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SOC Manager

Position: SOC Manager
Location: Riyadh, KSA

The SOC Manager is responsible to supervise and participate in the operation of a Client’s Security Operations Center (SOC) daily activities including incident escalation & response. He acts as primary point of contact and responsibility for the service and reports to the Client’s authorized point of contact. He is responsible to monitor overall service level performance, identify and manage gaps in the level of visibility in terms of security, administer SOC resources & promote project visibility in the client organization. He is also coordinating OBRELA’S Security Incident Response Teams, offsite and onsite.  

In terms of team management, the SOC Manager is responsible for/to:

  • Management and coordination of 24/7 SOC operations and enforcement of SOC policies and procedures
  • Management of the SOC Analysts team and their shifts
  • Coordination with Obrela’s teams for service onboarding, RnD activities
  • Deliver trainings as part of OBRELA standard MSS practices
  • Onboarding new members in the SOC team and evaluate current employees

  In terms of SOC operation management, the SOC manager is responsible for/to:

  • Manage incident response and escalation for high severity security incidents
  • Manage incident investigations, forensic investigations and analysis where needed
  • Coordinate with Client’s teams for threat containment, incident eradication, system patching, and defensive security infrastructure implementations where needed
  • Engage with external agencies / regulatory bodies for threat intelligence sharing & gathering
  • Perform regular operations meetings with the Client
  • Author and manage Client deliverables, information and monitoring of KPIs
  • Identify part of the project that applies to current methodology and parts that require RnD
  • Coordinate and develop procedures, guidelines and deliverables for the specific Client’s environment requirements

  Position requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in the information security industry including operations
  • Sound understanding of TCP/IP, networking protocols, popular Operating Systems and Databases
  • Understanding of common attack methods and exploitation techniques, along with the detection and remediation strategies
  • Knowledge of auditing standards in order to demonstrate regulatory compliance
  • History of working under pressure and/or within various incident situations
  • Excellent customer service, verbal and writing skills in both English and Arabic Language
  • Ability to develop, optimize and enforce procedures and guidelines using industry standard methodologies (eg ITIL v3, NIST)
  • Ability to prepare and perform training sessions both technical and executive
  • Ability to manage small teams (4+ people)
  • Ability of fast learning, absorbing and applying new, job-related techniques. Keep abreast in IT new ideas and directions.

  Desired requirements include:

  • Experience with operations using a SIEM solution
  • Master Degree in Information Security
  • Industry Certifications such as CISSP or GCIA
  • Prior hands on experience within a technical IT Security position (e.g. network/IT security engineer, penetration testing, technical advisor etc)

  What we Offer:

  • Dynamic and respectful environment – our people are the core of our business, we value each and every individual and support initiatives, promoting agility and work/life balance.
  • Continuous coaching – work with passionate people and receive both theoretical as well as hands-on training
  • Career development. Expand your career internationally and work alongside knowledgeable people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • A competitive compensation package dependent upon your experience and qualifications. We’re focused on rewarding efforts. Our salaries and benefits package will keep you motivated throughout your career

  If you want to join the elite team of Obrela kindly forward your CV to: career@obrela.com

All applications will be held and treated with confidentiality.