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Cybersecurity SOC Manager

20-03-2024 11:36:13

5 - 8 years

  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India (CHN)

Job Summary

As the SOC Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing the daily operations of the Security Operations Center. You will oversee a team of cybersecurity analysts, coordinate incident response activities, and work collaboratively with other IT and security teams to enhance the organization's overall security posture.

Key Responsibilities

Team Leadership:

Lead, mentor, and manage a team of cybersecurity analysts.

Provide guidance on incident detection, analysis, and response.

Incident Response:

Develop and maintain an incident response plan.

Coordinate and lead incident response activities during security incidents.

Ensure timely and effective communication with stakeholders.

Security Monitoring:

Oversee the implementation and maintenance of security monitoring tools.

Monitor security alerts and events; investigate and respond to security incidents.

Threat Intelligence:

Stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.

Integrate threat intelligence into daily monitoring and incident response activities.

Security Technologies:

Evaluate, implement, and manage security technologies to enhance the SOC's capabilities.

Ensure the optimization and effectiveness of security tools.

Security Policies and Procedures:

Develop and enforce security policies, procedures, and standards.

Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and industry best practices.

Training and Awareness:

Provide training to SOC team members on new technologies and security processes.

Promote cybersecurity awareness throughout the organization.

Metrics and Reporting:

Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) for the SOC.

Regularly report on SOC metrics, incidents, and trends to senior management.


Work closely with IT, network, and application teams to enhance overall security.

Collaborate with external partners and vendors for threat intelligence and incident response.

Continuous Improvement:

Identify areas for improvement in processes, technology, and team skills.

Implement measures to continuously enhance SOC capabilities.

Qualifications and Skills


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.


 years of experience in cybersecurity with a focus on SOC operations.

 years of experience in a leadership or managerial role.


Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or GIAC.

Technical Skills:

In-depth knowledge of security technologies and tools (SIEM, IDS/IPS, etc.).

Experience with cloud security and emerging technologies.

Communication Skills:

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Leadership Skills:

Proven leadership and team management skills.

Ability to make decisions under pressure.

Analytical Skills:

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to analyze and interpret complex data sets.

Compliance Knowledge:

Understanding of relevant cybersecurity regulations and compliance requirements.