Head of SOC

Head of SOC

Job Title: Head of SOC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire, England
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + + Generous Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JDHS_1579686427
Contact Name: Jonathan Dale
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Job Published: January 22, 2020 09:47

Job Description

Role - Head of SOC

Location - Hampshire

Salary - £75-85k + Bonus + Benefits

The Role

A global Critical National Infrastructure client are looking to bring in a Head of Security Operations, to lead their already established SOC capability, and drive its development into a best in class, proactive, intelligence-driven threat hunting capability. The successful applicant will lead a highly skilled team of Cyber Security Investigations Analysts and Security Engineers, with remit to grow the function as they see fit.

Key Requirements

  • Experience managing a SOC function or acting as a SOC Team Lead with responsibility for mentoring, guiding and training 2+ Analysts.
  • Strong technical background, ideally progressing through the ranks within a specialist SOC/CERT/MDR capability, with the ability to still act as a technical escalation point on the most complex incidents and investigations.
  • Demonstrable experience optimizing efficiency of SOC capability and Analyst productivity.
  • Expert knowledge of various cyber defence and investigations methodologies - Cyber Kill-Chain, MITRE ATT&CK, NIST, Diamond Model, etc.
  • Previous experience liaising with and influencing senior stakeholders and C-Suite executives of different departments, translating technical concepts into business risks.
  • Eligibility for SC Clearance is essential; willingness to undergo DV is desired.

If you are an experienced SOC Manager or a Technical SOC Team Lead looking to progress into a management position, please get in touch and we can set up a confidential call to discuss this position in more detail.

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