10-18 years
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Job Description

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced SOC Manager to lead our Managed Security Operations team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in managing SOC teams within a Managed Security Operations function, particularly with a focus on Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and Managed SIEM. The role involves a hands-on approach to daily SOC activities, strategic leadership in process enrichment, and effective communication with senior leadership. This critical role requires a balance of technical expertise, strategic thinking, and leadership skills and must have a proven track record in leading high-performing SOC teams.

Key Responsibilities:
Lead and manage the Security Operations Center (SOC) team, providing direction, guidance, and support to ensure the team's effectiveness and productivity.
Oversee the day-to-day operations of the SOC team, ensuring effective response to security incidents and alerts.
Oversee the management of our existing Managed Security Operation's managed SIEM and EDR solutions, ensuring their optimal performance and effectiveness in detecting and responding to security incidents.
Lead the management and enhancement of MDR and Managed SIEM services, preferably expertise in IBM QRadar.
Collaborate with the SOC analysts and engineering team to define and implement SIEM rules, alerts, and correlation logic to improve the accuracy and efficiency of threat detection.
Provide guidance and support to the SOC team in the ingestion and analysis of logs from various systems and applications into the SIEM platform.
Develop and implement SOC strategies, policies, and procedures to enhance the organization's security posture and incident response capabilities.
Oversee the monitoring and analysis of security events and incidents, ensuring timely detection, investigation, and response to potential threats or vulnerabilities.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as IT, Legal, and Risk Management, to ensure alignment and effective communication regarding security incidents and mitigation strategies.
Drive the continuous improvement of SOC processes and procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
Take a proactive role in utilizing Threat Intelligence and Threat Hunting activities, ensuring the SOC is ahead of potential security threats.
Establish and maintain relationships with external partners, vendors, and industry peers to stay updated on emerging threats, best practices, and industry trends.
Conduct regular assessments and audits of SOC processes, systems, and controls to identify areas for improvement and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Develop and deliver comprehensive reports and metrics on SOC performance, including incident trends, response times, and effectiveness.
Stay abreast of the evolving cybersecurity landscape, emerging threats, and industry standards, providing recommendations for proactive security measures and continuous improvement of the SOC.


Proven experience (10+ years) in managing a Security Operations Center (SOC) or a similar cybersecurity leadership role.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
Proven expertise in MDR and Managed SIEM, with a strong preference for experience with IBM QRadar.
In-depth knowledge of security operations, incident response methodologies, and security technologies (SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, etc.).
Strong networking concepts, including an in-depth understanding of TCP/IP protocols, firewall configuration, network segmentation, VPNs, etc.
Strong understanding of Threat Intelligence, Threat Hunting, Vulnerability Management, and risk assessment frameworks.
Experience in creating and refining SIEM rules, alerts, and correlation logic.
Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple security incidents simultaneously.
Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a proactive and results-driven mindset.
Demonstrated ability in enhancing SOC processes and implementing best practices in security operations.
Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and guide teams in high-pressure situations.
Exceptional communication skills, capable of articulating complex security issues to senior leadership and non-technical stakeholders.
Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, or GIAC certifications are highly desirable.


Orion is a leading digital transformation and product development services firm. Headquartered in Edison, NJ, we have a global team of 6400 associates, with engineers in 14 major delivery centres across North America, EMEA, APAC and LATAM. For over 30 years, Orion has been solving complex business problems for our clients. Our transformative business solutions are rooted in digital strategy, experience design, and engineering, empowering our clients to operate with agility at scale.​ Our Mission is to be a trusted partner who inspires and accelerates digital innovation. We work with a wide range of clients across many industries including hi-tech, telecom and media, professional services, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, sports and entertainment, and education. Our business has more than tripled over the last three years. ​ We have grown aggressively both organically and inorganically, adding new clients, complementary skills, domain expertise, and strengthening our global footprint.

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