Cyber Operations Manager

Closing date: 
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 23:00

About the role

We €™re proud of our story so far and we €™re super powered up about what our future holds. That €™s where you come in! Join us as we build our Digital Risk and Security team and play a key part in driving the future of our organisation through technology innovation. As the security threat landscape is changing and operational technology is becoming a target for attackers, it €™s becoming increasingly important for Cadent to secure the operation technology domain.

Here at Cadent we €™re at the start of a exciting journey of transformation, growth and evolution. We €™re new but we €™re 200 years old. (You might have known us as part of National Grid but now we €™ve transformed ourselves to Cadent). We €™re the UK €™s largest gas network connecting and keeping energy flowing to our customer €™s 12 million homes and businesses across the UK. That €™s half the UK, Not bad going really.Cyber Operations Manager
Competitive Salary
Ashbrook Court - Coventry

As Cyber Operations Manager within our Digital Risk and Security team your key responsibilities will be:
 €¢ Planning, directing and controlling the functions and operations of the Managed Security Service.
 €¢ Monitoring and analysing security events to protect Cadent information and assets.
 €¢ Escalating incidents and alerts to appropriate business units for validation/investigation.
 €¢ Ensuring adherence to regulatory compliance, governing information security and industry best practices.
 €¢ Providing active defence to cyber-attacks and proactive planning to cyber incidents.
 €¢ Developing and providing security reporting metrics and KPI €™s.
 €¢ Directing the functions, processes and operations of the SOC ensuring policies, procedures and objectives align with industry best practices.
 €¢ Managing the collection, documentation and research of security events generated by the SOC monitoring platform.
 €¢ Monitoring KPI €™s, determining gaps in performance metrics recommending/executing change management techniques for efficiency/quality improvements.
 €¢ Developing and maintaining an incident response management program.
 €¢ Developing, maintaining and submitting SOC compliance reports.
 €¢ Developing response strategies based on intelligence received.
 €¢ Analysing application functionality and new technologies to optimise efficient incident review.
 €¢ Conducting scheduled and ad hoc in-house training sessions.
 €¢ Co-ordinating forensic investigations as required to support controls environment.
 €¢ Providing input and/or prepare budget requirements for Annual Financial Plan.

About You
You €™ll possess the following skills, knowledge, experience and attributes:
 €¢ Demonstrable experience in the Cyber Security field
 €¢ A BS/BA degree or equivalent combination of work experience
 €¢ Experience of managing a SOC is required
 €¢ Prior MSS SOC Management experience  €“ desirable
 €¢ Prior Security Engineering experience  €“ desirable
 €¢ Certifications  €“ Security+, CEH, GCIA, GCIH, CISSP or similar  €“ desirable
 €¢ Experience of trouble shooting in a technical environment
 €¢ Experience of performing analysis utilising SIEM technologies and IDS/AV consoles
 €¢ Strong understanding of networking and associated protocols and general cyber security concepts
 €¢ Software and hardware knowledge of computing, storage and peripheral devices
 €¢ Proficiency with case management and ticketing systems
 €¢ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 €¢ Log management experience  €“ highly desirable
 €¢ Ability to achieve SC clearance

At Cadent we €™ve got a whole host of standard and flexible benefits. You €™ll get 25 days holiday + statutory days with the option to buy/sell also, a generous pension plan as well as the opportunity to earn bonus. Flexible benefits include: cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car, insurance and healthcare packages plus access to our Occupational Health services

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