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    Jessica Bhard

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    0203 854 2230

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Role: Head of Security Operations

Location: Manchester

Salary: £100,000+

Locke & McCloud has partnered with a leading cybersecurity provider to source an ambitious Head of Security Operations. Joining the business at this juncture is an unprecedented opportunity as this organisation is looking to grow their team into the leading cybersecurity provider in Europe.

The opportunities for growth over the next few years are unlimited and this company is looking to dominate the European market.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leading SOC teams, whilst also demonstrating a solution- oriented approach and be capable of analysing business challenges and delivering tangible results.

Key Responsibilities

The main purpose of this role is to lead the SOC team, delivering robust, scalable and innovative solutions to our customers

  • Managing the Tier 2 & Tier 3 security analysts and influencing a high- performance team and culture

  • Incident queue management

  • Oversight of incidents, changes and challenges

  • Resource allocation

  • Escalation management - managing all the issues that come in for prioritisation

  • Team support – be proactive and hands on when the team require help

  • Setting team goals and carrying out regular performance reviews

  • Working with other SOC teams for mentoring and cross-training

  • Onboarding/offboarding SOC customers for different security services

About you:

  • 3+ years in a managerial role in Cyber Security Operations (ideally managing a SOC team)

  • Masters in Cyber Security, Information Technology, Computer Science or relevant experience CISSP, CEH, OSCP, GCIH or applicable security field

  • Incident, change and problem process management experience

  • Experience in SIEM (Splunk, Sentinel), IPS and SOAR tools a plus

  • Experience with investigating and managing major/complex cyber security incidents end-to-end

  • Knowledge of adversarial tactics, techniques, procedures (TTPs) & industry standard frameworks (Mitre Att&ck, ISO27000, ISO27001)

  • Strong working knowledge of security technologies including but not limited to SIEM, EDR/EPP, AV, IDS, IPS, AD, DNS, SOAR


Locke & McCloud are the UK’s leading cyber security & information security staffing company – through having a sole focus on the cyber & information security space we have been able to foster solid relationships with some of the UK’s most exciting cyber security consultancies & end users. Our focus on the information security space allows us to be able to help you find the most exciting opportunities in the cyber security market. If you are on the lookout for your next cyber security or information security role, please get in touch!