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Head of Cyber Security Operations

This vacancy has now expired.
Cyber Security, Security Operations Centre, SOC, Government, SC cleared, CISSP, 

Clearance: SC Clearance

SC clearance is essential for this opportunity. All applicants must either have current SC clearance or be able to obtain it.
Due to the urgent start date for this vacancy candidates who hold current SC clearance or who have held it in the past will have a distinct advantage.

What the Head of Cyber Security Operations will work on     
  • Head of Cyber Security Operations. Heading up the Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) for the entire government organiastion, you will be responsible for managing a team of 20-30 operatives once fully build. Monitoring systems, taking action, implementing processes and functions, monitoring attacks - You will be working with a build team, so must have ability to influence.    
Skills and experience
  • 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
  • Running a SOC in a large organisation. Excellent people management skills, task delegation, organising staff.
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security.
  • A strong degree in a technical discipline, ideally in IT security, or equivalent industry training and experience
  • Certified Information Services Professional (CISSP) or similar accreditation

Cyber Security, Security Operations Centre, SOC, Government, SC cleared, CISSP, 
Sector:
IT Security
Location:
Salford
Job type:
Contract
Salary:
£600 - £750 per day
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