Security Operations Centre Manager


Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009






Is this the role for you?

The Security Operations Centre (SOC) Manager is part of Paramount’s Global Information Security Group. This position will be a vital leader of the TR team by monitoring, detecting, responding and remediating threats facing our company with the support of analysts and incident responders globally using a wide variety of tools. As the SOC leader, the candidate will be responsible for crafting and maintaining a more mature and integrated framework for incident response, prioritizing incidents, security monitoring and supporting security engineering projects to improve Paramount’s cybersecurity defence posture with automation, orchestration and analytics.


What will you be doing?

  • Serve as the overall point of contact and 24/7 escalation point for the SOC
  • Frequent direct collaboration with Threat Response team leaders to advise and coordinate operational activities including notable threats, active incidents, and situational awareness
  • Responsible for a team of SOC analysts who continuously perform monitoring and triage of collected information and alerts to determine what is executable
  • Aim to achieve operational objectives by monitoring and implementing operational processes, practices, and standards of the SOC
  • Handle issues for detected anomalous activities, vulnerabilities and threats to Paramount worldwide, aiding the SOC in tuning the alerts to improve efficacy while acting as an incident commander during high severity incidents, if necessary
  • Provide timely detection, identification, and alerting of possible attacks/intrusions, anomalous activities, and misuse activities and distinguish these incidents and events from benign activities
  • Planning of shift schedules, staffing needs, performance assessments, training and coaching/mentoring for SOC team members
  • Oversee activities of service providers to deliver cost-effective and efficient SOC operations while ensuring fulfilment of SLAs
  • Build and maintain documentation/knowledgebase of playbooks, processes, procedures and archival of security incidents
  • Develop and maintain objectives, trend analysis, metrics and key performance indicators supporting the department’s strategic direction and continuously improve SOC capabilities
  • Advise management on cybersecurity tool selection to satisfy SOC functions and to address security gaps
  • Work with vendors, consultants or experts as appropriate for managed services or implementation of new technologies
  • Work with department leads to transform the maturity of the SOC to an industry-leading organisation
  • Availability during off-hours and holidays


What are we looking for?

  • 5+ years of technical security experience, with 2+ years of experience leading a cyber incident response or security operations team within a large enterprise organisation
  • Remarkable operational rigor with extensive real-world experience leading and responding to large scale, complex incidents
  • Ability to create shift schedules to ensure 24/7 availability and coverage by support personnel during off hours
  • Solid grasp of common cyber frameworks and models such as the MITRE ATT&CK, D3FEND, Cyber Kill Chain, Diamond Model, Pyramid of Pain, DeTT&CT and modern penetration testing technique
  • Minimum of one of the following certifications: SANS GCIH, GSOC, GSOM, GCIA, GPEN, GMON, GCDA, GDAT or certifications relating to security operations or incident response







10 Paramount Australia & New Zealand is a division of Paramount International Networks, which in turn is a division of Paramount Global. 

Paramount is a global media & entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).

We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new subscription video on demand service Paramount+.  

At 10 Paramount, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’  

Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the recruitment process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence.  

Please know that we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. Your ability to demonstrate that you have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, and experience to perform in this role is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done, and how you did it. 

We embrace difference and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation. 

10 Paramount recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures.

However you identify, and whatever your background may be, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day!

We prioritise the health, safety and welfare of our people. As a result, we currently require all our employees who enter a 10 Paramount premises to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in alignment with our Vaccination Position. Please reach out with any questions or to discuss your personal circumstances.