soc manager - athens

thanos loumproukos, randstad hellas
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athens, attica
information technology
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thanos loumproukos, randstad hellas

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Are you an experienced cyber security professional? Are you interested in working as SOC Manager for a very well-known company with activities within the cyber security industry? Then this opportunity is for you! The SOC manager position is full time and permanent, based in Athens.


The company offers the following benefits to the SOC Manager position:

  • attractive monthly salary
  • private medical plan
  • a number of other benefits
  • fresh & modern working environment
  • cutting edge technologies
  • safe & safe employer
  • further career opportunities


As SOC Manager, you will be reporting to the Cyber Security Director and your duties will be the following:

  • lead and manage the Security Operations Center (SOC) that operates 24/7/365
  • be responsible for security events’ monitoring, management and response
  • ensure incident identification, assessment, quantification, reporting, communication, mitigation and monitoring
  • acts as an escalation point and assists in resolving High/Critical incident tickets and attacks
  • drive containment strategy during data loss or breach events
  • act as the central point of contact for all communications with SOC Clients
  • ensure compliance to SLA, process adherence and process improvisation 
  • lead/review/maintain the onboarding process for each SOC Client
  • be responsible for the optimal allocation of human resources and shifts’ scheduling, the training and development plans of the SOC Team and the team’s management overall
  • develop processes to further improve the current Security Operations Center working framework and provide recommendation for SOC Infrastructure optimization
  • perform threat management, threat modeling, identifies threat vectors and develops use cases/rules/playbooks for security monitoring
  • create and update reports, dashboards and metrics for SOC operations
  • conducts research to keep abreast of latest security issues


In order for your profile to match the SOC Manager, you need to have the following skills:

  • degree in IT or relevant field
  • working experience as SOC Manager, or 3-5 years of working experience as a SOC Analyst L2 or L3
  • proficient in Incident Management and Response
  • Solid background in:
  • Networking and associated protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, OSI model etc.), Information Security (Security standards and practices, Security technologies, Security Monitoring, Penetration Testing, Incident Response, Threat landscape etc.)
  • knowledge of applications, databases, middleware in order to effectively address security threats
  • ability to analyze data, such as logs or packets captures, from various sources and draw conclusions
  • exposure to security technologies including firewalls, IPS/IDS, and vulnerability management
  • familiarity with Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) / threat intelligence tools
  • excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize effectively clients' requirements
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills, internal and client facing
  • customer-oriented approach and ability to handle high pressure situations
  • ability to work efficiently both within a team as well as independently
  • experience in reviewing/preparing reports/dashboards/documentation
  • excellent written and verbal skills both in Greek and English
  • work ethically, with high degree of integrity, confidentiality and appropriate use of information

The following skills will be considered assets:

  • people management experience
  • relevant certifications, such as CISSP, GCIA, GIAC, Advanced Digital forensics and Incident Response - FOR 508 (Optional GCFA) etc
  • experience in information security risk assessment
  • familiarity with adversary tactics frameworks, such as Mitre Attack Framework
  • knowledge of software programming with scripting languages


If you have any questions regarding this SOC Manager job, you can contact Thanos at 210 6770523, from Monday to Friday between 10:00 and 16:00. We look forward to receiving your application, uploading your updated English CV by clicking the 'apply now' option.

In case that your application advances to the next stage, you may be automatically invited to submit a video, answering a few interview questions.

Please note that for transparency and equity reasons, only those applications made online via our site will be assessed. After the screening of all the CVs received, we will only contact the candidates who meet the requirements of the job to arrange an interview. ​All applications are considered strictly confidential.