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Operational Security Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 31/08/2017
  • Job reference: J373358A
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Operational Security Manager

3-6 months


This role is a hands-on position but candidates must also have strong experience of working in a managerial capacity. The successful candidate will have experience working within an IT security managerial role in the following - incident response, intrusion detection, network & systems security, threat and vulnerability management. Candidates must also have the communication and interpersonal skills required to effectively interact with and influence business functions and technical teams.

At least 5 years' experience in Information/IT Security roles

Within the role you will:

. Be the 'Go To' person within the programme for all areas of Operational Security.

. Undertake day to day monitoring of the SIEM and react and manage any security incidents as a result.

. Be part of the programme level Security Working Group (SWG)

. Work with the customer programme level Architects to ensure that any new platforms designed adhere to the 'Operational Security' model.

. Assist in design governance and assurance from an 'Operational' security perspective.

. Assist external partners with undertaking IT Health Checks across the environments and assist in the management and resolution of any remediation activities.

. Assist where require with Accreditation and RMADS activity.

. Be responsible for managing and maintaining the patch management strategy and implementation of the strategy across all environments.

. Working with external partners and onsite teams to ensure Operational Security excellence.

Technical Skills:

. The Security Operations Manager needs to have good knowledge of IT security standards such as ISO 27001, PCI DSS and NIST standards.

. Strong understanding of Firewall/NIDS/DLP/Anti-Virus/Identity Awareness/URL Filtering technologies

. Cisco ASA Firewalls/NIDS

. SIEM (Alien Vault)

. Vulnerability Security Scanning e.g. Nessus

. VMWare VSphere and associated technologies.

. LAN & WAN networking using Cisco routers, switches and infrastructure products.

. Good understanding of TCP/IP.

. Identity and access management systems

. Authentication Technologies

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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