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Head of SOC

Location: Dublin | United Kingdom
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £100000 – £120000
Sector: Computer Software

Contact Details

Name: Agne Juodakyte

Location: Dublin office – 3 days per week for the first 3 months with bi-weekly office visits after that. Travel expenses are covered.

We are working with a well-established cybersecurity service provider who are looking for a Head of SOC to join their growing team.

As the Head of SOC, you will be given the opportunity to manage the Level 2 & 3 Security Analysts and contribute to thought leadership across the organisation.

This person will possess a proactive and solution-focused attitude and the ability to analyse business problems to deliver real solutions.

Role responsibilities:

  • Lead the global SOC team
  • Effectively run incident queue management & act as an escalation point for major incidents
  • Ensure the SLAs are achieved in line with customer expectations
  • Allocating resources as necessary to achieve customer SLAs
  • Supporting the team as needed including being hands-on when necessary
  • Documentation development: processes, procedures, runbooks
  • Team goal setting and carrying out performance reviews
  • Onboarding/offboarding SOC customers for different security services
  • Helping other SOC teams with mentoring and cross-training


  • Experience in a similar management role leading a SOC team
  • Experience working in an MSSP or Consultancy environment
  • Experience in incident, change and problem process management
  • Experience using various security tools including SIEM, IPS and SOAR
  • Experience in end-to-end investigating and managing complex Security incidents
  • Knowledge of adversarial TTPs and industry frameworks such as Mitre Att&ck, ISO27000 or ISO27001

Please get in touch if interested.