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SOC Manager

Location: United Kingdom
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £70000 – £95000
Sector: Computer Services

Contact Details

Name: Adu Ansere

Are you a seasoned Security professional with experience managing a SOC team? Do you want to work with an exciting and rapidly growing organisation in the Cyber Security space? I am working with an exciting Technology & Managed Services provider looking for a SOC Manager to lead a team and improve the effectiveness of the Security Operations department.  

Job Responsibilities for the SOC Manager

  • Coordinate and monitor the successful delivery of SOC, Managed Detection & Response services to clients
  • Lead a team of up to 12 L1 & L2 Analysts
  • Lead on training and development for the SOC & MDR Team
  • Oversee the creation, improvement and implementation of processes to improve the overall security posture of the SOC Services
  • Oversee the progress of MDR content development
  • Act as an escalation point for Incidents working with the wider MDR team
  • Create and implement playbooks for the SOC
  • Act as a communication point for clients with relation to MDR services ensuring knowledge of their current security posture and how to improve
  • Keep up to date with Cyber Security developments and innovations


Desirable Skills & Experience for the SOC Manager

  • Proven experience working in and leading SOC or MDR teams
  • Experience managing, coaching and mentoring SOC teams
  • Technical background with experience managing Security Incidents
  • Strong process improvement experience in a SOC or MDR environment
  • Experience creating and implementing playbooks for Security
  • Excellent stakeholder communication skills both written and verbal
  • In depth knowledge of Cyber attacks and techniques
  • Knowledge of SIEM tools such as QRadar, Microsoft Sentinel or ArcSight is beneficial
  • Security certifications are desirable