Security Operations Manager

Location: United Kingdom

Salary: £700 per day

Contract Type: Contract

We are looking for a Security Operations Manager to join an established team of cybersecurity professionals within a leading retail firm for a contract assignment.

In this role, you will be responsible for the following functions in the Security Operations team and should be able to demonstrate experience in the following:

  • Security Detection & Monitoring
  • Threat Hunting
  • Digital Forensics and Incident Response
  • SIEM Development
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Infrastructure Penetration Testing & Hardening
  • Infrastructure Security Engineering

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic guidance to the Security Leadership Team to ensure that the security function is well-planned and executed.
  • Lead the Security Operations team in protecting the company from cyber threats.
  • Oversee the internal and external security detection, monitoring, and incident response capabilities.
  • Manage the Vulnerability Management program to ensure that vulnerability risks are identified and remediated in a timely manner.
  • Work with Global Infrastructure and other areas of the company to ensure that the infrastructure, applications, and devices are configured and hardened to reduce security risks.
  • Procure, manage, and support the company’s Security Operations infrastructure tooling.
  • Identify and address gaps and inefficiencies in Security Operations processes and workflows.
  • Ensure that the company’s Cyber Threat Intelligence capabilities are suitable and integrated into Security Operations processes.
  • Ensure that the Security Operations team has the appropriate training and experience to protect the business.


  • Significant experience in a security operations role.
  • Experience in leading and managing a team.
  • Experience in security detection, monitoring and incident response.
  • Experience in vulnerability management.
  • Experience in infrastructure security engineering.
  • Experience in security administration and support.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

This is a 6-month contract role within a well-reputed organisation with a strong tech stack.  If you feel this role may be suitable, then we would love to hear from you.

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