Security Operations (SOC) / Incident Manager - Belgium

Job Description

IBM Security :

From consultancy and client selling to architecting and implementing a solution, role within IBM Security has a diverse remit.

Engage with the biggest companies, go up against the most sophisticated security challenges and connect with creative minds. What makes security so exciting is that it's never static. Techniques that worked last year no longer work, which makes a role with IBM Security essential and fast paced.

IBM Security is focused on developing top talent and industry leading skills. IBM believes in career growth and flexibility.

If your desire is to help empower people with unmatched security while working in a supportive and engaging environment, your career and your future will be made with IBM.
Today's rapidly evolving threat landscape demands smarter and more responsive managed security services. IBM Security Services offer the industry-leading tools, technology and expertise to help secure information assets of thousands of the world's leading businesses and governments.

Join our team of highly skilled security professionals who are working on a comprehensive end-to-end coverage for our clients' IT security services needs.

We are looking for a SOC Manager (m/f) to support our Security Services team.

Tasks & accountabilities :

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:


  • Manage the Security Operations Center (SOC)

  • Lead the Security Operations team

  • Document, develop and improve the operational guidelines

  • Develop and maintain KPI reports on services and solutions performances

  • Work closely with dedicated Security Account Manager (SAM) to address security expectations of the customer.

  • Coordinate, follow up and escalate complex or major incidents, also outside normal working hours

  • Keep a close collaboration during new projects with the security architects and security specialists in the technical delivery in order to setup security recommendations and have them implemented


If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit both of the following two documents:

  1. motivation letter

  2. your detailed CV


Required Technical and Professional Expertise


  • At least 4-5 years of experience of managing security operations in enterprise environments

  • At least 4-5 years of experience providing technical leadership to assigned projects

  • At least 6-8 years of working knowledge of SIEM tools (such as RSA, Arcsight, Splunk and QRadar)

  • Excellent Knowledge and experience in IT Security Technologies

  • Background in Vulnerability Mgt, Security Incident Mgt, Forensic Analysis

  • Strong Team Leadership skills

  • Ability to translate security impacts to the wider business

  • Ability to drive strong customer satisfaction

  • University degree in Information Technology or Information Security GCIH, GCIA, or equivalent certifications

  • Ability to work in an international context and excellent communication skills

  • English and French or Dutch are mandatory language requirements

  • The role may require off hours support, occasionally.

  • Readiness to travel 50% in Belgium, Luxemburg, and Poland


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 6-8 years of experience of managing security operations in enterprise environments
  • Security certifications would be an advantage.
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and working relationships in a project-based / client-serving model, and to work closely with people at different levels of an organization
  • Knowledge of English, Dutch and French is a plus.


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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