SoC Manager Jobs in Riyadh at Cisco

Title: SoC Manager

Company: Cisco

Location: Riyadh

Role & Responsibilities:This role is responsible for maintaining knowledge of the global threat environment and proactively orchestrating and leading the Enterprise SOC operations, 24/7 third party security monitoring service, analysts team and the SIEM admin and management team. The role also requires regularly collaborating with the IT, HR, Risk, Compliance and Legal and other functions in the organization.

The role includes undertaking:

SOC Service Delivery Management

SOC Operations Management

SOC Governance and Risk

SOC Compliance

SOC Supply Chain Management

SIEM Admins and SOC Analysts Team Management

Running the 24/7 Security Monitoring Service Provider

SOC critical metric, SLA and OLA Management

Third Party and Vendor Management

SOC Technology Stack Management

The role will also require the following attributes:

Ability to work autonomously as well as contribute to a team and professional environment

Ability to effectively prioritise multiple, concurrent activities, while understanding and managing priorities, dependencies, and risk

Business, security and technology understanding and correlation skill

Good communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

Solid focus on customer service and outcome

Strong in resources coordination, planning and organizing

Demonstrable ability to adapt and maintain a flexible approach to changing needs or priorities

Strong reporting and analytical skills with attention to details

Strong problem-solving skill with the ability to resolve complex technical issues

High level of initiative and self-motivation.


ITIL foundations (nice to have not essential)

GCIH (nice to have not essential)

PMP (nice to have not essential)

CISM or CISSP preferred

Min. 10 years of relevant cyber security experience.

Min 3 years working in a Security Operations Centre as a Manager or an SDM. preferably with an SI, MSP or a Vendor.

Knowledge of technology and security topics including network security, wireless security, application security, application infrastructure, web server and database security

Ability to clearly communicate verbally and written

Hands on experience using Splunk, preferably using Splunk Enterprise Security

Demonstrable experience of developing and improving SOC Run Books

Demonstrable experience of Case Management and ensuring cases are resolved within required SLA

Ability to lead staff and motivate teams

Experienced in leading a team across a broad set of skills

Strong time management and multitasking skills as well as attention to detail

Strong collaborative skills and demonstrable ability to work in a diverse team of security experts

Comfortable with impromptu tasking

Desirable environment experience includes the following:

Advanced Configuration and tuning Splunk

Use case creation and tuning

Customizing the use cases

System Logging


Email Gateway

Web Gateway





Vulnerability Management

AWS, Azure & Private Cloud hosted technology landscape

Working in Classified environments

Service desk tools

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