Middle Manager Security Management (Security Operations Centre SOC) Group IT- Megawatt Park


To develop, implement and optimise Security Operations Centre (SOC) strategy and programme to mitigate cyber threats and ensure compliance

Minimum Requirements

B Degree/B Tech/ Advanced Diploma in Information Technology/Informatics/
Information Systems/Information Management at NQF7 with 360 credits


7 years related experience in Security, Privacy, Business continuity management
and Compliance.

Skills and Competencies

 Integrity
 Honesty
 Professionalism
 Trustworthiness


 Team player
 Motivating teams,
 Coaching,
 Mentoring,
 Developing,
 Ability to influence people


 IT related regulations, quality systems, governance framework
 Understanding of the IT relevant acts and governance frameworks
 Ability to develop and write policies, procedures, and training programs
 Professional certifications: CISM, CISSP, CEH and related information security professional certifications. CCSP and related cloud security professional certifications will be an added advantage


 Strategic thinking
 Analysis
 Negotiation
 Communication and presentation
 Leadership
 Experience in managing a SOC, cyber security incident management,
 Experience in managing security operational teams

Key Responsibilities
• To manage Eskom’s Security Operations Centre (SOC) and mitigate cyber threats and risks and ensure compliance.
• Define and implement a SOC strategy to monitor and eradicate threats across the entire Eskom technology landscape.
• Manage and resolve cyber security incidents across all the Eskom information assets.
• Implement threat intelligence activities across the entire Eskom asset landscape.
• Provide line management duties and oversee day to day running of the SOC to improve business operations.
• Enhance detection and response capabilities to protect an Eskom critical asset against a variety of threats.
• Develop risk indicators and security metrics that convey value and influence non-IT leadership decision making
• Liaise with information risk and compliance planning function to monitor information
security trends

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