Charterhouse is working with a leading Bank in the UAE who is looking to hire a Head of SOC.
About the role
As the Head of SOC, you will report to the CIO and will lead a small team of IT professionals. You will be responsible for the complete security monitoring, threat intelligence integrations and security incident response functions.
Your primary role will be to act as the front line of defence against cyber security incidents directed at the company. You will also be responsible for developing and updating of policies/procedures, training/coaching other team members and presenting to senior management directly.
The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field; Master’s candidates will be preferred. In addition to this, you should have a minimum of 10 years of experience in IT, with at least 5 years in a cyber security focused role. Experience with information security management frameworks such as: NIST, ISO 27001, UAE Information Assurance, PCI-DSS, SWIFT CSP, ISO 22301 Business Continuity and Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) would be beneficial.