Security Operations Engineering Lead

Posted 5 days ago by Advanced Featured

Main Purpose of the Role

The Security Operations Engineering Lead is responsible for managing and maintaining the Security Operations Centre technologies and infrastructure, and providing security technical/engineering support to Advanced and its customers. This role will also provide a technical security consultancy to Advanced and its customers; support internal Advanced and customer projects; and provide security input to the design and architecture of Advanced solutions and services..

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • As the Security Operations Engineering Lead you will:
  • Implement, maintain, develop and improve SOC related infrastructure and technologies (SIEM, IDS/IPS, AV, WAF, NAC etc).
  • Lead the engineering element of the SOC Team and manage resources effectively.
  • Mentor other members of the SOC Operations and Engineering Team.
  • Ensure platform and technology stability.
  • Ensure that the availability of the platforms exceeds contractual obligations.
  • Assist in the development and design of SOC technology architectures and services.
  • Provide security architecture support to the Advanced Professional Services Team.
  • Provide technical security consultancy to Advanced’s internal and customer projects.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will bring with them/be:

  • An Open & consultative style.
  • An ability adapt to change in fast pace environments.
  • A Strong attention to detail.
  • Understand Technology is driven by business need.
  • Able to challenge constructively.
  • A completer / finisher.
  • A strong sense of accountability.
  • Inclusive in approach to team management.
  • Confidence in own ability and decision making.
  • Strong focus on facts and analysis to support decisions.
  • Able to manage complex and large scale technical solutions.
  • Able to manage their time effectively.
  • Able to manage projects.

Knowledge and Experience

Essential Skills:

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in management of IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Anti-Virus solutions, WAFs, NAC, DLP, Vulnerability Assessment tools, VPN, and other security products.
  • Experience with managing and maintaining Security Information Event Management (SIEM) tools, and supporting technologies.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience installing, configuring and fault finding SIEM solutions.
  • Experience of the assessment and creation of SIEM correlation rules in order to implement GPG13 guidance.
  • Security incident investigation and response.
  • Experience designing and integrating SOC solutions for new and existing customers.
  • Experience or ability to design / architect security solutions.
  • Experience in providing technical security consultancy to projects and solutions architects.
  • Should have expertise on TCP/IP network traffic and event log analysis
  • Knowledge of ITIL disciplines such as Incident, Problem and Change Management
  • Ability to influence senior management.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Broad technical knowledge (applications & infrastructure).
  • Strong written and verbal communications and presentation skills.
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and ability to apply that learning.

Desirable skills:

  • Cloud security experience.
  • Red team experience.

Education / Qualifications

Preferably educated to Degree level or similar business based experience.

ISC2 and GIAC certifications are an advantage.

Reference: 34108042

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