SOC Manager

ION Markets, Full-time, Noida
The Role: -

The Security Operations Manager is a global, groupwide role in ION’s Security function and will support the Group Security strategy and operational excellence through the identification, mitigation, and remediation of information security risks to the business. This role reports to the Global Head of IT Security, who reports to the Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) As a member of the ION Security team, the successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and tuning technical security controls to protect ION’s information technology (IT) systems and networks across the group and will help ION evolve its technical security posture to keep up with the ever-changing security landscape and emerging threats. This role may require shift work in the support of a 24x7 globally coordinated operation. The Security Operations Manager other responsibilities include oversight of the Security Operations Team, KPI targets defined by management and performing the various other duties assigned by Head of IT Security. We are looking for a hard-working, dedicated, and motivated individual. Excellent communication skills are a must, and the role holder will be expected to cultivate working relationships with other teams and colleagues of varying technical ability. The role would suit a technically strong candidate looking to drive forward career progression within a dedicated security team. The candidate must have significant experience working in a security operations team /SOC role, with the last 3+ years in a security management position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute ongoing, operational business-as-usual (BAU) tasks to meet management - defined KPIs and SLAs, and deliver security projects in line with management-defined priorities and deadlines
  • Stay current with the latest security news, threats, intelligence, tactics, techniques, and vulnerabilities. Research and analyze new threats and vulnerabilities to determine exposure.
  • Perform threat hunting and review, triage, investigate and escalate security alerts raised by security tools, technologies, and services (e.g. endpoint security, network security, DLP, SIEM, reported phishing emails, etc.)
  • Assist and/or lead efforts to isolate, contain, respond to, and recover from security incidents
  • Identify, review, prioritize, plan, coordinate, and follow-up on the remediation of vulnerabilities
  • Configure, customize, tune, manage, troubleshoot, and maintain to ensure effective and efficient operation of security technologies, such as SIEM, endpoint security, secure web gateway, CASB, DLP, email security, intrusion detection/prevention systems, etc. This may also include scripting, automation, and orchestration across the various platforms
  • Define, document, and follow approved processes for all the responsibilities includes in this job description. Create and maintain documentation for systems, including design and operation
  • Review systems, configurations, and process to ensure and report on compliance with ION policy, client requirements, audit controls, regulations, and industry best practices. Provide best practice security recommendations to IT and other teams within ION, based on review results
  • Respond to information security-related inquiries and requests.

Required Skills, Qualifications and Education:

  • Degree/diploma/certifications in a technology-related field and/or relevant working experience; highly desired certifications include: PenTest+, Security+, OSCP, CCSP, CEH, GCIH, GMON or CISSP
  • 7+ years' experience in information security with at least 3-5 years in a Security Operations Management role
  • Must have fundamental understanding of programming/scripting. The following general characteristics are required:
  • A team player with the ability to work independently and unsupervised.
  • Ability to own delegated tasks and see them through to completion
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize work to maximize productivity.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Exceptional attention to detail and quality
  • Excellent problem-solving techniques and trouble analysis skills
  • The candidate should have a good knowledge of:
  • Endpoint security concepts, controls, and best practices for workstation (e.g. Windows and Mac) and server (e.g. Windows and Linux) operating systems
  • General IT networking concepts, protocols, standards and network security concepts, controls, and best practices
  • Cryptography fundamentals and data security controls and best practices
  • Forensic investigation techniques
  • Security standards/best practices and frameworks
  • Prior experience deploying, configuring, managing, and/or operating security technologies is preferred, such as endpoint security (e.g. AV/EPP/EDR), SIEM, DLP, SWG, CASB, UEBA, IDS, IPS, firewalls, IAM/PIM/PAM, vulnerability management, MDM, etc.
About ION: -

ION is a successful next-generation global company. We are a leader in Financial Technology, Automation and Data. We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world. With decades of industry experience and a track record of delivering mission-critical solutions, our global team is focused on building long-term partnerships with our customers so that we can help transform their business through continuous innovation. With a dynamic team of 7,000+ employees, 60+ global offices, and over 4,800 clients worldwide, ION provides an unparalleled experience for those who share our passion for growth and technology evolution.

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