Manager Security Operations

  • Durham, NC
  • Posted 50 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Google Cloud
Security operations
Threat analysis
Stakeholder management
Vendor relationships
English
Higher education
Human resources
Strategic management
IMPACT
System on a chip
Leadership
Operations
Management
SOP
KPI
Bridging
Coaching
AIM
Reporting
Metrics
SIEM
Cloud computing
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
Forensics
Multitasking
Communication
Recruiting
Expect
Strategy
Finance
Marketing
Legal
Law

Job Details

About Pearson: At Pearson we 'add life to a lifetime of learning' so everyone can realise the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. Our Purpose | Add Life to a Lifetime of Learning. Pearson was founded in 1844 and has been built on our ability to grow with and adapt to a constantly evolving market. Our 20,000+ employees are dedicated to creating the high-quality, digital-first, accessible and sustainable resources for lifelong learning.

About the Role:

Pearson is looking for an experienced Security Operations Center (SOC) Manager to lead a team of security analysts and drive the SOC MSSP relationship. You will be responsible for day-to-day operations, and management of the SOC.

Responsibilities:
  • Identifying new detection opportunities, refine existing playbooks and support new technology implementations to defend against evolving threats.
  • Manage the SOC MSSP relationship, ensuring cases are handled in accordance to SOP's, KPIs and OKR's are met.
  • Ability to lead incident bridges and drive remediation activities where necessary.
  • Implementing and improving security processes, procedures within the SOC.
  • Providing guidance, coaching and development opportunities in a collaborative and high-performing team environment.
  • Maintaining awareness and understanding of the current threat landscape. Analyze threat intelligence with an aim to mitigate potential risks.
  • Reporting the overall health of the SOC via metrics, OKRs and risk indicators to leadership

Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in a leadership or senior role of an operational security team.
  • Hands on experience and understanding of security concepts, SOAR, EDR, NDR and SIEM technologies.
  • Hands on experience with multiple Cloud Service Providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, etc).
  • Hands on experience leading cyber incidents and forensics activity
  • Demonstrate the ability to multitask, adapt and thrive within a fast-paced environment.
  • Have excellent communication skills and stakeholder management.
  • Experience managing vendor relationships.

Diversity: We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

We look forward to receiving your application - Pearson Recruitment.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Job: TECHNOLOGY

Organization: Corporate Strategy & Technology

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Req ID: 15745