Assistant Manager Information Security Operations | Islamabad

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Job Title: Assistant Manager Information Security Operations

Department: Information Security

Reporting to: Director Information Security

Location: Islamabad

Job Type: Permanent

Job Purpose:

Responsible for monitoring and analyzing an organization’s security posture on an ongoing basis. The goal is to detect, analyze, and respond to cyber security incidents using a combination of technology solutions and a strong set of analytical skills.

Job Responsibilities:

To be an active part of Security Operations Centre.
Primarily responsible for security event monitoring, management and response.
Ensure incident identification, assessment, quantification, reporting, communication, mitigation and monitoring.
Ensure compliance to SLA, process adherence and process improvisation to achieve operational objectives
Help to improve processes to strengthen the current Security Operations, Review policies and highlight the challenges in managing SLAs.
Responsible for team & vendor management, overall use of resources and initiation of corrective action where required for Security Operations Centre.
Perform threat management, threat modelling, identify threat vectors and develop use cases for security monitoring.
Responsible for integration of standard and non-standard logs in SIEM.
Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for SOC operations and presentation to Sr. Mgmt.
Co-ordination with stakeholders, build and maintain positive working relationships with them.
Be a thought leader in security engineering and operations delivery – driving automation, analytics, and advanced threat analysis.
Oversee technical delivery, assessing and continually improving output and ensuring processes are developed and adhered to in order to drive operational excellence.
Provide administrative direction and support for daily operational activities
Benchmark, analyse, report on, and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the Next Generation infrastructure and systems.
Establish operational foundations, defining metrics and KPIs to drive governance, quality, and efficiency.
Influence and improve existing processes through innovation and operational change.

Eligibility Criteria (Education, Knowledge, Experience and Skills):


At-least Bachelors Degree or equivalent in any related discipline along with certification in CHFI, CISA/CISM/CISSP is required

Work Experience:

Minimum 3-6 yrs. of relevant experience

Skills – Job Specific:

Proficient in Incident Management and Response
In-depth knowledge of security concepts such as cyber-attacks and techniques, threat vectors, risk management, incident management etc.
Experience in threat management
Knowledge of various operating system flavors including but not limited to Windows, Linux, Unix
Knowledge of applications, databases, middleware to address security threats against the same.
Proficient in preparation of reports, dashboards and documentation

Skills – Generic:

Ability to handle high pressure situations with diverse stakeholders
Good Analytical skills
Problem solving and Interpersonal skills
Strong interpersonal communication skills

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