Security Operations Manager

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    Basingstoke, Hampshire

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    Michael Kieran

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    7 months ago

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Security Operations Manager
Location: Basingstoke
Salary: TBC
Clearance: SC Eligable
Shift: 9:00 - 17:30 Monday - Friday

An experienced Security Operations Manager is required for an exciting project within Defence & National Security that will draw on your in-depth knowledge in the transition, and operation of security to join a transition programme deploying security services to a greenfield site. The post holder will be the owner and authority in the operational security space involved in every aspect of the deployment from inception, in-service BAU operations to decommissioning for the programme. Must be comfortable defining policy and working as the security focal point for the project. This role will be working within a close-knit supportive team to deliver security operations in support of a delivery for a HMG Customer.

Key Accountabilities and Personalities:

· Familiarity of end to end security controls including physical, logical, and administrative.
· Production, or input in to risk assessments, as and when required with proficiency of major frameworks e.g. NIST, ISO27005, ISF IRAM.
· Contribution in to secure design standards, providing governance to assure that security is baked in from the start.
· Incident handling experience with skills in the production of processes, work instructions, and incident management.
· Provides advice on compliance with IT security policy and procedures.
· Reports security incidents or breaches of security policy in accordance with local procedures.
· Promotes a security aware culture through briefings, and other mediums to all personnel.
· Accustomed to working closely with 24x7 SOC to report, action events, and produce remediation plans.
· Comfortable producing monthly reports to demonstrate adherence to contractual security operations, and KPI's.
· Produce, review policies.
· Managing monthly vulnerability, and patch management events.
· High level knowledge of ISO27001 framework and operation.
· IT Health Check Scoping / Remediation.
· Managing annual accreditation process.
· Leads investigations into IT security incidents
· Attending Security Working Groups with the customer.
· Production, amendment of SyOps documentation.
· Manage staff clearances in co-operation with vetting teams.
· Manage ongoing GDPR compliance at a high level making sure The Company are operating within the parameters as contractually defined.
· Produce Security Impact Assessments for proposed changes, or new additions to the service.


*Knowledge of HMG or MoD secure environments, with an understanding, exposure to NCSC, CIS standards.
* CESG - SIRA / ITSO Practitioner
* BCS Certificate In Information Security Management Principles