview

Rate

£500 to £600 a day

Contract Length

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Location

Croydon

Industry

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Function

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Description

<b>End Client: Public Sector</b><br><br><b>Duration: 6 months initially</b><br><br><b>Clearance Level: SC preferable but not essential</b><br><br><b>IR35: Inside</b><br><br><b>Primary responsibilities:</b><br><br>Typical Key Skills<br>

    <li>Provide operational management, continuous improvement and direction of the SOC</li><li>Lead multi-functional security initiatives across the department and build relationships with leadership to influence change and drive constancy with configuration management security standards.</li><li>Ensure the team stays up to date with current security vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures</li><li>Create and maintain SOC processes, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and playbook documentation with a goal of automating repeatable tasks within the team for optimal and efficient service delivery</li><li>Ensure Service Level Agreement (SLA) achievement for all customers</li><li>Define & own Security intelligence, vulnerability & Incident management framework process (alongside TI)</li><li>Work directly with other SOC, IT Support & development team members on security incident containment and mitigation activities</li><li>Provide direct communication to customers, peers, team and managers regarding security intelligence, incident and change management activities</li><li>Preparing and participating in Monthly/Quarterly governance forums on Risk & performance</li><li>Obtain/maintain technical/professional certifications applicable to position or as requested by management</li><li>Associate degree or above or equivalent technical degree and or required years of industry experience</li><li>Multiyear experience working in a MSSP, NOC or SOC</li><li>Demonstrates broad knowledge of cybersecurity technologies, trends and strategy.</li><li>Strong analytical skills to define risk, identify potential threats, and develop action/mitigation plan.</li><li>Strong interpersonal skills, ability to mentor/train staff and bring awareness to current and emerging threats.</li><li>5+ years of experience in the Information Technology (IT) field with a focus in security</li><li>Possession of Industry Certifications (CISSP, CISA, CISM, ITIL, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE)</li>

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