Global Cybersecurity / SOC Manager

Global Cybersecurity / SOC Manager
FINCA Impact Finance , Pakistan Gallery

5 Years
1 - 1 PKR
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Jun 22, 2022
Last Date
Sep 22, 2022

Job Description

Role Purpose

The Global Cybersecurity/SOC Manager will play a key role in maintaining and continuously improving FINCA`s cybersecurity, monitoring and control framework, ensuring that effective security risk, threat, vulnerability and incident management practices are incorporated into IT and business practices within their FIF and subsidiaries.

Developing and facilitating security logs and incident management, analytics and reporting capacities is a primary focus of the position. Working closely with global, regional and local Information Security and IT resources to design, test, implement effective security controls is another key responsibility of the position.


  • Communicate and collaborate with internal clients to contribute to security direction, and provide influence and technical guidance on current and future technical security directions
  • Act as a cybersecurity subject matter expert throughout projects lifecycle, including functional requirements, design specifications, testing and quality assurance, implementation and support
  • Provide input to the annual Information Security budget cycle
  • Ensuring that security requirements are identified early on and are being incorporated into all projects/applications:
    • Investigate, recommend, evaluate, deploy and integrate security tools and techniques to improve our ability to protect corporate assets and infrastructure
    • Develop and maintain documentation of relevant IT systems and security controls
    • Assess and capture security requirements within context of enterprise application architecture
    • Ensure that application development and deployment meet FINCA security standards
    • Provides security input to design and application architectural reviews
  • Report on risks, risk mitigations, and residual business risks
  • Develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences
  • Develop recommendations for improvements
  • Monitor appropriate sources for newly identified threats and vulnerabilities
  • Effectively communicate findings and strategy to client stakeholders including technical staff, executive leadership, and legal counsel
  • Recognize and safely utilize attacker tools, tactics, and procedures
  • Develop methodologies to enhance red teaming processes
  • Assist with scoping prospective engagements, leading engagements from kickoff through remediation, and mentoring less experienced staff
  • Execute and/or lead (when required) red team assessments to highlight gaps impacting organization security posture
  • Researching new/emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and exploit techniques
  • Responding to new attack surfaces and help implement new requirements as needed
  • Develop, manage, and maintain security testing industry frameworks and best practices: Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), NIST, SANS, CIS
  • Partner with Global Information Security and Business Continuity team members across the network to drive secure outcomes based on industry best practices
  • Play a key role in Global Cybersecurity Team on developing threat modeling and new detection techniques, based on trending attack surfaces
  • Provide support to business digital projects through entire project lifecycle (threat modeling, requirements definition, verification and validation)

Job Specification


  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Certifications are not required, but will be considered in the evaluation process. Applicable certifications include: SANS, Splunk, CISSP
  • Knowledge of security and control frameworks (such as ISO 27001, CobiT, NIST)
  • Security certifications (CISSP, GIAC, CEH, CISM, OSCP) will be an asset


  • Minimum 4-6 years of experience in a Security Manager/Analyst Role;
  • Experience in a financial institution will be considered as a plus;
  • Experience working in a large international organization or network will be considered as a plus;
  • Experience with IT security assessments
  • Experience with common assessment tools (examples Qualys, Tenable, Rapid7)
  • Experience communicating assessment results to audiences with diverse technical proficiency
  • Experience constructively articulating business impact of vulnerabilities to various stakeholders
  • Experience with correlating and analyzing logs and events from various sources (e.g. Vulnerability Scanning, Virus Protection, SIEM)
  • Experience with producing and customizing security queries, reports and dashboards from various sources (e.g. Vulnerability Scanning, SIEM, Virus Protection)
  • Experience securing mobile technologies desired
  • Experience conducting application security reviews preferred
  • Experience with scripting languages desired

Knowledge and Skills

  • Able to explain and deliver technical solutions in a practical way
  • Able to manage simultaneously multiple projects involving various stakeholders and to deliver results within deadlines
  • Work well in a team environment including cross-functional and cross-organizational teams maintaining composure in difficult situations with a professional attitude and ownership mindset
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to delegate and to empower teams
  • Ability to be a strongly credible ambassador for the FIF brand, including making presentations, and able to establish respect and credibility with media outlets
  • Strong skills in analysis, problem-solving, and resolving disputes
  • Strong technical reporting skills
  • High degree of initiative and ability to work with little supervision
  • Knowledge of Windows, Linux, and Unix operating systems. Hands-on experience a plus
  • High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters with appropriate judgment and maturity
  • Penetration testing skills are considered a plus
  • Eager to learn and expand cybersecurity knowledge

Language Skills

  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in other FINCA working languages, such as Spanish, French, or Russian is a plus

Travel requirements

  • Availability to travel up to 50% of the time

If you are interested, please apply now.

Job Rewards and Benefits

Health Insurance
Life Insurance

FINCA Impact Finance

Financial Services - Tbilisi, Georgia