Job: Security Operations Team Lead

Title Security Operations Team Lead
Categories Technology Permanent
Salary c£75k
Location South East London
Job Information

Our client an industry leading FTSE organisation in South East London seek to hire an experienced Security Operations Lead to work on a permanent basis. The Security Operations Lead is a member of the Security Engineering & Operations team and reports to the Head of Security Engineering & Operations.

The purpose of this role is to manage the Security Operations team, providing day to day leadership on operational tasks and issues. This role is responsible for running an effective and efficient security operations function.

The successful Security Operations Team Lead will partake in the following duties:

  • Managing all aspects of the security operations team, ensuring staffing levels are sufficient and the development needs of staff are identified and planned.
  • Responsible for maintaining the process and procedural documentation that define security operations to ensure transparency and facilitate compliance.
  • Develop and maintain KPIs that provide a view over the effectiveness of security operations on identifying threats
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of information security including security solutions, security processes and new attacks and threat vectors.
  • Collaborating with the Security Architecture team to report appropriate operational issues that may be resolved at an architecture level.
  • Responsible for overseeing the 24/7 information security incident management process.
  • Responding in a timely manner to any incidents and anomalies that are escalated by Security Analysts
  • Responsible for engaging with and delegating tasks to a team of security analysts with various technical skills.

The Successful Security Operations Lead will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Proven track record leading an operational team in information technology and security.
  • Advanced knowledge and operational experience in: Firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, anti-virus and content filtering, URL filtering, authentication solutions, Switches, Routers, Voice Over IP (VoIP), Firewall zoning.
  • Advanced knowledge in security operations with emphasis on event management.
  • Experience with log analysis tools, phishing, network analysis and able to work with logs from various sources, such as web Servers, database Servers, SIEM tools
  • Network infrastructure knowledge, advanced knowledge of TCP/IP and Internet protocols.
  • Communicate and present concisely and effectively based on appropriate level of management interaction.


  • Undergraduate degree (preferably 2:1 or higher) in a relevant field (eg Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security) or in a STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)
  • Security certifications such as CISM, CISSP or CISA

For more information and a full job description then please apply.

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