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Security Operations Centre Manager (#1,018,844,417) 

Job offer #1,018,844,417 in Johannesburg (Gauteng), South Africa

Our client requires the services of a SOC Manager on a 12 month contract (renewable) to oversee this 24x7x365 operation Responsibilities Manage a 24x7x365 Security Operations Center and develop metrics and mechanisms used to manage quality Develop and maintain SOC-related policies, procedures, and processes to ensure all necessary information and cyber security data is continuously being collected, correlated, and analyzed to detect potential external and internal threats to the organization Develop and provide SOC documentation, metrics and reports on an regular basis to meet management, compliance or audit needs Keep in tight coordination with managers in other departments, including shift handovers, shift schedules, etc. Establish reporting and information sharing relationships with external organizations for the purpose of tracking threat intelligence and security incidents within the region and the industry Analyze SOC functions and recommend upgrades/changes to ensure that Information and Cyber Security Incident management is aligned with the organization’s business goals and requirements Constantly assess current and future SOC/security needs Manage the SOC team including training, shift schedules performance reviews and attendance Build and manage talent pipeline for growing staff Key Skills This is a critical operational role in a rapidly growing business. Strong command of cyber threat detection, investigation, and mitigation. Expert understanding of security devices used for detection, mitigation, and controls At least 10 years of experience and In-depth knowledge of Information or Cyber Security Operations, Incident Response, and Investigations Previous experience as a SOC Manager or SOC Team Leader is preferred as is previous experience in Managed Security Services Strong knowledge of Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS, IPS), user activity monitoring systems, data leakage prevention systems and SIEM systems Requires background in at least 2 of the following domains: security products and technologies; security engineering, security incident response; security analysis and investigations Bachelor’s degree in technical engineering or IT related field is an advantage Security certifications (CISSP, CISM, GIAC certs) and ITIL certification preferred Military or Law Enforcement background a plus Additional Skills Strong organizational and mentoring Excellent verbal and written Excellent interpersonal Crisis management Benefits: Be part of a leading global network/ management IT supplier Above average remuneration benefits offered

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