SOC Consultant

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London, UK



Day Rate


CND are currently partnered with a leading consultancy, delivering a varied work load into a multitude of sectors to source and select for them a SOC Consultant to step in to help to drive the delivery of a new SOC. The current state of the project is fully Greenfield now, with essentials like technologies being open for this person to advise on. The company are aiming to build a ‘best in breed’ offering and whilst initially servicing their own internal needs, it will eventually be offered as a service to their distinguished customer base.

The contract is for an initial 6 months, however given the nature of the project it is likely to extend past that initial duration.

Role Requirements


Offer advice to the business about best practice for ensuring delivery of the SOC

Provide technical and operational leadership on the project

Take an overview on the security architecture and what technologies are used to ensure the SOC is the best in class

Define clear deliverables for the project and create the roadmap to achieving them

Relay to the wider project team exactly what a good SOC looks like and how they can improve

This role will be dealing with internal customers, so the individual would need excellent stakeholder engagement skills.

Essential Skills

Demonstrable experience of having built SOCs previously

Excellent understanding of best practice and an up to date technical knowledge to match

Ideally a background in consulting in the same space

Excellent knowledge of technical security controls such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, vulnerability management systems, log monitoring and retention solutions.

Good knowledge of SOC architecture, and how they all fit together

This is an opportunity for the right candidate to leave a real legacy with a business, and given a generous day rate and the potential to extend this is an attractive opportunity.

Send through your CV for consideration, given the urgency of this requirement they would look to interview as soon as possible.

Would you like to be considered for this role?