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Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland

Role: SOC Lead
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Letterkenny (Hybrid) 

Want to future proof your career with a leading global IT Consultancy company?
Do you have solid experience with Splunk Enterprise Security or integration with other SIEM platforms?
Join Tata Consultancy Services as a Security Operations Center (SOC) Lead!

Careers at TCS: It means more
TCS is a purpose-led transformation company, built on belief. We don’t just help businesses to transform through technology. We support them in making a meaningful difference to the people and communities they serve - our clients include some of the biggest brands in Ireland and worldwide. For you, it means more opportunity to make an impact that matters, through challenging projects which demand ambitious innovation.
  • Grow professionally with the help of your team members.
  • Work within a fast paced, dynamic environment with access to endless learning opportunities.
  • Partner with leading lights of the industry.

The Role
As a Security Operations Center (SOC) Lead, you will be responsible for overseeing a team or teams of Security L-1 and L-2 Analysts responsible for monitoring security consoles from various SOC entry channels (SIEM, Tickets, Email and Phone) Onboard new log sources into Splunk. You will also be responsible for interacting with the customer, managing audit and administrative responsibilities related to the SOC or SOCs.  
  • Be actively involved in managing risk, information security controls, incident analysis, incident response, SIEM monitoring, and other operational tasks (tools, techniques, Procedures) in support of technologies managed by the Security Operations Center.
  • Manage technical, compliance and customer relations aspects of the SOC. 
  • Incidents will be managed and reported from initial detection through final resolution.
  • Oversee the security incident management and vulnerability management processes.
  • Coordinate with IT teams on escalations, tracking, performance issues, and outages.
  • Ensure that corporate data and technology platform components are safeguarded from known threats.
  • Communicate effectively with customers, teammates, and management. Provide recommendations in tuning and optimization of security systems, SOC security process, procedures, and policies.
  • Support the definition, creation, and maintenance of SIEM correlation rules, customer build documents, security process and procedures. Follow ITIL practices regarding incidents, problems, and change management.
  • Stay up to date with emerging security threats including applicable regulatory security requirements.
  • 24*7 shifts work may be required for the lead of the lead may manage a team of analysts working shifts.
  • Manage a team of analysts supporting up to 3 different SOCs for multiple customers. 
  • Provide guidance and oversight on incident resolution and containment techniques and will assist L1 and L2 analysts with information security investigations.

Your Profile
Key skills/knowledge:
  • Proficiency in developing documentation with processes and procedures.
  • Exceptional understanding of security incident management, malware management and vulnerability management processes.
  • Knowledge of GRC management and audit processes.
  • Excellent English written and verbal skills.
  • Team management and ability to adjust to changing priorities.
  • Critical and strategic thinker, negotiator, and consensus builder.
Experience required:
  • Extensive working in a SOC environment.
  • Leadership / Management experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree / Diploma or equivalent experience in a relevant area of study with a preference for Information Security, Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
  • Security monitoring experience desirable with one or more SIEM technologies - Splunk, IBM QRadar, LogRhythm, Cowdstrike, Sentinel.
  • Experience in digital investigations including computer forensics, network forensics, malware analysis and memory analysis.
Good to have:
  • Information Security professional certifications.

Rewards & Benefits
TCS is consistently voted a Top Employer in the UK&I and globally. Our competitive salary packages feature pension, health care, life assurance, laptop, phone, access to extensive training resources and discounts within the larger Tata network.

Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing
At TCS, we believe in building and sustaining a culture of equity and belonging where everyone can thrive. Our diversity motto is ‘Inclusion without Exception’.

We encourage applications from all sections of society. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, sex, pregnancy and maternity, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

TCS is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to its employees and applicants for employment to ensure that individuals with disabilities enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities. If you are an applicant who needs an accommodation due to a disability to complete an employment application or during any phase of the hiring process, please contact
cristina.copacel@tcs.com with the subject line: "Disability Accommodation Request".

Due to a high volume of applications, we will be unable to contact each applicant individually regarding the status of their application. If you have not received a direct response within 30 days, then the application should be deemed unsuccessful.

Join us and do more of what matters. Apply online now.




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