Head of Cyber Security Operations

Advantage Resourcing Company
11 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Head of Cyber Security Operations - SC Cleared (Public Sector / Government Dept. ) 12 months Advantage Resourcing are recruiting on behalf of our high profile government client for a Head of Cyber Security Operations based in their Salford office. You'll be heading up the CSOC for this government department and will be responsible for managing a team of 20-30 operatives (once team is built). Activities will include monitoring systems, taking action, implementing processes and functions, monitoring attacks. You will be working with a build team, so must have the ability to influence. To be considered for this position you must offer experience of running a SOC in a large organisation, have excellent people management skills, task delegation, organising staff and offer good knowledge of Cyber Security. Strong candidates will offer experience of setting up a SOC from scratch. Core Tasks Recruiting, training and mobilising a Cyber-Security Operations team within Live Services Agreeing the scope and coverage of the CSOC and ensuring the necessary architecture, design, operations and integration plans are prepared and approved Working with service providers (internal and external) to integrate their security operations capability with the overarching CSOC Developing relationships with CSOC development activities in other government departments and with the National Cyber Security Centre to share best practices and interoperability Candidate experience Extensive experience of outsourcing of IT services, and of working with 3rd party suppliers Good communication skills, verbal and written, and a good understanding of the use of different channels and formats for different audiences A deep understanding of cyber-security operations and risk-management in the delivery of IT services Strong leadership qualities and the ability to inspire a new approach to security operations as a fundamental component of Service Management. Ability to build strong effective partnerships with peers across the technology organisation and beyond to security professionals and business risk owners Very good spoken and written English Submit your CV now to be considered for this fantastic 12 month contract opportunity with a high profile government department. Jonathan Brenchley is the consultant managing this assignment and can be contacted on 01612867351. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66793535

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