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Job Ref:  80935BR
Employer:  Raytheon Company
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Manchester
15/10/2016 04:02
Job Title: V-SOC Chief Analyst
Req ID: 80935BR
Location: Manchester

About Raytheon Foreground Security

Raytheon Foreground Security (RFS) takes a strategic approach to cyber security, enabling organisations to optimise their network security investment while taking a proactive approach to protecting their most important information assets from potential threats. Foreground Security provides organisations with the full life cycle of Information Security Services including SOC operation services, architecture and engineering, assessments, training, technology resale, and implementation and integration.
Our solutions include a combination of software, services and education to help mitigate information security risks that are a part of today's business world. RFS' Virtual SOC offerings (V-SOC) are a next generation approach to traditional managed services. While ensuring all customer data remains on premise at their facilities we use our client's existing security infrastructure and integrate our US patent pending ATIP (Automated Threat Intelligence Platform) to identify critical Indicators of Compromise (IoC). This allows our customers to exploit our expertise where they need it most - in diagnosing and responding to real incidents occurring within their network infrastructure. Our incident response and forensics capabilities are exceptional and are used by many Fortune 500 organisations as well as a range of US Government agencies.
About the position

At RFS, we pride ourselves on having the most highly-skilled Security Professionals in the industry. Regardless of technology or process specialization, every Analyst is trained in the fundamentals of network security monitoring, investigative process, and incident response, and he or she must demonstrate mastery of these concepts on a daily basis. Our Analysts learn and do more in one year than most do in five.
The successful candidate will be responsible for growing and leading the UK based team. They will also be hands on with investigations and need to be able to present data from investigations to a room of board level executives.
Working for Raytheon Foreground Security you will be part of a growing team, working alongside world class partner organizations.

Main duties of the position

Primary Objective: To lead and develop a Virtual Security Operations Centre providing day to day leadership of resources and the management of daily operations of the V-SOC.

Key Responsibilities:
• Responsible for simultaneous multiple incident management and reporting
• Responsible for senior customer liaison
• Responsible for resource planning
• Responsible for personal development of team members
• Identify and resolve issues related to tool, process and environment selection
• Keep abreast of relevant technology changes and plan for new technology insertion

Candidate Requirements
Essential Skills/Experience

The suitable candidate must have demonstrable experience as a SOC Chief/Manager within either a government or commercial environment.

• Advanced knowledge of IT security best practice, common attack types and detection / prevention methods including:
o web attacks,
o malicious code,
o PII breach,
o Directory Traversal,
o SQL Injection,
o (D)DoS ((Distributed)Denial of Service)
• Experience with at least one of the following SIEM/NSM tools and the terminology associated with them:
o NetWitness,
o Splunk,
o McAfee NSM,
o Trend Micro Deep Security.
• Significant Engineering team management experience
o Leading large teams
o Managing budgets
o Managing distributed resources
• Client Relationship Management
• Strong organizational and communication skills both written and oral
• Professional certification

Desirable Skills/Experience
  • Experience of working with a variety of delivery models
  • Previous experience as a security analyst within a SOC
  • Previous experience of working within a commercial environment
  • Evidence of leading large distributed teams
  • SANS Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
  • Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Exposure to IT service management best practices such as ITIL
  • Experience with ISO27001 standards and ITIL framework
  • Experience of mentoring or coaching members of a team

Key Behaviours
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for customer liaison
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation
  • A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons
  • Ability to work closely with others in a small team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel if required

Relevant Computer Science related Bachelor's Degree preferred and evidence of ongoing professional development.

Typical Experience

We are looking for individuals, with professional experience with significant previous experience in leading a Security Operations Centre in a government or commercial environment. A broad knowledge of Information Security "best practice" would also be useful.

Raytheon Career Development

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

All successful applicants must be eligible & willing to obtain a SC clearance

Business Unit Profile

Relocation Eligible
Clearance Type
SC - Current
ERIP Eligible
Engineering Technology
Cyber Jobs

Type Of Job
Full Time
Work Location
United Kingdom - Manchester
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