Security Operations Officer @ Blinx Technology - London

Job Overview

2 months ago

Security Operations Officer

Blinx Technology - London

At Blinx Technology, our mission is to be the ultimate technology partner for privately owned, global businesses: Implicitly trusted to deliver secure and efficient IT operations coupled with business advancement through the proficient adoption of new and innovative technologies. We service a number of international private businesses within shipping, real estate, energy, banking and investments, and our teams are based across New York and London.


Our client’s landscape is characterised by a complex embedded legacy position, yet with increasing opportunities and executive support to adopt new ways of working enabled by digital technology solutions.

As a greenfield company, with job security and an established portfolio of clients, we are seeking to appoint an experienced and dynamic Security Operations Officer to support us with our cyber security strategy and embedding best practice.

Requirements

  • In this hands-on and operational role, you will draw on your technical and domain expertise to be the trusted SME in cyber security operations.Work with the Group Head of CISR and Group Cyber Security Officer (CySO) to implement proactive and skilled end-to-end management and coordination of cyber security incidents.Responsibilities
    • Acts as the primary responder to cyber security alerts and monitor security logs to provide timely reporting on suspected incidents and breaches.
    • Prepare and present post-incident reports to the senior leadership team to convey impact, origin, root cause, and remediation.
    • Understand the current threat landscape, cyber attacks and attack vectors which may be relevant and take appropriate action to mitigate threats and remediate vulnerabilities.
    • Manage the deployment and ongoing review of our technical security solutions in line with the strategy, such as SIEM, EDR, network and email security
    • Embed excellent cyber security behaviours to staff at all levels in both IT and the business teams
    • Ensure that all systems – new and existing - maintain security and compliance
    • Manage the demand for centrally provided information security and IT risk services
    • Ensure that cyber security and IT risks are properly identified, recorded and managed for the portfolio of businesses
    • Ensure that security and risk controls (technical and non-technical) are embedded in the right places and able to be monitored and measured
    • Assess third parties for adherence to our security requirements
    • Determine information security needs and requirements for applications, cloud services, and networks, firewalls, routers, cloud security, and related security and network devices
    • Support in the evaluation and recommendation of security products and technologies
    • Work and collaborate across teams to deliver roadmaps for effective cyber security operations
    • Lead the integration and operations of the Manage Detect and Response capability across the group, maximising on the security functionality and benefits available, including management of external suppliers providing these services
    • Assist in conducting technology and vendor assessments to validate that information security technology portfolios are kept up to date and meet contractual requirements
    • Provide input on secure service offerings for technology transformation activities
    • Assist in documenting the current state, perform maturity assessment, create a heat-map, perform risks assessment and make recommendation to address highest areas of concerns
    Technical Capability
    • Able to deliver quickly via agile methodology
    • Logical thinker with a strong analytical background and attention to detail
    • Externally orientated – monitors the success of technology solutions adopted by competitors and others to support optimisation of the technology strategy
    • Understanding and strong technical proficiency in the following / similar tools:
      • EDR e.g. Ensilo or Sentinelone (Essential)
      • Network monitoring solutions – e.g. Darktrace (Essential)
      • SIEM - e.g. Qradar (Essential)
      • Email security & End Point Security e.g. Mimecast, MS EOP/ATP (Essential)
      • eDiscovery e.g. Symantec, M365 eDiscovery (Desirable)
      • Microsoft Security compliance and configuration (Desirable)
      • Azure Security compliance and configuration (Desirable)
    • Strong working knowledge and experience in the Management of cyber incidents
    • Strong working knowledge and experience with Security Operations Centres (SOC)
    • Strong working knowledge and experience in Security testing and remediation
    • Strong working knowledge and experience in Threat intelligence monitoring and Vulnerability management
    • Working experience in security Threat hunting
    • Demonstrated successful track record of technical and non-technical problem solving
    • Strong working knowledge of security management principles procedures and standards, including vulnerability management, event management, application security, identity management, incident response.
    • Demonstrated expertise in delivering proactive Incident Response work to strengthen our client’s response maturity
    • Proven track record in applying information security and IT operational risk to real-world business problems
    • Experience in developing and applying a formal risk assessment process
    • Experience in performing security reviews, identify gaps and helping to develop a security risk management plan
    • Knowledge and experience across a breadth of technology domains
    • Experience in the implementation of information security program tools and solutions
    • Good knowledge of operating systems, hardware and software platforms, and protocols
    • Strong working knowledge in Business Continuity, Crisis Management and Security Risk Management
    • Deep understanding of Information and Security in terms of concepts, governance and principles; Experience of security governance and compliance (e.g., GDPR, ISO27001)
    • Experience in developing and Security policy frameworks and policies
    Qualifications
    • Undergraduate degree Computer Science/Information Security/Engineering or equivalent experience
    • External accreditation in Security e.g. CISSP (preferred), CISM, CISA,
    • Preferred, but not required certifications may include: Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) or C-EH (Desirable)
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in the field of Cyber Security and/or Securit Operations Centre (SOC)

Benefits

  • Highly competitive base salary.
  • 25 days holiday plus BH.
  • Private medical
  • 6% matched contribution pension
  • Life assurance
  • A host of other perks and benefits.

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