Security Operations Manager, Leeds

NDK Consulting Ltd
Leeds, UK
16 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Security Operations Manager, Leeds

A leading healthcare software company are embarking on a cyber security transformation programme and are seeking to bring onboard a Security Operations Manager that will be responsible for managing security tooling and incidents across the business.


This is a great opportunity for a Senior SOC Analyst or SOC Lead or Senior Security Analyst to step into a standalone role where you will full autonomy over the security tooling and managing security incidents across the business.

Key Duties
  • Standalone Security Operations Manager responsible for assessing threats, risks and vulnerabilities across the business and champion solutions and initiatives.
  • Manage security incidents throughout the lifecycle
  • Coordinate and manage vulnerability assessments, risk analysis and risk mitigation across different business areas
  • Developing and implementing plans for security tooling such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, Vulnerability Scanners and solutions to effectively monitor and manage security across the business.
  • Own and deliver Security Programme workstreams
  • Work closely with CISO, Infrastructure and Technology on strategic planning and developing remediation solutions
  • Monitor reports and outputs from security projects and 3rd party providers.
  • Own the security incident management process for the AWS Cloud platforms.

Key Skills
  • Proven track record in SOC or Security Operations Lead or Team Lead or Manager roles
  • Experience managing multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and meeting established deadlines.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of SIEM systems such as Q Radar, Splunk, LogRhythm AlienVault or ArcSight
  • In-depth technical knowledge of IDS/IPS tools and systems
  • In-depth knowledge of related security systems such as Firewalls, Identify Access Management Systems, Anti-Virus, encryption etc.
  • Formal Qualifications suchas CISM; CISSP; CCNA Security would be nice to have
  • Extensive experience in Investigative or Incident Response environments
  • Track record in operating and delivering Vulnerability Scanning, Penetration Testing and SIEM solutions
  • Knowledge on security best practices and frameworks such as ISO 27001, Cyber Essentials +, CIS 20, NIST, ISF, ITIL, SABSA, OWASP

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