Senior Manager Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC)

Posted 1 week ago by Walsh Employment

Senior Manager - Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC)

West London

To £100K plus excellent benefits package

Primary accountabilities of the role:

  • Active Monitoring & Triage - detection, correlation, triage, analysis/investigation and closure of real time security events created in the Cyber Monitoring Platform(s) and in the security telemetry management consoles across the business’s global estate
  • Cyber Hunting - using advanced data analysis and cyber security techniques to pro-actively investigate the business environment for evidence of new or ongoing attacks. The proactive use of security tooling and telemetry to undertake advanced monitoring and hunting activities to detect attacks
  • Content Development - responsible, based on attacker TTP, for the rule set development, configuration and amendment in the Cyber Monitoring Platform and security telemetry

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

  • Fully delegated and accountable owner of cyber security monitoring operations
  • Determining and handling of any real-time cyber security events/alerts
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with external agencies, partners and vendors
  • Real time cyber monitoring reporting

Core competencies, knowledge and experience required:

  • Professional operational experience in cyber security monitoring or cyber security operations
  • Track record of delivering cyber security monitoring or cyber security operations in a complex & dynamic technology environment
  • Personal experience and judgement to be able to quickly determine the right operational treatment of cyber security events/alerts
  • Strong analytical skills to inform effective data driven decisions on service improvement & risk reduction
  • Ability to create strong virtual & matrixed teams across global entities. Creating coaching and learning environments. Knowing when to offer support to others and when to take personal accountability
  • Highly effective collaboration across globally dispersed teams in order to deliver consistency, risk reduction, and outcomes required
  • Active & compelling engagement of people and stakeholders, across a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, up to and including board level
  • Communicating & reporting concise summaries of complex scenarios & information across diverse and senior stakeholder groups

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

  • Knowledge of cyber attacker TTP and the development of security monitoring use cases (content development)
  • Knowledge of cyber security monitoring, tooling, and telemetry best practice/continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of SIEM architecture/design and experience in optimisation to correlate security event data optimally
  • Knowledge of data hunting methodologies and technologies

Person profile:

The CSOC Senior Manager will be required to operate effectively in a complex, dynamic, and constantly changing environment. Active & compelling engagement of teams and stakeholders will be crucial in creating the momentum required. This role will require a leader who is a highly effective communicator and collaborator to deliver the consistency & risk reduction outcomes required.

The CSOC Senior Manager will manage a globally dispersed team (circa 20 onshore and 30 offshore) in the pursuit and achievement of set goals. As well as providing leadership and technical guidance, the position will ensure financial governance, apply resource management, skills and training development, and facilitate internal/external reporting and KPI measurement.

The CSOC Senior Manager will act as an ambassador for Global Cyber Security and the Cyber Code within the business. They will be advocates and role models for security best practice & consistency in approach when working with colleagues worldwide.

Role Summary:

Global Cyber Security’s role is to inspire trust and confidence by enabling a secure connected future for customers and society. The purpose of CSOC is to proactively protect the business and its customers by reducing the risks posed by security threats to our global technology infrastructure and the sensitive data it holds.

This role is primarily accountable for the leadership of global Cyber Security monitoring and response operations. The CSOC Senior Manager will act as the Cyber Monitoring expert. They will use their personal experience and judgement to be able to determine quickly the optimum handling of any real time cyber security alerts.

The CSOC Senior Manager will be responsible for the active discovery capability; ensuring the constant identification of real time security events, new cyber attacks, or attacks currently underway; and working with other cyber security and IT & Network operations teams to identify, triage, investigate, contain and remediate the risk and impact as quickly as possible.

Senior Manager Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC)

Senior Manager Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC)

Required skills

  • Intrusion Detection
  • Risk Reduction
  • Security Operations
  • Security Management
  • SIEM

Application questions

Can you demonstrate knowledge of cyber attacker TTP & development of security monitoring use cases?
Do you have knowledge of cyber security monitoring, tooling, & telemetry best practice/CI?
Do you have knowledge of SIEM architecture/design and experience in optimisation to correlate data?
Do you have knowledge of data hunting methodologies and technologies?
Do you have professional operational experience in cyber security monitoring or operations?

Reference: 42088887

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