Cybersecurity Manager Consultant SOC Services / HAMPSHIRE Bedfordshire UK

  • HAMPSHIRE, Bedfordshire UK, UK
  • 01/29/2018

Job Description

Job Description: The successful candidate’s responsibilities will consist of roughly 50% Management and 50% Cybersecurity Consultancy.    Management Responsibilities:

The selected candidate will be responsible for managing the UK based team of Cyber Intelligence Analysts, Cyber Security Consultants, Pen Testing Engineers and Incident Responders.  The majority of this team works out of the Security Intelligence Centre (SIC) in Farnborough and is responsible for the defence of both Leidos and our Fortune 500 and government clients throughout EMEA and across the globe.  As such, the candidate will be required to work from Farnborough the majority of the time when not on customer sites. 

  Primary Management Functions:
  • Provide daily direction to team members
  • Drive skill centre execution and a culture of learning
  • Determine staffing allocations and best placement of resources
  • Provide personnel oversite for performance review, development plans, and other personnel management duties
  • Ensure the SIC remains a fun environment where the team looks forward to coming to work 
Consultant Responsibilities: The selected candidate will be responsible for executing cybersecurity services contracts across our Fortune 500 and government clients in the UK.  In this capacity, the candidate should have experience leading security consultancy engagements, specifically those involving the development and transformation of Security Operation Centres (SOC).  The candidate should have the ability to travel to client sites across the UK up to 50% of the time (opportunities for international travel if interested).   Primary Consultant Functions:
  • Evaluate large security enterprises and their SOC organisations
  • Develop strategic roadmaps to drive growth and maturity
  • Ability to provide guidance to and interact with both Executives and highly technical analysts on how to implement and drive a plan for security transformation
  • Develop processes and procedures required to support the mission of the client’s enterprise security roadmap
  • Advise the client on the people, technology and frameworks required to build a proactive security posture across the enterprise

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree. Considered an emerging authority
  • Minimum of 5 years working in the Information Security industry
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a SOC environment and/or experience evaluating large corporate enterprise networks and cyber security organisations
  • Proven management and/or team leadership experience
  • Desire to lead peers through clear direction and prioritization of client conflicts
  • Specialty in one or more of the following Information Security domains:  Cyber Intelligence Analysis, Threat Monitoring, Incident Response, Malware Analysis, Computer Forensics, Cyber Architecture, Endpoint Protection, Network Security, Infrastructure Security, Application Security, Platform Security, Identity & Access Management, Policy & Governance, Education & Awareness, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Scanning & Management, and Compliance & Risk Management
  • Experience with execution of assessments and evaluations of cyber security operations to include the development of strategic vision roadmaps, baseline or gap evaluations, and SOC Strategy and Concept of Operations reports
  • Knowledge of the cyber threat landscape to include Advanced Persistent Threats, Cyber Crime, Hacktivism; specifically, the tactics, techniques and procedures they apply to a cyber-threat attack.
  • Experience developing content-rich final reports and associated deliverables with results of subject matter expert analysis and improvement recommendations
  • Experience presenting the results of applied analysis to client stakeholders to include senior or executive leadership
  • Experience with cyber security processes, tools, and technologies and extensive knowledge of best practices regarding their implementation
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to successfully accomplish client-facing interactions
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a UK Security Clearance
  • Cyber security certifications such as CISSP, CEH, GCIA, GCIH, GCFE, and/or Security+
  • Familiarity with UK / EU security regulatory requirements and standards
  • Familiarity with cyber workforce certifications such as CESG, CREST and CISSP
  • Knowledge of industry best practices and standards to include but not limited to the following; NIST 800-61 and ISO 27035 and 27001.
  • Prior experience working with the Cyber Kill Chain® and similar frameworks and concepts 
  • Ability to travel to customer sites within the UK up to 50% of the time (opportunities for international travel if interested)
  • Ability to work in Farnborough when not traveling to customer sites
Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ICJBMeta JBLeidos // SKINTIA