Security Operations Center (SOC) and Incident Response Manager at an Indigenous Financial Institution – PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria

PricewaterhouseCoopers is a multinational professional services network of firms headquartered in London, United Kingdom, operating as partnerships under the PwC brand.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Security Operations Center (SOC) and Incident Response Manager

Reference Number: 130-PEO01132
Location: Nigeria
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage Organisation’s Security Operations Center (SOC).
  • Responsible for incident identification, assessment, quantification, reporting, communication, mitigation and monitoring
  • Responsible for compliance to SLA, process adherence and process optimization to achieve the SOC’s operational objectives
  • Responsible for team & vendor management, overall use of resources and initiation of corrective action where required for Security Operations Center
  • Perform threat management, threat modelling, identify threat vectors and develop use cases for security monitoring
  • Responsible for integration of standard and non-standard logs into SIEM
  • Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for SOC operations and presentation to
  • Executive Management and Cyber and Information security risk management (CISRM) committee
  • Develop and maintain an incidence response program/plan consistent with incident response management processes and standards.
  • Build run books for the management of security incidents within the Organisation
  • Work with other SOC analysts to create security-related rules to provide alerts on any suspicious activities
  • Conduct periodic threat simulation activities to evaluate the adequacy of deployed detective controls
  • Establish and maintain a database of detected and reported information security incidents
  • Provide support for forensic investigations related to Information security incidents and develop and share security event logging requirements with infrastructure and applications teams
  • Liaise with stakeholders for timely isolation, containment and remediation of Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) related to validated threat intelligence information
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the CISO or his designate.


  • A minimum of a degree in Computer Science / Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering or a related field of study from a recognised University
  • Professional Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH or GCIH will be an added advantage
  • A Second degree is an added advantage
  • Minimum of Eight (8) years of relevant IT work experience which may include Information Security, IT Infrastructure Management, IT Vendor Assessment and over two (2) years in a managerial role.

Application Closing Date
10th July 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online