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GSOC Managed Security Lead

Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143764BR
Job TitleGSOC Managed Security Lead
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionKPMG Business Services
Service LineIHQ
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KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
- Responsible for defining and implementing an over-arching service strategy consistent with ITIL Version 3 practices integrated into the GSOC Service Management framework.
- Co-ordinate with various vendors, other KPMG teams and business stakeholders on work related to design and setup activities at different stages of a technical project.
- Custodian of all the necessary documentation for all system designs, builds and modifications.
- Responsible for coordination and delivery of user training and training material.
- Offers innovative solutions that meet business needs while remaining cost effective.
- Manages and assesses the performance of personnel.
- Adhere to strict Service Level Agreements for fault resolutions and service requests completions.
- Maintain a good working knowledge of current infrastructure and future trends
- Deliver excellent customer service
- Ensure leadership are aware of all issues
- Identify, liaise and manage any escalated faults with 3rd party suppliers for major incidents, network improvements or correction of recurring problems
- Ensure work is completed in such a way that complies with established compliance, privacy and security controls.
- Responsible for mapping the technical roadmap of all infrastructure services within the GSOC.
- Manage a dossier on all vendors within the GSOC, with recommendations of suitability of the technology sets and providing solutions, both tactical and strategic for the GSOC

Technical skills required:
- Solid understanding of log management (format, storage, transport, etc.) and different types of log sources.
- Proven ability with RSA SecOps and Security Analytics is essential. Ability in other SOC applications is highly desirable.
- Knowledge of Azure and O365 management and security logging capabilities.
- Understanding of content management and writing detection logic on SIEM platforms.
- Understanding of security vulnerabilities in common operating systems, web and applications, including knowledge of remediation procedures.
- Solid technical background in a hosted services environment - physical and cloud infrastructure, networks, hardware and software.
- Experience with using automated monitoring tools
- Excellent written and oral communications. Experience working with vendors and various solution providers
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate with others to solve problems.
- Demonstrated ability to document processes and procedures.
- Able to effectively process, prioritize and respond to multiple data points (e.g., alerts, incidents, issues) simultaneously and to maintain focus on overarching issue status and outcomes in a high-pressured environment.
- Excellent ability to make appropriate and informed decisions in a time-pressured situation.
- Excellent analytical skills and solutions oriented approach.
- System administration and ITIL processes experience is essential so that the GSOC can operate smoothly within the KPMG Global CM ITIL methodology.
- Broad understanding of the roles of and relationships between infrastructure typical in a corporate IT environment including authentication technologies, servers, storage arrays, backup technologies, web applications, email/ calendaring/messaging services, voice applications, etc.
- Ability to, with aid of documentation and monitoring systems, diagnose root causes of issues in a moderately complex networked systems and applications infrastructure.

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science(s), Information Technology/Security, Systems Engineering or similar area; Master’s preferred
- Professional certifications in information technology and cloud security -- CISSP preferred, CCSP (optional), CISA (optional), CEH (optional), OSCP (optional); Azure Solutions Architect Certification (preferred but not required with demonstrated professional work experience)
- Minimum 7 years of experience as a manager responsible for managing complex technical environments operational on a global scale
- Experience of working with outsourced support groups.
- Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work under minimal supervision
- Self-motivated and goal-oriented

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