SOC Supervisor

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: USA - United States of America - Jackson, MI United States of America Jackson, MI
  • Date Posted: May 19, 2021

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    Security Operations Center (SOC) Supervisor

    FPG Cyber is currently recruiting on behalf of our prestigious client, an award-winning CPA Cyber Consultancy firm, for a Senior Security Operations Center (SOC) Supervisor, based in Jackson, MS, USA. Our client goes beyond traditional Cyber Security Consulting, to collaborate, guide & advise with their clients. They are well known for rapid transformative change & for turning uncertainties into opportunities for growth and profitability.

    They are looking for a Senior Cyber professional who will lead their SOC team, that’s responsible for 24-hour monitoring, detection, response, and remediation in a highly dynamic, fast paced & rewarding environment. The ideal candidate will work within the security spectrum of the SOC actioning alerts, performing content development, tuning recommendations, proactive hunting, and applying security intelligence to the technology stack. They will need to have a strong project management background as well as superb communication skills.

    The Role:

    – The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience managing & motivating team in a Security Operations Center (SOC). They need to be able to analyze security events from multiple sources and prioritize alerts
    – Understand detection methodologies & tools for correlating events following established procedures
    – Secure events with a high level of confidence, flagging opportunities for modification, escalation & communicate severity events to leadership when required
    – This position is essential in the execution of mission critical projects, you will interface with stakeholders & prepares plans, including, but not limited to; quality, Compliance, risk & governance
    – Maintain documentation of activities against the project schedule
    – Serve as Sec Ops Leader for security solutions selection & content development (tuning and use case development)
    – Assist with the Design & Build security dashboards with reporting as needed for SOC & other lines of business
    – Understand company culture & business processes; become authorized to identify alternative solutions & recommend new methods/approaches
    -Assists in the requirements for the implementation of changes in the business process
    -Receives & addresses requests for support
    -Contributes to creation of support documentation


    – Responsible for providing Cyber Security guidance & act as an escalation contact for SOC analysts
    – Able to work in development of security solutions, implementations of proposed solutions, and continuous tuning and development
    – Collaborate with other members of the Security & Networking organizations to create and maintain standards & operating procedures, provide information as appropriate to manager, project manager & various departments within the Company


    – BSc in Computer Science, a related field, or applicable work experience.
    – 4+ years of experience in the Cyber Security space
    – Knowledge of SIEM, Vulnerability Assessment, Threat Intelligence, Incident Response, Firewall Management/Auditing, Endpoint &/or IDS/IPS
    – Ability to work with a large degree of autonomy and minimal supervision
    – Knowledge of SIEM platforms including content, tuning recommendations, as well as alert response is desired
    – Knowledge of UNIX/LINUX systems
    – Demonstrates decision making, problem solving and analytical skills with attention given to detail and accuracy
    – Experience with Python and other scripting languages
    – Motivated to continually provide input to enhance the Security Program
    – Experience in working in a Security Operations Center (SOC) is required
    – Experience reviewing and hardening OS and network configuration
    – Follow-up, follow through, and deliver quality results within defined SLAs
    – Able to prioritize events and provide guidance in alert management priority
    – Experience with targeted cyber-attack analysis.
    – In-depth knowledge of HTTP and headers, SMTP and headers and FTP, SSH and, TLS
    – IDS monitoring/analysis and content creation with tools including Snort, Regex and Yara signatures at an intermediate/advanced

    Addition Qualifications:

    – Ability to read and interpret PCAP data both in a GUI and in Hexdump format
    – Ability to perform both static and dynamic malware analysis at a basic level preferred
    – Certifications including: GIAC, OSCP, CEH, Security +, CCNA/IE Security

    The firm you’ll be joining is an unquestionably different CPA-led business advisory and consulting firm

    Start date is = immediate (notice period accepted for the right candidates) please forward your resumes to: Tom Layzell at FPG Cyber +1 (202) 972 4320