We are recruiting for a SOC Manager to join our Information and Cyber Security team in Bristol. The ICS team are responsible for identifying and mitigating the major cyber security risks for the firm and ensure compliance against specific regulatory and best practice standards. The Security Operations Centre (SOC) Manager will plan, direct, and control the SOC functions and operations. Ensure the monitoring and analysis of incidents to protect People, Technology and Process addressing all security incidents and ensuring timely escalation. Direct the Cyber Intelligence capability to identify potential threats delivering strategic reports and strategies to minimise the impact of the threat.


Your Role

  • Responsible for SOC strategy.
  • Leading and managing the Security Operations and team of security operational staff members
  • Primarily responsible for directing security event monitoring, management and response and cyber intelligence
  • Training and managing SOC staff
  • Analysing incident reports and ensuring incident identification, assessment, quantification, reporting, communication, mitigation and monitoring
  • Ensuring compliance to policy, process, and procedure adherence and process improvisation to achieve operational objectives
  • Revising and develop processes to strengthen the current Security Operations Framework, Review policies and highlight the challenges in managing SLAs
  • Responsible for overall use of resources and initiation of corrective action where required for Security Operations Center
  • Ensuring daily management, administration & maintenance of security devices to achieve operational effectiveness
  • Ensuring threat management, threat modelling, identify threat vectors and develop use cases for security monitoring
  • Establishing SOC performance goals and priorities, and oversee your staff's activities and ensure they focus on the right priorities.
  • Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for SOC operations and presentation, Reporting to the Head of Information and Cyber Security about security operations


Your Skills and Experience

  • A deep understanding of cybersecurity best practices
  • Experience of handling SOC, Security Operations management, and incident response.
  • Expertise and experience in security operational services: unified threat management, anti-virus, SIEM, DDOS / DOS, threat and vulnerability management, cyber investigations, and cyber security forensic investigations.
  • Advanced knowledge of best practice standards and procedures regarding information systems applications security, data security, and infrastructure security.
  • Strong time management and leadership skills.
  • Must have excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of networking and security fundamentals.
  • Ability to prioritise and drive to results with a high emphasis on quality.
  • Strong experience using anti-malware tooling, DLP, networking detection tooling, Phishing, and Tenable.io.
  • Exposure to Microsoft security tooling E5, Azure Information protection, Insider Threat, Cloudapp Security, MDM Intune)
  • Awareness around regulations such as PCI DSS, ISO27001, CE+
  • Awareness in cyber security trends and attacks through extra learning (conferences, online articles).
  • The ability to analyse threat intelligence and turn this into actionable content.
  • Experience in image hardening (attack surface reduction rules or CIS benchmarks).
  • Experience in reporting and emergency response planning
  • Excellent knowledge of security protocols and procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Committed and reliable.


Your Team

Our Information and Cyber Security team makes sure our capabilities match our ambition. We are always looking to challenge convention in the way we use technology. We are a digitally enabled and data-driven firm, and we use technology to continually adapt our approach to meet our clients’ changing needs. Our team provide support for all of our people, a management team and Information Security, who ensure we are continually improving business processes, best practice and policies. We provide training our people to make sure everyone at TLT can work together, and with our clients, as effectively as possible.


About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, recognising our incredible success story.

Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.


Our Benefits

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You’ll receive a competitive salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

At TLT we have a progressive fully flexible working approach. We empower our people to work in a place and at a time that meets their needs, those of their clients and of the wider team and firm. Part of this agile approach is a focus on hybrid working and supporting the work/life balance of our people.

TLT is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on Recruitment.Operations@TLTsolicitors.com

Business professionals
Bristol, Manchester
Market Rate, Competitive
Closing Date
Wednesday 7 June 2023
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