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Security Operations Manager (Next Gen SOC / Blue Team)

  • Job reference: 42359
  • Location: Leeds
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Package

Security Operations Manager - Leeds

Information Security / Security Operations / SOC / IT Security / Cyber Security

Are you interested in bleeding edge technology and passionate about cyber defence and response? Well I am currently helping possibly the most exciting technology brand in Yorkshire with finding a Security Operations Manager to lead on all of the businesses Security Operations Services.

This is an industry leading job - as the SOC Manager will evolve the team into an actual blue team by developing the function to include incident & crisis management, architecture, and vulnerability management.

You will be responsible for managing a team and external service providers to monitor the environment, identify, detect and respond to potential or actual security incidents & threats against colleagues and systems. Lead incident response activities and investigations by collaborating with Tech and non-Tech teams, suppliers and external organisations.

Things you'll be involved in on a daily basis include:

  • Lead and manage the Security Operations Centre team of analysts, vulnerability, incident response and platform tools experts together with external MSSP, threat hunting and security tools providers to ensure the delivery of effective, integrated 24x7 services.
  • Operate, improve and continuously develop the Security Operations framework and tools to keep aligned with the ever changing Technology and threat landscape that may impact the business.
  • Perform cyber and security investigations, incident response, malware analysis, forensics and coordinate with specialist third party suppliers as required.
  • Govern the vulnerability identification, remediation and management reporting processes with Technology teams, Security teams and suppliers to manage risks/prevent the exploitation of vulnerable software and systems.
  • Use Security team processes and technologies to manage the services provided and provide a continuous training and testing program of operational controls (Red/Blue team) and Cyber incident and Crisis response readiness (Playbooks, Crisis tests, etc.).

Information Security / Security Operations / SOC / IT Security / Cyber Security

If this may be of interest to you or someone in your network, please drop me a note on 07921468682 for a confidential chat, or email me at

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