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Operational Security Management Specialist

Operational Security Management Specialist

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required No
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 141456BR
  • Experience level Executive
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Job summary

Responsible for supporting information security and risk activities for the specialism, using sound technical capabilities to review and adjust information security processes, supporting the delivery of security solutions, recommending improvements to security strategies and managing external service providers, as required. Specialisms: Information Security Engineering; Information Security and Risk Management; Operational Security Management; Governance, Risk and Compliance; Forensics and Incident Response Management; Application Information Security.

BP has embarked on an ambitious plan to modernize and transform as an integrated energy company, using digital technologies to drive efficiency, effectiveness, and new business models. As an Operational IS Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting information security and risk activities for Operational Security Management.

The Security Operations Center is responsible for monitoring and responding to incidents, performing initial triage and response, and escalating serious threats to members of the Cyber Emergency Response Team (CERT) and the various business entities in BP. The SOC Analyst is the first point of contact many have with the Digital Security organization and therefore we also have an ambassadorial role in promoting Digital Security to the wider bp. As such, they must be knowledgeable about the various business segments and be able to answer, or direct to others, security-related questions covering a wide range of topics.

Reporting to the SOC Lead Specialist in the UK, you will work as part of the global team to provide security across the enterprise that enables business activity and promotes safe and secure operations.

• Provides sound technical expertise in support of information security and risk activities specific to the specialism and Security Operation Centre objectives e.g. Undertaking Incident detection and response activities; analyze and investigate security alerts and incidents with appropriate escalation in support of the business
• Develop the implementation and application of relevant operating processes and procedures, and ensures all activities adhere to the relevant standards.

Essential Education:
Bachelor's degree (e.g., Information Security, Network Security, Information Assurance, Information Technology, Computer Science) or equivalent experience and/or qualifications.

  • L1 SOC experience
  • Knowledge of SIEM and Cyber toolsets
  • EDR experience
  • Threat Hunting methods
  • Strong problem-solving skills as applied to technical solutions
  • Relevant experience of information security and risk
  • Sound technical knowledge of security as applied to IT Networks, systems, and applications
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
Technical capability
  • Good understanding of security fundamentals including network and host forensics, log analysis and basic malware analysis
  • Strong technical analysis ability
  • Understand the basics of email routing
  • Understanding of core enterprise technologies such as Active directory, Windows OS, MAC OS, Linux etc.
  • Understanding of adversarial attack patterns, vulnerabilities and TTPs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
Leadership and EQ
  • You embrace a culture of change and agility, evolving continuously, adapting to our changing world.
  • You are an effective team player, looking beyond your own area/organizational boundaries to consider the bigger picture and/or perspective of others, while understanding cultural differences
  • You continually enhance your self-awareness and seek input from others on your impact and effectiveness
  • Well organized, you balance proactive and reactive approaches and multiple priorities to complete tasks on time

Desirable criteria:

• COMPTIA Security+ / CYSA+ CASP+
• SANS Certification GSOC; GCIH
• CISSP Certification and accreditation
• Certified Ethical Hacker - CEH
• Cisco Certifications (CCNA or similar)
• Similar/ higher certifications

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