SOC Manager

Venturi Ltd
Hemel Hempstead, UK
14 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SOC / Security Manager / Lead - Hemel Hempstead

A highly successful Finance Company based in Hemel Hempstead are actively looking for a SOC Manager to join their team

Are you passionate about information security and technology? Do you find solving complex problems an exciting challenge? Do you have a strong understanding of attacker and defender tradecraft? Do you get excited about performing forensic analysis, reversing malware, and responding to security incidents? Are you looking for Life/Work balance? Are you looking to be a key contributor in the World's leading Anytime/Anywhere Payment Network?

World-class transaction acquisition, switching and routing, real-time settlement, pre-paid card processing, fulfillment and business analytics components. State of the art consumer web sites, emerging mobile apps, and high-speed transaction processing with volume spikes that make Pikes Peak seem small are all part of a challenging and rewarding technology environment. What does this translate into from a security standpoint? We print money . That means we are heavily targeted by financially motivated threat actors and need people like you to help join the fight against evil.

We are looking to hire an experienced SOC Manager you would be reporting into the Chief Information Security Officer. This key position will be tasked with building and leading an existing team of talented SOC security analysts to detect and respond to active threats targeting our enterprise and platforms.


·Lead their global team in Pleasanton, CA, London, UK, and Pune, India.

·Oversee Incident Response, Threat Intelligence, and Forensics functions within the SOC.

·Provide guidance on security tooling selection and implementation - closing the gap in endpoint and network visibility across the enterprise.

·Assist in the development of effective and efficient internal security policies and procedures, specifically those used for day-to-day security operations.

·Lead detection, response, and the associated communications for security incidents.

·Work with internal and external penetration testers to regularly test detection and response capabilities.

·Research and understand emerging information security threats, vulnerabilities, and their countermeasures.

·Work closely with other members of the Security team to test, tune, and deploy security technologies that are scalable and enhance detection and response.

·Hire and retain SOC analysts globally

Requirements for SOC Manager:

·Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline; or equivalent experience.

·5+ years of experience working on a mission critical security operations team.

·2+ years of experience managing SOC and DFIR analysts.

·Excellent leadership, time management, and organization skills.

·Excellent communicator - strong verbal and written skills required.

·Recent experience detecting and responding to incidents in cloud and hybrid-cloud network environments.

·Recent experience in leading and driving technical and operational teams in complex environments.

·Recent experience analyzing network, system, and application data/telemetry, malware, and other incident response related data, as needed.

·Recent experiencing performing forensics in a predominately Windows and Mac environment. Experience with forensics on *NIX a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of incident response best practices and processes.

·Strong knowledge of application, network, and system vulnerabilities and modern attacker techniques to exploit these vulnerabilities.

·Strong knowledge of methodologies for proactively detecting host- and network-based indicators of compromise.

·Strong knowledge of networking fundamentals networking fundamentals, with a deep understanding of TCP/IP and other core protocols.

·Strong knowledge of operating system fundamentals and OS command line tools for Windows, *NIX, and OS X.


·Experience with enterprise forensics and enterprise detection and response tools (Splunk, EnCase, FTK, Mandiant Redline, etc.)

How to apply for SOC Manager

If you are interested in discussing further please apply by sending your CV to the links below.

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