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Security Operations Manager

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by identifi global

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Security Operations Manager


Salary Neg with excellent company benefits

My client is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group operating in 50 countries. Whilst some companies claim to be 'the best thing since sliced bread', this company are! In the 1930's they introduced sliced bread to the UK for the first time.

Due to internal growth they are now seeking a Security Operations Manager who will be responsible for leading the Security Operations Centre team to protect, detect and respond to cyber security threats.

The Security Operations team provides a suite of operationally focused services to the group's businesses, allowing them to conduct business securely. Those services include ongoing monitoring of our assets, identification and response to identified incidents, system vulnerability analysis, remediation tracking and administration of our security related systems.

As the Security Operations Manager you will manage and develop the security operations team (15+ employees) and have full ownership of the security product portfolio, overseeing the development of (bespoke and COTS) solutions, and monitoring their effectiveness.

You will have full understanding of and reporting and improving the performance of the group security services. Owning the relationship with peers in customer security teams to ensure the security team understand their change initiatives, and associated security needs, as well as owning the development, maintenance, and execution of response processes and procedures to ensure timely response to detected cyber security events

Knowledge & Experience

  • Previous experience of managing a Security Operations Centre team
  • Demonstrable experience of maturing a security function through the development of people, process and technology
  • Experience of working within a large and diverse IT landscape
  • Experience of owning and managing significant security Incidents
  • Experience of working with a MSSP (preferably in a blended environment)
  • An understanding of security standards and risk management
  • Working knowledge of security technologies, such as SIEM, NGFW, SOAR, Case Management, AV and IDS/IPS.
  • The technical acumen and the ability to understand and interpret technical specifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrable drive to learn and improve, through formal certifications (such as CCSO, CISSP, CISM, GIAC) or other contributions to the cyber security community (speaking, research, information sharing).
  • A degree in an IT/security or related discipline, or equivalent practical experience.

Reference: 745046514