IT Security Operations Manager

  • Management
  • London

You’ll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority. Here, you’ll find growth and career opportunities across all our businesses. We’re intentionally built to help you succeed. Our reach is expansive with a global team of 2,000 people working together.

Our expertise is diverse with more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. Our clients have access to a broad array of investment strategies and we have the capability to create bespoke solutions matched to clients’ specific requirements. Columbia Threadneedle is a people business and we recognise that our success is due to our talented people, who bring diversity of thought, complementary skills and capabilities. We are committed to providing an inclusive workplace that supports the diversity of our employees and reflects our broader communities and client-base.

We welcome applications from returners to the industry. We appreciate that work-life balance is an important factor for many when considering their next move so please discuss any flexible working requirements directly with your recruiter. Job Purpose Statement Where you’ll fit in & what our team goals are…. We are seeking an experienced Security Operations Manager to work within an evolving cyber risk landscape.

As Security Operations Manager your role will play a critical part in identifying and safeguarding our organisation from intrusion, security threats, security weaknesses, software bugs and exploits. You will be responsible for both staff and the management processes in keeping the organisation secure. How you’ll spend your time…. Ensure the monitoring and analysis of incidents to protect People, Technology and Process addressing all security incidents and ensuring timely escalation.

Direct the Cyber Intelligence capability to identify potential threats delivering strategic reports and strategies to minimise the impact of the threat. Leading and managing the Security Operations and team of security operational staff members Primarily responsible for directing security event monitoring, management and response and cyber intelligence Ensuring incident identification, assessment, quantification, reporting, communication, mitigation and monitoring Ensuring compliance to policy, process, and procedure adherence and process improvisation to achieve operational objectives Revising and develop processes to strengthen the current Security Operations Framework, Review policies and highlight the challenges in managing SLAs Responsible for overall use of resources and initiation of corrective action where required for Security Operations Center Ensuring threat management, threat modeling, identify threat vectors and develop use cases for security monitoring Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for security operations and presentation to Sr. Mgmt. Co-ordination with stakeholders, build and maintain positive working relationships with them Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for security operations and presentation to Sr.

Mgmt. To be successful in this role you will have…. Knowledge of managing policies and events within Data Leakage Prevention solution Experience implementing and optimizing SIEM and other SOC based/ EDR services Experience delivering security projects Experience working with Identity and Access Management (including Privileged Account Management) Good understanding and demonstrated operational ability of IT Security Operations, Malware analysis, Advance Persistent Threat (APT), Cyber Threat etc Comfortable managing multiple stakeholders. Experienced working in a SOC or similar Cyber Security Operations environment.

Understanding of cloud infrastructure eg. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc If you also had this, it would be great…. CISSP qualification Experience in a mature security environment Good all round technical knowledge (MS Active Directory, Networking) Demonstrable persuasion & influencing skills at all levels essential ITIL Managers or foundation certificate desirable Able to work independently and manage own workload Well organised / analytical & logical approach, with attention to detail Able to demonstrate "pragmatism with principle", i. e.

blend a rules-based-approach with an ability to ‘read’ – and to act in accordance with – the organisation’s implicit risk tolerances Able to follow documented processes & procedures, and ensure compliance Client focussed – able to focus on the ‘big picture’ Experienced people manager in a matrix environment Capable of innovative problem-solving and process improvements

Tagged as: Reed Sec. Mgr.


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