SOC Manager

Permanent, Belfast

  • Job ID: 699
  • Location: Belfast
  • Job Type(s): Permanent
  • Categories: Cyber Security
  • Posted August 26, 2022
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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Enso Recruitment are delighted to be helping to recruit for a SOC Manager for a cybersecurity innovator offering powerful managed detection and response services. 

Requirement Overview

We are helping our client recruit for a leadership position in their Security Operations Centre. The SOC Manager is directly responsible for the delivery of security service to customers, implementing policies, and managing security analysts in their SOC team to achieve that goal.

 Applicants should have 5+ years’ experience in cyber security and 2+ years in a supervisory or lead role.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ultimate responsibility for ensuring that all customers receive an exceptional level of security service 
  • Line management of a team of Security Analysts of varying levels within a 24/7/365 SOC
  • Operating as the highest level of escalation and resolution for customer security service issues
  • Partnering, building relationships, and collaborating with internal teams 
  • Be a figure of technical seniority and provide mentoring, training, and guidance on skills development to reports and less experienced team members


  • 5+ years’ experience in cyber security or related disciplines
  • 2+ Years’ experience working in a SOC
  • 2+ years’ were in a supervisory, senior, lead, or managerial role
  • Technical
    • Deep understanding & familiarity with networking concepts & protocols
    • Significant understanding & familiarity of Operating System fundamentals
    • Deep understanding & experience with fundamental cyber security concepts, such as types of cyber-attacks and why attackers perform them
    • Working with SIEM and other security detection & prevention technologies (E.g. firewalls, IDS, PM, VM) as part of implementing and operating a security program
    • Experience in writing, reviewing and deploying scripts for the purpose of automation of security operations (preferably in python)
    • Knowledge of SOC relevant certs & frameworks (E.g. NIST, SOC2, GIAC, PCI, ISO)

Desired Skills and Competencies

  • Experience in Security Engineering, Compliance / CISO type, and / or SOC Manager roles
  • Experience working in a 24/7/365 shift based environment
  • Experience in threat intelligence, exploit development, or reverse engineering
  • Experience in defensive system hardening against active system exploitation in production environments
  • There may be occasional expectation of travel to the US in this role (1-2 times per year)

To find out more about this opportunity please send through your CV to Enso Recruitment by clicking on the Apply button. 

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