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The role

Apply Job ID R84101 Location: Nottingham
Nottingham Trent House (95002), United Kingdom, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Cyber Security Operations Centre Manager (CSOC)

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

Capital One is looking for a Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) Manager with network security monitoring experience to join our team in Nottingham.

This position is not traditional management, and will require front line leadership. You will be in the weeds with our tools and investigations, not only assisting our analysts with daily investigations, but also taking time to hunt for active compromises and developing advanced use cases that can be used to detect active or attempted compromises. You will be empowered to identify and drive projects that increase the effectiveness and capability of the CSOC, with a heavy forward lean on monitoring of Public Cloud Services. 

In addition to the technical skills, you will be motivating the team, coaching the analysts to help shape their career growth and skills development, and driving team culture. The expectation is that you will apply your expertise by identifying ways to positively impact team performance and encourage and drive innovation, while displaying a customer service attitude to the CSOC’s partners and those you lead.  As a people leader you will be expected to foster an environment of trust, collaboration and belonging, to lead with heart, humility and authenticity, to hold a high bar for talent and performance, to lead through change with candour and optimism and to appreciate, reward and elevate great performance.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science or military experience

  • Prior experience in a cyber related leadership role

  • Significant experience in a Cybersecurity operations role

  • Prior experience of:

    • Coordinating and supporting incident handling and remediation

    • Leveraging core security and infrastructure technologies during investigations like firewall logs, network security tools, malware detonation devices, proxies or IPS/IDS

    • Analysing common application and network based attacks

    • Working with *nix and Windows operating systems

    • Interpreting, identifying abuse in, routed, routing protocols and application traffic

    • PCAP analysis, including extracting files and content from PCAPs.

    • Identifying gzipped content and base64 detection.

    • Managing, monitoring, or configuring public cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP).  This experience should include familiarity with native cloud monitoring services.

Any of these would also be great:

  • Certification: SANS, GIAC 503 or 504

  • Demonstrable experience in a people management role

  • Extensive experience in a Cybersecurity operations role

  • Experience with dynamic malware analysis

  • Experience with configuring security appliances

  • Experience developing SIEM alerts and IPS/IDS signatures

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).


The benefits


Live a healthy life with our private health insurance which is free for your family.


Stay in shape with our on-site gym in Nottingham and rooftop running track in London.


Work-life balance is important to us. So, we are open to flexible working to support your lifestyle.


We are able to support you with relocation if needed. And we offer an interest-free travel ticket and stock purchase plan.


You'll get access to vast amounts of internal and external conferences and a dedicated internal training platform.


We are proud to support our local tech communities with various meet-ups and events for you to get involved in.

Cyber at Capital One

The UK Cyber team is part of the bigger US Cyber enterprise. This means that the UK Cyber team benefits from small company agility with big company resources.

As one of the UK’s top ten credit card providers, keeping our millions of customers safe is vital to our business. For a Cyber professional like you, that means an opportunity to make a difference, learn and grow.

We’re making finance simpler and more human. So our cutting-edge products need to work for our consumers as well as being super secure.

In Cyber at Capital One, we do things at a fast pace in a CI/CD environment. We’re not a normal financial services company constrained by a fixed mindset and legacy systems.

We’re an AGILE business that dreams big and has the resources to deliver big (our largest systems are already 100% in the Cloud). We’re doing whatever it takes to protect our customers; the smartest new people, new technologies, new products, new ideas, new ways of thinking and working.

We invest in our Cyber team, using leading edge tech, our in-house Tech College and external training to keep the team ahead of the curve.

We play an active part in the wider community, hosting Cyber MeetUps at our offices in London, and sponsoring, promoting and attending Cyber events throughout the year.

Find out more about Capital One here.

"The Capital One UK Cyber business benefits from small company agility with big company resources."

Dicky Stafford, Director of Cyber Engineering

Life at Capital One

We’re a financial services company with a tech mindset that runs throughout the business, setting us apart from others in the industry.

Are you the right fit?

  • You see opportunities to innovate and disrupt where others see obstacles and hurdles. You tell others how they can do something rather than telling them why they can’t.

  • You can convince, explain and reassure people at all levels, from business managers to developers.

  • You have an appetite to learn and enjoy the challenge of doing things that haven’t been done before (data streaming, machine learning). You apply rigorous engineering sense to deliver robust business servicing applications.

  • You’re not afraid to challenge the status quo.

Success profile

  • A passion for learning and innovating 

    A lot of what we do is new, so you’ll learn by immersing yourself in the wider community, developing yourself and your team along the way.

  • High quality work 

    We work in a rapidly changing business, so you’ll need a focus on delivering high quality work at a fast pace. Doing the right thing quickly is good; quick and dirty just won’t cut it.

  • Team player 

    We have a ‘wade in and help’ mindset in Cyber. You’ll thrive on getting stuck in. You’ll give your own opinions, share your experiences and perspectives, and listen to those of colleagues. In doing so, you’ll learn and help others in the team learn from you.

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