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Security Operations Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 21/12/2017
  • Job reference: J379143A

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Security Operations Manager

SC Clearance- Prefer Active SC, happy to consider candidates who are eligible for SC/SC lapsed.


Job Spec-

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

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