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Security Operations Centre Manager


Security Operations Centre Manager

Dublin | Ireland

Security Operations Centre Manager

The Technology Security Operations function (TSO) within Group Information Security has a remit to provide a range of Security Operations Services to the Group. These services include:

Threat Intelligence: Analysing multiple sources of threat intelligence, aggregating the analysis and sharing the output with key stakeholders.

Vulnerability Assessment, - identifying security weaknesses on IT systems across the Group, assessing these weaknesses and communicating them to the relevant systems.

Security Monitoring - Monitoring feeds from multiple monitoring sources, identifying events that meet certain criteria, performing pre-agreed activity on these events or escalating them to the relevant Incident response team.

Security Incident Response - responding to technology security related incidents - and working with the relevant parties to resolve them.

The opportunity:

The Security Operations (SOC) Manager is reponsible for the management and delivery of SOC Services to the Bank of Ireland Group. The four SOC team leads report to the SOC Manager.

Location: This role is based in the IT Centre in Cabinteely.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of the teams within the BOI Security Operations Centre, including Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Assessment, Security Monitoring and Security Response
  • Delivery of the SOC Services to the BOI Group within agreed SLAs and compliant to Group Policy
  • Development and Mentoring of Direct Reports.
  • Management of Vendors and Vendor Provided Services and Devices.
  • Oversight and Governance of assigned Change Programmes.
  • Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for SOC operations and presentation to Sr. Mgmt.
  • Develop and maintain positive professional relationships with other stakeholders throughout the Group.

Essential Requirements:

Skills & Experience

  • 8-10 years` experience in Security Operations, at least 3 years at managerial level.
  • Hold at least one relevant professional security qualification (e.g. CEH, CISA, CISM, CISSP, GCIH, GSEC), and at least one related one (e.g. CEH, CISA, CISM, CISSP, GCIH, GSEC, CCNP)
  • Relevant University Degree or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in Incident Management and Response
  • Experience with SIEM Platforms
  • In-depth knowledge of security concepts such as cyber-attacks and techniques, threat identification and management, vulnerability management, risk management, incident management etc.
  • Knowledge of various operating system types including but not limited to Windows, Linux, and Unix
  • Knowledge of approaches to address security threats identified at different platform laters (e.g. applications, databases, middleware)
  • Proficient in the preparation of reports, dashboards and other collateral to audiences at all levels
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Experience in performing vendor management
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations with key stakeholders
  • Good Analytical skills, Problem solving and Interpersonal skills


  • Leaving certificate - minimum of 5 passes (grade D or above) at Ordinary Level, which must includeEnglish and Maths, or equivalent or superseding qualification

Desirable Requirements:

  • 3rd level degree in a relevant discipline
  • Experience with SIEM applications
  • Experience within Financial Services Business or other Regulated Entity
  • Experience with security device management
  • Knowledge of LogRhythm SIEM Platform

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Closing date: Jul 25, 2018
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