Cyber Security Operations Lead
Daresbury, UK
2d ago

Role Purpose

As part of the Security Operations team, support the SOC Manager to build and lead a strong diverse function that meets the changing needs of Greensill.

To lead and supervise, the Security Operations Centre team providing a suite of integrated security functions to identify, prevent, monitor and respond to threats against the Greensill estate.

Identify, manage and monitor vulnerabilities in the environment to ensure that patching, security controls and mechanisms are operating effectively.


  • Assist in continuous improvement of Security Operations, improving, building effectiveness and efficiency across services
  • Liaison with SOC Manager to optimise the use of cyber security tools to protect Greensill and therefore our customers and systems from cyber-attacks and security incidents
  • Monitor Greensill Threat intelligence feeds assess, analyse and disseminate relevant intelligence rapidly to appropriate business stakeholders
  • Assist in security incident response capabilities for Greensill, responding effectively to security incidents
  • Using tools available create a single view of Greensill’s exposure to exploits and associated risk, performing regular reviews
  • Liaise with IT and Engineering Services to administer configuration of security products which support the Greensill business
  • On-Boarding of new security solutions with the correct standard operating procedures being in place
  • Ensure core product vendors and suppliers meet agreed levels of service
  • Report on security product licenses and ensure support contracts are up to date
  • Nurture links with internal and external organisations that can contribute to the effectiveness and value of security operations and the sharing of best practice
  • Act as a liaison between all business teams during security incidents
  • Respond to issues or weaknesses identified by Information Security and other teams within the organisation
  • Facilitate internal audit and second line reviews of security operations
  • Support InfoSec in driving remediation of vulnerabilities within operational areas including those managed by third parties
  • Keeping abreast of industry developments and trends relevant to Security Operations functions
  • Create and maintain Training plans, Personal Development Plans, act as mentor to Security Analysts within the team, performing regular reviews with direct reports
  • Skills and Abilities

  • To maintain the required levels of fitness and propriety to meet regulatory role requirements
  • Develop, mature and manage the existing operational processes
  • Maintain compliance against Greensill Acceptable Use Policy
  • Deliver local IT Business service requests by scoping and shaping projects in line with current operational procedures
  • Provide and maintain associated operating procedures and work instructions for Greensill IT core applications
  • Provide and maintain Supplier management procedures and work instructions for Greensill IT operational services
  • Liaising with IT Management to provide support services and manage SLA’s of services provided ensuring regular communication with sponsors
  • Conduct security reviews to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information to end users is not compromised
  • Proposes improvements within the scope of the Security Operations Security team that will lead to automation, standardisation, and consolidation for ease of support and maintenance
  • Assist in monitoring and analysing technology risk trends and assist with analysing business impact and exposure based on emerging security threats.
  • May recommend appropriate policies, procedures, and practices to strengthen internal security control

  • Management of technical security remediation to address identified vulnerabilities, misconfigurations and weaknesses that may lead to unauthorised access to IT systems, applications and data contained within our networks
  • Prepare, evaluate and present security gaps and recommendations to management and peers across the business
  • Monitoring and where required, support, the implementation of remediation plans to ensure vulnerability mitigation efforts are proceeding as required
  • Keep abreast of the changing threat landscape and how this impacts a Cloud first organisation
  • Essential Skills required

  • At least 2 years’ experience in Security operations supervisory or managerial with a track record of successful accomplishments
  • Solid understanding of security concepts and principles, including network and cyber security technologies
  • Technical knowledge of AWS and Microsoft O365
  • Demonstrate experience in risk, vulnerability identification and remediation activities
  • Desirable skills

  • Preferred Certified or has aspirations of security professional qualifications : CISSP SSCP, CISA certification (or similar)
  • In-depth and operational knowledge of security technologies listed below
  • Understanding of threats, vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Operational experience with network scanning and vulnerability scanning tools
  • Excellent problem solving and security incident handling capabilities
  • Demonstrable experience in developing and improving security operations procedures or run-books’
  • Knowledge and experience of ITIL processes, ISO27001 and other information security standards
  • Planning & prioritising, analytical thinking
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of risk, compliance, and / or security management
  • Must be able to translate technical information into laymen terms to better understand user experiences, incident reports and technical challenges
  • Hard Work, Well Paid

    Our mix of salary, bonus and equity means that when your hard work leads to Greensill's success, you will be generously rewarded.

    What's more, all of our compensation packages include competitive pensions and benefits.

    Great People, Great Work

    Greensill people are smart. We are original thinkers who bring innovative ideas to work everyday. We work hard, respect one another, and are treated equally, no matter our position in the company.

    Bright Future, Worldwide

    The phenomenal rate of global growth that Greensill enjoys translates into abundant opportunity for career development, no matter your role or geographic location.

    Join us for an exciting career path that can only be offered by one of the fastest growing fintechs in the business.

    Cool Offices, Cool Places

    Wherever you work for Greensill, you will be in a smart, inclusive and friendly office with all the resources you need. We choose the best locations in the best cities, so you can focus on your work in a challenging and energetic environment without the typical burdens of bureaucracy or hierarchy.

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