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Security Operations Manager

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  • Sector:

    Risk & Compliance

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  • Salary:

    £650 - £900 per day

  • Contact:

    Sonny Williams

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  • Published:

    11 maanden geleden

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I'm looking for a Security Operations Manager to joining a leading London Market Insurer on a 6-month rolling contract paying between £650 - £900 (Outside IR35)

The Role:

A Security Operations Manager has in-depth understanding of modern security tools and practices, as well as a demonstrable ability to communicate and collaborate with a wide range of business stakeholders. They lead our SOC analysts and are pivotal in steering our security posture to new heights with passion and innovation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Incident Management: Effectively manage and mitigate security incidents, ensure swift resolutions, and maintain a detailed incident response protocol.
  • Web Proxy & VPN Management: Oversee the deployment, maintenance, and optimization of web proxy and VPN solutions to ensure data security and business continuity.
  • Single Sign-On (SSO) Management: Oversee the implementation and operation of SSO technologies to improve user experience while maintaining secure authentication practices.
  • Data Leakage Strategies: Develop and enforce data leakage prevention strategies to protect sensitive corporate information.
  • Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR): Implement and manage EDR solutions to detect, analyse, and respond to potential threats at the endpoint level.
  • MSSP Oversight: Manage relationships and contracts with Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP) to ensure high-quality service levels and value for the organization. Ability to understand and apply Mitre Att&ck TTPs to detection and align to threat profiles with a pragmatic approach.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Engage with a broad spectrum of business stakeholders to ensure security measures align with business needs and objectives. Be an ambassador for the security team's initiatives and values.
  • Team Leadership: Manage, mentor, and foster the professional growth of Level 1 and 2 SOC analysts, promoting a culture of continuous learning and innovation.
  • Proactive Security: Stay updated with the latest security threats, trends, and technologies. Spearhead proactive measures and initiatives to enhance the organisation's security posture.
  • Continuous Improvement: Assess and optimize existing security processes, workflows, and tools to ensure efficiency and effectiveness through automation.

Essential Experience & Soft Skills:

  • Extensive experience in an Information Security role with at least some experience in a managerial capacity.
  • Solid understanding of Incident Management, Web Proxies, VPN, SSO, Data Leakage Strategies, and EDRs.
  • Demonstrable experience in leading and growing a team, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyse complex security issues and provide pragmatic solutions.


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